Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module. The last day to order the affected product is August 17, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 17, 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.
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module
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.
February 17, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
August 17, 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.
November 17, 2006
End of SW 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.
August 17, 2009
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.
August 17, 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.
August 17, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
February 17, 2010
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.
August 17, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
The recommended replacement for the Cisco 10000 Series 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module is the Cisco 10000 Series 4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card (Table 3). The 4-port line card offers higher port density per chassis, improved test capabilities, and Y-cable redundancy support.
Table 3. Product Comparisons
Cisco 6-Port Channelized T3 Interface Module
Cisco 4-Port Channelized T3 Half-Slot Line Card
Ports per line card
Maximum ports per slot/chassis
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 the Cisco TMP, go to www.cisco.com/go/tradein. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information about the Cisco 10000 Series, visit www.cisco.com/go/10000 or contact your local account representative.