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End of Life Plan For CS-100

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 1278

OVERVIEW

CNBU (Content Networking Business Unit) is announcing the End-of-Life for the original ArrowPoint CS-100 Switch Line with part numbers CS-100-LAN-01, CS-100-LAN-02, and CS-100-LAN-03. The Cisco ® equivalent part numbers, although never on a Cisco price list, are CSS-11101-AC, CSS-11102-AC, and CSS-11103-AC, respectively. The same functionality and feature set is available on the CSS-11151-AC, CSS-11152-AC, and CSS-11153-AC.

MINIMUM SOFTWARE

Regardless of what version of software is executing on the original CS-100, the minimum revision of WebNS Software needed to support the CSS-1115x is v3.10.

SUMMARY OF END-OF-LIFE PLAN

Part Number

FCS Date

EoS Date

EoL Date

Comments

CS-100-LAN-01

April 1998

April 2000

April 2000

 

CSS-11151-AC

April 2000

TBD

TBD

see note below

CS-100-LAN-02

April 1998

April 2000

April 2000

 

CSS-11152-AC

April 2000

TBD

TBD

see note below

CS-100-LAN-03

April 1998

April 2000

April 2000

 

CSS-11153-AC

April 2000

TBD

TBD

see note below

Note: This new part number is intended to be the long-term replacement for the previously available switch part number.

MODELS COVERED BY THIS EoL ANNOUNCEMENT

Product Number

Product Description

ArrowPoint CS-100 Series Products

CS-100-LAN-01

Twelve (12) 10/100BASE-TX ports

CS-100-LAN-02

Sixteen (16) 10/100BASE-TX ports

CS-100-LAN-03

Twelve (12) 10/100BASE-TX and four (4) 100BASE-FX ports

INTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The EoL of the above switch part numbers was announced via e-mail to ArrowPoint sales reps in April 2000.
Internal announcement: April 5, 2000

END-OF-SALE ANNOUNCEMENT

End-of-Sales Announcement of the above switch part numbers was announced via e-mail to ArrowPoint sales reps in April 2000.

END OF PRODUCTION DATE

End of production occurred in April 2000.

LAST SOFTWARE SUPPORT DATE

The last software support date will be April 2003, the last supported version of software is intended to be WebNS 5.0.

END-OF-SUPPORT ANNOUNCEMENT

The End of Support announcement will occur in October 2003.

DATE FOR DISCONTINUING RENEWAL OF CONTRACTS

End of contract renewals will be in April 2004.

OBSOLETION

The CSS-1110X-AC products will be declared obsolete in April 2005.
For more information on the replacement switch, please review the product collateral (Data Sheet, Product Overview, and Presentation) at: http://www.cisco.com/go/contentswitch.
 
The following is a summary of the obsolete products and the replacement product:
Last Orderable Date: April 2000 (as ArrowPoint Communications)
Last Shipment Date: April 2000 (as ArrowPoint Communications)
Last Support Date: April 2003
The last supported version of software will be WebNS 5.0

EoL Product

Replacement Product

ArrowPoint CS-100 Series Products

CS-100-LAN-01

CSS-11151-AC

CS-100-LAN-02

CSS-11152-AC

CS-100-LAN-03

CSS-11153-AC

Note: The minimum WebNS version is 3.10.

For more information on the replacement line card, please review the product collateral (Data Sheet, Product Overview, and Presentation) at: http://www.cisco.com/go/contentswitch.