Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the DCS-7280QRA-C36S and DCS-7280QRA-C36SM models of the 7280QR Series. Other members of the 7280QR Series are not affected by this end of sales notice.

The product and part number covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is September 3rd, 2021. Customers with active support contracts for 7280QRA-C36S and 7280QRA-C36SM will continue to receive support from Arista TAC (Technical Assistance Center) as long as the systems remain covered under a support contract and the dates listed in Table 2, the End-of-Life Milestones.

Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to consider migrating to the DCS-7280CR3 series that provide equivalent or higher performance with improved features and scale and lower power, as shown below. The newer models support existing features and offer enhanced functionality. Additional products may also be suitable as a replacement and engagement with Arista sales is recommended to explore all options.

 Affected Product Description Replacement Products  Description
Arista 7280RA, 36x40GbE QSFP+ / 18 x 40GbE & 12x100GbE switch router, AlgoMatch


Arista 7280R3, 36x100GbE QSFP/2x400G switch router
Arista 7280RA, 36x40GbE QSFP+ / 18 x 40GbE & 12x100GbE switch router, AlgoMatch, epxn mem  DCS-7280CR3K-36S-F
Arista 7280R3, 36x100GbE QSFP/2x400G switch router, large routes 

Table 1: Affected Products 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 August 3, 2021
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) September 3, 2021
Last day to add new service contracts December 30, 2022
Last day to request hardware failure analysis December 30, 2022 
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support December 30, 2024 
Last day to renew existing service contracts December 30, 2025 
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support December 30, 2026 
Last day for hardware RMA requests December 30, 2026 
End-of-Life of product December 30, 2026 

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones

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