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EoS/EoL For Cisco 7200 Series Router I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk Memory

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2701

 

Cisco Systems ® announces an increase to the Cisco ® 7200 I/O Controller default flash disk memory and the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® 7200 Series Router I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory. The last day to order the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk is June 15, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 15, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 7200 I/O 64-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory, which offers more memory for the same price as the 48-MB flash disk memory. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory to the 64-MB flash disk memory.
All Cisco 7200 I/O Controllers ordered from Cisco Systems as of November 1, 2004 will include by default the 64-MB flash disk memory (unless customer configured with an alternate flash memory option). Table 4 lists all Cisco 7200 I/O Controllers available from Cisco Systems as of November 1, 2004.
Information about the 64-MB flash disk memory can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps341/prod_bulletin09186a00800c8e1f.html

Table 1.  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk

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.

December 15, 2004

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.

June 15, 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.

September 15, 2005

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.

June 15, 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.

June 15, 2006

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.

June 15, 2010

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

MEM-I/O-D-FLD48M

Cisco 7200 I/O PCMCIA Flash Disk, 48 MB Option (default)

MEM-I/O-FLD48M

Cisco 7200 I/O PCMCIA Flash Disk, 48 MB Option

MEM-I/O-FLD48M=

Cisco 7200 I/O PCMCIA Flash Disk, 48 MB Spare

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 7200 I/O PCMCIA 48-MB Flash Disk is the Cisco 7200 I/O PCMCIA 64-MB Flash Disk.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco EOL Product

Cisco Replacement Product

Default

MEM-I/O-D-FLD48M

MEM-I/O-FLD64M

Option

MEM-I/O-FLD48M

MEM-I/O-FLD64M 

Spare

MEM-I/O-FLD48M=

MEM-I/O-FLD64M=

 

On November 1, 2004, the default flash disk memory for the Cisco 7200 I/O Controllers listed in Table 4 will be increased from 48 MB to 64 MB.

Table 4. Products Impacted by Default Flash Memory Increase

Product Part Number

Product Description

C7200-I/O and C7200-I/O=

Cisco 7200 Input/Output Controller 

C7200-I/O-2FE/E and C7200-I/O-2FE/E=

Cisco 7200 Input/Output Controller with Dual 10/100 Ethernet 

C7200-I/O-GE+E and C7200-I/O-GE+E=

Cisco 7200 Input/Output Controller with GE and Ethernet 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco 7200 Series Router, go to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps341/index.html or contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco channel partner. For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
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