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7060X Series - Arista Networks


The Arista 7060X and 7260X Series are a range of 1RU and 2RU high-performance 25G, 40G, 100G, and 400G high density, fixed configuration, data center switches with wire speed layer 2 and layer 3 features, and advanced features for software-driven cloud networking. The Arista 7060X and 7260X deliver a rich choice of interface speed and density allowing networks to seamlessly evolve from 10G/40G to 25G/100G and 200G/400G. With support for advanced EOS features these switches are ideal for large scale cloud, traditional, and fully virtualized data centers. The Arista 7060SX2-48YC6 and 7060CX2-32S provide support for IEEE 25GbE and support a shared packet buffer pool of 22 MB with a consistently low latency of 450ns.


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The Arista 7260CX3-64 combines a high-performance packet processor with low latency and a 42MB buffer. Additionally, it supports IEEE 25G, enhanced traffic optimization features, hitless speed changes, and flexible resources for large scale cloud and virtualized environments.

The Arista 7060X4 Series deliver high-density 400G with a choice of industry-standard OSFP and QSFP-DD interfaces in 1U systems optimized for Hyperscale Cloud, AI, and Machine Learning environments in addition to data-intensive HPC workloads requiring consistent low latency. The 7060X4 include rich EOS features including advanced instrumentation, multipathing, and traffic management tools that improve network resilience and congestion management in large scale multi-tier networks.

The 7060X and 7260X support a flexible combination of speeds including 10G, 25G, 40G, and 100G in compact form factors that allow customers to design networks to accommodate the myriad different applications and east-west traffic patterns found in modern data centers whilst providing investment protection.


Switch Height 1RU 1RU 1RU 2RU 2RU 2RU 1RU 1RU
Ports 32 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
48 x SFP25
6 x QSFP100
32 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP+
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
32-Port 400G OSFP
and 2 SFP+
32-Port 400G QSFP-DD
and 2 SFP+
Max. 10G Density 130 72 130 2 258 130* 130 130
Max. 25G Density 128 72 128 -- 256 128* 128 128
Max. 40G Density 32 6 32 64 64 64 64 64
Max. 50G Density 64 12 64 -- 128 128 128 128
Max. 100G Density 32 6 32 -- 64 64 128 128
Max. 400G Density -- -- -- -- -- -- 32 32
Max. I/O Rate (Tbps) 6.4Tbps 3.6Tbps 6.4Tbps 5.12Tbps 12.8Tbps 12.8Tbps 12.8Tbps 12.8Tbps
Max. Forwarding Rate 3.3Bpps 2.7Bpps 3.3Bpps 3.3Bpps 9.52Bpps 4.2Bpps 8Bpps 8Bpps
Latency 450ns 450ns 450ns 550ns 550 to 1500ns 450ns 700ns 700ns
Packet Buffer Memory 22MB 22MB 16MB 64MB 42MB 64MB 64MB
Airflow Direction Front-to-Back or Back-to-Front Front-to-Back

* Not yet supported in EOS


High-Performance 25/50/100/400G and 10/40G leaf-spine


  • High-Density wire-speed 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, 100G, and 400G
  • Latency from 450ns port to port
  • Quad 10G or 25G mode support for seamless migrations
  • 50GbE support for high bandwidth storage and compute applications


Optimized for DC Designs


  • Flexible choice of 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, 100G, and 400G interfaces
  • Up to 128 Way Multi-Pathing over L2 and L3
  • Power-efficient for a lower total cost of ownership
  • Redundant and hot-swap power and cooling
  • Reversible airflow options for hot and cold aisle


Advanced Traffic Control, Provisioning, and Monitoring


  • CloudVision for Workflow Automation and Orchestration
  • LANZ for Microburst Detection
  • VXLAN and EOS Network Tracers
  • Open Extensibility and Programmability
  • Software Driven Cloud Networking


High Availability


  • Smart System Upgrade with Hitless Software Upgrade
  • Self-healing stateful fault repair (SFR)
  • Resilient ECMP and LAG Hashing
  • The 7060X and 7260X Series enables highly scalable two-tier network designs with MLAG, ECMP, and VXLAN technologies.



MLAG Spine - All Active Multipath for Layer 2


  • Standards-based protocol (LACP)
  • Simplified or eliminates Spanning Tree topology
  • Simple to understand and easy to engineer traffic


ECMP - All Active Multipath for Layer 3


  • Standards-based protocol (OSPF, BGP)
  • Eliminates L2 for exceptional scalability and fault tolerance
  • Exceptional scale with consistent performance in 2 tiers


VXLAN Layer 2 over Layer 3 - Best of Both Worlds


  • All active multipath using ECMP (up to 128-way)
  • Single L3 network for all applications
  • L2 extensions for stateful VM - VM over Layer 3
  • Extends L2 with exceptional scalability (16M Virtual NWs)
  • Cloudburst over public infrastructure



100G Leaf and Spine solutions for cloud-scale and virtualized networking

The Arista 7260X3 Series are high performance, high-density fixed-configuration data center switches in a compact form factor delivering low power and cooling with consistent low latency. The switches are purpose-built for demanding environments with wire speed layer 2 and layer 3, combined with advanced features for provisioning, automation, traffic visibility, and availability in cloud networking and virtualized networks.

With 64 QSFP100 ports, the 7260CX3-64 can support a flexible combination of up to 64x 40/100G, 128x 50G or 10/25G of wire-speed performance in 2RU. The Arista 7260CX3-64 combines flexible resources with low latency and a 42MB packet buffer that is intelligently allocated based on network policy and real-time utilization.


Arista 7260X3 Series Specifications:


Description 64-Port 100G QSFP and 2 SFP+
Maximum 100G Ports 64
Maximum 40G Ports 64
Maximum 10G Ports 130*
Maximum 25G Ports 128*
Maximum 50G Ports 128
SFP Ports 2
L2/L3 Throughput 12.8 Tbps
L2/3 PPS 4.2 Bpps
Latency 450ns
Typical Power Draw 314W
AC and DC Yes
Total System Buffer 42MB
RU 2
CloudVision Yes
Smart System Upgrade Yes
VM Tracer Yes
Hitless Speed Changes Yes
Airflow F/R or R/F

* Not yet supported in EOS.


Common system resources:

MAC Table Size 264K
Maximum v4/v6 Host Routes 200K/100K
Maximum IPv4 Route Prefixes 180K
Maximum IPv6 Route Prefixes 90K
Maximum Multicast Groups 136K
Maximum LAG Groups 128 (in breakout modes)
Maximum LAG Members 64 Ports
Maximum ECMP Fanout 128-way

* All resource values are maximum hardware capacity



400G Leaf and Spine solutions for hyper-scale cloud and I/O intensive environments

The 7060X4 Series are high density and power-efficient fixed-configuration data center switches for 400GbE. With a choice of industry-standard OSFP or QSFP-DD interfaces, they provide a flexible solution for the largest hyper-scale cloud and IO intensive environments, with consistent low latency combined with proven visibility, traffic instrumentation, and automation features. The 7060X4 Series delivers wire-speed layer 2 and layer 3 with flexible resources, robust traffic management, and load balancing features.

With 32 400G ports in 1RU both the 7060PX4-32 and 7060DX4-32 support a flexible choice of port speeds from 128 x 100G to 32 x 400G, with each port supporting a wide choice of optics and cables.


Arista 7060X4 Series Specifications

Description 32-Port 400G OSFP and 2 SFP+ 32-Port 400G QSFP-DD and 2 SFP+
Maximum 400G Ports 32 32
Maximum 200G Ports 64 64
Maximum 100G Ports 128 128
Maximum 50G Ports 128 128
Maximum 40G Ports 64 64
Maximum 10G Ports 130** 130**
Maximum 25G Ports 128 128
400G Ports 32 x OSFP 32 x QSFP-DD
SFP Ports 2 2
L2/L3 Throughput 12.8 Tbps 12.8 Tbps
L2/3 PPS Up to 8 Bpps Up to 8 Bpps
Latency 700ns 700ns
Typical Power Draw 342W 342W
AC and DC Yes Yes
Total System Buffer 64MB 64MB
RU 1 1
CloudVision Yes Yes
Smart System Upgrade Yes* Yes*
ZTP Yes Yes
VM Tracer Yes Yes
AEM Yes Yes
LANZ Yes* Yes*
Hitless Speed Changes Yes Yes
Airflow Front to Rear Front to Rear

* Not yet supported in EOS.

** 128 using breakout and 2 SFP+ ports


Common system resources:

Resources *7060X4
MAC Table Size 72K
Maximum v4/v6 Host Routes 80K
Maximum IPv4 Route Prefixes 480K
Maximum IPv6 Route Prefixes 300K
Maximum Multicast Groups 8K with 511 groups
Maximum LAG Groups 128 (in breakout modes)
Maximum LAG Members 64 Ports
Maximum ECMP Fanout 128-way

* All resource values are maximum hardware capacity




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