Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the 128 MB DRAM Memory Spare for NPE-400 in Cisco 7200 Series. The last day to order the 128 MB DRAM Memory Spare for NPE-400 in Cisco 7200 Series is August 13, 2007. 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 128 MB DRAM Memory for NPE-400 in Cisco 7200 Series. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the 128 MB DRAM Memory for NPE-400 in Cisco 7200 Series.
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 12, 2007
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
August 13, 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.
November 11, 2007
End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: OS SW
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.
August 12, 2008
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.
August 12, 2008
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.
August 12, 2008
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
November 8, 2011
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.
August 11, 2012
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
128MB Memory for NPE-400 in 7200 Series
256MB Memory for NPE-400 in 7200 Series
Product Migration Options
As of September 30, 2005, the NPE-400 Network Processing Engine is being shipped with 256 MB DRAM Memory by default instead of 128 MB DRAM Memory. For your installed base, customers are encouraged to migrate to the 256 MB DRAM Memory for the NPE-400 for the Cisco 7200VXR Series. Information about this product can be found at:
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 Cisco's 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:
For More Information
For more information about the 256 MB Memory for NPE-400 in Cisco 7200 Series, visit
http://www.cisco.com/go/7200, or contact your local account representative.