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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7050S Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $673.00
Original price
$0.00 - $673.00
Current price $673.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7050S-64-F features 48xSFP+ & 4xQSFP+ ports, providing a total of 64 10GbE ports, with a high throughput of 1.28 Terabits/second and packet processing capabilities up to 960 Mpps. This switch is designed for efficiency with front-to-rear airflow, dual 460W AC power supplies for redundancy, and operates within a latency range of 800 - 1150ns (SFP+) to 950 - 1350ns (QSFP+). It incorporates a dual-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, and optional 50 Gigabytes of SSD storage, ensuring reliable performance and scalability for demanding network environments.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050S-64-F

  • What is the total number of 10GbE ports available on the 48xSFP+ & 4xQSFP+ switch?
    The total number of 10GbE ports is 64.
  • How does the airflow direction in the switch enhance its performance?
    The front-to-rear airflow design ensures efficient cooling, maintaining optimal operating conditions and enhancing performance stability.
  • Can you detail the power supply specifications of this networking device?
    It is equipped with dual 460W AC power supplies, featuring 1+1 redundancy for continuous operation.
  • What are the throughput capabilities of this device?
    The switch offers a throughput of 1.28 Terabits per second.
  • Describe the packet processing capacity of the switch.
    It can process up to 960 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What is the range of latency observed in SFP+ and QSFP+ ports?
    Latency ranges from 800 to 1150 nanoseconds for SFP+ and 950 to 1350 nanoseconds for QSFP+ ports.
  • What CPU and memory specifications does this switch have?
    The switch is powered by a Dual-Core x86 CPU, with 4 Gigabytes of system memory and 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory.
  • How is packet buffering managed in this device?
    It features a dynamic buffer allocation with a total packet buffer memory of 9MB.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 19” x 1.75” x 16” (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm) and weighs 17 lbs (7.71 kg).
  • What environmental conditions is the switch designed to operate under?
    It operates within a temperature range of 0 to 40C, with a storage temperature range of -40C to 70C, and relative humidity of 5 to 95%.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050S-64-F switch offers high throughput at 1.28 Terabits/second and a packet processing capability of 960 million packets per second, making it suitable for environments requiring high bandwidth and efficient data handling. However, its latency ranges from 800 to 1350 nanoseconds depending on the port type, which might not meet the needs of applications requiring ultra-low latency. Additionally, the switch comes with dual-core x86 CPU, 4GB of system memory, and optional SSD storage, enhancing its performance and scalability for network operations, though the initial flash storage memory of 2GB could be limiting for extensive routing tables or advanced features without the SSD upgrade.


The Arista DCS-7050S-64-F is a high-performance, 10GbE switch designed for a wide range of data center environments. It features 48 SFP+ and 4 QSFP+ ports, providing a total of 64 10GbE ports for extensive connectivity. This switch is engineered to deliver a throughput of 1.28 Terabits per second and supports up to 960 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring efficient data handling and transmission across networks. Key hardware specifications of the Arista DCS-7050S-64-F include: - Front-to-rear airflow: This design supports efficient cooling, maintaining optimal performance by directing air from the front to the rear of the switch. - Dual 460W AC power supplies: The inclusion of two power supplies offers redundancy, ensuring continuous operation. These are hot-swappable, minimizing downtime during maintenance. - Hot-swappable fans: The switch is equipped with four fans that follow an N+1 redundancy model, providing additional reliability and uninterrupted service. The switch's latency ranges from 800 to 1150 nanoseconds for SFP+ connections and 950 to 1350 nanoseconds for QSFP+ connections, offering swift data processing speeds critical for time-sensitive applications. At its core, the DCS-7050S-64-F operates on a dual-core x86 CPU, supported by 4 gigabytes of system memory, ensuring smooth and efficient system operations. For storage, it is equipped with 2 gigabytes of flash storage memory and offers an optional 50 gigabytes of SSD storage for enhanced data management capabilities. Additionally, the switch has a dynamic packet buffer memory of 9MB, which employs dynamic buffer allocation to efficiently manage network traffic and prevent congestion. For management and connectivity, the device includes one 100/1000 management port, one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and one USB port, facilitating easy setup and ongoing management. The Arista DCS-7050S-64-F is designed with operational efficiency in mind, featuring a typical power draw of 125W and a maximum of 220W. Its compact size, measuring 19 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 16 inches in depth, and weighing 17 lbs (7.71 kg), makes it suitable for a variety of rack configurations and data center spaces. Operating within a temperature range of 0 to 40C and a storage temperature range of -40C to 70C, the switch is built to withstand diverse environmental conditions. It also operates effectively in relative humidity levels ranging from 5 to 95%, ensuring reliability in varying atmospheric conditions. In summary, the Arista DCS-7050S-64-F switch is designed to meet the demands of modern data centers, offering high-density 10GbE connectivity, superior performance, and reliability. Its advanced features, including dual-core processing, dynamic buffer allocation, and redundancy options for power supplies and fans, make it a versatile solution for any network infrastructure looking to maximize efficiency and uptime.


Item Code and Producer Arista DCS-7050S-64-F
Port Configuration 48 SFP+ ports & 4 QSFP+ ports
Airflow Direction Front-to-back
Power Supply Units Two 460W AC units
10GbE Port Count 64
Data Throughput Rate 1.28 Tbps
Processing Capability 960 million packets per second
Network Latency 800ns - 1150ns for SFP+, 950ns - 1350ns for QSFP+
Processor Type Dual-Core x86 architecture
Main Memory 4 GB
Internal Flash Storage 2 GB
Buffer Memory for Packets 9MB with dynamic allocation
Optional SSD Capacity 50 GB
Management Port Speed 1 port, supports 100/1000 Mbps
Serial Communication Port 1 RS-232 port (RJ-45 interface)
USB Interface Ports 1
Modular Power Units 2, with 1+1 redundancy
Replaceable Fan Units 4, with N+1 redundancy
Energy Consumption (Typical/Peak) 125W / 220W
Dimensions 44.5 cm x 4.4 cm x 40.64 cm (Width x Height x Depth)
Mass 7.71 kg (17 lbs)
Operational Heat Range 0°C to 40°C
Non-operational Temperature Range -40°C to 70°C
Humidity Tolerance 5% to 95%, non-condensing

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