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EOS and EOL Announcement for the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching Modules and Back Cards

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Product Bulletin No. EOL4024-Amended

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching Modules and Back Cards. The last day to order the affected product is March 31, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 in EoL product bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching Modules and Back Cards. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

As these cards are retired, customers are encouraged to migrate to their replacements: the Cisco MGX XG ATM Switch Service Modules, the SFP back cards, and the desired optical transceivers. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement products. Please note that optical transceivers will be required with the back cards.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching 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.

March 31, 2006

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.

March 31, 2007

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.

June 30, 2007

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW

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

March 30, 2008

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.

March 30, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

June 29, 2011

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.

March 29, 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

AXSM-16-155/B

Double-height ATM SM, 16 OC-3c/STM-1, used on MGX 8850/8950

AXSM-16-155-XG

16-p OC3c/STM1,Dble-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

AXSM-16-155/B=

Double-height ATM SM, 16 OC-3c/STM-1, used on MGX 8850/8950

AXSM-16-155-XG=

16-p OC3c/STM1,Dble-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

AXSM-4-622/B

Double-height ATM SM, 4 OC-12c/STM-4, used on MGX 8850/8950

AXSM-8-622-XG

8-p OC12c/STM4,Dbl-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

AXSM-4-622/B=

Double-height ATM SM, 4 OC-12c/STM-4, used on MGX 8850/8950

AXSM-8-622-XG=

8-p OC12c/STM4,Dbl-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

AXSM-8-155-E

Double-height ATM VS/VD SM, 8 OC-3c/STM-1

AXSM-16-155-XG

16-p OC3c/STM1,Dble-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

AXSM-8-155-E=

Double-height ATM VS/VD SM, 8 OC-3c/STM-1

AXSM-16-155-XG=

16-p OC3c/STM1,Dble-height, ATM SM, ABR w/ VS/VD

MGX-MMF-4-155/C

4 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, MMF, SC connectors

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MGX-MMF-4-155/C=

4 OC-3c/STM-1 single height BC, MMF, SC

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MGX-SMFIR-4-155/C

4 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFIR, SC

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MGX-SMFIR-4-155/C=

4 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFIR, SC

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MGX-SMFLR-4-155/C

4 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFLR, SC

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MGX-SMFLR-4-155/C=

4 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFLR, SC

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MMF-8-155-MT/B

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, MMF, MT-RJ connectors

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

MMF-8-155-MT/B=

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, MMF, MT-RJ connectors

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

SMFIR-2-622/B

2 OC-12c/STM-4c single height BC, SMFIR, SC connectors

SFP-4-622

4-Port,Single-height,OC-12/STM-4 Back Card (No Optics)

SMFIR-2-622/B=

2 OC-12c/STM-4c single height BC, SMFIR, SC connectors

SFP-4-622=

4-Port,Single-height,OC-12/STM-4 Back Card (No Optics)

SMFIR-8-155-LC/B

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFIR, LC connectors

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

SMFIR-8-155-LC/B=

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFIR, LC connectors

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

SMFLR-2-622/B

2 OC-12c/STM-4c single height BC, SMFLR, SC connectors

SFP-4-622

4-Port,Single-height,OC-12/STM-4 Back Card (No Optics)

SMFLR-2-622/B=

2 OC-12c/STM-4c single height BC, SMFLR, SC connectors

SFP-4-622=

4-Port,Single-height,OC-12/STM-4 Back Card (No Optics)

SMFLR-8-155-LC/B

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFLR, LC connectors, RDI

SFP-8-155

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

SMFLR-8-155-LC/B=

8 OC-3c/STM-1c single height BC, SMFLR, LC connectors

SFP-8-155=

8 Port SFP back card for OC3/STM1

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching Modules and Back Cards is the Cisco MGX OC-3c/STM-1 ATM Switch Service Modules.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MGX 8850/8950 XG ATM Switch Service Modules, the SFP back cards, and the desired optical transceivers. Information about these products can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/products_data_sheets_list.html
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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_high_level_listing.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco MGX AXSM ATM Switching Modules and Back Cards, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/prod_eol_notices_list.html, contact your local account representative, or send an e-mail to [Enter Cisco alias].
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/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice