Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

End of Life for NEBS3E Shelf Assembly Cisco ONS 15454

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Product Bulletin No. 1548

Backward Compatibility

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Product Bulletin No. 1548

End of Life Announcement
for NEBS3E Shelf Assembly
Cisco ONS 15454

This product bulletin serves as formal notification that the shelf assembly version, listed in table 1 below, for the ONS 15454 metro optical transport platform, will reach its End of Life stages according to the dates outlined in table 2 below.

Table 1  ONS 15454 Shelf Assembly Included in Announcement

Product Name

ONS 15454 Shelf Assembly, NEBS3, Enhanced Fiber Management w/RCA and Ship Kit

Table 2  EoL Schedule

Effective Date
End of Sales (EoS)

December 30, 2001

Orders will no longer be accepted for the part.

End of Life (EoL)

January 15, 2002

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

End of Support (EoSu)

January 15, 2007

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

The ONS 15454 circuit packs listed above in table 1 will be replaced by the following circuits packs, listed in table 3.

Table 3  Replacement Product Names for EoL Products

EoL Product Name
Replacement Product Name
Description of Replacement Product


ONS 15454 Shelf Assembly, NEBS3 ANSI w/RCA and Ship Kit

Backward Compatibility

Equipment Functionality—The listed replacement shelf assembly is functionally equivalent to the EoL products. The replacement shelf assembly interoperates with all the existing common control cards and multi-service interface cards currently available for the ONS 15454.

Software Support—The replacement product name will operate with existing system software. No new software will be required to support the replacement product.

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For more information on the ONS 15454, please contact your Cisco Account Representative.