Description:  Equipped with rapid per VLAN spanning tree, 802.3x flow control, storm control and 802.1s multiple spanning tree protocol, the Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R is a robust router for data centers. This router portrays compatibility with Arista 7000 group of switches for data centers. It has VM Tracer VMware integration.

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About DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R

The Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R data center switch router comes with some of the latest security features such as MAC security, control plane protection, ACL deny logging, atomic ACL hitless restart and much more. This router has fans with rear-to-front flow and a FAN-7000H-F/R fan tray. The minimum EOS of this device is 4.19.0. The size of this router from Arista is 19 x 1.75 x20.6 inches and the weight of this device is 23.6 lbs. It has a typical power draw of 419 W and a maximum power draw of 570 W. Arista, the manufacturing brand of this device is quite particular about energy efficiency, which is maintained in this device. Virtualization support is also ensured by this device with VM Tracer VMware integration and VXLAN bridging and routing. The quality of services features like strict priority queueing, DSCP-based classification and data center bridging extensions ensure the high-end performance of this device while the network management features such as CloudVision, management over IPv6, system logging and industry standard CLI enhance its robust performance. Some of the layer 2 and layer 3 features of the Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R are storm control, 802.3x flow control, rapid per VLAN spanning tree, policy based routing, 802.1s multiple spanning tree protocol, static routes, bi-directional forwarding detection and unicast reverse path forwarding. System scalability is offered with features like virtual output queueing, 1152 link aggregation groups, distributed scheduler, etc. This router maintains standard compliance with 802.1Q VLAN tagging, 802.1p QOS/COS, 802.3ba 100 Gigabit Ethernet and more.


Technical specifications

The Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R has a quad-core x86 CPU.

From 3.8 us


The Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R has 8 GB of system memory.

9,216 bytes

Multicast Routes

Yes, the Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R have 32 GB of expandable memory.

0 to 10,000 ft


The Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R has 8 GB of packet buffer memory.


System Memory

The size of the Arista DCS-7280QRA-C36SM-R is 19 x 1.75 x20.6 inches.

MAC Adresses



Custom kernel modules Bash shell access and scripting Native KVM/QEMU support Distributed scheduler Environment monitoring


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