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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2696

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Coarse Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (CWDM) gigabit interface converter (GBIC) bundles (part numbers CWDM-8GBIC-SET1= and CWDM-8GBIC-SET2=). The last day to order the Cisco CWDM GBIC bundles is December 31, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC); individual products that make up the bundle are not affected by this announcement. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones and dates for the CWDM GBIC bundles. Table 2 describes the product numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to order individual CWDM GBIC products in the bundles that at end of sale (see section "Product Migration Options" for details).

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco CWDM GBIC bundles

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.
December 15, 2004

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.
December 31, 2005

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.

March 31, 2005

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.

These products are still supported thru GBIC product numbers listed in Table 3.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CWDM-8GBIC-SET1=

Set of 4 pairs of Cisco 1000BASE-CWDM GBICs: 2x1470, 2x1510, 2x1550, 2x1590

CWDM-8GBIC-SET2=

Set of 4 pairs of Cisco 1000BASE-CWDM GBICs: 2x1490, 2x1530, 2x1570, 2x1610

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco CWDM-8GBIC-SET1= and CWDM-8GBIC-SET2= bundles consists of the set of individual GBIC product numbers listed in Table 3.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Replacement Part Numbers

CWDM-8GBIC-SET1=

2xCWDM-GBIC-1470=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1510=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1550=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1590=

CWDM-8GBIC-SET2=

2xCWDM-GBIC-1490=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1530=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1570=, 2xCWDM-GBIC-1610=

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
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