Arista Delivers Universal 400G Platforms for the Transformation of Cloud Networks

On the 14th of May, 2019, Arista Networks revealed the latest Arista 7800R family for demanding 400G cloud networks as well as the next generation of the Arista 7500R, 7280R Series. These new platforms back up 100G and 400G Ethernet with compelling throughput, price-performance and density. They also offer new telemetry and intelligence embedded into the network, useful for service provider, 5G, edge, and IoT solutions. Further enhancements in the cases of routing, security, and automation are delivered through Arista EOS® (Extensible Operating System).

The Head of Engineering, Netnod, Mattias Karlsson spoke on the recent happenings. He spoke on how Netnod being the first choice for access to the Baltic and Russian markets, as well as the leader in the provision of interconnection services in the Nordics, supplies the most flexible interconnection services ever known. He also talked about how the Arista R3-Series stretches our capacity for high-performance peering as well as colocation services. He attested to the fact that the organization supplies power efficient systems and offers 400G as well as a rich feature set, enabling them to offer industry-leading interconnection services at their Internet Exchanges all through the Nordics.

This recent series, 7800R3 Series provides 36 400G ports per line card, a 4X increase compared to former modular systems, to meet up with the largest cloud datacenter routing requirements. Enhancements to the 7500R3 Series give density as well as performance improvements with investment protection. The 7280R3 Series gives up to 48 400G ports that can also be divided into 192 100G ports. All R3-Series have the feature of the proven VoQ deep buffer architecture, having support for 400G, a higher route scale and new telemetry functions.

Anshul Sadana, Chief Operating Officer of Arista Networks said that the expansion of the R-Series to 400G and the new 7800R3 supplies customers with a far better performance to take care of exponential traffic growth, telemetry, network segmentation, and cybersecurity challenges.”