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Product Bulletin, No. 1617
End-of-Sale Announcement for
Cisco PIX® Firewall 32-bit,
33-MHz Gigabit Ethernet Interface
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
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
Single 66-MHz Gigabit Ethernet interface for Cisco PIX Firewall
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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.