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EoS/EoL for the Cisco 10000 Series 6 Port Channelized T3 Interface Module

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Product Bulletin No. EOL1049 - Amended

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module. The last day to order the affected product is August 17, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 17, 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.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 10000 Series 4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card, which offers higher port density. Information about the replacement product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps133/products_data_sheets_list.html.
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module

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.

February 17, 2006

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.

August 17, 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.

November 17, 2006

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date

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.

August 17, 2009

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.

August 17, 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.

August 17, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

February 17, 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.

August 17, 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

ESR-6CT3(=)

6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module

ESR-HH-4CT3(=)

4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card

ESR-33CT3=

6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module

ESR-HH-4CT3=

4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card

ESR10008-2P2DC+6

C10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PREs, 2 DC PEMs, 1 CT3 module

10000-2P2-2DC+CT3

Cisco 10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PRE2s, 2 DC PEMs, 3 HH-4CT3

ESR10008-2P2AC+6

C10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PREs, 2 AC PEMs, 1 CT3 module

10000-2P2-2AC+CT3

Cisco 10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PRE2s, 2 AC PEMs, 3 HH-4CT3

ESR10008-1P1DC+6

C10000 8-slot chassis, 1 PRE, 1 DC PEM, 1 CT3 module

10000-2P2-2DC+CT3

Cisco 10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PRE2s, 2 DC PEMs, 3 HH-4CT3

ESR10008-1P1AC+6

C10000 8-slot chassis, 1 PRE, 2 AC PEM, 1 CT3 module

10000-2P2-2AC+CT3

Cisco 10000 8-slot chassis, 2 PRE2s, 2 AC PEMs, 3 HH-4CT3

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module is the Cisco 10000 Series 4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card (Table 3). The 4-port line card offers higher port density per chassis, improved test capabilities, and Y-cable redundancy support.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module

Cisco 4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card

Ports per line card

6

4

Maximum ports per slot/chassis

6/48

8/64

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 www.cisco.com/go/tradein. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco 10000 Series, visit www.cisco.com/go/10000 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.