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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis. The last day to order the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis is December 31, 2007. 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 Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis.

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.

December 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.

December 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.

March 31, 2008

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.

December 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.

December 30, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

March 30, 2012

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.

December 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

MGX8850

MGX 8850, 24 I/O+4 SRM slots, PXM Controller, Cooling, 19

MGX8850/B

MGX 8850 Model B chassis back plane and fan tray

MGX8850-CH=

MGX 8850 Chassis

MGX8850/B-CH=

MGX8850 model B chassis spare

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the next-generation Cisco MGX 8850/B. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps1938/products_data_sheet0900aecd8026b1c4.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_program_description.html

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco MGX 8850/B Chassis contact your local account representative.
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