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End of Life for Catalyst 5000 Supervisor Engine III, No. 842

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Product Bulletin, No. 842

Overview

Pricing Information

Ordering Information

Software Support


Product Bulletin, No. 842


End-of-Life Extended (WS-X5530-E1) Catalyst 5000 Family Supervisor Engine III Base Model

Overview

Cisco 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

WS-C5505-S3TX

Chassis, Supervisor III with 2-port UTP FEC UL, AC P/S


End of sales date: March 1, 2000
Last Shipment: April 1, 2000
End of Support: April 1, 2005

Pricing Information

The 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 Information

After 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

WS-X5530-E3A

Supervisor III with NFFC II

 

WS-X5530-E2A

Supervisor III with NFFC


Software Support

Supervisor 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.