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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7368X4 Series
Product Type: Switch Card
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Product Description

The DCS-7368X4-SC-F Arista is designed with 100G and 400G Ethernet capabilities and operates on a single 12.8 Tbps capacity, housed in a 4RU form factor. It supports comprehensive network protocols and services, including 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree, 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, 802.3ad Link Aggregation/LACP, and 4096 VLANs, alongside advanced features like Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MLAG) and 128-way Equal Cost Multipath Routing (ECMP). Additionally, it offers Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP), Latency Analyzer and Microburst Detection (LANZ), and IEEE 1588 PTP for precise time synchronization, ensuring efficient and scalable network operations.

FAQs for the DCS-7368X4-SC-F

  • What is the maximum capacity of the 100G and 400G Ethernet switch?
    The switch has a maximum capacity of 12.8 Tbps.
  • How many ports does the 12.8 Tbps switch support?
    It supports up to 128 ports with proven layer 2 and layer 3 features.
  • What spanning tree protocols are supported by this hardware?
    The hardware supports 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree, 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, and Rapid Per VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+).
  • How many VLANs can be configured on this device?
    Up to 4096 VLANs can be configured.
  • Does the device support Link Aggregation?
    Yes, it supports 802.3ad Link Aggregation/LACP and Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MLAG).
  • What routing and ECMP capabilities does the device offer?
    The device offers 128-way Equal Cost Multipath Routing (ECMP) and resilient ECMP routes.
  • Can Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) be utilized with this Ethernet switch?
    Yes, Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) is supported for easy deployment.
  • What advanced monitoring features are available?
    Features include Latency Analyzer and Microburst Detection (LANZ), Configurable Congestion Notification, and Advanced Monitoring and Aggregation.
  • Is there support for Audio Video Bridging (AVB)?
    Yes, the device supports Audio Video Bridging (AVB).
  • What options are available for network time synchronization?
    The device supports IEEE 1588 PTP, including Transparent Clock and Boundary Clock configurations.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7368X4-SC-F offers high-density networking capabilities with support for 100G and 400G Ethernet across up to 128 ports in a space-efficient 4RU form factor, driven by a 12.8 Tbps switch capacity. It excels in delivering comprehensive network features, including advanced layer 2 and 3 protocols, extensive VLAN and ECMP support, and robust network management and provisioning tools like Zero Touch Provisioning and the Advanced Event Management suite. However, the complexity of deploying and managing its wide array of features, including advanced monitoring and congestion management tools, might pose challenges for teams without specialized knowledge in Arista's ecosystem.


The Arista DCS-7368X4-SC-F stands as a cutting-edge solution in the realm of computer networking, delivering unparalleled performance and capacity in a remarkably efficient package. This device is engineered to cater to the intensive demands of modern data centers, offering a blend of high-speed connectivity, extensive functionality, and scalability. At its core, the Arista DCS-7368X4-SC-F operates on a single 12.8 Tbps high-capacity backbone, ensuring ample throughput for even the most data-intensive applications. This power is packed into a compact 4RU form factor, making it an ideal choice for environments where space is at a premium. Key hardware specifications include support for both 100G and 400G Ethernet, enabling high-speed connections and future-proofing the investment as network demands evolve. The device can accommodate up to 128 ports, providing vast flexibility in deployment scenarios and ensuring that it can serve as the backbone of a high-performance network. This is complemented by a comprehensive suite of proven layer 2 and layer 3 features, enhancing the device's utility and performance in complex network topologies.
  • Support for 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree, 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, and Rapid Per VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+) enhances network resilience and efficiency.
  • Advanced features such as 802.3ad Link Aggregation/LACP, Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MLAG), and 128-way Equal Cost Multipath Routing (ECMP) optimize bandwidth utilization and ensure high availability.
  • Comprehensive monitoring and management capabilities, including Latency Analyzer and Microburst Detection (LANZ), Configurable Congestion Notification, and Advanced Event Management suite (AEM), facilitate detailed oversight and control of network performance.
The Arista DCS-7368X4-SC-F also supports a broad range of protocols and features designed to enhance network flexibility, resilience, and manageability. These include 4096 VLANs for extensive network segmentation, Resilient ECMP Routes for dependable connectivity, and Virtual ARP (VARP) alongside Policy Based Routing (PBR) for sophisticated traffic management. Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) simplifies deployment, while features like Streaming Events (GPB Encoded) and Capture/Mirror of congested traffic provide valuable insights into network behavior, aiding in troubleshooting and optimization. Additionally, the device is equipped with capabilities that cater to specialized applications, such as Audio Video Bridging (AVB) for multimedia environments, and IEEE 1588 PTP (Transparent Clock and Boundary Clock) for precise time synchronization across network devices. Integrated packet capture/analysis with TCPDump offers a powerful tool for monitoring and diagnosing network issues, further enhanced by the ability to restore and configure settings from USB for rapid recovery and setup. In summary, the Arista DCS-7368X4-SC-F is a versatile and powerful networking device that delivers high-speed connectivity, extensive feature support, and advanced management and monitoring capabilities in a compact, efficient form factor. Its blend of high capacity, scalability, and robust feature set makes it an ideal choice for data centers looking to meet current demands while preparing for future growth and technology advancements.


Model NumberDCS-7368X4-SC-F
Network Standards100G and 400G Ethernet
Switching Capacity12.8 Terabits per second
Form Factor4 Rack Units
Networking CapabilitiesLayer 2 and 3 support, up to 128 ports
Spanning Tree Protocols802.1w Fast Convergence, 802.1s MSTP, RPVST+
VLAN SupportUp to 4096 VLANs
Link Aggregation802.3ad LACP and Multi-Chassis LAG
Routing128-path ECMP, ECMP Resilience
Virtual IP RoutingVirtual ARP
Route FilteringPolicy-Based Routing
Configuration ManagementZero Touch Provisioning
Network DiagnosticsLatency Analysis, Microburst Detection with LANZ
Traffic NotificationConfigurable via CLI, Syslog for Congestion Alerts
Data StreamingGPB Encoded Event Streaming
Traffic CaptureTraffic Capture and Mirroring for Congestion
Monitoring ToolsComprehensive Monitoring and Data Aggregation
Event ManagementAdvanced Event Management (AEM) Suite
Media NetworkingSupport for Audio Video Bridging
Packet AnalysisIntegrated with TCPDump for Packet Capture/Analysis
Backup and RestoreUSB for Configuration Backup and Restoration
Time SynchronizationIEEE 1588 PTP, Supporting Transparent and Boundary Clock

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