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EoL for Cisco ONS 15327 Software versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x

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Addendum in reference to EoL Notice Product Bulletin, No. 2451

End-of-Life NotIce

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco ONS 15327 Software and Documentation Versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x 

Product Migration Options

Additional Information

Product Bulletin, No. 2451

Addendum in reference to EoL Notice Product Bulletin, No. 2451


Addendum Date

April 7, 2004

Effective Date

April 7, 2004

Original Bulletin announcement date

March 31, 2004

Original Bulletin information

No. 2451

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2001/prod_eol_notice09186a008020c488.html


 

End-of-Life NotIce

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco ONS 15327 Software and Documentation Versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x 

 

Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® ONS 15327 software and documentation versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x. The last day to order Cisco ONS 15327 software and documentation versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x is September 30, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until September 30, 2009. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco ONS 15327 software and documentation versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.

Release 4.1.x and Release 4.6.x are currently shipping and available for the Cisco ONS 15327. Customers are encouraged to upgrade to more current software loads that contain security fixes as well as other fixes to improve stability.

Relevant information for migrating from the Cisco ONS 15327 software and documentation versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x to the more current software loads is shown below.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15327 Software and Documentation Versions 3.3.x and 3.4.x 

Milestone
Definition
Date

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 31, 2004

End-of-sale date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

September 30, 2004

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 31, 2004

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.

September 30, 2005

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 30, 2005

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

June 30, 20091

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 30, 2009*

1 End of service contract renewal date and last date of support revised to 2009 on 4/7/04.


 

Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description

15327-R3.3.0SWCD(=)

Feature software CD-ROM, Release 3.3.0, 15327 SONET

SF15327-R3.3.0

Software preinstalled on processor card, Release 3.3.0, 15327 SONET

15327-LIC-R3.3.0

Software upgrade license, R3.3.0, 15327 SONET

15327-DOC3.3.0PP(=)

User documentation, Release 3.3.0, 15327 SONET, paper

15327-DOC3.3.0CD(=)

User documentation, Release 3.3.0, 15327 SONET, CD-ROM

15327-R3.4.0SWCD(=)

Feature software CD-ROM, Release 3.4.0, 15327 SONET

SF15327-R3.4.0

Software preinstalled on processor card, Release 3.4.0, 15327 SONET

15327-LIC-R3.4.0

Software upgrade license, R3.4.0, 15327 SONET

15327-DOC3.4.0PP(=)

User documentation, Release 3.4.0, 15327 SONET, paper

15327-DOC3.4.0CD(=)

User documentation, Release 3.4.0, 15327 SONET, CD-ROM

15327-R3.4.1SWCD(=)

Feature software CD-ROM, Release 3.4.1, 15327 SONET

SF15327-R3.4.1

Software preinstalled on processor card, Release 3.4.1, 15327 SONET

15327-LIC-R3.4.1

Software upgrade license, R3.4.1, 15327 SONET

15327-R3.4.2SWCD(=)

Feature software CD-ROM, Release 3.4.2, 15327 SONET

SF15327-R3.4.2

Software preinstalled on processor card, Release 3.4.2, 15327 SONET

15327-LIC-R3.4.2

Software upgrade license, R3.4.2, 15327 SONET


 

Product Migration Options

Release 4.1.3 and Release 4.6.x are currently shipping and available for the Cisco ONS 15327.

Customers are encouraged to upgrade to more current software loads that contain security fixes as well as other fixes to improve stability.

Additional Information

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channel Partner.

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