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EoS/EoL for Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2

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Product Bulletin No. 2986 Amended
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2. The last day to order the affected product is May 24, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 1, 2011. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2.

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.

May 24, 2006

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.

July 1, 2006

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.

June 1, 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.

June 1, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

March 1, 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.

June 1, 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

15216-EDFA2

Metro Erbium Dopped Fiber Amplifier 17 dBm w/ SNMP, Rev2

15216-EDFA3=

Metro EDFA, Midstage Access, Variable Gain 17 dBm

15216-EDFA2=

Metro Erbium Dopped Fiber Amplifier 17 dBm w/ SNMP, Rev2, spare

15216-EDFA3=

Metro EDFA, Midstage Access, Variable Gain 17 dBm

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2 is the ONS 15216 EDFA3 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA3 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps1996/ps1999/index.html.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2

Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA3 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier

Optical Specifications

Adequate Noise Figure and Gain Flatness

Improved Noise Figure and Gain Flatness

Alarm Severity

Not configurable

Configurable

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: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through the Cisco 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: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ONS 15216 EDFA2 Metro Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier, Rev 2, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.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/prod_end_of_life.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.
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