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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco 7600 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Optical Services Modules

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Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco 7600 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Optical Services Modules. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 7, 2008. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 7600 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Optical Services 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.

January 7, 2008

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.

July 7, 2008

Last Ship Date:
HW, OS SW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

October 5, 2008

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: OS SW

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.

July 7, 2009

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW

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

July 7, 2009

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW, OS SW

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.

July 7, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW, OS SW

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

October 2, 2012

Last Date of Support:
HW

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.

July 6, 2013


HW = Hardware, OS SW = Operating System Software, App. SW = Application Software

Table 1.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

OSM-2+4GE-5PACK+

5 Pack of OSM-2+4GE-WAN+

7600-ES20-GE3C

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3C

7600-ES20-GE3CXL

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3CXL

SPA-2X1GE-V2

Cisco 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

SPA-5X1GE-V2

Cisco 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

OSM-2+4GE-WAN+

Enhanced OSM with 4 GE WAN ports and 2 GE LAN ports

7600-ES20-GE3C

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3C

7600-ES20-GE3CXL

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3CXL

SPA-2X1GE-V2

Cisco 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

SPA-5X1GE-V2

Cisco 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

OSM-2+4GE-WAN+=

Enhanced OSM with 4 GE WAN ports and 2 GE LAN ports, Spare

7600-ES20-GE3C=

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3C

7600-ES20-GE3CXL=

7600 ES20 Line Card, 20xGE SFP with DFC 3CXL

SPA-2X1GE-V2=

Cisco 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

SPA-5X1GE-V2=

Cisco 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 2- or 5-port Gigabit Ethernet shared port adapters (part numbers SPA-2X1GE-V2 or SPA-5X1GE-V2 configured with 7600-SIP-400) or the Cisco 7600 Ethernet Services 20G Line Card,20-port GE Small Form-Factor Pluggable with Distributed Forwarding Card. Please check Cisco IOS Software version and SIP compatibility for these shared port adapters. Information about the shared port adapters can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6267/prod_module_series_home.html and information about the Cisco 7600 Ethernet Services 20G Line Cards can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps368/products_data_sheet0900aecd8057f3ad.html.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco 7600 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Optical Services Modules

Cisco 2- or 5-port Gigabit Ethernet shared port adapters or Cisco 7600 ES20 Line Card,20-port GE SFP with DFC

Switching Performance

Up to 3.39 mpps maximum forwarding rate between two ports without features enabled

Up to 6.2 mpps maximum forwarding rate with features enabled

Scalability

8000 queues

32000 full-duplex queues

Supported Features

Software-upgradeable feature sets using the Cisco Parallel Express Forwarding (PXF) network processor; support for enhanced QoS features, including Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ), Low-Latency Queuing (LLQ), and Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), MPLS Label Imposition/Disposition, etc.

High-performance network processor-based features, including SIP/SPA online insertion and removal (OIR) capability; support for a number of protocols and encapsulations including TCP, UDP, IPv4 Unicast and Multicast, IPv6 Unicast and Multicast, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and many QoS features including Hierarchical Service Policies, CBWFQ, LLQ, WRED, etc.

Compliance

See the Product Data Sheet URL for more information.

See the Product Data Sheet URL for more information.

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 Cisco 7600 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Optical Services Modules through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco 2- or 5-port Gigabit Ethernet shared port adapters or Cisco 7600 ES20 Line Card,20-port GE SFP with DFC, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6267/prod_module_series_home.html, or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
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