Cisco® announces the end-of-sale dates for the Cisco XR 12000 Series Original Routers. The last day to order the Cisco XR 12000 Series Original Routers is May 21, 2007. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until otherwise specified by a component-specific end-of-life announcement or new Product ID. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco XR 12000 Series Original Routers. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco XR 12000 Series Original Routers
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 19, 2007
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
May 21, 2007
Last Ship Date: HW
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 19, 2007
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
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
Cisco XR 12404 80Gbps; 1PRP-2, Fabric and Alarm Combo, 2AC
XR-12000/4 configured with 12000/4-AC and 12404/80
Cisco XR 12000 4-slot Router configured with Cisco 12000 4-slot Chassis; 1Blower, 2AC and 80Gbps consolidated Fabric and Alarm card for 12404 chassis
Cisco XR 12404 80Gbps; 1PRP-2, Fabric and Alarm Combo, 2DC
XR-12000/4 configured with 12000/4-DC and 12404/80
Cisco XR 12000 4-slot Router configured with Cisco 12000 4-slot Chassis; 1Blower, 2DC and 80Gbps consolidated Fabric and Alarm card for 12404 chassis
XR-12000/16 configured with 12000/16-DC and 12416/320
Cisco XR 12000 16-slot Router configured with Cisco 12000 16-slot; 2Alarm, 2Blower, 4DC and 320Gbps Fabric Option with 3xSFC and 2xCSC for 12416 chassis
Product Migration Options
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco XR 12000 Series 4-slot, 6-slot, 10-slot, or 16-slot enhanced routers, fan trays, power supplies, and chassis accessories. Information about these products can be found at:
Note: Each top-level product ID includes power options, fabric options, route-processor options, and line-card options. Minimum software requirement to support the enhanced chassis is Cisco IOS-XR 3.3.
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: