Arista Delivers Universal 400G Platforms for Cloud Network Transformation

New product family addresses every layer of the network

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) today announced the new Arista 7800R family
for demanding 400G cloud networks and the next generation of the Arista
7500R, 7280R Series. The new platforms support 100G and 400G Ethernet
with compelling throughput, density and price-performance and offer new
telemetry and intelligence embedded into the network for service
provider, edge, 5G and IoT solutions. Enhancements in routing, security,
and automation are delivered through Arista EOS® (Extensible
Operating System).

As the leading provider of interconnection services in the Nordics, and
the number one choice for access to the Russian and Baltic markets,
Netnod provides the most flexible interconnection services available,”
said Mattias Karlsson, Head of Engineering, Netnod. “The Arista
R3-Series expands our capacity for high-performance peering and
colocation services. It provides power efficient systems offering 400G
and a rich feature set enabling us to offer industry-leading
interconnection services at our Internet Exchanges throughout the

The new 7800R3
provides 36 400G ports per line card, a 4X increase compared
to prior modular systems, to address the largest cloud datacenter
routing requirements. Enhancements to the 7500R3
deliver density and performance improvements with investment
protection. The 7280R3
offers up to 48 400G ports that can be split into up to 192
100G ports. All R3-Series feature the proven VoQ deep buffer
architecture, with support for 400G, increased route scale and new
telemetry functions.

The expansion of the R-Series to 400G and the new 7800R3 provides
customers with increases in performance to handle exponential traffic
growth, network segmentation, telemetry and cybersecurity challenges,”
said Anshul Sadana, Chief Operating Officer of Arista Networks.

Secure Proven Platforms

The 7800R3 Series is initially available in 4 and 8 slot modular
chassis, with up to 576 ports of 400G or 460Tbps of capacity for the
largest scale environments, with a choice of both 100G and 400G modules
with optional MACsec for secure interconnect across datacenters.

The 7500R3, the latest generation of the award-winning 7500 Series,
offers compelling improvements with 400G and 100G line card options
while protecting customer investments. The latest innovations include
Inband Network Telemetry (INT), IPFIX and Network Address Translation
(NAT) along with increased capacity and scale while improving power

The 7280R3 is the third generation of fixed systems using the R-Series
architecture with 3X higher performance, 2X the scale and power
efficiency, supporting 400G for environments where space and power are
at a premium.

  • 7280PR3-48 and 7280PR3-24 offering 48 400G ports in 2U and 24 400G
    ports in 1U
  • 7280CR3-96, offering 96 100G ports in 2U and
  • 7280CR3-32P4, offering 4 400G ports plus 32 100G ports for space
    efficient Spines

All new platforms are available with 400G-OSFP or 400G-QSFP-DD

The new R3 Series products are shipping in Q3 2019.

Join our webinar and learn more about 400G and Cloud Networking
Transformation on Thursday, May 23. Register

About Arista Networks

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking
for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista’s
award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility,
automation, analytics and security. Arista has shipped more than twenty
million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an
advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards across
private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, Arista products are
supported worldwide directly and through partners.

ARISTA, EOS, and CloudVision are among the registered and unregistered
trademarks of Arista Networks, Inc. in jurisdictions around the world.
Other company names or product names may be trademarks of their
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but
not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of Arista’s R-Series
family and EOS, including performance, cost savings, routing, telemetry
and security. All statements other than statements of historical fact
are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from
those expressed in the forward-looking statements including: our limited
operating history, rapid growth and experience with developing and
releasing new products, product, support or service quality problems;
rapidly evolving changes in technology, customer requirements and
industry standards as well as other risks stated in our filings with the
SEC available on Arista’s website at
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Arista disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statement to reflect events that occur or circumstances
that exist after the date on which they were made.


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