Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 1-Port OC-48 Packet over SONET/SDH (POS) Line Card for the Cisco 7304 with single-mode short-reach (SR) optics. The last day to order the affected product is June 30, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 30, 2011.
Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 1-Port OC-48 Packet over SONET/SDH (POS) Line Card for the Cisco 7304 with single-mode intermediate-reach (IR) optics. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco 1-Port OC-48 Packet over SONET/SDH (POS) Line Card for the Cisco 7304 with Single-Mode Short-Reach (SR) Optics
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.
September 30, 2005
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
June 30, 2006
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 30, 2006
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 30, 2007
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 30, 2007
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.
June 30, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
December 30, 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.
June 30, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
1-port OC-48 POS line card for Cisco 7304 with single-mode SR
1-port OC-48 POS line card for Cisco 7304 with single-mode IR
1-port OC-48 POS line card for Cisco 7304 with single-mode SR, spare
1-port OC-48 POS line card for Cisco 7304 with single-mode IR, spare
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco 1-Port OC-48 POS Line Card for the Cisco 7304 with single-mode SR is the 1-Port OC-48 POS Line Card for the Cisco 7304 with single-mode IR (Table 3).
Table 3. Product Comparisons
Cisco 1-Port OC-48 POS Line Card for Cisco 7304 with Single-Mode SR
Cisco 1-Port OC-48 POS Line Card for Cisco 7304 with Single-Mode IR
Number of interface ports
Maximum Nominal Distance
1.2 mi (2km)
9 mi (15 km)
0 to 7 dB
0 to 12 dB
1266nm to 1360 nm
1260nm to 1360 nm
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.