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Cisco 510, 565, 7305 and 7325 Content Engines EoS/EoL Bulletin

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Product Bulletin No. 2294

Product Migration Options

Additional Information


Product Bulletin No. 2294


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco 510, 565, 7305 and 7325 Content Engines

Cisco Systems announces the end of life of the Cisco 510, 565, 7305 and 7325 Content Engines. The last day to order the CE-510-K9, CE-565-K9, CE-7305-K9 and CE-7325-K9 products will be December 30, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 30, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for these products.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the new Cisco 510A, 565A, 7305A and 7325A Content Engines which offer the latest in hardware component upgrades with no increase in list prices.

These new Content Engines will use the same ACNS 5.0 (or later) software as the EOL Content Engines. Information about ACNS 5.0 can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/conntsw/ps491/products_data_sheet0900aecd801a175a.html

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco CE-510/565/7305/7325 to the corresponding CE-510A/565A/7305A/7325A Content Engines.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco CE-510-K9, CE-565-K9, CE-7305-K9 and CE-7325-K9

Milestone
Definition
Date

End-of-life announcement date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

September 25, 2003

End-of-sale date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

December 30, 2003

Last shipment date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead-time.

March 30, 2004

End of software maintenance releases date

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

December 30, 2004

End of Routine failure analysis date

The last possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

December 30, 2004

End of new service attachment date

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

December 30, 2004

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

September 30, 2008

Last date of support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

December 30, 2008


Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product
Part Number
Product Description

CE-510-K9

Content Engine 510 with ACNS Software

CE-565-K9

Content Engine 565 with ACNS Software.

CE-7305-K9

Content Engine 7305 with ACNS Software

CE-7325-K9

Content Engine 7325 with ACNS Software

CE-73XX-DISK-72GB=

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for CE-7325 and CE-7305

CE-565-DISK-36GB=

36 GB SCSI Disk Drive for CE-565

CE-510-DISK-40GB=

40 GB IDE Disk Drive for CE-510


Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 510, 565, 7305 and 7325 Content Engines are the Cisco 510A, 565A, 7305A and 7325A Content Engines (Table 3). These `version A' Content Engines are built with the latest hardware components that include the next generation in CPUs and hard drives.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

 
Cisco 510 Content Engine
Cisco 510A Content Engine

CPU

1.7 GHz P4

2.4 GHz Celeron

RAM

512 MB

512 MB

Internal Storage Capacity

40 or 80 GB IDE

80 or 160 GB IDE

Size

1 RUs

1 RUs

Part number

CE-510-K9

CE-510A-80GB-K9

CE-510A-160GB-K9

 
Cisco 565 Content Engine
Cisco 565A Content Engine

CPU

1.7 GHz P4

2.4 GHz Celeron

RAM

1 GB

1 GB

Internal Storage Capacity

72 GB of U160 SCSI

72 or 144 GB of U160 SCSI

Size

1 RUs

1 RUs

Part number

CE-565-K9

CE-565A-72GB-K9

CE-565A-144GB-K9

 
Cisco 7305 Content Engine
Cisco 7305A Content Engine

CPU

2.4 GHz P4

2.8 GHz P4

RAM

2 GB

2 GB

Internal Storage Capacity

144 - 432 GB of U160 SCSI

144 - 432 GB of U320 SCSI

Size

2 RUs

2 RUs

Part number

CE-7305-K9

CE-7305A-K9

 
Cisco 7325 Content Engine
Cisco 7325A Content Engine

CPU

2 x 2.4 GHz P4

2 x 2.8 GHz P4

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Internal Storage Capacity

432 GB of U160 SCSI

432 GB of U320 SCSI

Size

2 RUs

2 RUs

Part number

CE-7325-K9

CE-7325A-K9


Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.

Additional Information

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channel Partner.

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html

To subscribe to receive EOL/EOS information please go to:

http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice