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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2628

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates of the Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Series OC-12 ATM Module. The last day to order the Catalyst 6500 Series OC-12 ATM Module is April 25, 2005. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 25, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Catalyst 6500 Series OC-12 ATM Module. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the products listed in Table 3.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series OC-12 ATM Module

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.
October 25, 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.
April 25, 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.
July 25, 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.
April 25, 2006

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.
April 25, 2006

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

The last possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
April 25, 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.
January 25, 2010

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.
April 25, 2010

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

WS-X6101-OC12-MMF (=)

Catalyst 6000 1-port Multimode OC-12 ATM Module

WS-X6101-OC12-SMF (=)

Catalyst 6000 1-port Single-Mode OC-12 ATM Module

PROCUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement products for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series OC-12 ATM Module are listed in Table 3.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Cisco End-of-Sale Product

Cisco Alternative Solutions

Benefits

WS-X6101-OC12-MMF (=)

FlexWAN + Port Adapter(s)

• FlexWAN Options:

– WS-X6582-2PA

– WS-X6182-2PA

• Port Adapters Options:

– PA-A3-OC3MM

– PA-A3-E3

– PA-A3-T3

– PA-A6-OC3MM

– PA-A6-E3

– PA-A6-T3

FlexWAN + Port Adapters

• The 6582-2PA is the next-generation FlexWAN. Features listed below:

– Native software configurations with both Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 2

– Fabric Enabled CEF256 (6582-2PA)

• ATM classes of service:

– Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM Adaptation Layer 5

– RFC 1483 Routing

– RFC 1483 Bridging

– Constant bit rate (CBR)

– Real-time variable bit rate (VBR-rt)

– Non-real-time variable bit rate (VBR-nrt)

– Available bit rate (ABR)

– Unspecified bit rate (UBR)

• Optical Services Module Option:

– OSM-2OC12-ATM-MM+

– Optical Services Module (OSM)

– The OC12 OSM has 2 OC12 ports plus 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports. The Parallel Express Forwarding (PXF) IP Services Processor on the line card enables the high-performance forwarding of distributed IP service.

– ATM Features

– Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM Adaptation Layer 5

– RFC 1483 Routing

– RFC 1483 Bridging

• Unspecified Bit Rate (UBR)

• Variable Bit Rate-non-real-time (VBR-nrt)

• Max VCs (1000 per card, 500 per port1)

• Max simultaneous segmentation and reassembly: 1000 (1000 Max active VCs)

• VPI Range 0−255 (up to 16 configured simultaneously)

• VCI Range (1−1023)

• RFC-1577 classical IP over ATM

WS-X6101-OC12-SMF (=)

FlexWAN + Port Adapter(s)

• FlexWAN Options:

– WS-X6582-2PA

– WS-X6182-2PA

• Port Adapters Options:

– PA-A3-OC3SMI

– PA-A3-OC3SML

– PA-A3-E3

– PA-A3-T3

– PA-A6-OC3SMI

– PA-A6-OC3SML

– PA-A6-E3

– PA-A6-T3

See above FlexWAN + Port Adapters Benefits
Optical Services Module Option:

• OSM-2OC12-ATM-SI+

See above Optical Services Module (OSM) Benefits

Table 4. Minimum and Recommended Software for Replacement Products

Alternative Solutions

Minimum Catalyst OS

Recommended Catalyst OS

Minimum Cisco IOS® Software (12.1E train)

Recommended Cisco IOS Software (12.1E train)

Minimum Cisco IOS Software (12.2S train)

Recommended Cisco IOS Software (12.2S train)

WS-X6582-2PA
-
-
-
-
12.2(17b)SXA
12.2(18)SXD1
WS-X6182-2PA
5.4(2)
6.3(7)
12.1(5a)E1
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A3-OC3MM
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A3-OC3SMI
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A3-OC3SML
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A3-E3
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A3-T3
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A6-OC3MM
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A6-OC3SMI
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A6-OC3SML
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A6-E3
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
PA-A6-T3
-
-
12.1(1)E
12.1(13)E9
12.2(14)SX
12.2(18)SXD1
OSM-2OC12-ATM-MM+
-
-
12.1(12c)E1
12.1(13)E11
12.2(17b)SXA
12.2(18)SXD1
OSM-2OC12-ATM-SI+
-
-
12.1(12c)E1
12.1(13)E11
12.2(17b)SXA
12.2(18)SXD1

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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