Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 4400 Wireless LAN Controller.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Airespace 4024 Wireless LAN Switch.
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 24, 2005
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
September 22, 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.
December 21, 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.
September 22, 2006
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.
September 22, 2006
End of service contract renewal date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
December 18, 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.
September 21, 2010
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
Airespace 4000 Wireless LAN Controller - 24-port 10/100 POE
4400 Series WLAN Controller for up to 25 Lightweight APs
Airespace 4000 GigE Module - 2 Port SX
Airespace 4000 GigE Module - 1 Port TX
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco Airespace 4024 Wireless LAN Switch is the Cisco 4400 Wireless LAN Controller.
With the Cisco acquisition of Airespace, the Cisco 4400 Series Wireless LAN Controllers are the replacement products for the Airespace 4000 Wireless LAN Switches. For Ethernet and Power Over Ethernet functionality, the Catalyst 3650 (WS-C3560-24PS-S) is recommended. The GigE modules (AIR-AS-GSX2=, AIR-AS-GTX1=) are specific to the Airespace 4024 platform and no replacement is available or required for these product IDs.
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 Cisco TMP, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.