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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7050T Series
Product Type: Data Center Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7050T-36 is a high-performance network switch featuring 32xRJ45(1/10GBASE-T) ports and 4xSFP+ ports, supporting a total of 36 10GbE ports. It delivers a throughput of 720Gbps and a packet processing capability of 540 Mpps, with a latency of 3.3usec for RJ45 and 800 - 1150ns for uplinks. The unit is equipped with a Dual-Core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 2 Gigabytes of flash storage, and a 9MB dynamic packet buffer, but requires an external power supply unit and cooling fans for operation.

FAQs for the DCS-7050T-36#

  • What is the total number of 10GbE ports on the 4xSFP+ switch?
    The switch has a total of 36 10GbE ports.
  • How does the switch's throughput capability impact network performance?
    With a throughput of 720Gbps, the switch can handle significant data traffic, improving network performance and reducing congestion.
  • Can you detail the latency figures for the 32xRJ45(1/10GBASE-T) and the uplink ports?
    Latency for RJ45 ports is 3.3 microseconds, and for uplink ports, it ranges from 800 to 1150 nanoseconds.
  • What are the CPU specifications for this device?
    The device is equipped with a Dual-Core x86 CPU.
  • How much system memory and flash storage does the switch have?
    It comes with 4 Gigabytes of system memory and 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory.
  • What is the significance of the switch's Packet Buffer Memory feature?
    The 9MB Packet Buffer Memory with Dynamic Buffer Allocation optimizes data handling and improves network efficiency.
  • Are there management and connectivity options available on the switch?
    Yes, the switch includes 1 100/1000 management port, 1 RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and 1 USB port for connectivity and management.
  • What are the physical 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 18 lbs (8.18 kg).
  • How does the operating temperature range affect the switch's deployment in various environments?
    The operating temperature range of 0 to 40C allows the switch to be deployed in a wide range of environments without overheating.
  • What are the environmental tolerances (humidity, altitude) of the switch?
    The switch can operate within 5% to 95% relative humidity and can be used at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, making it versatile for different geographic locations.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050T-36 offers a high-throughput capacity of 720Gbps and a packet processing capability of 540 Mpps, making it suitable for environments requiring high-speed data transmission. However, the lack of included power supply units (PSUs) and fans necessitates additional purchases, which could increase overall costs and installation time. Furthermore, its dual-core x86 CPU and 4GB of system memory are adequate for most tasks, but the requirement to buy essential components separately might limit its immediate deployment in time-sensitive projects.


The Arista DCS-7050T-36 is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-capacity networking environments. It features 32 RJ45 ports supporting 1/10GBASE-T connections and 4 SFP+ ports, providing a total of 36 10GbE ports. This configuration enables flexible connectivity options for a variety of network designs and topologies. With a throughput of 720Gbps and a packet processing capacity of 540 Mpps, the DCS-7050T-36 efficiently handles large volumes of data, ensuring smooth and reliable network performance. The switch exhibits low latency, with RJ45 ports achieving 3.3 microseconds and uplinks between 800 to 1150 nanoseconds, making it suitable for latency-sensitive applications. The hardware specifications of the DCS-7050T-36 include a dual-core x86 CPU and 4 Gigabytes of system memory, providing the processing power needed for complex network operations. It also comes with 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory for firmware and configuration files, and a 9MB dynamic buffer allocation for efficient packet handling. Additional features of the DCS-7050T-36 are: -
  • One 100/1000 management port for convenient device management.
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  • An RS-232 serial port (RJ-45) for traditional console connections.
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  • A USB port for easy file transfers and firmware updates.
  • The switch's physical dimensions are 19 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 16 inches in depth, with a weight of 18 lbs, making it a compact solution for rack-mounted installations. Despite its power, the DCS-7050T-36 operates without fans and does not come with a power supply unit (PSU), requiring external solutions for cooling and power. Operating within a temperature range of 0 to 40°C and capable of being stored between -40°C and 70°C, the switch is designed to withstand diverse environmental conditions. It maintains functionality in relative humidity levels ranging from 5% to 95% and can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, ensuring reliability across various deployment scenarios. In summary, the Arista DCS-7050T-36 is a high-capacity, low-latency switch that offers versatile connectivity options for enterprise data centers and high-demand networking environments. Its combination of performance, scalability, and reliability makes it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their network infrastructure.


    Item Number and Producer Arista DCS-7050T-36
    Interface Configuration 32x Ethernet ports (1/10GBASE-T), 4x SFP+ interfaces
    Cooling Components None included, requires separate purchase of cooling fans and power supply unit
    Quantity of 10GbE Interfaces 36
    Data Transfer Rate 720 Gigabits per second
    Rate of Packet Processing 540 million packets per second
    Network Latency (Ethernet Ports / Expansion Slots) 3.3 microseconds / 800 - 1150 nanoseconds
    Processor Type Dual-Core x86 architecture
    Main Memory Capacity 4 GB
    Internal Storage for Software 2 GB
    Packet Buffer Size 9 MB with Dynamic Allocation
    Management Ethernet Port 1x 100/1000 Base-T
    Console Port Type 1x RS-232 (RJ-45 interface)
    USB Interface Count 1
    Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 19 inches x 1.75 inches x 16 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm)
    Unit Weight 18 pounds (8.18 kilograms)
    Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C
    Minimum Storage Temperature -40°C
    Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C
    Minimum Operating Humidity 5%
    Maximum Operating Humidity 95%
    Minimum Elevation for Operation 0 feet
    Maximum Elevation for Operation 10,000 feet

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