CNBU (Content Networking Business Unit) is announcing the End-of-Life for the original ArrowPoint CS-800 Switch Fabric Module and preconfigured CS-800 chassis with part numbers CS-800-SFM-01 and CS-800-SYS-01. The same functionality and feature set is available on the CSS8-SFM2 and CSS-11801-AC.
Regardless of what version of software is executing on the original SFM, the minimum revision of WebNS software needed to support the CSS8-SFM2 is v3.02.
SUMMARY OF END-OF-LIFE PLAN
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Note: This new part number is intended to be the long-term replacement for the previously available switch part number.
MODELS COVERED BY THIS END-OF-LIFE ANNOUNCEMENT
ArrowPoint CS-100 Series Products
Switch Fabric Module (SFM)
CS-800 with one SFM-01, SCM-01, IDM-01, and AC Power
The End-of-Life of the above switch part numbers was announced via e-mail to ArrowPoint sales reps in January 2000.
Internal announcement: January 2000
End-of-Sale Announcement of the above switch part numbers was announced via e-mail to ArrowPoint sales reps in January 2000
END OF PRODUCTION DATE
End of production occurred in January 2000.
LAST SOFTWARE SUPPORT DATE
The last software support date will be January 2003, the last supported version of software is intended to be Web NS 5.0.
The End-of-Support announcement will occur in June 2003.
DATE FOR DISCONTINUING RENEWAL OF CONTRACTS
End of contract renewals will be in January 2004.
The CS-800-SFM-01 and CS-800-SYS-01 products will be declared obsolete in January 2005.