EOS & EOL for Cisco 10720 intermediate reach (IR) and long reach versions 1 & 2
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Updated:Oct 28, 2005
PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 3141
Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 10720 intermediate reach (IR) and long reach versions 1 and 2 (LR1 and LR2) of the dual-mode packet over SONET/SDH (POS)/Dynamic Packet Transport (DPT) cards. The last day to order the affected product is April 30, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 30, 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 Cisco 10720 IR, LR1, and LR2 Versions of Dual-Mode POS/DPT Uplink
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 30, 2005
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
April 30, 2006
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.
July 30, 2006
End of Software 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.
April 30, 2007
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.
April 30, 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.
April 30, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
October 30, 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.
April 30, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
There is no replacement product at this time. Note that the short-reach (SR) version of this card will continue to be available, and this card can still be used with an optical regenerator to attain longer reaches.
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.