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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS7010T48F
Product Type: Switch
Original price $1,335.00 - Original price $2,612.00
Original price
$1,335.00 - $2,612.00
Current price $1,335.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7010T-48-F Arista features 48x RJ45 (10/100/1000) ports and 4 x SFP+ (1/10GbE) switch ports, supporting a throughput of 176 Gigabits per second and 132 million packets per second, with a latency from RJ45 to uplinks of 3 microseconds. It is equipped with a multi-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, and a 4MB packet buffer memory with dynamic buffer allocation. The unit also includes dual AC power supplies with 1+1 redundancy, reversible airflow, a typical power draw of 52W, and a maximum power draw of 65W, all within a chassis measuring 19 x 1.75 x 10 inches and weighing 9.5 lbs.

Key Feature for the DCS7010T48F

  • What are the port configurations available on this switch?
    This switch offers 48x RJ45 (10/100/1000) ports and 4x SFP+ (1/10GbE) ports.
  • How does the air flow direction in this device enhance its performance?
    The switch is designed with front to rear air flow, facilitating efficient cooling and reliable operation in various installation environments.
  • What is the throughput capacity of the switch?
    The throughput capacity of the switch is 176 Gigabits per second.
  • Can you detail the switch's packet processing capability?
    It can process up to 132 Million packets per second, ensuring swift data transmission across the network.
  • What are the latency specifications from RJ45 ports to uplink ports?
    Latency from RJ45 to uplinks is measured at 3 microseconds, minimizing transmission delays.
  • Describe the hardware specifications underpinning this switch.
    The switch is powered by a Multi-Core x86 CPU, with 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, and a 4MB packet buffer with dynamic allocation.
  • What redundancy features does the switch offer?
    It includes 2 AC power supplies configured for 1+1 redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted operation.
  • What is the typical and maximum power draw of the switch?
    The typical power draw is 52W, while the maximum power draw is 65W.
  • How is the switch designed to fit into standard rack configurations?
    The switch dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 10 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 25.4cm), making it suitable for standard 19-inch rack installations.
  • What are the environmental operation specifications of the switch?
    It operates effectively in temperatures ranging from 0˚ to 40˚C (32˚ to 104˚F) and can withstand relative humidity levels from 5 to 95%.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7010T-48-F switch offers a high throughput of 176 Gigabits per second and a packet processing rate of 132 million packets per second, with a low latency of 3 microseconds from RJ45 to uplinks, catering to environments requiring fast data transmission and minimal delay. However, its packet buffer memory is limited to 4MB, which might constrain performance under high traffic conditions that require extensive data buffering. Additionally, the switch is equipped with dual AC power supplies for redundancy, supports reversible airflow for flexible deployment, and maintains energy efficiency with a typical power draw of 52W, making it suitable for various operational settings.


The Arista DCS-7010T-48-F is a high-performance, compact network switch designed for data-intensive environments. It integrates seamlessly into any network infrastructure, offering a versatile mix of speed and connectivity options to meet diverse operational needs. At its core, the switch features 48 RJ45 ports supporting speeds of 10/100/1000 Mbps, alongside 4 SFP+ ports designed for 1/10GbE connections, enabling efficient data transfer across a range of devices and network architectures. Equipped with a multi-core x86 CPU and 4 Gigabytes of system memory, the DCS-7010T-48-F facilitates smooth and responsive network operations, even under substantial load. The switch also includes 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, providing ample space for software, configurations, and system logs. With an additional 4MB of packet buffer memory, which employs dynamic buffer allocation, the switch ensures optimal data flow and reduces congestion, particularly beneficial in scenarios requiring high throughput and low latency. The hardware's performance metrics are impressive, boasting a throughput capacity of 176 Gigabits per second and handling up to 132 million packets per second. This capability underscores the switch's ability to support data-heavy applications and high-speed connectivity without bottlenecks. The latency from RJ45 to uplinks is minimized to 3 microseconds, further emphasizing the switch’s suitability for applications where timing is critical. For network administrators, the inclusion of 1 RS-232 serial port (RJ-45) and 1 USB port enhances manageability and facilitates easy setup and maintenance. The switch also features two AC power supplies, configured for 1+1 redundancy, ensuring continuous operation and minimizing downtime in the event of a power supply failure. Additionally, the reversible airflow option, leveraging the same fan, allows for flexible deployment in various cabinet and rack configurations, adapting to different cooling strategies with ease. The Arista DCS-7010T-48-F is designed with efficiency in mind, demonstrated by its typical power draw of 52W and a maximum of 65W, making it an energy-efficient choice for enterprises seeking to optimize their power usage without compromising on performance. The compact size (19 x 1.75 x 10 inches) and weight (9.5 lbs) make it an ideal solution for space-constrained environments, while its durable construction ensures reliability over extended periods of use.
  • Throughput: 176 Gigabits per second for high-speed data transfer.
  • Latency: Reduced to 3 microseconds, optimizing performance for time-sensitive applications.
  • Redundant Power Supplies: Ensures continuous operation with 1+1 redundancy.
Operating within a temperature range of 0˚ to 40˚C and capable of withstanding humid conditions (5 to 95% relative humidity), the switch is built to perform reliably in varied environmental conditions. The operating and storage temperature ranges also ensure that the switch can be deployed in a wide array of geographic locations and storage settings without performance degradation. In summary, the Arista DCS-7010T-48-F combines high throughput, low latency, and versatile connectivity options in a compact and energy-efficient package, making it a suitable choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a scalable, manageable, and high-performing switch.


Product IDArista DCS-7010T-48-F
Ports48x Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps), 4x SFP+ (1/10 GbE)
Airflow DirectionFront to Rear
Power Supply Units2 (Dual, Redundant)
Data Rate176 Gbps
Packet Forwarding Rate132 Mpps
Latency (Ethernet to Uplink)3 µs
Processorx86 Multi-Core
Main Memory4 GB
Storage Memory4 GB Flash
Buffer Size4 MB (with Dynamic Allocation)
Serial Console Port1 (RJ-45, RS-232)
USB Interface1
Redundant Power SupplyYes
Reversible FansYes, interchangeable
Energy Consumption (Typical)52 Watts
Maximum Energy Consumption65 Watts
Dimensions19 x 1.75 x 10 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 25.4 cm)
Mass9.5 pounds (4.3 kg)
Operational Temp Range0˚C to 40˚C (32˚F to 104˚F)
Storage Temp Range-25˚C to 70˚C (-13˚F to 158˚F)
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Management Port1x Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)

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