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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco SFS InfiniBand DDR Family Switches

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Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco SFS InfiniBand DDR Family Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 8, 2009. 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 InfiniBand DDR Family 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.

January 7, 2009

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 8, 2009

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 6, 2009

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.

July 8, 2010

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 8, 2010

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

October 3, 2013

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 7, 2014

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

CAB-04X-10

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 10m

CAB-04X-10=

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 10m

CAB-04X-15

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 15m

CAB-04X-15=

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 15m

CAB-04XD-05

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 5m, DDR Ready

CAB-04XD-05=

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 5m, DDR Ready

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CAB-04XD-08

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 8m, DDR Ready

CAB-04XD-08=

Cisco 4XIB Cable, 8m, DDR Ready

FAN-SFS7012/24

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Fan Tray

FAN-SFS7012/24=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Fan Tray

LIC-SFS-HRBOOT

License for Windows and Linux :Boot over IB HCA upgrade

LIC-SFS-HRBOOT=

License for Windows and Linux :Boot over IB HCA upgrade

PWR-SFS7000P

Cisco SFS 7000P Power Supply/Cooling

PWR-SFS7000P=

Cisco SFS 7000P Power Supply/Cooling

PWR-SFS7012/24

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Power Supply

PWR-SFS7012/24-BK

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Power Supply Blank Panel

PWR-SFS7012/24-BK=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Power Supply Blank Panel

PWR-SFS7012/24=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Power Supply

SFS-7000D-RKIT=

Cisco SFS 7000 Rail Kit

SFS-7000P-BLANK

Cisco SFS 7000P Power/Cooling Blanking Panel

SFS-7000P-BLANK=

Cisco SFS 7000P Power/Cooling Blanking Panel

SFS-7000P-RKIT

Cisco SFS 7000P Rail Kit

SFS-7000P-RKIT=

Cisco SFS 7000P Rail Kit

SFS-7012-RACK

Cisco SFS 7012 Rack Mount System

SFS-7012-RACK=

Cisco SFS 7012 Rack Mount System

SFS-7012/24-FM-B

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module-Blank Panel

SFS-7012/24-FM-B=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Switch Fabric Module-Blank Panel

SFS-7012/24D-FM

Cisco SFS 7012D/7024D DDR Switch Fabric Module-No Mgmt

SFS-7012/24D-FM=

Cisco SFS 7012D/7024D DDR Switch Fabric Module-No Mgmt

SFS-7012/24DMM-K9=

Cisco SFS 7012D/7024D DDR Switch Fabric Module-With Mgmt

SFS-7012=

Cisco SFS 7012 InfiniBand Server Switch 144 Port Chassis

SFS-7012D

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

SFS-7012D-X

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

SFS-7024-RACK

Cisco SFS 7024 Rack Mount System

SFS-7024-RACK=

Cisco SFS 7024 Rack Mount System

SFS-7024=

Cisco SFS 7024 InfiniBand Server Switch 288 Port Chassis

SFS-7024D

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

SFS-7024D-X

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

SFS-HPCSM-1152-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Up to 1152 Nodes

SFS-HPCSM-288-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Up to 288 Nodes

SFS-HPCSM-288-A1=

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Up to 288 Nodes

SFS-HPCSM-4608-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Up to 4608 Nodes

SFS-HPCSM-6912-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Up to 6912 Nodes

SFS-HPCSM-DEMO-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Demo License

SFS-HPCSM-MAX-A1

Cisco SFS High Performance Subnet Manager-Unlimited

SFS7000D-HK9

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

SFS7000D-SK9

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

SFSX7012/24-B

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Line Card Blank Panel

SFSX7012/24-B=

Cisco SFS 7012/7024 Line Card Blank Panel

SFSX7012/24D-4X12

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

SFSX7012/24D-4X12=

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

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco SFS InfiniBand DDR Family Switches at this time.
Cisco will not be offering InfiniBand switches as of June 2009. Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Ethernet switches. Information about the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9670/index.html . Information for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/index.html . For InfiniBand cables, contact W.L. Gore and Associates.
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 InfiniBand DDR Family 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
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Nexus 5000 and Nexus 7000 Ethernet Switches, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/index.html , or 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