Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

End of Life Timing and Control Card Cisco ONS 15454

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Product Bulletin, No. 1152

Software Support on the TCC and TCC+

Product Bulletin, No. 1152

End of Life Announcement for the Cisco ONS 15454 Timing and Control Card (15454-TCC)

This Product Bulletin serves as formal notification that the Cisco ONS 15454 Timing and Control Card (TCC) will reach its End of Sales and End of Life Milestones on the dates listed in the table below:
Effective Date

End of Sales (EOS)

November 30, 2000

Orders will no longer be accepted for the part (shipments will continue until outstanding orders are filled).

End of Life (EOL)

December 31, 2000

Manufacture Discontinued. The product is no longer in production. Replacements for return and repair will still be available.

End of Support (EOSu)

September 30, 2005

Cisco Technical Assistance Centers will no longer support this product. Replacements for return and repair will no longer be available.

The new TCC+ will be the replacement product. It will be available for shipment in September 2000.
EOL Part
Replacement Part
Description of New Part



The new TCC+ will be the required processor card for SW releases beyond R2.2.0. Both the TCC and the TCC+ will work with R2.2.0.

Software Support on the TCC and TCC+

Cisco ONS 15454 System Software Release 2.2.0 (R2.2.0) will be available in September 2000 along with the TCC+ card. R2.2.0 will be the transition load. It runs on either the TCC or the TCC+.

The TCC+ will not run on ONS 15454 System Software Release 2.1.0 (R2.1.0). Customers who intend to upgrade their networks to R2.2.0 are encouraged to upgrade their processors to the TCC+.