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End of Life for E100T and E1000-2 cards for Cisco ONS 15454

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Product Bulletin No. 1562

Backward Compatibility

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Product Bulletin No. 1562


End of Life Announcement
for
E100T and E1000-2 cards for
Cisco
ONS 15454

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

Table 1  ONS 15454 Circuit Packs Included in Announcement

Product Name
Description
15454-E100T

10/100BaseT card, 12 circuit

15454-E1000-2

Gigabit Ethernet card, 2 circuit, GBIC


Table 2  EoL Schedule

Milestone
Effective Date
Description
End of Sales (EoS)

February 28, 2002

Orders will no longer be accepted for the part.

End of Life (EoL)

March 28, 2002

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

End of Support (EoSu)

March 28, 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
Circuit Pack
15454-E100T

15454-E100T-G

10/100BaseT card, 12 circuit,

15454-E1000-2

15454-E1000-2-G

Gigabit Ethernet card, 2 circuit, GBIC


Backward Compatibility

Equipment Functionality—The listed replacement product names (circuit packs) are functionally equivalent to the EoL products. The replacement circuit packs are qualified to operate with the following cross-connect cards, 15454-XC, 15454-XC-VT and 15454-XC-10G, whereas the EoL products were designed to operate with the following cross-connect cards, 15454-XC and 15454-XC-VT. The replacement circuit packs can operate in systems and networks with the EoL circuit packs.

Software Support—Replacement product names will operate with existing system software. No new software will be required to support the replacement products.

Table 4  Compatibility Matrix

Product Name
Cross-Connect
Software*
15454-E100T

XC or XC-VT

R2.2.x or Higher

15454-E1000-2

XC or XC-VT

R2.2.x or Higher

15454-E100T-G

XC, XC-VT or XC-10G

R2.2.x or Higher

15454-E1000-2-G

XC, XC-VT or XC-10G

R2.2.x or Higher

* As required by system hardware or software feature requirements


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