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EOS/EOL for Catalyst 4000 Series HW Accessories & IOS Software Rel 12.1(13)EW

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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2612
Cisco Systems ® announces the end of sale and end-of-life dates of the Cisco ® Catalyst ® 4000 Series hardware accessories, and the Cisco IOS ® Software Release 12.1(13)EW on the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series switches. The last day to order the products is May 3, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until May 3, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series accessories and products. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.
Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series customers are encouraged to migrate to the Catalyst 4500 Series switches, providing increased Power over Ethernet (PoE) support and enhanced features for quality of service (QoS), high availability, and security. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/go/catalyst4000.
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(13)EW customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(18)EW or later releases, which support additional hardware and software features.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 4000 and 4500 Series Products and Accessories

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 3, 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.

May 3, 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.

August 3, 2005

End of software maintenance releases date

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.

May 3, 2006

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

May 3, 2009

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.

May 3, 2010

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

WS-X4004=

Cisco Catalyst 4003 Fan Tray (spare)

WS-X4005=

Cisco Catalyst 4006 Fan Tray (spare)

WS-X4019

Cisco Catalyst 4006 Backplane Channel Module

WS-4092=

Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series 23-inch Rack Mount Kit

WS-X4098=

Cisco Catalyst 4006 Rack Mount Kit (Spare)

WS-X4099=

Cisco Catalyst 4000 Rack Mount Kit (Spare)

S4KL3-12113EW 

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

S4KL3-12113EW=

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

S4KL3E-12113EW

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP3/4 (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP,IS-IS)

S4KL3E-12113EW=

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP3/4 (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP,IS-IS)

S4KL3EK2-12113EW

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP3/4, 3DES (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP,IS-IS)

S4KL3EK2-12113EW=

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP3/4, 3DES (OSPF,IGRP,EIGRP,IS-IS)

S4KL3K2-12113EW 

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 C4500 SUP 3/4, 3DES (RIP, Static Routes, IPX, AT)

S4KL3K2-12113EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 C4500 SUP 3/4, 3DES (RIP, Static Routes, IPX, AT)

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(13)EW on the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series switches is Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(18)EW or later (Table 3).

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Cisco End-of-Life Product

Cisco Replacement Product

S4KL3-12113EW 

S4KL3-12218EW

S4KL3-12113EW=

S4KL3-12218EW=

S4KL3E-12113EW

S4KL3E-12218EW

S4KL3E-12113EW=

S4KL3E-12218EW= 

S4KL3EK2-12113EW

S4KL3EK91-12218EW 

S4KL3EK2-12113EW=

S4KL3EK91-12218EW=

S4KL3K2-12113EW 

S4KL3K91-12218EW

S4KL3K2-12113EW=

S4KL3K91-12218EW=

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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

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Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed on the Cisco Web site at www.cisco.com/go/offices.Argentina · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Bulgaria · Canada · Chile · China PRC · Colombia · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cyprus  Czech Republic · Denmark · Dubai, UAE · Finland · France · Germany · Greece · Hong Kong SAR · Hungary · India · Indonesia · Ireland Israel · Italy · Japan · Korea · Luxembourg · Malaysia · Mexico · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Peru · Philippines · Poland Portugal · Puerto Rico · Romania · Russia · Saudi Arabia · Scotland · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · South Africa · Spain · Sweden Switzerland · Taiwan · Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom · United States · Venezuela · Vietnam · Zimbabwe						Copyright  2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 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