End of Sale of 7500E Series Line Cards
Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for two line cards in the 7500E Series. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is June 20th, 2019. Customers with active support contracts will continue to receive support from Arista TAC (Technical Assistance Center) as per the dates listed in Table 2, the End-of-Life Milestones.
Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to newer models that provide equivalent or higher performance with improved scale and lower power. The newer models support all existing features and offer enhanced functionality.
|Affected Product||Description||Replacement Products||Description|
|36 port 40GbE QSFP+ wire-speed line card for 7500E Series||DCS-7500R2-36CQ-LC
|7500R2 Series 36 port 100GbE QSFP100 wirespeed line cards|
|7500R Series 36 port 40GbE QSFP+ wirespeed line card|
|48 port 10GbE SFP+ wire-speed line card for 7500E Series||DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC
|7500R Series 48 port 1/10GbE SFP+ and 2 port 100GbE QSFP wirespeed line card|
|7500R2 Series 48 port 10/25GbE SFP+ and 2 port 100GbE QSFP AlgoMatch, 2M routes, wirespeed line card|
Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers
Alternative products with enhanced functionality and increased scale are also available. Customers are requested to contact Arista sales for additional information on these alternatives.
|End-of-Sale Announcement||December 20, 2018|
|Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale)||June 20, 2019|
|Last day to add new service contracts||June 20, 2020|
|Last day to request hardware failure analysis||June 20, 2020|
|Last day to receive software bug fixes and support||June 20, 2021|
|Last day to renew existing service contracts||June 20, 2021|
|Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support||June 20, 2022|
|Last day for hardware RMA requests||June 20, 2022|
|End-of-Life of product||June 20, 2022|
Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones
For more information about the Arista End-of-Life policy, please visit: https://www.arista.com/en/support/policy/end-of-life-policy