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EOS/EOL for Selective Cisco Catalyst 6500 10/100 Line Cards, GE Line Cards

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Selective Cisco Catalyst 650010/100 Line Cards, Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards, Power Supplies, and Power Entry Module. The last day to order the affected product(s) is January 13, 2006. 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 affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Selective Cisco Catalyst 650010/100 Line Cards, Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards, Power Supplies, and Power Entry Module

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Llfe 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.

July 15, 2005

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.

January 13, 2006

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.

April 13, 2006

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
HW

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.

January 13, 2007

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect.

January 13, 2007

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.

January 13, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

April 10, 2010

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.

January 31, 2011

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

Additional Information

PEM-15A-AC

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970) Pwr Entry Mod for Cat 6503 (950W AC)

PWR-2700-AC/4

2700W AC Power Supply for Cisco 7604/6504-E

--

PWR-950-AC

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)950W AC P/S for Cisco 7603 and Cat 6503

PWR-2700-AC/4

2700W AC Power Supply for Cisco 7604/6504-E

--

PWR-950-AC=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)950W AC P/S for Cisco 7603/C6503, spare

PWR-2700-AC/4

2700W AC Power Supply for Cisco 7604/6504-E

--

WS-CAC-1000W

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970) Catalyst 6500 1000W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply

--

WS-CAC-1000W=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970) C 6500 1000W AC Power Supply, spare

WS-CAC-3000W=

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply (spare)

--

WS-CAC-2500W

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970) Catalyst 6500 2500W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply

--

WS-CAC-2500W=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970) Cat 6500 2500W AC Power Supply, spare

WS-CAC-3000W=

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply (spare)

--

WS-X6348-RJ-45

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48-p 10/100,Upgrd. to Voice,RJ-45

WS-X6148-RJ-45

Catalyst 6500 48-Port 10/100, Upgradable to Voice, RJ-45

--

WS-X6348-RJ-45=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48 port 10/100,RJ-45, spare

WS-X6148-RJ-45=

Catalyst 6500 48-Port 10/100, Upgradable to Voice, RJ-45

--

WS-X6348-RJ21V

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48-p 10/100, Inline Power, RJ-21

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

WS-X6348-RJ21V=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48p 10/100,Inline Pwr,RJ-21,spare

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

WS-X6348-RJ45V

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48-port 10/100,Inline Power,RJ-45

WS-X6148-RJ-45=

Catalyst 6500 48-Port 10/100, Upgradable to Voice, RJ-45

--

WS-X6348-RJ45V=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 48-p10/100,Inline Pwr,RJ-45,spare

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

WS-X6416-GBIC

EOS: 01/15/06(PB 2970) C6500 16-port Gig-Eth Mod.(Req. GBICs)

WS-X6516A-GBIC

Catalyst 6500 16-port GigE Mod, fabric-enabled (Req. GBICs)

--

WS-X6416-GBIC=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 16p Gig-Eth Mod.(Req. GBICs), spare

WS-X6516A-GBIC=

Catalyst 6500 16-port GigE Mod, fabric-enabled (Req. GBICs)

--

WS-X6516-GBIC

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 16-port GigE Mod: Fabric-Enabled

WS-X6516A-GBIC

Catalyst 6500 16-port GigE Mod, fabric-enabled (Req. GBICs)

--

WS-X6516-GBIC=

EOS:01/15/06(PB 2970)C6500 16p GigE Mod: Fabric-Enabled, spare

WS-X6516A-GBIC=

Catalyst 6500 16-port GigE Mod, fabric-enabled (Req. GBICs)

--

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacements for the Cisco EOS products are listed in Table 3.
Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Selective Cisco Catalyst 650010/100 Line Cards, Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards, Power Supplies, and Power Entry Module through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html
For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html
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