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EOS/EOL Select Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/g CardBus and PCI Adapters for Japan

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Select Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/g CardBus and PCI Adapters Configured for Japan. The last day to order the affected product(s) is February 22, 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.
Changes in Japanese regulations have opened new 5 GHz channel sets (W52 and W53) and removed support for the legacy 5 GHz channel set (J52). This makes obsolete the products included in this bulletin, as they only support the J52 channel set. The replacement products have support for the W52 and W53 channel sets as well as support for the legacy J52 channel set needed for backward compatibility with older access points.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Select Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/g CardBus and PCI Adapters Configured for Japan

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.

August 24, 2007

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.

February 22, 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.

May 22, 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.

February 21, 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.

February 21, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

May 19, 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.

February 20, 2013

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

AIR-CB21AG-J-K9

802.11a/b/g Cardbus Adapter; TELEC Cnfg

AIR-CB21AG-P-K9

802.11a/b/g Cardbus Adapter; Japan2 Cnfg

AIR-PI21AG-J-K9

802.11a/b/g Low Profile PCI Adapter; TELEC Cnfg

AIR-PI21AG-P-K9

802.11a/b/g Low Profile PCI Adapter; Japan2 Cnfg

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless CardBus and PCI Adapter (Japan2). Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wireless/ps6442/ps4555/ps5818/product_data_sheet09186a00801ebc29.html.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Select Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/g CardBus and PCI Adapters Configured for Japan

Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/b/g Wireless CardBus and PCI Adapter (Japan2)

Support for J52 5GHz channel set

Supported

Supported

Support for W52 5GHz channel set

Not Support

Supported

Support for W53 5Ghz channel set

Not Supported

Supported

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 the Cisco Certified 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://cisco.com/go/remarketing

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Aironet 802.11 a/b/g Wireless CardBus and PCI Adapter (Japan2), visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps4555/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