Cisco Systems® Workgroup Business Unit is announcing the End of Life of the Catalyst® 5000 10/100Base-TX FastEthernet Switching Module (WS-X5213) and the availability of its replacement, the Catalyst 5000 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet Switching Module (WS-X5213A). The new WS-X5213A module reflects a minor component change only; it does not reflect a change in the features, functions, or form of this product. The products affected by this End-of-Life announcement are listed as follows, along with relevant dates and the closest equivalent models.
Table 1. Catalyst 5000 Products Affected
Closest Equivalent Model
WS-X5213: 100Base-TX Switching Module
WS-X5213A:10/100Base-TX Switching Module
WS-X5213=: 100Base-TX Switching Module
WS-X5213A=:10/100Base-TX Switching Module
Note: Both of these Fast Ethernet Switching Modules support 12 RJ-45 connectors.