Guest

Cisco 500 Series Content Engines

EOL/EOS for Cisco 510A, 565A, and Network Module-SCSI Content Engines

  • Viewing Options

  • PDF (486.5 KB)
  • Feedback

PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2752

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 510A, 565A, and Network Module-SCSI content engines. The last day to order these Cisco products is July 21, 2005. Customers with active service contracts willcontinue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until July 21, 2010.


Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 510A, 565A, and Network Module-SCSI content engines. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the new Cisco 511 and 566 content engines, which offer the latest in hardware component upgrades, performance, and flexibility. Information about the replacement products can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/conntsw/ps491/index.html. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the end-of-life product to these replacement products.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 510A, 565A, and Network Module-SCSI Content Engines

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life AnnouncementDate

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

January 21, 2005

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.

July 21, 2005

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.

October 21, 2005

End of Software Maintenance ReleasesDate

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.

July 21, 2006

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.

July 21, 2006

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.

July 21, 2006

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

April 21, 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.

July 21, 2010

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale ProductPart Number

Product Description

CE-510A-80GB-K9

Cisco 510A Content Engine, (1) 80 G Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) drive, AC Power, Cisco Application and Content Networking System (ACNS) Software

CE-510A-160GB-K9

Cisco 510A Content Engine, (2) 80 G IDE drives, AC Power, ACNS

CE-565A-72GB-K9

Cisco 565A Content Engine, (2) 36 G Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) drive, AC Power, ACNS

CE-565A-144GB-K9

Cisco 565A Content Engine, (2) 72 G SCSI drives, AC Power, ACNS

NM-CE-BP-SCSI-K9

Content Engine Network Module-Basic Performance-SCSI Adapter

EM-CE-SCSI=

Expansion Module for NM-CE-BP, SCSI Adapter

CE-510A-DISK-80GB

80 GB IDE Disk Drive for Cisco 510A Content Engine, option

CE-510A-DISK-80GB=

80 GB IDE Disk Drive for Cisco 565A Content Engine , spare

CE-565A-DISK-36GB

36 GB SCSI Disk Drive for Cisco 565A Content Engine

CE-565A-DISK-36GB=

36 GB SCSI Disk Drive for Cisco 565A Content Engine, spare

CE-565A-DISK-72GB

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for Cisco 565A Content Engine

CE-565A-DISK-72GB=

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for Cisco 565A Content Engine, spare

SF-CE510-RCPS

RealNetworks Helix Universal Gateway for Cisco 510A Content Engine

SF-CE510-RCPS=

RealSystem v9 combined proxy/server for Cisco 510A Content Engine

SF-CE565-RCPS

RealNetworks Helix Universal Gateway for Cisco 565A Content Engine

SF-CE565-RCPS=

RealSystem v9 combined proxy/server for Cisco 565A Content Engine

SF-CE-510-TL-5.0

Multicast Client for CE-510-K9, CE-507-K9, NM-CE-BP

SF-CE-510-TL-5.0=

Multicast Client for CE-510-K9, CE-507-K9, NM-CE-BP

SF-CE-565-TL-5.0

Multicast Client for ACNS 5 on CE-565-K9 or CE-560-K9

SF-CE-565-TL-5.0=

Multicast Client for ACNS 5 on CE-565-K9 or CE-560-K9

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 510A, 565A, and Network Module-SCSI content engines are the Cisco 511 and 566 content engines (Table 3). The replacement products are built with the latest hardware components and use the latest release of the Cisco ACNS Software, version 5.2 or later. These content engines are already available for customer orders.


Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco 510A Content Engine

Cisco 511 Content Engine

Software Supported

Cisco ACNS 5.0+

Cisco ACNS 5.2+

Size

1 RU

1 RU

Capabilities

Content engine with optional decoder card or Fibre Channel HSB

Content engine with optional decoder card or Fibre Channel HSB

Storage

80 or 160 GB IDE

80 GB SATA or 160 GB SATA

Part Number

CE-510A-80GB-K9

CE-510A-160GB-K9

CE-511-K9

Feature

Cisco 565A Content Engine

Cisco 566 Content Engine

Software Supported

Cisco ACNS 5.0+

Cisco ACNS 5.2+

Size

1 RU

1 RU

Capabilities

Content engine with optional decoder card or Fibre Channel HSB, supports Content Distribution Manager (CDM), Content Router (CR), or IP/TV Program Manager (PM) device modes, supports Storage Array (SA) 7 for storage expansion

Content engine with optional decoder card or Fibre Channel HSB, supports CDM, CR, or IP/TV PM device modes, supports SA-7340 (7-drive default config) for storage expansion

Storage

72 or 144 GB SCSI

144 GB SCSI

Part Number

CE-565A-72GB-K9

CE-565A-144GB-K9

CE-566-144GB-K9

Feature

Cisco Network Module Content Engine—SCSI

Cisco Network Module Content Engine – 40 GB or 80 GB

Software Supported

Cisco ACNS 4.x and 5.x

Cisco ACNS 5.x

Size

Single network module slot

Single network module slot

Capabilities

Router-integrated content engine

Router-integrated content engine

Storage

SCSI adaptor for external storage

40 or 80 GB IDE

Part Number

NM-CE-BP-SCSI-K9

NM-CE-BP-40G-K9/NM-CE-BP-80G-K9

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 tohave a Cisco.com user ID.


FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco Content Engine products, 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