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EOS/EOL Announcement for Cisco Catalyst 4003 Chassis, Supervisor Engine I & III

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Catalyst 4003 Chassis, Supervisor Engine 1, Supervisor Engine III, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12c)EW and Associated Bundles. The last day to order the Catalyst 4003 Chassis, Supervisor Engine 1, Supervisor Engine III, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12c)EW and Associated Bundles power supplies is January 26, 2004. 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 Catalyst 4003 Chassis, Supervisor Engine 1, Supervisor Engine III, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12c)EW and Associated Bundles. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Catalyst 4003 Chassis, Supervisor Engine 1, Supervisor Engine III, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12c)EW and Associated 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.

January 26, 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.

July 26, 2004

Last Ship Date:
HW, OS SW

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, 2004

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
OS SW

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.

July 26, 2005

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.

July 26, 2005

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW, OS SW

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.

July 26, 2005

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW, OS SW

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

July 26, 2008

Last Date of Support:
HW, OS SW

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.

July 26, 2009

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

S4KL3-12112EW

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 3/4 (RIP,St.Routes,IPX,AT)

NA

NA

S4KL3-12112EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 3/4 (RIP,St.Routes,IPX,AT)

NA

NA

S4KL3E-12112EW

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP 3/4 (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP)

NA

NA

S4KL3E-12112EW=

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP 3/4 (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP)

NA

NA

WS-C4003

Catalyst 4000 Chassis (3-Slot), (1) AC Power Supply,Fan Tray

NA

NA

WS-C4003-S1

Cat4000 Chassis(3-slot), Sup1, AC PS

WS-C4503, WS-C4506, or WS-C4507R

WS-X4013+ or WS-X4515

PWR-C45-1000AC

Deployed with: Cisco Catalyst 4000 and Catalyst 4500 series line cards

WS-C4003-S1-82

Cat4003 chassis, AC P/S,SupI,80 10/100+2GE

NA

NA

WS-C4003=

Cat4003 Chassis,Single AC PS(Spare)

NA

NA

WS-C4006-S3*

Catalyst 4000 Chassis(6-Slot),SupIII, 2 AC P/S,

NA

NA

WS-X4012

Cat4003 Supervisor I

NA

NA

WS-X4012=

Cat 4003 Supervisor I,(spare)

NA

NA

WS-X4014

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor III (2 GE)

WS-X4515

Deployed with: Cisco Catalyst 4503, 4506, or 4006 chassis

WS-X4014=

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor III (2 GE)

NA

NA

* Cisco is not announcing end of sale for the Cisco Catalyst 4006 Switch as part of this bulletin. This bulletin pertains only to the Catalyst 4006 bundle that includes Cisco Catalyst 4000/4500 Supervisor Engine III.

Product Migration Options

Cisco Catalyst 4003 and Cisco Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine I customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 4503 with Supervisor Engine II-Plus, which provides nonblocking Layer 2 switching, basic Layer 3 routing, comprehensive Layer 3-4 security, and QoS at up to 64 Gbps and 48 Mbps.
Cisco Catalyst 4000/4500 Supervisor Engine III customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 4000/4500 Supervisor Engine IV, which includes the same features and functions as the Supervisor Engine III, plus additional enhancements at a lower price.
For a list of benefits of the Cisco Catalyst 4000/4500 Supervisor Engine IV, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps4324/product_data_sheet0900aecd8035cf2b.html
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12c)EW customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(25)EWA2 or later. These releases support additional hardware and software features.
For more information about the Cisco Catalyst 4503, Supervisor Engine II-Plus, and Supervisor Engine IV, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps4324/index.html
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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html

For More Information

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