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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F
Product Type: Switch
Original price $1,139.00 - Original price $4,282.00
Original price
$1,139.00 - $4,282.00
Current price $4,282.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

It is a high-performance data center switch designed for modern network environments that require low latency, high bandwidth, and high availability. The switch is built with Arista's Extensible Operating System (EOS) which provides advanced features and functionalities. With 72 SFP+ ports and 2 QSFP+ ports, this switch is capable of providing up to 384 10GbE ports or 96 40GbE ports in a 1RU form factor.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F

1. Operating System: Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS)
2. Form Factor: 1RU
3. Network Interface: 72 SFP+ ports and 2 QSFP+ ports
4. Switching Capacity: 1.44 Tbps
5. Forwarding Rate: 1.08 Bpps
6. Latency: 800 nanoseconds

Product Review

Arista DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F has received positive reviews from customers for its high performance and reliability. Many customers appreciate the switch's advanced features and functionalities, as well as its low latency and high availability. Some customers have reported that the switch is easy to set up and manage, and that it integrates well with other Arista devices. On the downside, some customers have mentioned that the switch can be expensive compared to other options in the market.


The Arista DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F switch delivers next-level performance, scalability and flexibility for the most demanding applications. It is one of the best solutions for data center networks, providing a secure and reliable platform for cloud, high performance computing (HPC), streaming media, enterprise and other high-throughput workloads. The heart of Arista’s 7050SX2-72Q-F switch lies in its hardware specifications. This switch offers seventy two 10/40/100G qSFP ports, two additional 10/40/100GbE uplink ports, and two expansion slots. All these ports provide superior performance that meets the high demands of today’s data center applications. The built-in 10GBase-T copper modules of this switch provide an ideal transition path from 1GbE to 10GbE interfaces at a surprisingly low cost. Arista’s 7050SX2-72Q-F switch performs optimally over DDoS protected network links. Its security features include SSH / TLS encryption and IPFIX flow monitoring, allowing organizations to easily protect against emerging threats like botnets, worms and buffer overflows. In addition to being highly secure, this switch also offers port mirroring support, greater control over congestion and enhanced multicast capabilities. To maximize performance while ensuring reliability, the 7050SX2-72Q-F supports up to 40Gbps per port in IPv4 forwarding decision across all Layer 2 and 3 protocols. The throughput can reach up to 528Mpps in 64Bytes frames on all ports with minimal latency. In addition, this switch includes advanced analytics and insight capabilities, providing postcard visibility into usage patterns along with application SLAs to ensure consistent performance across the entire network stack. The Arista DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F is designed for mission critical sites requiring the highest performance, flexibility and scalability. With support for legacy Ethernet and advanced 10GbE copper plus optional optical modules, fault protection and non-blocking dedicated stacks of up to 48 switches this switch represents an ideal solution for data center networks and other demanding applications.

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