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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Networks
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $9,307.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7050SX2-128-F Arista switch features 96xSFP+ and 8xQSFP+ ports, delivering high-density connectivity with a total of 96 10GbE ports and 8 40GbE ports. It achieves a throughput of 2.56 Tbps and a packet processing rate of 1440 Mpps, with a low latency of 550 ns. Designed for reliability, it includes dual AC power supplies, hot-swap power supply and fans, and operates efficiently with front-to-rear airflow, supporting an operating temperature range of 0 to 40°C.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050SX2-128-F

  • What are the total number of 40GbE and 10GbE ports available on this switch?
    The switch has 8 Total 40GbE ports and 96 Total 10GbE ports.
  • How does the switch manage cooling?
    It uses front-to-rear airflow for cooling, complemented by 4 hot-swap fans with N+1 redundancy.
  • What are the power supply specifications of the 96xSFP+ & 8xQSFP+ switch?
    The switch is equipped with dual AC power supplies, supporting 1+1 redundancy and has a typical power consumption of 214W, with a maximum of 396W.
  • What type of CPU and how much system memory does the switch have?
    It features a Quad-Core x86 CPU and has 8 Gigabytes of system memory.
  • Can you detail the switch's storage capacities?
    The switch has 4 Gigabytes of Flash Storage Memory and 16MB of Packet Buffer Memory.
  • What are the network management options available on this device?
    The device offers 2 10/100/1000 management ports, 1 RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and 1 USB port for management purposes.
  • What is the throughput and packets per second capacity of the 96xSFP+ & 8xQSFP+ switch?
    It has a throughput of 2.56 Terabits per second (Tbps) and can handle 1440 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 19 x 3.5 x 18.1 inches (48.3 x 8.8 x 45.9 cm) and weighs 33 pounds (15.1 kg).
  • How does the switch perform in terms of latency?
    The switch has a latency of 550 nanoseconds.
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges for this switch?
    The operating temperature range is 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) and the storage temperature range is -25 to 70°C (-13 to 158°F).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050SX2-128-F switch offers high throughput and low latency, with a capacity of 2.56 Tbps and a latency of 550 ns, catering efficiently to high-density networking environments. It supports a versatile mix of 96xSFP+ and 8xQSFP+ ports, providing flexibility in 10GbE and 40GbE connectivity but may fall short for environments rapidly transitioning to 100GbE or higher speeds. Despite its robust performance capabilities, the switch's operating temperature range of 0 to 40°C may limit deployment in environments with extreme temperature conditions.


The Arista DCS-7050SX2-128-F is a high-performance switch designed for data center environments, featuring a combination of 96 SFP+ ports and 8 QSFP+ ports. This device is engineered to support a high density of 10GbE and 40GbE interfaces, making it suitable for a wide range of networking applications. The switch offers a throughput of 2.56 Tbps and a packet processing capability of 1440 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring efficient data handling even under substantial network load. With a latency of 550 nanoseconds, it facilitates rapid data transmission, crucial for time-sensitive applications. The device is powered by a quad-core x86 CPU, accompanied by 8 gigabytes of system memory and 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory, providing ample processing power and storage for network operating systems and applications. The packet buffer memory is 16MB, which helps in managing transient traffic bursts and reducing packet drops. For management and connectivity, the switch includes two 10/100/1000 management ports, one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and one USB port. These interfaces allow for versatile management and configuration options. The Arista DCS-7050SX2-128-F is built with redundancy in mind, featuring dual AC power supplies and four hot-swap fans, ensuring uninterrupted operation and reliability in the data center environment. The power supplies and fans are designed for front-to-rear airflow, optimizing cooling efficiency across installed hardware. - Total 40GbE Ports: 8 - Total 10GbE Ports: 96 - Hot-swap Power Supply: 2 (1+1 redundant) The device's power consumption is optimized for efficiency, with a typical power usage of 214W and a maximum of 396W under full load. This efficiency contributes to lower operating costs and a reduced carbon footprint for data centers. Measuring 19 x 3.5 x 18.1 inches (48.3 x 8.8 x 45.9cm) and weighing 33lbs (15.1kg), the switch is designed for standard rack mount installations, ensuring compatibility with existing data center infrastructure. The operating temperature range of 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) and storage temperature range of -25 to 70°C (-13 to 158°F) indicate the switch's durability and reliability in various environmental conditions. Additionally, it is designed to operate in environments with relative humidity levels of 5 to 95%, showcasing its adaptability to diverse data center environments. In summary, the Arista DCS-7050SX2-128-F is a feature-packed switch that offers a blend of high-density connectivity, advanced features, and reliability for data centers looking to optimize their network infrastructure for high-speed data transmission. Its design considerations for redundancy, environmental tolerance, and power efficiency make it a suitable choice for organizations aiming to enhance their network performance and reliability.


Product IDArista DCS-7050SX2-128-F
Interface Types96 SFP+ ports & 8 QSFP+ ports
Airflow DirectionFront to Rear
Power Supply ConfigurationTwo AC units
40GbE Ports Count8
10GbE Ports Count96
Switching Capacity2.56 Terabits per second
Forwarding Rate1.44 Billion packets per second
Network Latency550 nanoseconds
Processor SpecificationQuad-Core x86 architecture
Main Memory8 GB
Internal Storage4 GB Flash
Buffer Size16 Megabytes
Management Ports2 Gigabit Ethernet
Serial Console Port1 (RJ-45 connector)
USB Interface1 port
Power Units ReplaceableYes, 2 (with 1+1 redundancy)
Fan Modules ReplaceableYes, 4 (with N+1 redundancy)
Energy Consumption (Typical/Max)214W / 396W
Dimensions48.3cm x 8.8cm x 45.9cm (WxHxD)
Mass15.1 kilograms
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range-25°C to 70°C
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95% non-condensing

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