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Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 32-Port 10/100BASE-T Line and 4-Port 100BASE-FX Cards

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T line card and 4-port 100BASE-FX daughter card. The last day to order the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T line card and 4-port 100BASE-FX daughter card is November 26, 2007. 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 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T line card and 4-port 100BASE-FX daughter card. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T line card and 4-port 100BASE-FX daughter card.

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.

May 28, 2007

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 26, 2007

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.

February 24, 2008

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 25, 2008

End of New Service Attachment Date:

HW

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.

November 25, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:

HW

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

February 21, 2012

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 24, 2012

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

WS-U4504-FX-MT

Catalyst 4500 4-port 100FX(MTRJ) Uplink for WS-X4232-RJ-XX

WS-X4232-GB-RJ

Catalyst 4500 32-10/100 (RJ-45),2-GE(GBIC)

WS-U4504-FX-MT=

Catalyst 4500 4-port 100FX(MTRJ) Uplink for WS-X4232-RJ-XX

WS-X4232-GB-RJ=

Catalyst 4500 32-10/100 (RJ-45),2-GE(GBIC)

WS-X4232-RJ-XX

Catalyst 4500 10/100 Module,32-ports(RJ45)+Modular uplinks

WS-X4232-GB-RJ

Catalyst 4500 32-10/100 (RJ-45),2-GE(GBIC)

WS-X4232-RJ-XX=

Catalyst 4500 10/100 Module,32-ports(RJ45)+Modular uplinks

WS-X4232-GB-RJ=

Catalyst 4500 32-10/100 (RJ-45),2-GE(GBIC)

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45) with 2-port 1000BASE GBIC line card. Information about this product can be found at: 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 Catalyst 4500 Series 32-port 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45) with 2-port 1000BASE GBIC line card, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps4324/index.html, contact your local account representative or send an e-mail to ask-c4500-pm@cisco.com.
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