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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,465.00
Original price
$0.00 - $2,465.00
Current price $2,465.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7280SE-72-F is a high-performance switch featuring 48xSFP+ and 2x100GbE (multimode MXP) ports, with a maximum throughput of 1.44 Tbps and processing capability of 900 Mpps. Designed for efficiency, it includes dual AC power supplies, hot-swappable fans (4, N+1 redundant), and supports a low latency of 3.8us for rapid data processing. The unit is equipped with a quad-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, and significant storage options including 4 Gigabytes of flash and 120 Gigabytes of SSD storage, housed in a compact form factor of 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches and optimized for front-to-rear airflow.

Key Feature for the DCS-7280SE-72-F

  • What is the throughput capability of the 48xSFP+ & 2x100GbE switch?
    The throughput capability is 1.44 Terabits per second (Tbps).
  • How many 40GbE ports can the switch support?
    The switch can support up to 6 Max 40GbE Ports.
  • What type of CPU does the switch use?
    The switch utilizes a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • Can the 48xSFP+ & 2x100GbE switch accommodate 10GbE ports, and if so, how many?
    Yes, it can accommodate up to 72 Max 10GbE Ports.
  • What are the storage capabilities of the switch?
    The switch has 4 Gigabytes of System and Flash Storage Memory, and 120 Gigabytes of SSD Storage.
  • How many power supplies does the switch have, and are they redundant?
    It has dual AC power supplies, which are 1+1 redundant.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the switch?
    The operating temperature range is 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F).
  • Does the switch support hot-swappable components?
    Yes, it supports hot-swappable power supplies and fans, with 2 power supplies and 4 fans.
  • What is the latency of the switch?
    The latency is 3.8 microseconds.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 52.3cm), and it weighs 22.4lbs (10.2kg).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F switch offers high throughput and low latency, boasting 1.44 Tbps and 3.8 microseconds respectively, which is suitable for demanding data center environments. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40°C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. Additionally, the switch provides flexibility with 48xSFP+ & 2x100GbE ports, dual AC power supplies for redundancy, and a substantial 120GB of SSD storage, making it a well-equipped option for high-capacity networking needs.


The Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-density networking environments. It features 48 SFP+ ports and 2 100GbE multimode MXP ports, providing flexible connectivity options for a wide range of applications. This switch is engineered for reliability and efficiency, with front-to-rear airflow ensuring optimal cooling for all components. Key hardware specifications of the Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F include: - Throughput of 1.44 Tbps and a packet processing capacity of 900 Mpps, ensuring high-speed data transmission and efficient network operations. - Low latency of 3.8 microseconds, minimizing delay and improving performance for latency-sensitive applications. - A quad-core x86 CPU, coupled with 4 Gigabytes of system memory and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, provides robust processing power for complex network tasks. Additionally, a 120 Gigabyte SSD offers ample storage for software, logs, and other data. Other essential features include:
  • Support for up to 6 40GbE ports and 72 10GbE ports, allowing for significant expansion and flexibility in network design.
  • Dual AC power supplies and hot-swappable components, including 2 power supplies and 4 fans, ensure uninterrupted operation and easy maintenance without downtime.
  • A comprehensive range of connectivity options, including a 100/1000 management port, an RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and a USB port, facilitating easy setup and management.
The switch dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm), fitting standard rack mounts and optimizing space in dense network environments. It weighs 22.4 lbs (10.2 kg), making it manageable for installation and adjustments. The Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F operates efficiently with a typical power draw of 262W and can go up to a maximum of 399W under full load, balancing performance with energy consumption. Designed for continuous operation, it supports an operating temperature range from 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) and a storage temperature range from -25°C (-13°F) to 70°C (158°F), ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions. The Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F stands out for its high throughput, low latency, and flexible connectivity options, making it an excellent choice for organizations looking to deploy a high-performance, scalable, and reliable network infrastructure.


Part Number / Manufacturer Arista DCS-7280SE-72-F
Configuration 48xSFP+ ports & 2x100GbE (MXP multimode) ports
Airflow Direction Front to Rear
Power Supply Units Dual AC, redundant
Maximum 40GbE Ports 6
Maximum 10GbE Ports 72
Data Throughput 1.44 Terabits per second
Packet Forwarding Rate 900 Million packets per second
Network Latency 3.8 microseconds
Processor Type Quad-Core x86
Main Memory 4 GB
Non-volatile Memory 4 GB Flash
SSD Capacity 120 GB
Management Interface 1x 100/1000 Base-T
Serial Console Port 1 (RJ-45)
USB Interface 1
Power Supply Redundancy 2 units, 1+1 setup
Fan Redundancy 4 units, N+1 configuration
Dimensions 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm)
Power Consumption Typical: 262W, Maximum: 399W
Device Weight 22.4 pounds (10.2 kg)
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Minimum Storage Temperature -25°C (-13°F)
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C (158°F)

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