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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module

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Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module. The last day to order the Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module is September 11, 2007. 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 Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module.




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.

March 13, 2007

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.

September 11, 2007

Last Ship 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.

December 10, 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.

September 10, 2008

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.

September 10, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:


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

December 7, 2011

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.

September 9, 2012

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




10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module with DOM support




10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module with DOM support

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 10GBASE-ER+ XENPAK Module. Additional information about this product can be found at: The Cisco 10GBASE-ER+ XENPAK Module is backward-compatible with the capabilities of the Cisco 10GBASE-ER XENPAK Module. Additionally, the Cisco 10GBASE-ER+ XENPAK Module supports the DOM capability. For more information about the platform and releases that support this feature, please refer to the XENPAK compatibility matrix at:
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to:

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco 10GBASE-ER+ XENPAK Module, visit, contact your local account representative.
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