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EoS/EoL Announcement for the Cisco Catalyst Campus Switch Router

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE NO. 2207

Cisco Systems® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco® Catalyst® Campus Switch Router (CSR) and select multiservice switch router (MSR) line cards. The last day to order the Cisco Catalyst CSR is December 15, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 15, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco Catalyst CSR. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 8500 MSR for ATM and multiservice applications and to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch for Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching applications. Information about the Cisco Catalyst 8500 MSR is available at:
Information about the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series is available at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/index.html.
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco Catalyst CSR to the Catalyst 8500 MSR or Catalyst 6500 Series.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst CSR

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.

June 15, 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.

December 15, 2003

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.

March 15, 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.

December 15, 2004

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.

December 15, 2004

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.

December 15, 2004

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.

September 15, 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.

December 15, 2008

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by this Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

C8510CSR-SKIT-AC

C8510CSR starter kit with AC power

C8510CSR-SKIT-DC

Catalyst 8510 CSR starter kit with DC power

C8510-SRP

C8510 CSR Switch Route Processor

C8510-SRP=

C8510 CSR Switch Route Processor (spare)

C8540CSR-SKIT-AC

Catalyst 8540 CSR starter kit with AC power

C8540CSR-SKIT-DC

Catalyst 8540 CSR starter kit with DC power

C8541CSR-RP

Catalyst 8540 CSR Route Processor - installed

C8541CSR-RP=

Catalyst 8540 CSR Route Processor (spare)

C8541CSR-RP/2

Catalyst 8540 CSR Redundant Route Processor - installed

C8542CSR-SP

Catalyst 8540 CSR Switch Processor - installed

C8542CSR-SP=

Catalyst 8540 CSR Switch Processor (spare)

C8542CSR-SP/2

Catalyst 8540 CSR Redundant Switch Processor

L1010-ATM-EU

LightStream® 1010 ATM switch promotional bundle

C85FE-8F-64K

C8510 8-port 100-FX MT-RJ 64K

C85FE-8F-64K=

C8510 8-port 100-FX MT-RJ 64K (spare)

C85FE-16FACL-64K

C8540 16-port 100-FX MT-RJ with ACL 64K

C85FE-16FACL-64K =

C8540 16-port 100-FX MT-RJ with ACL 64K (spare)

C85MS-1F4S-OC48SS

C8540 1-port OC-48c SMF-IR + 4 x OC-12 SMF-IR

C85MS-1F4S-OC48SS=

C8540 1-port OC-48c SMF-IR + 4 x OC-12 SMF-IR (spare)

C85MS-1F4M-OC48SS

C8540 1-port OC-48c SMF-IR + 4 x OC-12 MMF

C85MS-1F4M-OC48SS=

C8540 1-port OC-48c SMF-IR + 4 x OC-12 MMF (spare)

C85EGE-2X-16K

C8540 2-port enhanced gigabit Ethernet 16K

C85EGE-2X-16K=

C8540 2-port enhanced gigabit Ethernet 16K (spare)

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacements for the Cisco Catalyst CSR are the Cisco Catalyst 8500 MSR and the Catalyst 6500 Series (Table 3).

 

Table 3. Product Comparisons

 

Cisco Catalyst CSR

Replacement Product

Feature

ATM, multiservice

Cisco Catalyst 8500 MSR

Feature

Layer 2, Layer 3 switching

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series

 

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/.

Note: The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channel Partner.
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 please go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.

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