Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® ONS 15600 Optical Cable and Optical Cable Consumables. The last day to order the affected product is November 28, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 27, 2011. 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 will now be able to purchase LC standard optical cables and cleaning kits from companies other than Cisco. All fixed-port OGI IO modules are also end of sale/end of life and will not require the items identified in this product bulletin. Information about the end-of-life OGI fixed-port products can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps4533/prod_eol_notices_list.html. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15600 Optical Cable and Optical Cable Consumables.
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.
May 30, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
November 28, 2006
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.
February 26, 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.
November 28, 2007
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.
November 28, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
February 23, 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.
November 27, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
FCCS-1020, OGI PANEL MOUNT CLEANING KIT
OGI Male to SC SM UPC, 12.00m, 0.80m breakout
OGI Male to SC SM UPC, 6.00m, 0.80m breakout
OGI Male to SC SM UPC, 8.00m, 0.80m breakout
FCCS-2010, SCRUB TOOL WIPES-OGI CLEANING KIT
Product Migration Options
The recommended replacement for the Cisco ONS 15600 Optical Cable and Optical Cable Consumables is the standard cleaners and fiber.
OGI items are being discontinued industrywide. It is recommended that customers use Cisco Any Service Any Port (ASAP) optical modules which allow LC connected cables. Currently there are no customers required to trade in products in Table 2 above. Generally speaking 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 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 Cisco's Authorized 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://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/order_finance_and_payments_concept_home.html.