Cisco Systems® announces an increase to the Cisco® 7200 I/O Controller default flash disk memory and the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® 7200 Series Router I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory. The last day to order the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk is June 15, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 15, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 7200 I/O 64-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory, which offers more memory for the same price as the 48-MB flash disk memory. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk memory to the 64-MB flash disk memory.
All Cisco 7200 I/O Controllers ordered from Cisco Systems as of November 1, 2004 will include by default the 64-MB flash disk memory (unless customer configured with an alternate flash memory option). Table 4 lists all Cisco 7200 I/O Controllers available from Cisco Systems as of November 1, 2004.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 7200 I/O 48-MB PCMCIA Flash Disk
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.
December 15, 2004
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
June 15, 2005
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.
September 15, 2005
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.
June 15, 2006
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.
June 15, 2006
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.
June 15, 2010
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement