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Product Bulletin No. 1915

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Product Bulletin No. 1915


Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card
End-of-Sale Announcement

Cisco Systems is announcing the end of sale (EOS) for the Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card. A newer, modular Gigabit Ethernet line card is now available that provides field-configurable multiple-port Gigabit Ethernet versatility, enabling service providers to cost-effectively scale their distribution networks and data centers to higher traffic capacities in order to deliver sophisticated, higher-value services without increasing complexity (refer to Tables 1 and 2).

Table 1  Line Cards and Associated Product IDs That Will No Longer be Orderable After December 1, 2002

Line Card
Product ID
Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card

10x1GE-SFP-LC-B


Table 2  Alternate Line Cards and Associated Part Numbers

Line Card
Part number
Minimum Cisco IOS® Software Release Required
Cisco 12000 Series Modular Gigabit Ethernet Line Card (baseboard)

EPA-GE/FE-BBRD

12.0.(21)SZ or 12.0(23)S

Three-Port Gigabit Ethernet port adapter for above line card

EPA-3GE-SX/LH-LC

12.0.(21)SZ or 12.0(23)S

Cisco 12000 Series Three-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card

3 GE-GBIC-SC

12.0(11)S3


Key Dates

Table 3  [Needs Table Title]

Milestone
Definitions
Date
EOS bulletin

This document.

August 1, 2002

End of orderability and removal from Cisco price list (EOS)

The product will no longer be orderable and will no longer be on the Cisco price list.

December 1, 2002

End of hardware support

Cisco will no longer provide hardware fixes to newly discovered hardware bugs.

December 1, 2004

End of software support

Cisco will no longer provide software fixes to newly discovered software bugs.

December 1, 2005

End of one-year service contract renewals

One-year service contracts for this product will not be renewed after this date.

December 1, 2006

End of six-month service contract renewals

Six-month service contracts for this product will not be renewed after this date.

June 1, 2007

End of support (product obsolescence)

Cisco will no longer support these products and they are considered obsolete. Cisco Customer Advocacy Service Logistics will no longer carry inventory for customer return material authorizations (RMAs). The Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) will no longer support these products.

December 1, 2007


Table 3 lists the key dates associated with this product bulletin.

If you have questions or need more information, contact your Cisco account team.