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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS7048TA
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7048T-A Arista features 48-port 100/1000BASE-T with additional 4xSFP+ ports supporting up to 10GbE for enhanced connectivity. It delivers a high-performance throughput of 176 Gigabits per second and a packet processing capability of 132 Million packets per second, with a minimal latency of 3 microseconds for 64-byte frames. Designed for efficiency and reliability, it includes dual AC power supplies with 1+1 redundancy, four hot-swappable fans for optimal cooling, and supports Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) for easy deployment.

Key Feature for the DCS7048TA

  • What is the maximum throughput supported by the 48-port 100/1000BASE-T switch?
    The switch supports a maximum throughput of 176 Gigabits per second.
  • Can you describe the power redundancy features of this product?
    Yes, the product features 2 hot-swappable power supplies (1+1 redundant) ensuring continuous operation in case one power supply fails.
  • What are the 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).
  • How does the ZTP function benefit network administrators?
    ZTP (Zero Touch Provisioning) allows for automatic configuration of the switch without manual intervention, simplifying deployment and management.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the device?
    The operating temperature range is 0 to 40C.
  • Does the switch support 10GbE connections?
    Yes, it includes 4xSFP+ ports that support 1 or 10GbE connections.
  • What is the latency for a 64-byte frame?
    The latency for a 64-byte frame is 3 microseconds.
  • How many USB ports does the switch have?
    The switch has 1 USB port.
  • What are the system memory and flash storage memory capacities?
    The system memory is 4 Gigabytes, and flash storage memory is 2 Gigabytes.
  • Is there an option for reversible airflow?
    Yes, the switch has a reversible airflow option to accommodate different rack setups.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7048T-A offers high performance with a throughput of 176 Gigabits per second and low latency of 3 microseconds, suitable for demanding network environments. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40C, potentially restricting deployment in extreme conditions. Additionally, the switch features dual hot-swappable power supplies and fans for redundancy, enhancing system reliability and uptime.


The Arista DCS-7048T-A stands out as a high-performance switch designed for efficiency and scalability within data center environments. This device is equipped with 48 100/1000BASE-T ports, providing flexible connectivity options for a wide range of network requirements. Additionally, it offers enhanced uplink capabilities with 4 SFP+ ports that support both 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet, allowing for high-speed data transfers and network expansions. One of the key features of the Arista DCS-7048T-A is its Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP), which simplifies the deployment process by enabling automatic configuration of the switch without manual intervention. This feature not only saves time but also reduces the potential for human error during setup. The hardware specifications of the Arista DCS-7048T-A are designed to meet the demands of modern data centers. It boasts a dual-core x86 CPU and 4 Gigabytes of system memory, ensuring smooth operation and efficient handling of network traffic. The switch also comes with 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, providing ample space for the operating system and applications. In terms of physical characteristics, the switch measures 19 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 16 inches in depth, making it a compact solution that fits easily into standard racks. Despite its small size, it has a substantial throughput capacity of 176 Gigabits per second and can process up to 132 million packets per second. The device also features a low latency of 3 microseconds for 64-byte frames, ensuring fast and reliable data transmission. The Arista DCS-7048T-A is designed with redundancy and reliability in mind. It includes two hot-swappable power supplies with 1+1 redundancy and four hot-swappable fans with N+1 redundancy. The reversible airflow option allows for flexible deployment in various rack configurations. The typical power draw of the switch is 174W, with a maximum power draw of 212W under full load. Other notable specifications include: - One 100/1000 management port for simplified network management. - A single USB port for external storage or configuration file uploads. - Operating temperature range of 0 to 40C and storage temperature range of -40C to 70C, ensuring reliable operation in a variety of environmental conditions. - Relative humidity tolerance between 5 to 95%, allowing the switch to perform consistently in diverse climates. The package includes two C13-C14 cords for power connectivity, ensuring that users have everything they need to get started right out of the box. Weighing in at 17 lbs (7.71 kg), the Arista DCS-7048T-A is a lightweight yet powerful solution for any data center looking to enhance its network infrastructure. In summary, the Arista DCS-7048T-A is a versatile and efficient switch designed for the modern data center. Its combination of high-speed connectivity, advanced features, and compact design make it an excellent choice for organizations seeking to improve their network performance and reliability.


Item Number DCS-7048T-A
Manufacturer Arista
Ports 48 x 100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45), 4 x SFP+ (1G/10G)
Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) Supported
Power Supply Units 2 x AC, with 2 x C13-C14 cables
Dimensions 19" x 1.75" x 16" (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm)
Weight 17 lbs (7.71 kg)
Data Transfer Rate 176 Gbps
Packet Forwarding Rate 132 Mpps
Network Latency (64-byte frames) 3 µs
Processor Dual-Core x86 architecture
Main Memory 4 GB
Storage (Flash) 2 GB
Management Interface 1 x 100/1000 Mbps
Redundant Power Supply Yes, 1+1 configuration
Fan Modules 4 x Hot-swappable (N+1 redundancy)
Reversible Airflow Available
Normal Power Consumption 174 W
Peak Power Consumption 212 W
USB Interfaces 1 port
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to 70°C
Humidity Tolerance 5% to 95% non-condensing

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