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Cisco PIX 500 Series Security Appliances

EoS/EoL for the Cisco PIX Firewall 32-bit, 33MHz GE Interface

Table Of Contents

Product Bulletin, No. 1617

Introduction

Affected Part Numbers

Product Substitution

Support

End-of-Sale Schedule


Product Bulletin, No. 1617


End-of-Sale Announcement for
Cisco PIX® Firewall 32-bit,
33-MHz Gigabit Ethernet Interface

Introduction

Cisco Systems announces the replacement of the Cisco PIX Firewall 32-bit, 33-MHz Gigabit Ethernet Interface.

Affected Part Numbers

PIX-1GE Single Gigabit Ethernet interface for Cisco PIX 52X 520 Firewalls

PIX-1GE= Single Gigabit Ethernet interface for Cisco PIX 52X 520 Firewalls

Product Substitution

The recommended upgrade path for the 33-MHz Gigabit Ethernet card is the 66-MHz Gigabit Ethernet card. These interfaces offer greater performance at a comparable price point. 64-bit, 66-MHz Gigabit Ethernet interfaces are supported in the Cisco PIX 520, 525, and 535 Firewalls.

EOS Product
Replacement Product
Replacement Product Description
PIX-1GE

PIX-1GE-66

Single 66-MHz Gigabit Ethernet interface for Cisco PIX Firewall


Support

Cisco will continue to provide support through the SMARTnet™ service program. Customers with SMARTnet service contracts are entitled to 24-hour phone support through the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) and advance replacement of hardware. Cisco is committed to providing hardware support for this product for a period of five years after the end-of-sale date.

End-of-Sale Schedule

End of sale: January 27, 2002 (no longer available for purchase)

End of software support: January 27, 2005

End of Hardware Support: January 27, 2007 (hardware repairs or exchanges are no longer available)

If you have any questions regarding these changes, contact the Cisco TAC at tac@cisco.com.