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Cisco 90i CSU, 8xIDSL Line Card, 4xSDSL Line Card, 633,673 EOL

Product Bulletin No. 1391


End-of-Life Announcement
Cisco 90i CSU, 8xIDSL Line Card, 4xSDSL Line Card, and Cisco 633 and 673 CPE


Overview

Cisco announces the end of life for the Cisco 90i (IDSL CSU), ITUC-8-2B1Q-DIR-1 (eight-port IDSL line card), STUC-4-2B1Q-DIR-2 (four-port 2B1Q SDSL line card), and Cisco 633 and 673 Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (SDSL) Customer Premises Equipment (CPE). Customers are encouraged to participate in the Technology Migration Program at http://www.cisco.com/offer/tic/TMP_PA.html and migrate to G.SHDSL solutions for continuing digital subscriber line (DSL) rollouts. The eight-port G.SHDSL line card, STUC-8-SHDSL-1, features and high density interoperability with Globespan-based CPE. Complementary CPE solutions include the Cisco SOHO 78 and Cisco 828. Information regarding these devices can be found at http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/rt/70/prodlit/8278s_ds.htm and http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/rt/800/prodlit/828rt_ds.htm, respectively.

Product IDs and key dates (last time buy, end of hardware support, and end of software support) are listed in Table 1.

Table 1   End-of-Life Products

Product Name Description LTB Date EOSS Date EOHS Date
CISCO 90i

IDSL channel unit for D4 channel bank

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

CISCO 90i=

IDSL channel unit for D4 channel bank

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

ITUC-8-2B1Q-DIR-1

Eight-port IDSL line card

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

ITUC-8-2B1Q-DIR-1=

Eight-port IDSL line card

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

STUC-4-2B1Q-DIR-2

Four-port 2B1Q SDSL line card

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

STUC-4-2B1Q-DIR-2=

Four-port 2B1Q SDSL line card

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

CISCO 633

V.35-to-SDSL DSU

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

CISCO 633=

V.35-to-SDSL DSU

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

CISCO 673

SDSL bridge/router

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

CISCO 673=

SDSL bridge/router

8/3/01

8/3/04

8/3/06

Definitions: LTB = Last Time Buy, EOSS = End of Software Support (no more software bug fixes), EOHS = End of Hardware Support (no more hardware bug fixes)

Last Software Support Date

The last date of support for current hardware or software is August 3, 2004. Any issues with software or hardware beyond these dates will not be addressed. Customers will be required to migrate to new DSL products available at that time.

End-of-Support Announcement

End-of-software and end-of-hardware support announcements will be posted on August 3, 2004.

Date for Discontinuing Renewal of Contracts

Cisco will honor existing service contracts. Cisco will not honor new contracts beyond end of support dates for the software or hardware.

Obsoletion

The Cisco 90i CSU, ITUC-8-2B1Q-DIR-1 line card, STUC-4-2B1Q-DIR-2 line card, and Cisco 633 and 673 CPE are considered obsolete, and all activities required to support these products will cease on August 3, 2004.