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EOS and EOL Announcement for the Cisco 16-Port EtherSwitch Prestandard Power over Ethernet Network Modules

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco 16-Port EtherSwitch Prestandard Power over Ethernet Network Modules. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 6, 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 affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 16-Port EtherSwitch Prestandard Power over Ethernet Network Modules

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.

April 7, 2008

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.

October 6, 2008

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.

January 4, 2009

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

October 6, 2009

End of New Service Attachment Date: HW

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.

October 6, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

January 1, 2013

Last Date of Support: HW

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.

October 5, 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

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

NM-16ESW-PWR

1 16 port 10/100 EtherSwitch NM with prestandard POE

NME-16ES-1G-P

EtherSwitch Service Mod 16 10/100T POE + 1 GE, IP Base

NM-16ESW-PWR-1GIG

1 16 port 10/100 EtherSwitch NM with prestandard POE + GE

NME-16ES-1G-P

EtherSwitch Service Mod 16 10/100T POE + 1 GE, IP Base

NM-16ESW-PWR-1GIG=

1 16 port 10/100 EtherSwitch NM with prestandard POE + GE

NME-16ES-1G-P=

EtherSwitch Service Mod 16 10/100T POE + 1 GE, IP Base

NM-16ESW-PWR=

1 16 port 10/100 EtherSwitch NM with prestandard POE

NME-16ES-1G-P=

EtherSwitch Service Mod 16 10/100T POE + 1 GE, IP Base

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 16-port EtherSwitch Service Module with standards-based Power over Ethernet (product number NME-16ES-1G-P). Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5855/product_data_sheet0900aecd8028d15f_ps5854_Products_Data_Sheet.html. The newer EtherSwitch service module greatly expands the capabilities of the previous service modules by providing support for new features such as IEEE 802.3a/f Power over Ethernet, local Layer 3 switching, advanced quality of service, Cisco Network Assistant and Cisco Emergency Responder, to name a few, as well as feature parity with Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series Switches. Additionally, the newer EtherSwitch service module can take full advantage of the increased performance capabilities and new form factors of the enhanced network module slot on Cisco Integrated Services Routers.
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 Cisco 16-Port EtherSwitch Prestandard Power over Ethernet Network Modules through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco 16-port EtherSwitch Service Modules with standards-based Power over Ethernet, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5855/product_data_sheet0900aecd8028d15f_ps5854_Products_Data_Sheet.html, or contact your local account representative.
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