END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 296
® Workgroup Business Unit is announcing the End of Life of the Cisco ®/Crescendo prestandard CDDI adapters. These products employ NRZI (MLT-2) encoding on the UTP wire and are not compatible with the current MLT-3 or TP-PMD standards-compliant CDDI (FDDI over UTP) products.
Table 1. End-of-Life Products: Cisco/Crescendo Prestandard CDDI Adapters
CDDI SBus SAS Adapter (non-turbo)
CDDI SBus SAS Adapter (turbo)
CDDI SBus DAS Adapter (non-turbo)
CDDI SBus DAS Adapter (turbo)
CDDI EISA SAS Adapter for PC (non-turbo)
CDDI EISA SAS Adapter for HP (non-turbo)
CDDI EISA SAS Adapter for PC (turbo)
CDDI EISA SAS Adapter for HP (turbo)
CDDI EISA DAS Option
CDDI EISA DAS Adapter for PC (turbo)
CDDI EISA DAS Adapter for HP (turbo)
• End-of-Sale: December 15, 1994
• Last Ship Date: December 15, 1994
Support will be provided for three years, or until December 15, 1997.
• Limited quantities of these products have been sold during the last six months. Most customers have transitioned to the new standards-compliant versions.
• The following list describes the standards-compliant products which replace products which are End-of-Life.
WA-C328-xx (provides equiv. functionality)