Guest

Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

EoS/EoL for the Cisco ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH

  • Viewing Options

  • PDF (96.9 KB)
  • Feedback

EOL5816

Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH. The last day to order the Cisco ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH is May 31, 2008. 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 ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH

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.

June 1, 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.

May 31, 2008

Last Ship Date: OS SW

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

August 30, 2008

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: OS SW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

May 31, 2009

End of New Service Attachment Date: OS SW

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.

May 31, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: OS SW

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

August 29, 2012

Last Date of Support:
OS SW

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.

May 30, 2013

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

15454-LIC-R5.0.0K9

15454 Upgrade License for R5.0.0, Right To Use License

15454-R4.0.3SWCD

Rel. 4.0.3 Feature Pkg., CD, Right To Use License

15454E-DOC4.1.0CD

Sys. Doc. Rel. 4.1.0 English, CD

15454E-DOC4.1.0CD=

Sys. Doc. Rel. 4.1.0 English, CD

15454E-DOC4.1.0PP

Sys. Doc. Rel. 4.1.0 English, Paper

15454E-DOC4.1.0PP=

Sys. Doc. Rel. 4.1.0 English, Paper

15454E-LIC-5.0.2K9

15454E Upgrade License for 5.0.2, Right To Use License

SF15454E-R5.0.2K9

Rel. 5.0.2 SW, Pre-loaded on TCC

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement and migration strategy for SONET and SDH customers affected by this announcement is outlined as follows. The recommended replacement software includes many new system capabilities, enhanced network security, and general code enhancements for improved software stability. More information about the enhancements are detailed in the release notes found at: http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/prod_release_notes_list.html.
For those customers on R5.0.X affected by this announcement:

• TCC2(P): Migrate to the latest available release.

For those customers migrating from R5.0.5:

• To ensure compatibility with the features in this release, migrate to R6.2 or later.

For those customers on R4.X.X affected by this announcement:

• TCC2(P): Migrate to the latest available release.

• TCC+: Migrate to the latest 4.1.x release or conduct an in-service processor upgrade to TCC2(P), then migrate to the latest available release.

For those customers on R2.X.X affected by this announcement:

• TCC+: Migrate to the latest 4.1.x release or conduct an in-service processor upgrade to TCC2(P), then migrate to the latest available release.

• TCC: Processor end of life.

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/web/ordering/ciscocapital/refurbished/index.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ONS 15454 Select Software Releases - SONET and SDH, 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.