Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for selected 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 July 20th, 2017. 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.

. End of Sale of Select Models of the Arista 7500E Series Line Cards

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
6 port 100GbE CFP2 wire-speed linecard for 7500E Series DCS-7500R-36CQ-LC
7500R Series 36 port 100GbE QSFP100 wirespeed line card (spare)
6 x 100GbE DWDM Coherent CFP2 linecard with MACSec encryption for 7500E Series DCS-7500R-8CFPX-LC
7500R Series 8 port 200GbE Tunable Coherent DWDM line card (spare)
48 port RJ45 10GBASE-T wire-speed linecard for 7500E Series No direct replacement  

Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers


Milestone Date
End-of-Sale Announcement January 20th, 2017
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) July 20th, 2017
Last day to add new service contracts July 20th, 2018
Last day to request hardware failure analysis July 20th, 2018
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support July 20th, 2019
Last day to renew existing service contracts July 20th, 2019
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support July 20th, 2020
Last day for hardware RMA requests July 20th, 2020
End-of-Life of product July 20th, 2020

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones


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