End of Sale

Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the 40GbE switches in the 7050 Series. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is December 22nd 2015. 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 7050Q

 

Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to newer models that are equivalent or better. The newer models are more power efficient, support all existing features and offer enhanced functionality.

 Affected  ProductDescriptionReplacement Product Description
DCS-7050Q-16-F Arista 7050, 16xQSFP+ & 8xSFP+ combo port switch, front-to-rear air, 2xAC DCS-7050QX-32S-F Arista 7050X, 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch, front-to-rear airflow and dual AC power supplies
DCS-7050Q-16-R Arista 7050, 16xQSFP+ & 8xSFP+ combo port switch, rear-to-front air, 2xAC DCS-7050QX-32S-R Arista 7050X, 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch, rear-to-front airflow and dual AC power supplies
DCS-7050Q-16# Arista 7050, 16xQSFP+ & 8xSFP+ combo port switch, 2xC13-C14 cords. Requires 2 PSU & 4 fans DCS-7050QX-32S# Arista 7050X, 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch, requires fans and PSU
DCS-7050Q-16-F-DC Arista 7050, 16xQSFP+ & 8xSFP+ combo port switch, front-to-rear air, 2xDC DCS-7050QX-32S#
Note 1
Arista 7050X, 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch, requires fans and PSU
DCS-7050Q-16-R-DC Arista 7050, 16xQSFP+ & 8xSFP+ combo port switch, rear-to-front air, 2xDC DCS-7050QX-32S#
Note 1
Arista 7050X, 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch, requires fans and PSU

Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers

Note 1 - requires addition of two 500W DC PSU and 4 fans

An end of sales announcement on October 15th, 2014 covered members of the 7050 Series with SSD. No other models of the 7050 Series are affected.

 

MilestoneDate
End-of-Sale Announcement June 22nd, 2015
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) December 22nd, 2015
Last day to add new service contracts December 22nd, 2016
Last day to request hardware failure analysis December 22nd, 2016
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support December 22nd, 2017
Last day to renew existing service contracts December 22nd, 2017
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support December 22nd, 2018
Last day for hardware RMA requests December 22nd, 2018
End-of-Life of product December 22nd, 2018

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

If you need assistance with migration options, please contact your Arista sales representative or contact us at sales@arista.com