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EOS for Selective Cisco Catalyst 6503,Catalyst 6506 and Catalyst 6509 Chassis

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EOL3037-Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Select Cisco Catalyst 6503, 6506, and 6509 Chassis. The last day to order the affected product(s) is November 1, 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 Select Cisco Catalyst 6503, 6506, and 6509 Chassis

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.

November 1, 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.

November 1, 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.

January 30, 2007

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.

November 1, 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.

November 1, 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.

November 1, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

August 1, 2012

Last Date of Support:
HW

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

November 30, 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

Additional Information

FAN-MOD-3

Standard Fan Module for C7603 and WS-C6503 chassis

WS-C6503-E-FAN

Catalyst 6503-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

FAN-MOD-3HS

High-Speed Fan Module for Cisco7603/Catalyst6503 Chassis

WS-C6503-E-FAN

Catalyst 6503-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6503

Cat 6503 Chassis, 3slot, 4RU, No Power Supply, No Fan Tray

WS-C6503-E

Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 3-slot chassis, 4RU, no PS, no Fan Tray

--

WS-C6503

Cat 6503 Chassis, 3slot, 4RU, No Power Supply, No Fan Tray

WS-C6504-E

Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 4-slot chassis, 5RU, no PS, no Fan Tray

--

WS-C6503=

Catalyst 6503 Chassis, 3 slot, 4 RU, No Power Supply, Spare

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

   

WS-C6506

Cat 6506 Chassis, 6slot, 12RU, No Power Supply, No Fan Tray

WS-C6506-E

Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 6-slot chassis, 12RU, no PS, no Fan Tray

--

WS-C6506-1000AC=

Catalyst 6506 Chassis w/ 1000W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply

--

WS-C6506-1300AC=

Catalyst 6506 Chassis w/ 1300W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W=

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply (spare)

--

WS-C6506=

Catalyst 6506 Chassis, 6 slot, 12RU, No Power Supply, Spare

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

   

WS-C6509

Cat 6509 Chassis, 9slot, 15RU, No Power Supply, No Fan Tray

WS-C6509-E

Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 9-slot chassis, 15RU, no PS, no Fan Tray

--

WS-C6509-1300AC=

Catalyst 6509 Chassis w/ 1300W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W=

Catalyst 6500 3000W AC power supply (spare)

--

WS-C6509-2500AC=

Catalyst 6509 Chassis w/ 2500W AC Power Supply

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

   

WS-C6509=

Catalyst 6509 Chassis, 9 slot, 15RU, No Power Supply, Spare

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

   

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN

Fan Tray for 13-Slot C6K

WS-C6K-13SLT-FAN2

High Speed Fan Tray for Catalyst 6513 / Cisco 7613

--

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN

Fan Tray for 13-Slot C6K

WS-C6K-13SLT-FAN2=

High Speed Fan Tray, Spare, for Catalyst 6513 / Cisco 7613

--

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN

Catalyst 6000 Fan Tray for 6-Slot Systems

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN2=

High Speed Fan Tray, Spare for Catalyst 6506, spare

--

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN2=

High Speed Fan Tray, Spare, for Catalyst 6506

WS-C6506-E-FAN

Catalyst 6506-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN2=

High Speed Fan Tray, Spare for Catalyst 6506, spare

WS-C6506-E-FAN

Catalyst 6506-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN2=

High Speed Fan Tray, Spare for Catalyst 6506, spare

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN

HASH (0x12a9250)

 

WS-C6K-6SLOT-FAN=

Catalyst 6000 Fan Tray for 6-Slot Systems, Spare

WS-C6506-E-FAN

Catalyst 6506-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN

Catalyst 6000 Fan Tray for 9-Slot Systems

WS-C6509-E-FAN

Catalyst 6509-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN2

Catalyst 6509 High Speed Fan Tray

WS-C6509-E-FAN

Catalyst 6509-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN2=

Catalyst 6509 High Speed Fan Tray, Spare

WS-C6509-E-FAN

Catalyst 6509-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

WS-C6K-9SLOT-FAN=

Catalyst 6000 Fan Tray for 9-Slot Systems, Spare

WS-C6509-E-FAN

Catalyst 6509-E Chassis Fan Tray

--

Product Migration Options

See Product Bulletin
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 Select Cisco Catalyst 6503, 6506, and 6509 Chassis 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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http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html

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