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EOS/EOL Cisco 256-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk & 2-GB Hard Disk for Cisco 11500 Series

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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 3083

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 256-MB Flash Disk and 2-GB Hard Disk for the Cisco CSS 11500 Series. The last day to order the affected products is March 30, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until March 30, 2011.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected products. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
The new 1-GB Flash Disk will be the default configuration for Cisco CSS 11501, 11503, and 11506 content services switches from this date forward. Customers are encouraged to migrate and order the new 1-GB Flash Disk, which will maximize the lifespan of the Cisco CSS hardware.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 256-MB Flash Disk and the 2-GB Hard Disk for the Cisco CSS 11500 Series

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

October 17, 2005

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

April 17, 2006

Last Shipment Date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

July 17, 2006

End of Software Maintenance Releases Date

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

April 17, 2007

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

April 17, 2007

End of New Service Attachment Date

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

April 17, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

November 17, 2010

Last Date of Support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

April 17, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

CSS5-FD=

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 256 MB

CSS5-FD-1GB=

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HD=

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Hard Disk, 2 GB

CSS5-FD-1GB=

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HDUFD

Cisco CSS 11500 Series Upgrade: 1 hard disk to 1 flash disk

CSS5-FD-1GB

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HDUFD2

Cisco CSS 11500 Series Upgrade: 1 hard disk to 2 flash disks

CSS5-FD-1GB

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HDUFDHD

Cisco CSS 11500 Series Upgrade: 1 hard disk to 1 hard disk and 1 flash disk

CSS5-FD-1GB

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HD

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA hard disk

CSS5-FD-1GB

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

CSS5-HDUHD2

Cisco CSS 11500 Series Upgrade: 1 hard disk to 2 hard disks

CSS5-FD-1GB

Cisco CSS 11500 Series PCMCIA Flash Disk, 1 GB

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 256-MB Flash Disk and the 2-GB Hard Disk for the Cisco CSS 11500 Series is the new 1-GB Flash Disk. The new 1-GB Flash Disk will be the default configuration for the Cisco CSS 11501, 11503, and 11506 content services switches.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale products through the Cisco Authorized Refurbished Equipment Program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale products are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the Cisco Authorized Refurbished Equipment Program, visit: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco CSS 11500 Series content services switches, contact your local account representative or visit: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/contnetw/ps792/index.html
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, visit: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, visit: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice
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The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0502R) 	205391.M_ETMG_KL_10.05Printed in the USA Text Box:  Corporate HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.170 West Tasman DriveSan Jose, CA 95134-1706USAwww.cisco.comTel:	408 526-4000	800 553-NETS (6387)Fax:	408 526-4100	European HeadquartersCisco Systems International BVHaarlerbergparkHaarlerbergweg 13-191101 CH AmsterdamThe Netherlandswww-europe.cisco.comTel:	31 0 20 357 1000Fax:	31 0 20 357 1100	Americas HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.170 West Tasman DriveSan Jose, CA 95134-1706USAwww.cisco.comTel:	408 526-7660Fax:	408 527-0883	Asia Pacific HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.168 Robinson Road#28-01 Capital TowerSingapore 068912www.cisco.comTel: +65 6317 7777Fax: +65 6317 7799Cisco Systems has more than 200 offices in the following countries and regions. Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed onthe Cisco Website at www.cisco.com/go/offices.Argentina · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Bulgaria · Canada · Chile · China PRC · Colombia · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cyprus Czech Republic · Denmark · Dubai, UAE · Finland · France · Germany · Greece · Hong Kong SAR · Hungary · India · Indonesia · Ireland · Israel Italy · Japan · Korea · Luxembourg · Malaysia · Mexico · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Peru · Philippines · Poland · Portugal Puerto Rico · Romania · Russia · Saudi Arabia · Scotland · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · South Africa · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Taiwan Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom · United States · Venezuela · Vietnam · ZimbabweCopyright  2005 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CCSP, CCVP, the Cisco Square Bridge logo, Follow Me Browsing, and StackWise are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; Changing the Way We Work, Live, Play, and Learn, and iQuick Study are service marks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Access Registrar, Aironet, ASIST, BPX, Catalyst, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE, CCIP, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert logo, Cisco IOS, Cisco Press, Cisco Systems, Cisco Systems Capital, the Cisco Systems logo, Cisco Unity, Empowering the Internet Generation, Enterprise/Solver, EtherChannel, EtherFast, EtherSwitch, Fast Step, FormShare, GigaDrive, GigaStack, HomeLink, Internet Quotient, IOS, IP/TV, iQ Expertise, the iQ logo, iQ Net Readiness Scorecard, LightStream, Linksys, MeetingPlace, MGX, the Networkers logo, Networking Academy, Network Registrar, Packet, PIX, Post-Routing, Pre-Routing, ProConnect, RateMUX, ScriptShare, SlideCast, SMARTnet, StrataView Plus, TeleRouter, The Fastest Way to Increase Your Internet Quotient, and TransPath are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Website are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0502R) 	205391.M_ETMG_KL_10.05Printed in the USA