Introduced: March 28 2011 in The Register

The Trident+ has a 9 MByte block of packet buffer which is partitioned by the switch software between dedicated per-port buffers and a dynamic buffer pool that can be allocated on demand. Arista calls this DBA. For the Arista 7050S, we know that this was tested and reported in the Spring 2011 Lippis Report. See page 31.

Most recent data sheet


The 7050S family has reached End of Life. This was announced in Februrary 2016 with a final sales date of August 2016.