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Product Bulletin - Confidential, No. 1207
End of Sales for C85GE-2X modules for the Catalyst 8540
To simplify ordering and improve the performance of the Catalyst® 8500 family of products, Cisco Systems' is announcing the End of Sales (EOS) of the older 2-port Gigabit Ethernet (GE) interface modules. These Catalyst 8500 modules have enhanced replacement modules within the Catalyst 8500 Family. This bulletin announces the EOS for the following Catalyst 8500 Family members:
The 12.0.10(W5)18c (Millennium Release) is required for the new 2-port Enhanced Gigabit Ethernet modules. The image can be downloaded from CCO at:http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/sw-lan.shtml
End of Sales date: December 15, 2000
Last shipment: December 30, 2000
End of support: December 15, 2005
A Technology Migration Program (TMP) credit will be available for customers who trade in existing 2-port GE modules for the new 2-port Enhanced GE modules.
The recommended replacement products offer customers numerous benefits, including:
•16K, 64K, and 256K routing table entries
•Integrated Access Control Lists (ACL)
•Migration toward MPLS and IP QoS
For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.