A PICS Telecom 101 on the DCS-7280CR3K-32D4-F from the Arista 7280R3 Series.
The Arista 7280R3 series is a line of high-performance data center switches designed by Arista Networks. These switches are optimized to meet the demands of modern data centers, cloud environments, and high-performance computing applications. Offering a blend of low latency, high throughput, and advanced features, the 7280R3 series is well-suited for data-intensive tasks and networking environments that require efficient handling of large amounts of data. With flexible interface options, modular designs, and robust reliability features, these switches provide organizations with the tools they need to build agile and resilient network infrastructures.
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- Performance: The switches in this series are designed to provide high-performance data forwarding and low latency, making them suitable for data-intensive applications and high-frequency trading environments.
- High Density: The switches offer a high port density, accommodating a large number of connections in a compact form factor. This makes them suitable for environments where space efficiency is crucial.
- Flexibility: The switches often support a range of interfaces, including 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, and 100GbE, allowing organizations to choose the right mix of speeds for their networking needs.
- Modular Design: Some models in the series may offer modular expansion options, allowing for the addition of more ports or capabilities as the network requirements grow.
- Advanced Features: Arista switches are known for their advanced software features, including cloud networking capabilities, automation and orchestration support, and integration with software-defined networking (SDN) solutions.
- Redundancy and Reliability: These switches often incorporate features like hot-swappable power supplies and fans, as well as support for various high-availability and redundancy protocols to ensure network reliability.
- Network Visibility: Arista switches usually provide extensive visibility and monitoring capabilities, including traffic analytics and packet tracing, which can be valuable for troubleshooting and optimizing network performance.
- Ecosystem Integration: Arista switches are designed to work seamlessly with cloud platforms, virtualization environments, and orchestration tools commonly used in modern data centers.