Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 MSPP E-Series Cards. The last day to order the affected product is July 10, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until July 8, 2012. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the CE-Series and ML-Series Cards. CE-Series Cards provide next-generation EOS capabilities such as GFP, VCAT, and LCAS/SWLCAS. ML-Series Cards provide new revenue-generating capabilities such as EVPL as well as E-LAN services. Product information regarding CE-Series and ML-Series Cards is available at: http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/products_data_sheets_list.html.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 MSPP E-Series Cards
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.
July 10, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
July 10, 2007
Last Ship Date
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 9, 2007
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
July 9, 2008
End of New Service Attachment Date
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 9, 2008
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
October 8, 2011
Last Date of Support
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 8, 2012
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
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.