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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2286
Addendum in reference to End of Sale for Selected Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Components

Addendum/Effective Date 1

May 7, 2004

Addendum/Effective Date 2

December 22, 2004

Original Bulletin Announcement Date

September 23, 2003

Original Bulletin Information

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Cisco Systems ® announces the end of sale and end of life of the Cisco ® Catalyst ® 6500 16-Port Gigabit Ethernet Module and change in orderability for the Cisco Catalyst 6509 RJ-21 and RJ48 inline power bundles. The last day to order these components is May 31, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until May 31, 2009. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for these components. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. Table 3 outlines the replacement products.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Replacement Product listed in Table 3.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Product Part Numbers Affected by this Announcement

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.

September 10, 2003

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 31, 2004

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 31, 2004

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 31, 2005

End of New Service Attachment Date

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.

May 31, 2005

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.

December 31, 2008

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 31, 2009

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

WS-X6416-GE-MT

Cisco Catalyst 6500 16-port Gig-Ethernet Mod., MT-RJ

WS-C6509-NEB*

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Chassis, NEBS, 9-slot vert, 20 RU, with fan tray, no power supply

See Product Bulletin # 2513 for End of Sale and Support Dates** http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_eol_notice09186a008023401e.html

WS-C6509-NEB-FAN= 

Catalyst 6509-NEB Fan Tray for 9-Vertical-Slot System, Spare 

See Product Bulletin # 2513 for End of Sale and Support Dates** http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_eol_notice09186a008023401e.html

WS-CDC-1300W*

Cisco Catalyst 6500 1300W DC power supply

See Product Bulletin # 2513 for End of Sale and Support Dates** http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_eol_notice09186a008023401e.html

WS-CAC-1300W*

Cisco Catalyst 6500 1300W AC power supply

See Product Bulletin # 2513 for End of Sale and Support Dates** http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_eol_notice09186a008023401e.html

Change in Orderability

Product Description

WS-C6509-RJ21-96

Cat6509 chassis w/ 2x2500WAC, 1xSup1A-PFC, 2xWS-X6148-RJ21V

WS-C6509-RJ45-96

Cat6509 chassis w/ 2x2500WAC, 1xSup1A-PFC, 2xWS-X6148-RJ45V

* See product bulletin #2513 for additional details

PROCUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco EOS Product is listed below in (Table 3).

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Cisco EOL Product

Cisco Minimal Replacement Product

Cisco Recommended Replacement Product

Replacement Description/Benefit

WS-X6416-GE-MT(=)

WS-X6516A-GBIC(=)

WS-X6516A-GBIC(=)

16-port fabric enabled Gigabit Ethernet Module with GBIC interface

BENEFIT: Fabric enabled linecard which is a lower cost and has a higher buffer size of 1MB

WS-C6509-NEB(=)

WS-C6509-NEB-A

WS-C6509-NEB-A + FAN-MOD-09 

Enhanced Nine-slot Chassis for all Supervisors and NEBS Environments plus High speed Fan tray

BENEFIT: Lower cost and compatible with all Catalyst 6500 Supervisors.

WS-C6509-NEB-FAN= 

FAN-MOD-09 

FAN-MOD-09 

Enhanced Nine-slot High Speed Fan Tray

BENEFIT: Compatible with all Catalyst 6500 Supervisors.

WS-CDC-1300W(=)

WS-CDC-2500W(=)

PWR-4000-DC(=)

2500W DC power supply or 4000W DC power supply

BENEFIT: Higher wattage power supply able to support future PoE devices

WS-CAC-1300W(=)

WS-CAC-2500W(=)

WS-CAC-3000W(=) or WS-CAC-4000W-US(=) or WS-CAC-4000W-INT(=) or

WS-CAC-6000W(=)

2500W AC power supply or 3000W AC power supply or 4000W AC power supply (US) or 4000W AC power supply (Int'l) or

6000W AC power supply

Benefit: Higher wattage power supply able to support future PoE devices

WS-C6509-RJ21-96

1x WS-C6509

2x WS-CAC-2500W

1x WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN

1x WS-X6K-SUP1A-PFC

2x WS-X6148-RJ21V

1x WS-C6509-E

2x WS-CAC-3000W

1x WS-C6509-E-FAN 

1x WS-SUP32-GE-3B

2x WS-X6148-21AF

Individual Components

Benefit: Cisco recommended products have a higher power supply and can support IEEE 802.3af PoE devices

WS-C6509-RJ45-96

1x WS-C6509

2x WS-CAC-2500W

1x WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN

1x WS-X6K-SUP1A-PFC

2x WS-X6148-RJ45V

1x WS-C6509-E

2x WS-CAC-3000W

1x WS-C6509-E-FAN

1x WS-SUP32-GE-3B

2x WS-X6148A-45AF 

Individual Components

Benefit: Cisco recommended products have a higher power supply and can support IEEE 802.3af PoE devices

Table 4. Minimum and Recommended Software for Replacement Products

Replacement Models

Minimum CatOS

Recommended CatOS

Minimum IOS (12.1E train)

Recommended IOS (12.1E train)

Minimum IOS (12.2S train)

Recommended IOS (12.2S train)

WS-X6516A-GBIC

7.5(1)

7.5(1)

12.1(19)E1

12.1(19)E1

SUP720- 12.2(14)SX SUP2- 12.2(17d)SXB

12.2(17d)SXB (SUP720/SUP2)

WS-C6509-NEB-A

8.1(1)

8.1(1)

12.1(19)E1

12.1(19)E1

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

FAN-MOD-09 

8.1(1)

8.1(1)

12.1(19)E1

12.1(19)E1

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

WS-CDC-2500W

5.4(2)

6.3(7)

12.1(6)E

12.1(13)E11

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

WS-CAC-2500W

5.4(2)

6.3(7)

12.1(6)E

12.1(13)E11

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

WS-CAC-3000W

8.3(1)

8.3(1)

12.1(13)E

12.1(26)E1

12.2(17d)SXB

12.2(17d)SXB

WS-CAC-4000W-US

6.1(3)

6.3(7)

12.1(6)E

12.1(13)E11

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

WS-CAC-4000W-INT

6.1(3)

6.3(7)

12.1(6)E

12.1(13)E11

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

PWR-4000-DC

8.1(1)

8.1(1)

12.1(19)E1

12.1(19)E1

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

WS-CAC-6000W

8.4(1)

8.4(1)

NA

NA

12.2(18)SXD

12.2(18)SXD

WS-SUP32-GE-3B

8.4

8.4

NA

NA

12.2(17)SXB7

12.2(17)SXB7

WS-X6K-S2-PFC2

6.1(1d)

6.3(7)

NA

NA

N/A

N/A

WS-X6148-21AF

8.2(1)

8.2(1)

NA

NA

12.2(17d)SXB

12.2(17d)SXB

WS-X6148-45AF

8.2(1)

8.2(1)

NA

NA

12.2(17d)SXB

12.2(17d)SXB

WS-C6509-E-FAN 

6.3(7)

8.3(1)

12.1(1)E

12.1(19)E1

12.2(14)SX

12.2(17d)SXB

WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN2

8.1(1)

8.1(1)

12.1(19)E1

12.1(19)E1

12.2(14)SX

12.2(14)SX

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

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