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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2632
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® ONS 15454 24-Port BNC Electrical Interface Adapter (EIA) Panel. The last day to order this panel is November 15, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 15, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for this panel. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ONS 15454 48-Port High-Density BNC EIA Panel, which provides access to additional shelf slots.
Information about the replacement product can be found in the Cisco ONS 15454 user documentation at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/tsd_products_support_series_home.html. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco ONS 15454 24-Port BNC EIA Panel to the Cisco ONS 15454 48-Port High-Density BNC EIA Panel.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco ONS 15454 24-Port BNC EIA Panel

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.

November 15, 2004

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.

November 15, 2005

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.

February 15, 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.

November 15, 2006

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.

November 15, 2006

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

August 15, 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.

November 15, 2010

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

15454-EIA-1BNCA24

24-port BNC EIA panel, A side, for high-density and prior-version shelf assemblies

15454-EIA-1BNCA24=

24-port BNC EIA panel, A side, for high-density and prior-version shelf assemblies, spare

15454-EIA-1BNCB24

24-port BNC EIA panel, B side, for high-density and prior-version shelf assemblies

15454-EIA-1BNCB24=

24-port BNC EIA panel, B side, for high-density and prior-version shelf assemblies, spare

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco ONS 15454 24-Port BNC EIA Panel is the Cisco ONS 15454 48-Port High-Density BNC EIA Panel (Table 3). The replacement EIA panel provides additional shelf-slot access for more system flexibility.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco End-of-Life Product:

Cisco ONS 15454 24-Port BNC EIA Panel

Cisco Replacement Product:

Cisco ONS 15454 48-Port High-Density BNC EIA Panel

Part numbers

15454-EIA-1BNCA24

15454-EIA-1BNCA24=

15454-EIA-1BNCB24

15454-EIA-1BNCB24=

15454-EIA-1BNCA48

15454-EIA-1BNCA48=

15454-EIA-1BNCB48

15454-EIA-1BNCB48=

Connectors, BNC

24 transmit and 24 receive per EIA panel

48 transmit and 48 receive per EIA panel

Slot access

A side
B side

 

Slots 2 and 4

Slots 14 and 16

 

Slots 2 and 4

Slots 14 and 16

Protection types supported

1:1

1:N, N≤4

 

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 Cisco ONS 15454 24-Port BNC EIA Panel through the Cisco Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of this product are available in limited supply 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 15454, visit http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/index.html or contact your local Cisco 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 and end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.