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SBus End-of-Life Announcement

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 395
Cisco Systems® Workgroup Business Unit is announcing the End of Life of the Cisco CDDI and FDDI SBus Adapters for Sun Workstations.

Product Name

Description

WA-C301TA

FDDI SBus Adapter

WA-C303TA

CDDI/MLT-3 SBus Adapter

WA-C308TA

CDDI/MLT-3 SBus Dual Attached Adapter

WA-C620

SunOS/Solaris SBus Driver Media Kit

WA-C306TA

FDDI SBus Dual Attached Adapter

End-of-Sale Date: July 31, 1996
Last Ship Date: July 31, 1996
Support will be provided for three years, or until July 31, 1999.

COMMENTS

1. We will support existing products on existing SBus platforms. This includes current versions of driver software running under current operating system revisions. The following is a list of software versions we will support during this End-of-Life timeline:

– SunOS 4.1.4, Solaris 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

– SBus Flash firmware 4.4, 4.5

2. We will only support compatibility with currently available Sun hardware: Sun Sparcstation 5, 10, 20, and SparcServer 1000, 2000.
3. Notification of End of Life to customers, OEMs, and prospects who may be contemplating purchases is important in order for us to forecast for large purchases prior to discontinuation.
4. Please use the following list as alternatives for CDDI/FDDI SBus Adapter products from other manufacturers.

MANUFACTURERS OF CDDI AND FDDI SBUS ADAPTER CARDS

Interphase
13800 Senlac
Dallas, TX 75234
214 919-9000
e-mail: fastnet@iphase.com
http://www.iphase.com/

Feature Number

Description

4611-SAS-MIC-128

SBus SAS FDDI Adapter

4611-SAS-UTP-128

SBus SAS CDDI Adapter

4611-DAS-SC-128

SBus DAS FDDI Adapter

The Interphase 4611 comes complete with a SunOS 4.1.3, 4.1.4, or Solaris 2.X driver. The CDDI adapter cards are available with connectors to support UTP or STP and the FDDI adapters have connectors to support MIC, ST, and SC fiber connections. The FDDI dual-attached adapters are not available with MIC connections.