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Product Bulletin No. 1308
Cisco ONS 15304 Optical Networking System
End of Life Announcement
OverviewCisco Systems announces the end of sales (EoS), end of life (EoL), and end of support for the Cisco ONS 15304.
Product Obsolescence Plan
•EoS (last orderable date)—June 1, 2001
•EoL (last ship date)—November 15, 2001
•End of support (last support date)—November 15, 2004
See Table 1 for affected model numbers.
Table 1 Affected Model Numbers
Product Name Description CISCO 15304
Initial System Configuration
Fully Equipped Redundant 15304
STM-1 Access Module for 15304
Recommended Replacement Product
The Cisco ONS 15327 Metro Edge Optical Transport Platform SDH Release, (R3.0), is the recommended product to replace the Cisco ONS 15304. Availability of the SDH functionality of the ONS 15327 will be 1H CY02. The increased SDH functionality of the Cisco ONS 15327 will deliver supercharged SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy), integrated optical networking, unprecedented multiservices on demand, and radical economics to the edge of metro networks. This evolutionary platform enables service providers to deploy next-generation services more rapidly than ever before. The Cisco ONS 15327 is built on the proven technology of the industry-leading Cisco ONS 15454 Optical Transport Platform, which is widely deployed by customers.
For product literature, go to http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/olpl/metro/on15327/index.shtml. For more information, contact your Cisco account manager.