Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the DCS-7280SRM-40CX2 models of the 7280SR Series. Other members of the 7280SR 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 October 2nd, 2021. Customers with active support contracts for 7280SRM-40CX2 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-7280SR3 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
DCS-7280SRM-40CX2-F Arista 7280R, 40x10GbE (SFP+) & 2x200GbE Coherent DWDM switch with MACsec, front to rear air DCS-7280SR3M-48YC8-F Arista 7280R3, 48x25GbE SFP and 8x100G QSFP switch router, MACsec, front to rear air
DCS-7280SRM-40CX2-R Arista 7280R, 40x10GbE (SFP+) & 2x200GbE Coherent DWDM switch with MACsec, rear to front air DCS-7280SR3M-48YC8-R Arista 7280R3, 48x25GbE SFP and 8x100G QSFP switch router, MACsec, rear to front air
DCS-7280SRM-40CX2# Arista 7280R, 40x10GbE (SFP+) & 2x200GbE Coherent DWDM switch with MACsec, no fans and psu DCS-7280SR3M-48YC8# Arista 7280R3, 48x25GbE SFP and 8x100G QSFP switch router, MACsec, no fans and psu

Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers

 

Milestone Date
End-of-Sale Announcement April 2, 2021
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) October 2, 2021
Last day to add new service contracts October 2, 2022
Last day to request hardware failure analysis October 2, 2022
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support October 2, 2024
Last day to renew existing service contracts October 2, 2025
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support October 2, 2026
Last day for hardware RMA requests October 2, 2026
End-of-Life of product October 2, 2026

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