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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 30, 2011. 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 Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards

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.

July 30, 2010

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.

July 30, 2011

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.

October 28, 2011

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.

July 29, 2012

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.

July 29, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

October 28, 2015

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.

July 31, 2016

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

MGX-FR-IR72

MGX InterDomain Routing and MPLS License for RPM

MGX-FR-IR72=

MGX InterDomain Routing and MPLS License for RPM - spare

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH

5 E/FE/GE auto-sensing ports back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH=

5 E/FE/GE auto-sensing ports back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RPM-IP

MGX IP only Software Set for RPM - Required for RPM

MGX-RPM-IP=

MGX IP only Software Set for RPM - Required for RPM - spare

MGX-RPM-NF

MGX Netflow License for RPM

MGX-RPM-NF=

MGX Netflow License for RPM - spare

MGX-RPM-PR-256

Route Processor Module PR - 256 Meg SRAM

MGX-RPM-PR-256=

Route Processor Module PR - 256 Meg SRAM

MGX-RPM-PR-512

Route Processor Module PR - 512 Meg SRAM

MGX-RPM-PR-512=

Route Processor Module PR - 512 Meg SRAM

RPM-1-TO-N-8X50

RPM 1 to N red license

RPM-1-TO-N-8X50=

RPM 1 to N red license

Please also refer to the following End-of-Life/End-of-Sale bulletins associated with this announcement.

Table 3. Related bulletins info

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Bulletin Details

MGX 8830/B

Cisco MGX 8830/B ATM Multiservice Switch and Software

EOL7110, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

MGX 8850/B

Cisco MGX 8850/B ATM Multiservice Switch and Software

EOL7160, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

MGX 8950

Cisco MGX 8950 ATM Multiservice Switch and Software

EOL7161, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

VISM-PR

Cisco MGX VISM-PR Modules, Back Cards and Software

EOL7163, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

AXSM

Cisco MGX AXSM Modules and Back Cards

EOL7164, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

MPSM

Cisco MGX MPSM Modules and Back Cards

EOL7165, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

RPM-PR

Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards

EOL7162, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

SRME/B

Cisco MGX SRME/B Modules and Back Cards

EOL7183, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards at this time.
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) to trade-in 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/pr11/incentive/tmp/index.html.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco MGX RPM-PR Modules and Back Cards 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/prod_end_of_life.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html.

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