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End-of-Life Plan For CS-800 SFM

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 1304

OVERVIEW

CNBU (Content Networking Business Unit) is announcing the End-of-Life for the original ArrowPoint CS-800 Switch Fabric Module and preconfigured CS-800 chassis with part numbers CS-800-SFM-01 and CS-800-SYS-01. The same functionality and feature set is available on the CSS8-SFM2 and CSS-11801-AC.

MINIMUM SOFTWARE

Regardless of what version of software is executing on the original SFM, the minimum revision of WebNS software needed to support the CSS8-SFM2 is v3.02.

SUMMARY OF END-OF-LIFE PLAN

Part Number

FCS date

EOS date

EOL date

Comments

CS-800-SFM-01

February 1999

January 2000

January 2000

 

CSS8-SFM2

January 2000

TBD

TBD

see note below

CS-800-SYS-01

February 1999

January 2000

January 2000

 

CSS-11801-AC

January 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 END-OF-LIFE ANNOUNCEMENT

Product Number

Product Description

ArrowPoint CS-100 Series Products

CS-800-SFM- 01

Switch Fabric Module (SFM)

CS-800-SYS-01

CS-800 with one SFM-01, SCM-01, IDM-01, and AC Power

 

INTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The End-of-Life of the above switch part numbers was announced via e-mail to ArrowPoint sales reps in January 2000.
Internal announcement: January 2000

END-OF-SALE ANNOUNCEMENT

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

END OF PRODUCTION DATE

End of production occurred in January 2000.

LAST SOFTWARE SUPPORT DATE

The last software support date will be January 2003, the last supported version of software is intended to be Web NS 5.0.

END-OF-SUPPORT ANNOUNCEMENT

The End-of-Support announcement will occur in June 2003.

DATE FOR DISCONTINUING RENEWAL OF CONTRACTS

End of contract renewals will be in January 2004.

OBSOLETION

The CS-800-SFM-01 and CS-800-SYS-01 products will be declared obsolete in January 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:
End-of-Sale: January 2000 (as ArrowPoint Communications)
Last Ship Date: January 2000 (as ArrowPoint Communications)
Last Date of Support: January 2003
The last supported version of software will be WebNS 5.0
 

EoL Product

Replacement Product

ArrowPoint CS-100 Series Products

CS-800-SFM-01

CSS8-SFM2

CS-800-SYS-01

CSS-11801-AC

Note: The minimum WebNS version is 3.02.

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.