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EOL/EOS for the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 Module

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EOL7377 - Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 Module. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 1, 2011. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 Module

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.

January 31, 2011

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.

August 1, 2011

Last Ship Date:
HW

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

October 30, 2011

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

July 31, 2012

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW

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.

July 31, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

October 27, 2015

Last Date of Support:
HW

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.

July 31, 2016

HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information

DS-9509-UPGR

MDS 9509 Upgrade Bundle: 2 sup-2, 2 3000W AC PS

DS-9509-A-UPGR

MDS 9509 Upgrade Bundle: 2 sup-2A, 2 3000W AC PS

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DS-C9506-2HK9

MDS 9506: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 1.9K AC PS for HP with Service

DS-C9506-2AHK9

MDS 9506: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 1.9K AC PS for HP and Service

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DS-C9506-2K9

MDS 9506 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 1.9K AC PS

DS-C9506-2AK9

MDS 9506 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 1.9K AC PS

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DS-C9509-2HK9

MDS 9509: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 3K AC PS for HP with Service

DS-C9509-2AHK9

MDS 9509: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 3K AC PS for HP with Service

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DS-C9509-2K9

MDS 9509 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 3K AC PS

DS-C9509-2AK9

MDS 9509 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 3K AC PS

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DS-C9513-2K9

MDS 9513 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 Fabric, 2 6K AC PS

DS-C9513-3AK9

MDS 9513 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 Fabric2,2 6K AC PS

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DS-C9513-3HK9

MDS 9513: Chassis, 2x (Sup2, FAB2, 6K PS) for HP with Service

DS-C9513-3AHK9

MDS 9513: Chassis, 2x (Sup2A, FAB2, 6K PS) for HP and Service

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DS-C9513-3K9

MDS 9513 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2, 2 Fabric2, 2 6K AC P

DS-C9513-3AK9

MDS 9513 Base Config: Chassis, 2 Sup-2A, 2 Fabric2, 2 6K AC PS

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DS-X9530-SF2-HK9=

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 for HP with Service, Spare

DS-X9530-SF2A-HK9=

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A for HP with Service, Spare

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DS-X9530-SF2-K9

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2

DS-X9530-SF2AK9

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A

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DS-X9530-SF2-K9=

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2, Spare

DS-X9530-SF2AK9=

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A

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Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A Module. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5991/ps6785/data_sheet_c78_605104.html.
Customers may purchase the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A Module from EMC Corporation, IBM Corporation, Hitachi Data Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Xiotech, Sun, Network Appliance, Dell, NEC, or Fujitsu, all of whom are designated original storage manufacturer (OSM) or solution technology integrator (STI) partners, or from any of these companies' resellers. Cisco does not offer trade-in credits or a trade-in program for Cisco MDS 9000 family products.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A Module, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5991/ps6785/data_sheet_c78_605104.html, or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html
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