Cisco Systems® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco® 15600-R1.1.0SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.0, and SF15600-R1.1.0. The last day to order the Cisco 15600-R1.1.0SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.0, and SF15600-R1.1.0 is October 1, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until October 1, 2009. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 15600-R1.1.0SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.0, and SF15600-R1.1.0.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the 15600-R1.1.1SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.1, and SF15600-R1.1.1, respectively, which is the next release of software for the ONS 15600. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/ong/15600/index.htm. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco 15600-R1.1.0SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.0, and SF15600-R1.1.0 to the 1560015600-R1.1.1SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.1, and SF15600-R1.1.1.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 15600-R1.0.0SWCD
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.
March 26, 2004
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
October 1, 2004
Last Shipment 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.
December 1, 2004
End of Software Maintenance Releases Date
The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.
October 1, 2005
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.
October 1, 2005
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.
October 1, 2005
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.
July 1, 2009
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.
October 1, 2009
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Rel 1.1.0 AE Feature Pkg, CD
Right to use sw license R1.1.0
Rel. 1.1.0 SW, preloaded on TSC
Product Migration Options
The recommended replacement for the Cisco 15600-R1.1.0SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.0, and SF15600-R1.1.0 is the 1560015600-R1.1.1SWCD, 15600-LIC-R1.1.1, and SF15600-R1.1.1 (Table 3).
There is only one migration plan for existing Release 1.1.0 customers, upgrading to R1.1.1 software. The recommended replacement for the Cisco 15600-R1.1.0SWCD is the 15600-LIC-UPG (Table 3). The 15600-LIC-UPG is the next available release of software R1.1.1 for the ONS 15600. Added to this release is full support of R1.1.1 including PSIRT fixes and full interoperability with the ONS 15454 R4.1.3. No new hardware is introduced with R1.1.1.