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.

Migration Options

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.

Milestone Date
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


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