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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Networks
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7020SR-24C2-F Arista switch features 24x10GbE (SFP+) ports and 2 x 100GbE ports, delivering a total throughput of 880 Gbps and supporting up to 300 Mpps. It is powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU, with 8 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, and a 3 Gigabyte packet buffer. This model operates efficiently with a typical power draw of 95W, supports front-to-rear air flow for cooling, and accommodates a range of environmental conditions from 0 to 40˚C.

Key Feature for the DCS-7020SR-24C2-F

  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports available on the switch?
    The switch supports up to 24 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ ports.
  • How many 100GbE ports does the PWR-500AC support?
    The PWR-500AC supports 2 Max 100GbE ports.
  • What is the throughput capacity of this network switch?
    The switch offers a throughput capacity of 880 Gbps.
  • Can the 2 x 100GbE switch operate in temperatures above 40˚C?
    No, the operating temperature range is 0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F).
  • What is the CPU specification for this device?
    The device is equipped with a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • What are the dimensions of the 2xAC powered switch?
    The dimensions are 17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 inches (43.9 x 4.34 x 40.1cm).
  • How much system memory is available on this networking hardware?
    The system comes with 8 Gigabytes of memory.
  • What is the typical power draw for the 24x10GbE (SFP+) switch?
    The typical power draw is 95W.
  • What is the latency for RJ45 and SFP-uplinks on this device?
    Latency starts from 3.8 microseconds for both RJ45 and SFP-uplinks.
  • How much flash storage memory is included in the 24x10GbE (SFP+) model?
    The model includes 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F offers a high-performance networking solution with its 880 Gbps throughput and support for up to 24x10GbE and 2x100GbE connections, catering to demanding data center environments. Despite its efficiency, the switch faces limitations in scalability concerning 25GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE port expansion, maxing out at 8, 2, and 2 ports respectively, which could be restrictive for rapidly growing networks. Additionally, the device's operational temperature range is capped at 40°C, potentially limiting its deployment in hotter environments without additional cooling solutions.


The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F is a networking switch designed to cater to the demands of high-density, high-performance data centers. This device integrates advanced hardware features, making it suitable for a wide range of networking environments. At its core, the switch is equipped with 24x10GbE (SFP+) ports, providing ample connectivity for high-speed data transfer and networking operations. Additionally, it features 2 x 100GbE ports, enabling ultra-high-speed networking capabilities for data-intensive applications. This combination of port configurations allows for flexible connectivity options, catering to both current and emerging networking demands. The switch supports a maximum of 8 25GbE ports, 2 40GbE ports, and maintains the capacity for 2 100GbE ports, showcasing its versatility in supporting various network speeds and bandwidth requirements. With a throughput of 880 Gbps and the ability to process up to 300 million packets per second, the Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F ensures efficient data handling, minimizing latency and maximizing network performance. The latency for RJ45/SFP-uplinks starts from 3.8 microseconds, further emphasizing its efficiency in high-speed data transmission. Powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU and backed by 8 Gigabytes of system memory, this switch is designed to handle complex network tasks seamlessly. It also features 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory and 3 Gigabytes of packet buffer memory, enhancing its capability to manage large volumes of data efficiently. For management and connectivity, the device includes 1 100/1000 management port and 1 USB port, facilitating easy configuration and management of the network hardware. It operates efficiently with a typical power draw of 95W and can go up to a maximum of 105W under heavy usage. This power efficiency is crucial for reducing operational costs in data centers. The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F is designed with a front-to-rear air cooling mechanism, ensuring optimal temperature regulation for sustained performance. It accommodates dual AC power supplies, specifically the PWR-500AC and PWR-500-DC, providing redundancy and reliability in power supply. With dimensions of 17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 inches and weighing 16.5 lbs, this switch is compact yet sturdy, suitable for rack-mounted installations in data centers. Its operating temperature range of 0 to 40˚C allows for deployment in a variety of environmental conditions. Key features include: - 24x10GbE and 2x100GbE ports for high-speed connectivity and networking flexibility. - Throughput of 880 Gbps and processing capability of 300 million packets per second, ensuring efficient data handling. - Quad-Core x86 CPU with 8 Gigabytes of system memory for robust performance. In summary, the Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F is a high-performance switch that offers a blend of speed, flexibility, and efficiency, making it an ideal solution for modern data centers seeking to optimize their networking infrastructure.


Item Number and MakerArista DCS-7020SR-24C2-F
Ethernet Ports (SFP+ 10GbE)24
Switch Ports (100GbE)2
Airflow DirectionFront-to-Back
Power Supply Units2x AC
Ports for 1/10GbE (SFP/SFP+)24
Possible 25GbE Ports8
Possible 40GbE Ports2
Possible 100GbE Ports2
Data Transfer Rate880 Gbps
Rate in Millions of Packets per Second300 Mpps
Latency (RJ45/SFP+ uplinks)Minimum 3.8 microseconds
ProcessorQuad-Core x86
Main Memory8 GB
Storage for System Software4 GB
Memory for Packet Storage3 GB
Management Ethernet Ports (100/1000)1
USB Interface Ports1
Energy Consumption (Typical)95W
Energy Consumption (Maximum)105W
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 in (43.9 x 4.34 x 40.1 cm)
Mass16.5 lbs (7.5 kg)
Alternative Power SuppliesPWR-500AC, PWR-500-DC
Operational Heat Range0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F)

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