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Cisco 12000 Series Routers

ECC-enhanced Single Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card

Product Bulletin, No. 1163


GE-SX/LH-SC(=)
GE-GBIC-SC-A(=)
End-of-Life Bulletin


On February 25, 2000, the GE-GBIC-SC-A(=) line card will no longer be offered by Cisco Systems; it will be superseded by the GE-SX/LH-SC(=) line card, which has enhanced performance. On February 1, 2001, the GE-SX/LH-SC(=) line card will no longer be offered by Cisco Systems; it will be superseded by the GE-GBIC-SC-B(=) line card, which has Error-Correcting Code (ECC) support and provides packet-per-second (pps) performance enhancement for access control lists/extended access control lists (ACLs/EACLs). The GE-GBIC-SC-B(=) line card requires a minimum Cisco IOS® version of 12.0(8)S or higher or 11.2(19)GS4 or higher. The memory and gigabit interface converter (GBIC) options remain the same. List price for the GE-GBIC-SC-B(=) line card is $29,000 (U.S.).

Refer to the table below for important dates:

Milestone Date

End-of-Life Announcement

8/1/00

End of Sales for GE-GBIC-SC-A(=)

2/25/00

End of Sales for GE-SX/LH-SC(=)

2/1/01

End of Contract Renewals (both products)

10/31/04

End of Support (obsolescence) (both products)

12/1/05

End-of-Life Bulletin

This document is the End-of-Life bulletin.

End of Sales for GE-GBIC-SC-A(=)

This product will no longer be orderable after February 25, 2000. All last-time-buy orders by customers must be received on or before this date.

End of Sales for GE-SX/LH-SC(=)

This product will no longer be orderable after February 1, 2001. All last-time-buy orders by customers must be received on or before this date.

End-of-Contract Renewals

Service contracts on these products will not be renewed after October 31, 2004.

End of Support

These products will not be supported by Cisco after December 1, 2005.

For more information on Cisco 12000 Series platform, please visit http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/rt/12000/index.shtml

If you have any further questions please contact your local sales team.