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EOL Announcement for Cisco Catalyst 2900 Series XL Fixed-Configuration Switches

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2900 Series XL Fixed-Configuration Switches including respective Multi-Pack units. The last day to order the Cisco Catalyst 2900 Series XL Fixed-Configuration Switches is November 1, 2001. 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 Cisco Catalyst 2900 Series XL Fixed-Configuration Switches. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Note: This announcement does NOT affect the Modular Configuration of the Catalyst 2900 Series XL (WS-C2924M-XL-EN, WS-C2924M-XL-EN-DC, WS-C2912MF-XL) or the Expansion Modules (WS-X2914-XL-V, WS-X2922-XL-V, WS-X2924-XL-V, WS-X2931-XL, WS-X2932-XL, WS-X2951-XL, WS-X2961-XL, WS-X2971-XL, WS-X2972-XL

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2900 Series XL Fixed-Configuration Switches

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.

November 1, 2001

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.

November 1, 2001

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.

December 1, 2001

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.

November 1, 2002

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.

November 1, 2006

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

WS-C2912-XL-EN

12-port 10/100 Switch (Enterprise Edition)

WS-C2950-12

12 port, 10/100 Catalyst Switch, Standard Image only

WS-C2924-XL-EN

24-port 10/100 Switch (Enterprise Edition)

WS-C2924-XL-EN

24-port 10/100 Switch (Enterprise Edition)

WS-C2950C-24

24 10/100 ports with 2 100BASE-FX uplinks, Enhanced Image

WS-C2924-XL-EN-5P

Catalyst 2924 XL Enterprise Edition, 5-Pack

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N/A

WS-C2924-XL-EN-A5

5 Catalyst 2924 Enterprise Edition

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N/A

WS-C2924C-XL-EN

22-port 10/100 + 2 100BaseFX Port Switch (Enterprise Edition

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N/A

WS-C2924C-XL-EN-5P

Catalyst 2924C XL Enterprise Edition, 5-Pack

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N/A

WS-C2924-XL-EN-BU

WS-C2924-XL-EN BUNDLE

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N/A

WS-C2924C-XL-EN-BUND

WS-C2924C-XL-EN BUNDLE

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

N/A

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Fixed Configuration Catalyst 2900 Series XL is the Catalyst 2950 Series.

For More Information

For more information about the Fixed Configuration Catalyst 2900 Series XL, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice