End of Sale of the Arista DCS-7280QR-C72 Series
Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the DCS-7280QR-C72 Series.
The products and part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the aﬀected products is planned for 30 June 2023.
Customers with active support contracts for DCS-7280QR-C72 products 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.
Customers affected by the End of Sales are encouraged to plan a migration to models that provide equivalent functionality or higher performance. The Arista DCS-7280CR3-36S Series should be considered as an alternative depending on the nature of the networking requirements.
|Affected Product||Sub SKUs||Description||Replacement Products|
|DCS-7280QR-C72||-F, -R, #||Arista 7280R, 72x40GbE QSFP+ with 16x100GbE QSFP switch router||DCS-7280CR3-36S|
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.
|End-of-Sale Announcement||December 30, 2022|
|Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) (Subject to availability)||June 30, 2023|
|Last day to add new service contracts||June 30, 2024|
|Last day to request hardware failure analysis||June 30, 2024|
|Last day to receive software bug fixes and support||June 30, 2026|
|Last day to renew existing service contracts||June 30, 2027|
|Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support||June 30, 2028|
|Last day for hardware RMA requests||June 30, 2028|
|End-of-Life of product||June 30, 2028|
Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones
For more information about the Arista End-of-Life policy, please visit: https://www.arista.com/support/product-documentation/five-year-end-of-life-policy