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EOS and EOL Announcement for the Cisco MGX 8800 Series Legacy Cards

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGX 8800 Series Legacy Cards. The last day to order the affected product is September 30, 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 8800 Series Legacy Cards. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGX 8800 Series Legacy 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.

October 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.

October 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.

January 31, 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.

October 31, 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.

October 31, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

January 31, 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.

October 31, 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

MGX-12IN1-8S

8 Port V.35 and X.21 back card for MGX-FRSM-HS2/B

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-12IN1-8S=

8 Port V.35 and X.21 back card for MGX-FRSM-HS2/B

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-FRSM-HS2/B

Frame Service Module, Serial Interface

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-FRSM-HS2/B=

Frame Service Module, Serial Interface

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-MMF-FE

Fast Ethernet Back Card for the RPM, MMF connector

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-MMF-FE=

Fast Ethernet Back Card for the RPM, MMF connector

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-RJ45-4E/B

4 port Ethernet Back Card for the RPM-revision B

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH

Auto-sensing 5 E/FE port back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RJ45-4E/B=

4 port Ethernet Back Card for the RPM-revision B

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH=

Auto-sensing 5 E/FE port back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RJ45-FE

Fast Ethernet Back Card for the RPM, RJ45 connector

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH

Auto-sensing 5 E/FE port back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RJ45-FE=

Fast Ethernet Back Card for the RPM, RJ45 connector

MGX-RJ45-5-ETH=

Auto-sensing 5 E/FE port back card for RPM-PR

MGX-RJ48-8E1

Eight Port E1 Back Card with RJ48 Connectors

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-RJ48-8E1=

Eight Port E1 Back Card with RJ48 Connectors

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-SCSI2-2HSSI/B

Two port HSSI back card, SCSI-2 connectors

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

MGX-SCSI2-2HSSI/B=

Two port HSSI back card, SCSI-2 connectors

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco MGX 8800 Series Legacy Cards is the Cisco MGX Card with Part Number MGX-RJ45-5-ETH.
Customers using cards with part numbers MGX-RJ45-4E and FE are encouraged to migrate to the card with part number MGX-RJ45-5-ETH. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/ps1935/index.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 8800 Series Legacy 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