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Cisco LocalDirector 400 Series

End of Sale Announcement LocalDirector 430

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End of Sale Product

End-of-Sale Schedule

Product Bulletin No. 1691

Cisco LocalDirector 430 Description

Replacement Product Information

Ordering Information:


Product Bulletin No. 1691


End-of-Sale Announcement for
Cisco LocalDirector 430

This bulletin announces the end of sales (EOS) for the following Cisco LocalDirector 430 products.

End of Sale Product

Cisco Product Number
Product Description
LDIR-430

Cisco LocalDirector 430

LD-FDDI=

FDDI Card for Cisco LocalDirector

LD-GE=

Cisco LocalDirector Gigabit Ethernet Card

LD-QUADFE=

Four-Port 10/100 Ethernet Card

LD-RACK

Cisco LocalDirector 416/30 Rackmount Kit

NI-2FE=

Cisco LocalDirector Two 10/100 Ethernet Interfaces


End-of-Sale Schedule

End-of-Sale date

March 15, 2002

Last shipment

April 15, 2002

End of support

March 31, 2007


Cisco LocalDirector 430 Description

Cisco LocalDirector 430 is a modular, server load-balancing networking appliance that delivers more than 200-Mbps throughput. Its reliability is proven in Internet sites with extremely high traffic. Cisco LocalDirector requires minimal setup and no network address changes, making administration simple and cost effective.

Release Notes for LocalDirector 430 software can be found at http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/iaabu/localdir/index.htm.

Replacement Product Information

Available now, the recommended replacement for Cisco LocalDirector 430 product is Cisco LocalDirector 417, LocalDirector 417G, or the Cisco 11000 Series Content Services Switches. Cisco LocalDirector 417 and 417G offer software features that are identical to those of Cisco LocalDirector 430 at similar performance but at a lower list price. For higher performance, the Cisco CSS 11000 offers the WebNS feature set, which is not available in Cisco LocalDirector 430.

Orderable Product Number

Description

LD-417

LocalDirector 417 offers six Fast Ethernet interfaces and the same software as supported on the LocalDirector 430.

LD-417G

LocalDirector 417G offers two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, two Fast Ethernet interfaces and the same software as supported on the LocalDirector 430.

CSS-11051-AC CSS-11052-AC

Cisco CSS 11050 Content Services Switch is a compact, high performance solution for small Web sites and points of presence (POPs) supporting WebNS software. The Cisco CSS 11051 offers eight Fast Ethernet interfaces while the 11052 offers eight Fast Ethernet and one Gigabit Ethernet (including -SX GBIC) interfaces. WebNS features offers industry leading L4-7 content switching features, much of which is not available on the LocalDirector platforms.

CSS-11151-AC CSS-11152-AC CSS-11154-AC CSS-11155-AC

Cisco CSS 11050 Content Services Switch is a compact, high performance solution for small Web sites and points of presence (POPs) supporting WebNS software. The Cisco CSS 11151 offers twelve Fast Ethernet interfaces. The Cisco CSS 11152 offers sixteen Fast Ethernet interfaces. The Cisco CSS 11154 offers twelve Fast Ethernet interfaces and two Gigabit Ethernet (including -SX GBICs) interfaces supporting up to 64,000 concurrent sessions. The Cisco CSS 11155 offers twelve Fast Ethernet interfaces and two Gigabit Ethernet (including -SX GBICs) interfaces supporting up to 128,000 concurrent sessions. WebNS features offers industry leading L4-7 content switching features, much of which is not available on the LocalDirector platforms.


Note that some LocalDirector 430 features are not currently supported on the WebNS-based CSS 1105x and 1115x platforms. Examples of this include L5 statefull failover, DFP and MNLB. If these features are required, customers should migrate to the LD417 or 417G and not the CSS.

Ordering Information:

After March 15, 2002 all orders for the End of Sales products listed above should be replaced by the corresponding replacement products.

The following table lists the recommended replacement product numbers.