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720XP Series - Arista Networks


Arista 720X Series Cognitive Campus POE Leaf Switches

Designed for the demands of the interconnected IoT enabled campus, the 720XP series delivers wire-speed connectivity for all campus user workloads under the management and monitoring of Arista cognitive campus services. The suite of platforms offers a variety of connection options for user desktops, POE appliances, and IoT devices.

Arista’s cornerstone EOS® combines cognitive campus network features and state of the art merchant silicon to deliver critical services that automate deployment, configuration, visibility troubleshooting, and security. The Arista cognitive campus architecture encompasses spline, leaf and wireless infrastructure platforms, telemetry and analytics, and a single Image EOS that supports an expanding feature set and partner ecosystem of solutions.


Arista 720XP Advantages:

  • Providing options for 10M to 5G PoE copper PoE downlink and 25G SFP28 and 100G QSFP
  • Industry-standard 802.1Q, VRFs, and VXLAN/EVPN segmentation
  • Cognitive real-time Flow Trackers for CloudVision, IPFIX, and sFlow
  • Cognitive, cloud grade reliability, in-service maintenance, and upgrades
  • EOS programmability and cognitive management plane monitoring APIs


Arista 720XP Series Technical Specifications

The following table compares the capabilities of the 720XP series campus switches


Ports 96 RJ45
4 25G SFP
2 100G QSFP
48 RJ45
4 25G SFP
2 100G QSFP
24 RJ45
4 25G SFP
48 RJ45
6 25G SFP
24 RJ45
6 25G SFP
10M-1G UTP (30W)1 N/A N/A N/A 48 24
100M-2.5G UTP (30W)1 80 40 16 N/A N/A 
100M-5G UTP (60W)2 16 8 8 N/A N/A
POE power budget (single/dual PS) 809/3798 873/1923 473/1123 873/1923 473/1123
SFP-25G 4 4 4 6 6
QSFP-100G 2 2 N/A N/A N/A
Throughput 2240Gbps 1120Gbps 1120Gbps 700Gbps 400Gbps
Packet/second (2 way) 1.7B Bpps 1.3Bpps 536Mpps 590Mpps 518Mpps 
Latency 1.2usec RJ45-RJ-45 
CPU Dual Core-x86
System Memory 4GB
System Flash 8GB
Packet Buffer 6MB
USB Port 1
Console Port 1
100M/1G 1
Management Port 1
Airflow Front-Rear
(Port Side - Power)  

1 802.3af/t

2 802.3bt

 All Platforms*Mode 0Mode 1Mode 2Mode 3Mode 4
MAC Adresses  112K   96K 64K 32K 16K
IPv4 Host Routes 16K 32K 64K 96K 16K
IPv4 LPM Groups  16K 16K 16K 16K 144K
IPv6 LPM Groups 8K 8K 8K 8K 72K
IGMP Groups  4K
IPv4 Multicast Groups 8K
ACL Entries (Ingress/Egress) 9K / 1K 




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