Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP Bundles

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End-of-Life Notice, No. 3111
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® ONS 15454 MSTP Bundles. The last day to order the affected product is December 22, 2005. This announcement pertains to the specified bundle part numbers only and not to any other part of the Cisco ONS 15454 platform. 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 and relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP Bundles




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.

September 22, 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.

December 22, 2005

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.

March 22, 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.

Support provided as part of the standard services for the bundle's individual components and support contract for the Cisco ONS 15454 and 15454E.

End of service contract renewal date

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

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.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Numbers

Replacement Product Description


MSTP Bundle - contains 2 ea Optical Preamplifier Module

(2x) 15454-OPT-PRE=

Standard equipment part numbers


MSTP Bundle - contains 2 ea Optical Booster Amplifier Module

(2x) 15454-OPT-BST=

Standard equipment part numbers


ROADM Bundle - contains 2 ea WSS and DMX, 32 Ch - 100 GHz - Odd

(2x) 15454-32-WSS=

(2x) 15454-32-DMX=

Standard equipment part numbers

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacements for the Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP Bundles are the Cisco ONS 15454 standard equipment part numbers.
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 the Cisco TMP, go to The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a user ID.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform, visit: or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
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