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EoS: TCC-I Card and SW Release 3.x.x for ONS 15454 SDH MSPP

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Product Bulletin No. 2113

Product Migration Options

Additional Information

Product Bulletin No. 2113


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
TCC-I Card and Software Release 3.x.x for the
ONS 15454 SDH MSPP

Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the timing communication and control international (TCC-I) processor card for the Cisco® ONS 15454 SDH Multiservice Provisioning Platform (MSPP), and of Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software releases 3.3, 3.4.0, and 3.4.1. The last day to order the Cisco TCC-I processor card and these software items is October 1, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until October 1, 2008. Table 1 below describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco TCC-I processor card and for Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.x.x software parts. Table 2 outlines the Cisco product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ONS 15454E-TCC2 timing communication and control processor card, which provides enhanced Cisco ONS 15454 SDH MSPP system performance with increased processor speed, improved network aggregation capability, integrated node voltage monitoring, and improved software download speeds.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates

Milestone
Definition
Date
End-of-life announcement date

The date the end-of-sale and end-of-life announcement is distributed to the general public.

April 8, 2003

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.

October 1, 2003

Last shipment date

The last-possible date that Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers will ship the affected product.

January 1, 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.

October 1, 2004

End of routine failure analysis date

The last possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

October 1, 2004

End of new service attachment date

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

October 1, 2004

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

October 1, 2007

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.

October 1, 2008


Table 2  Affected and Replacement Product Part Numbers

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
End-of-Sale Product Description
Replacement Product
15454E-TCC-I

Processor Card, International, TCC-I, E1, 2.048-Kbps,

15454E-TCC2
15454E-TCC-I=

Processor Card, International, TCC-I, E1, 2.048-Kbps (spare)

15454E-TCC2=
15454E-LIC-R3.4.1

Cisco ONS 15454E Upgrade License for Cisco ONS 15454 Software Release 3.4.1

15454E-LIC-R4.0.0
15454E-LIC-R3.4.0

Cisco ONS 15454E Upgrade License for Cisco ONS 15454 Software Release 3.4.0

15454E-LIC-R4.0.0
15454E-R3.4.1SWCD

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.1 Feature Package, CD

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD
15454E-R3.4.1SWCD=

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.1 Feature Package, CD (spare)

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD=
15454E-R3.4.0SWCD

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.0 Feature Package, CD

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD
15454E-R3.4.0SWCD=

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.0 Feature Package, CD (spare)

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD=
15454E-R3.3.0SWCD

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release Feature Package 3.3.0 CD

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD
15454E-R3.3.0SWCD=

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release Feature Package 3.3.0 CD (spare)

15454E-R4.0.0SWCD=
SF15454E-R3.4.1

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.1, preloaded on the TCC-I processor card

SF15454E-R4.0.0
SF15454E-R3.4.0

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.4.0, preloaded on the TCC-I processor card

SF15454E-R4.0.0
SF15454E-R3.3.0

Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 3.3.0, preloaded on the TCC-I processor card

SF15454E-R4.0.0

Product Migration Options

The replacement for the Cisco TCC-I processor card is the Cisco TCC2 processor card (Table 3). The Cisco TCC2 processor card provides enhanced Cisco ONS 15454 SDH MSPP system performance with increased processor speed, improved network aggregation capability, integrated node voltage monitoring, and improved software download speeds, at a cost point equivalent to the Cisco TCC-I processor card.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

Feature
End-of-Life Product/
Cisco TCC-I Processor Card
Replacement Product/
Cisco TCC2 Processor Card
Software support

Through Cisco ONS 15454 Software Release 3.4.1

Beginning with Cisco ONS 15454 Software Release 4.0.x

Data communications channel (DCC) terminations

10

84 (32 supported in Cisco ONS 15454 Software Release 4.0)

Memory - Flash and RAM

64 MB

256 MB

Processor

50 MHz

400 MHz

Software download time (via data communications network)

~20 minutes

~5 minutes

Modular Flash memory

No

Yes

Timing sources

DS1, E1 (G.703)

DS1, E1, 64K Japan timing mode (G.703)

Internal synchronization source

ST3

ITU-T G.813

Time and date clock recovery

No

Yes

Part number
15454E-TCC-I
15454E-TCC2

In-service processor upgrade from the Cisco TCC-I processor card to the Cisco TCC2 processor card is supported using Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 4.0.0 as a transition software load. Processor upgrade procedures are included in the Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Software Release 4.0.0 user documentation.

An upgrade program to the Cisco TCC2 processor card is available to existing Cisco TCC-I processor card customers.

Additional Information

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco Channels partner.

For more information about the Cisco end-of-life policy, visit:

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