End of Sale

Arista Networks announces the end of sale and end of life dates for the selected Arista 7500 Series components. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is March 27th 2014. 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 First Generation 7500 Series Supervisor, Fabric and Linecard Modules

 

Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to the newer Arista 7500E Series models that are equivalent or better. The newer models provide improved features, performance and offer enhanced functionality.

Affected ProductDescriptionReplacement ProductDescription
DCS-7500-SUP Supervisor module for 7500 series chassis DCS-7500E-SUP Supervisor module for 7500E series chassis
DCS-7500E-SUP-D Supervisor module for 7500E series chassis with SSD
DCS-7504-FM Fabric Module for 7504 chassis DCS-7504E-FM Fabric-E Module for 7504-E Chassis
DCS-7508-FM Fabric Module for 7508 chassis DCS-7508E-FM Fabric-E Module for 7508-E Chassis
DCS-7548S-LC 48 port 10GbE SFP+ wire-speed linecard for 7500 series DCS-7500E-48S-LC 48 port 10GbE SFP+ wire-speed linecard for 7500E Series
DCS-7504-BND Arista 7504 chassis bundle. Includes 7504 chassis, 4x2900PS, 6xFabric/fan modules, 1xSupervisor DCS-7504E-BND Arista 7504E chassis bundle. Includes 7504 chassis, 4x2900PS, 6xFabric-E modules, 1xSupervisorE
DCS-7508-BND Arista 7508 chassis bundle. Includes 7508 chassis, 4x2900PS, 6xFabric modules, 6x Fan modules, 1xSupervisor DCS-7508E-BND Arista 7508E chassis bundle. Includes 7508 chassis, 4x2900PS, 6xFabric-E modules, 1xSupervisorE

Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers

 

MilestoneDate
End-of-Sale Announcement September 27, 2013
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale) March 27, 2014
Last day to add new service contracts March 27, 2015
Last day to request hardware failure analysis March 27, 2015
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support March 27, 2016
Last day to renew existing service contracts March 27, 2016
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support March 27, 2017
Last day for hardware RMA requests March 27, 2017
End-of-Life of product March 27, 2017

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones<

 

For more information about the Arista 7500E Series visit https://www.arista.com/en/products/7500-series

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