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Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

EOL for Cisco ONS 15454 COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT Bundles

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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and 15454-COMMON2-KIT

Product Migration Options

Additional Information

Product Bulletin, No. 2443

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and 15454-COMMON2-KIT


Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT. The last day to order the Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT is June 15, 2004. This announcement pertains to the specified bundle part numbers only and not to any other part of the Cisco ONS 15454 platform. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the newer Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles 2GCOM1-KIT and 2GCOM2-KIT, which include the most advanced processor card, Timing, Communications and Control v.2 (TCC2). Information about the TCC2 processor card can be found at: http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/products_data_sheet09186a0080154431.html

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT to the Cisco ONS 15454 Bundles 2GCOM1-KIT and 2GCOM2-KIT.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15454 COMMON-KIT and COMMON2-KIT

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 15, 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.

June 15, 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.

September 15, 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.

Support provided as part of the bundle's individual component standard services and support contracts for the Cisco ONS 15454

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.

Support provided as part of the bundle's individual component standard services and support contracts for the Cisco ONS 15454


Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description

15454-COMMON-KIT

Cisco ONS 15454 bundle, including two 15454-XC-VT and two 15454-TCC+

15454-COMMON2-KIT

Cisco ONS 15454 bundle, including two 15454-XC-VT, two 15454-TCC+and one
15454-FTA3-T


Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco bundles affected by this end-of-life announcement is outlined in Table 3. The new Cisco ONS 15454 bundles include the latest processor card, model 15454-TCC2.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

 
End-of-Life Products
Replacement Product
Part Number

Cisco ONS 15454 Bundle 15454-COMMON-KIT

Cisco ONS 15454 Bundle 15454-2GCOM1-KIT

Bundle Includes

Two 15454-XC-VT and two 15454-TCC+

Two 15454-XC-VT and two 15454-TCC2

 

Part Number

Cisco ONS 15454 Bundle 15454-COMMON2-KIT

Cisco ONS 15454 Bundle 15454-2GCOM2-KIT

Bundle Includes

Two 15454-XC-VT, two 15454-TCC+, and one 15454-FTA3-T

Two 15454-XC-VT, two 15454-TCC2, and one 15454-FTA3-T


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.

Additional Information

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

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html

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