The Arista DCS-7050SX-64 is a network switch model produced by Arista Networks. It belongs to the Arista 7050X series of switches and is designed for high-performance data center environments.
Port Density: The switch has a total of 48 ports, all of which are 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports. These ports support both copper and fiber connections.
Throughput: The switch offers non-blocking forwarding with a switching capacity of up to 1.28 terabits per second (Tbps). It is capable of handling high data volumes and supporting demanding applications.
Latency: The DCS-7050SX-64 has low-latency forwarding, ensuring fast and efficient data transmission within the network.
Operating System: The switch runs on Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System), which is a Linux-based network operating system known for its stability, modularity, and programmability.
Virtualization Support: It provides comprehensive support for virtualized environments, allowing seamless integration with virtual machines (VMs) and virtualized network overlays.
Data Center Optimized: The switch is optimized for data center deployments and offers features like VXLAN (Virtual Extensible LAN) support, which enables network virtualization and enables efficient workload mobility.
Power Efficiency: The DCS-7050SX-64 is designed with power efficiency in mind, with features such as low power consumption and variable-speed cooling fans.
Advanced Networking Features: It supports a wide range of advanced networking features, including Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols, access control lists (ACLs), quality of service (QoS) mechanisms, and multicast routing.
Management and Monitoring: The switch provides robust management capabilities through a Command Line Interface (CLI), web-based interface, and API options. It also supports various monitoring tools for network visibility and troubleshooting.