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End of Life of IGX-NPM64,FRM,FRM-2,FRM-31,BC-550100-J1

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Product Bulletin, no. 1235

Overview

Product

Ordering Information


Product Bulletin, no. 1235


End of Life of IGX-NPM64,
IGX-FRM, IGX-FRM-2, IGX-FRM-31,
and BC-550100-J1.

Overview

Cisco Systems, Inc. announces the end of life (EoL) of IGX-NPM64, IGX-FRM, IGX-FRM-2, IGX-FRM-31, and BC-550100-J1 listed in Table 1. These cards have been replaced by new-generation cards, which have greater functionality (except for the IGX-FRM-2, which has no replacement).

Table 1  Comparison

EoL Cisco Product Number
Replacement card
IGX-NPM-64

4 Meg Flash

Does not work with VSI/MPLS

IGX-NPM-64B

8 Meg Flash

Does work with VSI/MPLS

IGX-FRM

4 Port

2 Meg Max throughput

No FR to ATM SIW support

IGX-UFM-U

16 Port

16 Meg Max throughput

FR to ATM SIW support

IGX-FRM-2

No Replacement Card Available, since FRM went with the Port Concentrator Shelf (PCS) which has been EoL/EoS.

IGX-FRM-31

1 (T1/E1)

2 Meg Max throughput

No FR to ATM SIW support

IGX-UFM-C

8 (T1/E1)

16 Meg Max throughput

FR to ATM SIW support

BC-550100-J1

(used with CVM)

BC-UVI-2J1EC

(used with UVM)


Product

Cisco Systems, Inc. announces the end of life (EoL) of IGX-NPM64, IGX-FRM, IGX-FRM-2, IGX-FRM-31, and BC-550100-J1 listed in Table 2.

Table 2  EoL Cards

EoL Cisco Product Number
Description
IGX-NPM-64

Network Processor Module, 64 MB

IGX-FRM

Frame Relay Module (and associated BCs)

IGX-FRM-2

Frame Relay Module, for use with PCS (and associated BCs)

IGX-FRM-31

Frame Relay Module, 31 Channels (and associated BCs)

BC-550100-J1 (BC-J1)

Back Card J1 (BC-J1)


These cards will be replaced (with the exception of IGX-FRM-2) with the next generation cards listed in Table 3.

Table 3  Replacement Cards

EOL Cards
New Replacement Cards
IGX-NPM-64

IGX-NPM-64B

IGX-FRM

IGX-UFM-U

IGX-FRM-31

IGX-UFM-C

BC-550100-J1 (BC-J1)

BC-UVI-2J1EC


Ordering Information

May 30, 2001 will be the last date to enter orders for IGX-FRM, IGX-FRM-2, IGX FRM-31, and BC-550100-J1 (BC-J1). December 8, 2000 will be the last date to enter orders for IGX-NPM-64. Hardware support, for these products, will be provided until November 2005. Switch software Release 9.3 will be the last release supporting the IGX-NPM64, IGX-FRM, IGX-FRM-2, IGX-FRM-31, and BC-550100-J1. Customers will continue to receive Technical Assistance Center (TAC) and RMA support, for these modules, for a period of five years, after their respective EoS announcements.