The Arista 7050 series 40G switches offer wire speed layer 2/3/4 performance with 16 ports of 40GbE or 64 ports of 10GbE in a compact 1RU chassis. The 7050Q-16 switch offers 16 QSFP+ interfaces and an additional 8 SFP+ ports shared with 2 QSFP+ ports for flexible support of 10GbE short and long reach interfaces.
Each QSFP+ supports wire speed 40GbE and can also operate as four independent 10GbE ports to provide a total of 64 10GbE ports. The Arista 7050Q offers latency of 800 ns in cut-through mode, and a shared 9 MB packet buffer pool that is allocated dynamically to ports that are congested. With typical power consumption of less than 3 watts per 10G port, the 7050Q 40G switches provide industry leading power efficiency for the data center. An optional built-in SSD supports advanced logging, data captures and other enhanced services directly on the switch.