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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Broadcom 5709 Ethernet PCIe Adapter for Cisco UCS M2 Servers

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Broadcom 5709 Ethernet PCIe Adapter for Cisco UCS M2 Servers. The last day to order the affected product(s) is January 15, 2013. 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 Broadcom 5709 Ethernet PCIe Adapter for Cisco UCS M2 Servers

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.

October 16, 2012

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.

January 15, 2013

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.

April 15, 2013

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

January 15, 2014

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.

January 15, 2014

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

April 12, 2017

Last Date of Support:
HW

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

January 31, 2018

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

Additional Information

N2XX-ABPCI01

Broadcom 5709 Dual-Port Ethernet PCIe Adapter

N2XX-ABPCI01-M3

Broadcom 5709 Dual Port 1Gb w/TOE iSCSI for M3 Servers

-

N2XX-ABPCI01=

Broadcom 5709 Dual-Port Ethernet PCIe Adapter

N2XX-ABPCI01-M3=

Broadcom 5709 Dual-Port Ethernet PCIe Adapter for M3 Servers

-

N2XX-ABPCI03

Broadcom 5709 Quad Port 10/100/1Gb NIC w/TOE iSCSI

N2XX-ABPCI03-M3

Broadcom 5709 Quad Port 1Gb w/TOE iSCSI for M3 Servers

-

N2XX-ABPCI03=

Broadcom 5709 Quad Port 10/100/1Gb NIC w/TOE iSCSI

N2XX-ABPCI03-M3=

Broadcom 5709 Quad Port 10/100/1Gb NIC w/TOE iSCSI for M3 Se

-

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Broadcom 5709 M3 version. The M3 product provides a firmware update to the Broadcom 5709 Adapter and provides support for both the Cisco UCS M2 and the Cisco UCS M3 rack-mount server platforms.
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html
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http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html
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