Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for a line card in the 7500R Series. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is June 30th, 2021. 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.

Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to the 7500R3 Series line cards with 400G optics and 400G ZR / 400G ZR+ pluggable optics. The 7500R3 Series 400G modules provide substantially greater performance with enhanced functionality. The 400G ZR and 400G ZR+ support Coherent 400G services

 Affected Product Description Replacement Products  Description
DCS-7500R-8CFPX-LC
DCS-7500R-8CFPX-LC#
7500R Series 8 port 200GbE Coherent DWDM linecard 7500R3 400G linecards Next generation R3 Series 400G linecards and 400GZR optics

Table 1: Affected Product 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 December 30, 2020
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) June 30, 2021
Last day to add new service contracts June 30, 2022
Last day to request hardware failure analysis  June 30, 2022
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support  June 30, 2024
Last day to renew existing service contracts  June 30, 2025
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support  June 30, 2026
Last day for hardware RMA requests  June 30, 2026
End-of-Life of product  June 30, 2026

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones

 

For more information about the Arista End-of-Life policy, please visit: http://www.arista.com/en/support/policy/endoflife

If you need assistance with migration options, please contact your Arista sales representative or contact us