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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2664

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® MGX® Service Resource Module Enhanced (SRM-E) and the Cisco MGX SRM 3T3/C Service Module interface. The last day to order these cards is November 30, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 30, 2010.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco MGX products.
Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MGX Service Resource Module Enhanced/B. This Cisco MGX SRM is an enhanced version of existing Cisco MGX SRMs and operates at line speeds of OC-3 or T3. Additional information about the Cisco MGX SRME/B may be found at:
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the current Cisco MGX SRM-E and the Cisco MGX SRM 3T3/C Service Module interface to the new Cisco MGX SRME/B.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGX Products Affected by This Notice

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.
November 22, 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.
November 30, 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.
February 28, 2006
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.
November 30, 2007
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.
November 30, 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.
November 30, 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.
November 30, 2009
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.
November 30, 2010

Table 2. Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

MGX-SRME
MGX Service Resource Module Enhanced
MGX-SRME=
MGX Service Resource Module Enhanced, Spare
MGX-SRM-3T3/C
MGX Service Resource Module-Over T3
MGX-SRM-3T3/C=
MGX Service Resource Module-Over T3, Spare

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MGX SRME/B.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco MGX-SRM-E

Cisco MGX-SRME/B

Bulk distribution
Yes
Yes
1:N redundancy
Yes
Yes
Bit error rate testing
Yes
Yes
SONET interface
Yes
Yes
SDH interface
Yes
Yes
T3 interface
-
Yes

Feature

Cisco MGX-SRM-3T3/C

Cisco MGX-SRME/B

Bulk distribution
Yes
Yes
1:N redundancy
Yes
Yes
Bit error rate testing
Yes
Yes
SONET interface
Yes
Yes
SDH interface
Yes
Yes
T3 interface
Yes
Yes

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco products, contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco Channel Partner.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
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.
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Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed onthe Cisco Web site at www.cisco.com/go/offices.Argentina · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Bulgaria · Canada · Chile · China PRC · Colombia · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cyprus Czech Republic · Denmark · Dubai, UAE · Finland · France · Germany · Greece · Hong Kong SAR · Hungary · India · Indonesia · Ireland Israel · Italy · Japan · Korea · Luxembourg · Malaysia · Mexico · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Peru · Philippines · Poland Portugal · Puerto Rico · Romania · Russia · Saudi Arabia · Scotland · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · South Africa · Spain · Sweden Switzerland · Taiwan · Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom · United States · Venezuela · Vietnam · ZimbabweCopyright  2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CCIP, CCSP, the Cisco Powered Network mark, Cisco Unity, Follow Me Browsing, FormShare, and StackWise are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; Changing the Way We Work, Live, Play, and Learn, and iQuick Study are service marks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Aironet, ASIST, BPX, Catalyst, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert logo, Cisco IOS, the Cisco IOS logo, Cisco Press, Cisco Systems, Cisco Systems Capital, the Cisco Systems logo, Empowering the Internet Generation, Enterprise/Solver, EtherChannel, EtherSwitch, Fast Step, GigaStack, Internet Quotient, IOS, IP/TV, iQ Expertise, the iQ logo, iQ Net Readiness Scorecard, LightStream, Linksys, MGX, MICA, the Networkers logo, Networking Academy, Network Registrar, Packet, PIX, Post-Routing, Pre-Routing, RateMUX, Registrar, ScriptShare, SlideCast, SMARTnet, StrataView Plus, Stratm, SwitchProbe, TeleRouter, The Fastest Way to Increase Your Internet Quotient, TransPath, and VCO are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Web site are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0402R) 	204123.13_ETMG_JC_11.04Printed in the USA