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Product Bulletin, No. 842
End-of-Life Extended (WS-X5530-E1) Catalyst 5000 Family Supervisor Engine III Base Model
OverviewCisco Systems' Workgroup Business Unit is announcing End of Life (EOL) for the Catalyst® 5000 Family Supervisor Engine III base model (WS-X5530-E1).
All other existing and announced Supervisor Engine III models will remain orderable and continue as part of the Catalyst 5000 Family.
Table 1 End-of-Life Products
Cisco Part Number Description WS-X5530-E1
Catalyst 5000 Family Supervisor Engine III, base model
Chassis, Supervisor III with 2-port UTP FEC UL, AC P/S
End of sales date: March 1, 2000Last Shipment: April 1, 2000End of Support: April 1, 2005
Pricing InformationThe Technology Migration Program includes attractive upgrades to newer technology for the Supervisor Engine III base model. Later Supervisor Engine III versions offer increased performance at an equivalent or lower price. Additionally, WS-X5530-E1 may be upgraded by adding NFFC or NFFC II. Please reference the Technology Migration Program or contact your account manager for the latest upgrade pricing.
Ordering InformationAfter March 1, 2000, orders for the Supervisor Engine III base model should be filled as detailed below.
Table 2 Replacement Options for Catalyst 5000 Supervisor Engine I
EOL Part Number Replacement Part Number(s) Description WS-X5530-E1
Supervisor III with NFFC II
Supervisor III with NFFC
Software SupportSupervisor Engine III base model (WS-X5530-E1) will be supported in Catalyst 5000 software release through the 5.x train. It will not be supported in subsequent software releases after 5.x train.