A PICS Telecom 101 on the Arista 7260X from the Arista 7000 Series
The Arista 7260X Series switches are high-density 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet switches that provide high throughput and low latency. They are designed for demanding environments that require scalable and flexible networking solutions.
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- High Performance: The Arista 7260X Series switches deliver high performance with wire-speed forwarding and low latency. They are designed to handle heavy workloads and provide consistent and reliable performance for demanding applications.
- Flexibility and Scalability: These switches offer flexibility and scalability with a range of port configurations and speeds, including 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. They can adapt to diverse networking requirements and support future growth.
- Advanced EOS Software: The switches run on Arista’s Extensible Operating System (EOS), a powerful and feature-rich software platform. EOS provides advanced capabilities for network management, automation, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
- Deep Buffer Architecture: The Arista 7260X Series switches feature a deep buffer architecture, which helps in managing bursty traffic and minimizing packet drops. This feature is valuable in environments with high-volume data flows and unpredictable traffic patterns.
- High Availability: The switches are designed with high availability features, including redundant power supplies and hot-swappable fans. They also support hitless software upgrades, ensuring non-disruptive updates to the network.
- Traffic Monitoring and Analytics: The Arista 7260X Series switches provide comprehensive traffic monitoring and analytics capabilities. They offer flow statistics, packet captures, and network telemetry, enabling administrators to gain insights into network performance and troubleshoot issues effectively.
- VXLAN Support: The switches support Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) technology, which facilitates efficient network virtualization and overlay solutions. VXLAN allows for the creation of logical networks and enables seamless movement of virtual machines across physical hosts.
- Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Capabilities: The Arista 7260X Series switches include features tailored for data center interconnect scenarios. They provide advanced capabilities for connecting and extending networks across multiple data centers.
- Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Capabilities: These switches are compatible with SDN frameworks such as OpenFlow and offer programmability options through standards-based APIs. This allows for network automation, orchestration, and integration with third-party applications and tools.
- Environmental Considerations: The Arista 7260X Series switches are designed with energy efficiency in mind. They offer power-saving features and are compliant with various environmental regulations.