® announces a change in product part numbers for the Cisco MDS 4G Fibre Channel Longwave Small Form-Factor Pluggable for Dell. This is a product part number change only announcement. Customers will experience no change in functionality when using the new product IDs. The new product IDs are designed to simplify the customer ordering process. The last day to order the affected product using the current product IDs is March 24, 2008. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until otherwise specified in the end-of-life announcement for the new product ID(s). 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.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MDS 4G Fibre Channel Longwave Small Form-Factor Pluggable for Dell
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 24, 2007
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
March 24, 2008
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.
June 22, 2008
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
4G FC SFP for Dell
4Gbps MR SFP for DELL
Product Migration Options
This is a product part number change only. Customers will experience no change in functionality when using the new product IDs. The new product IDs are designed to simplify the ordering process.