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Arista Networks 7280SRAM-48C6 Layer 3 Switches

MFR# DCS-7280SRAM-48C6-F

Product Type: Layer 3 Switch
Product Family: 7280R
Brand Name: Arista Networks
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Ethernet Technology: 100 Gigabit Ethernet
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  • Uplink PortYes
  • ModularYes
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details
    • 48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
    • 6 x 100 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

  • Media Type SupportedOptical Fiber
  • Ethernet Technology
    • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
    • 100 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Network Technology
    • 100GBase-X
    • 10GBase-X

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots54
  • Expansion Slot Type
    • SFP+
    • QSFP100

  • Number of SFP+ Slots48
  • Layer Supported3
  • ManageableYes
  • Power SourcePower Supply
  • Redundant Power Supply SupportedYes
  • Compatible Rack Unit1U
  • Form FactorRack-mountable
  • Height1.8″
  • Width19″
  • Depth16″
  • Weight (Approximate)20.40 lb
  • Environmentally FriendlyYes
  • Environmental Certification
    • EU WEEE
    • EU RoHS

  • Limited Warranty1 Year


General Information
Manufacturer: Arista Networks, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number: DCS-7280SRAM-48C6-F
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Brand Name: Arista Networks
Product Series: 7280R
Product Model: 7280SRAM-48C6
Product Name: 7280SRAM-48C6 Layer 3 Switches
Marketing Information: The Arista 7280R and 7280R2 are part of the 7280R series of fixed systems, which are key components of the Arista 7000 Series portfolio of data center switches. The 7280R MACsec systems are high performance compact routing platforms with built-in wire speed MACsec encryption that is purpose built for the highest performance environments, and to meet the needs of large scale data centers. They deliver scalable L2 and L3 resources and high density with advanced features for encryption, network monitoring, precision timing and network virtualization to deliver scalable and deterministic network performance while simplifying designs and reducing Opex. The built-in MACsec capability removes the need for external encryption devices and provides security against intrusion, passive wire tapping and other playback attacks. MACsec encryption meets regulatory compliance requirements and provides data protection without loss of performance.

The Arista MACsec solution utilizes proven encryption technology to protect traffic for simple, reliable and scalable data center interconnect and for securing links between tiers in leaf and spine data center designs. MACsec offers security in the data link layer and is transparent and non-disruptive to L2/L3 traffic. Flexible 100GbE QSFP pluggable optics ensures a broad choice of cost effective connections.

The 7280CR2M and 7280SRAM can be deployed in a wide range of open networking solutions including secure Data Center Interconnect (DCI), large scale layer 2 and layer 3 cloud designs, overlay networks and virtualized or traditional enterprise data center networks. Deep packet buffers and large routing tables allow for internet peering applications. The broad range of interfaces and density choice provides deployment flexibility.
Product Type: Layer 3 Switch
Uplink Port: Yes
Modular: Yes
Port/Expansion Slot Details:

  • 48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
  • 6 x 100 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

Media & Performance
Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
Ethernet Technology:

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 100 Gigabit Ethernet

Network Technology:

  • 100GBase-X
  • 10GBase-X

I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 54
Expansion Slot Type:

  • SFP+
  • QSFP100

Number of SFP+ Slots: 48
Network & Communication
Layer Supported: 3
Management & Protocols
Manageable: Yes
Power Description
Power Source: Power Supply
Redundant Power Supply Supported: Yes
Physical Characteristics
Compatible Rack Unit: 1U
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Height: 1.8″
Width: 19″
Depth: 16″
Weight (Approximate): 20.40 lb
Environmentally Friendly: Yes
Environmental Certification:

  • EU RoHS

Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Additional information

  • Weight 20.40 kg
  • Dimensions 19 × 1.8 cm
  • Product Type

    Layer 3 Switch

  • Product Family


  • Brand Name

    Arista Networks

  • Form Factor


  • Ethernet Technology

    100 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Network Technology


  • Media Type Supported

    Optical Fiber

  • Manageable


  • Expansion Slot Type


  • Power Source

    Power Supply

  • Layer Supported


  • Port/Expansion Slot Details

    6 x 100 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

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