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Cisco SFS 7000 Series InfiniBand Server Switches

EOL/EOS for the Cisco SFS 7000P, SFS 7012P, and SFS 7024P InfiniBand Server Switches

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco SFS 7000P, SFS 7012P, and SFS 7024P InfiniBand Server Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is September 29, 2008. 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 SFS 7000P, SFS 7012P, and SFS 7024P InfiniBand Server Switches

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, 2008

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.

September 29, 2008

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.

December 28, 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.

September 29, 2009

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.

September 29, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

December 25, 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.

September 28, 2013

HW = Hardware

OS SW = Operating System Software

App. SW = Application Software

Cisco SFS 7000P single date rate (SDR) InfiniBand server switches offer 10 Gbps link rate connectivity. Cisco has been offering the SFS 7000D double data rate (DDR) InfiniBand product line for more than one year. The DDR product line offers 20 Gbps link rate connectivity from port to port. Additionally, all DDR switches from Cisco are fully backward-compatible with SDR InfiniBand switches and host channel adapters (HCAs). The DDR ports can automatically negotiate to SDR link speed when connected to a SDR link.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

SFS-7012/24-FM

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module - No Management

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

SFS-7012/24-FM=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module - No Management

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

SFS-7012/24-MM-K9

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module - With Management

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

SFS-7012/24-MM-K9=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module - With Management

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

SFS-7012P

Cisco SFS 7012P IB Server Switch - 144 Port Std Config

SFS-7012D

Cisco SFS 7012D IB Server Switch - 144 Port DDR Std Config

SFS-7012P-X

SFS 7012 IB Server Switch -108 Ports, 1 Spine- Upgradeable

SFS-7012D-X

Cisco SFS 7012D IB Server Switch - 48 Port DDR Upgradeable

SFS-7024P

Cisco SFS 7024P IB Server Switch - 288 Port Std Config

SFS-7024D

Cisco SFS 7024D IB Server Switch - 288 Port DDR Std Config

SFS-7024P-X

SFS 7024 IB Server Switch -156 Ports, 2 Spines- Upgradeable

SFS-7024D-X

Cisco SFS 7024D IB Server Switch - 48 Port DDR Upgradeable

SFS7000P-BZEL

Cisco SFS 7000P Bezel

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 

SFS7000P-HK9

Cisco SFS 7000P SDR Switch, 24 Ports, HA

SFS7000D-HK9

Cisco SFS 7000D IB Switch, 24 DDR Pwr Ports, Dual PSU

SFS7000P-SK9

Cisco SFS 7000P IB Server Switch, 24 InfiniBand Pwr Ports

SFS7000D-SK9

Cisco SFS 7000D IB Switch, 24 DDR Pwr Ports, Single PSU

SFSX7012/24-4X12

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 InfiniBand 4X 12-Port Line Card

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

SFSX7012/24-4X12=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 InfiniBand 4X 12-Port Line Card

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.*

 

* Cisco has linecards and fabric modules available for DDR chassis. However DDR linecards and fabric modules are not backwards compatible with SDR chassis. Please refer to the data sheet to find a compatible linecard and fabric module for a SFS-7012D or a SFS-7024D chassis.

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco SFS 7000D InfiniBand Server Switches. Information about this product can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6986/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 Cisco SFS 7000P, SFS 7012P, and SFS 7024P InfiniBand Server Switches 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.

For More Information

For more information about the CIsco SFS 7000D InfiniBand Server Switch, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6986/index.html, or contact your local account representative.
To request information about the CIsco SFS 7000D InfiniBand Server Switch, send an e-mail to ask_sfs@cisco.com.
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.