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Cisco ONS 15600 Series

EoS/EoL For The Cisco ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules

Product Bulletin No. EOL4014

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules
Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules. The last day to order the affected product is November 28, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 27, 2011. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Existing customers are not required to migrate to the Cisco ONS 15600 Series Any Service Any Port (ASAP) modules, which include part numbers 15600-ASAP-CC, 15600-ASAP-4PIO, and ONS-SE-2G-L2. Customers requiring OC-48/STM-16 long-haul or long-reach optics are encouraged to migrate to Cisco ONS 15600 Release 5.x (SONET) or 8.x (SDH) or later and replace with the Cisco 15600 Series ASAP modules. Information about the replacement products can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps4533/products_data_sheet0900aecd80217d48.html. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules

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.

May 30, 2006

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.

November 28, 2006

Last Ship 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.

February 26, 2007

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.

November 28, 2007

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.

November 28, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

February 23, 2011

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.

November 27, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

15600-48L16LR1550

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

15600-ASAP-4PIO=

Single Any Slot Any Port IO board with 4 empty SFP/PPM slots

15600-48L16LR1550

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

15600-ASAP-CC=

Any Slot Any Port Carrier Card, plugs into any IO slots

15600-48L16LR1550

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

ONS-SE-2G-L2=

SFP - OC-48/STM-16, LR2, L-16.2, 1550 nm, EXT-TEMP

15600-48L16LR1550=

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

15600-ASAP-4PIO

Single Any Slot Any Port IO board with 4 empty SFP/PPM slots

15600-48L16LR1550=

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

15600-ASAP-CC

Any Slot Any Port Carrier Card, plugs into any IO slots

15600-48L16LR1550=

OC-48, LR, 1550, 16 Ckt, MTP

ONS-SE-2G-L2

SFP - OC-48/STM-16, LR2, L-16.2, 1550 nm, EXT-TEMP

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules is the Cisco ONS 15600 Series Any Service Any Port (ASAP) Modules.
Information about the replacement items can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps4533/products_data_sheet0900aecd80217d48.html. Currently there are no customers required to trade in products listed in Table 2.
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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through the Cisco Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/order_finance_and_payments_concept_home.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ONS 15600 Series OC-48/STM-16 Long-Reach Modules, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps4533/prod_eol_notices_list.html.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.
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