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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Infiniband Cables, CWDM Mux/Demux, EWDM OADM

End-of-Life Notice

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Updated:April 6, 2021

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Infiniband Cables, CWDM Mux/Demux, EWDM OADM. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 5, 2021 . Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.

End-of-life milestones

Table 1.      End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Infiniband Cables, CWDM Mux/Demux, EWDM OADM




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.

April 6, 2021

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.

October 5, 2021

Last Ship 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.

January 3, 2022

End of SW 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.

October 5, 2022

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:

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

October 5, 2022

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.

October 5, 2022

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

December 31, 2025

Last Date of Support:

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

October 31, 2026

HW = Hardware                                         OS SW = Operating System Software         App. SW = Application Software  

Product Part Numbers

Table 2.      Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description


15m cable for 10GBase-CX4 module


1m cable for 10GBase-CX4 module


10m cable for 10GBase-CX4 module


5m cable for 10GBase-CX4 module


Single Fiber 4-Channel Mux/Demux


Single Fiber 4-Channel Mux/Demux


2-channels EWDM OADM Module


4-channels EWDM OADM Module

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco Infiniband Cables, CWDM Mux/Demux, EWDM OADM at this time.

Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at https://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Infiniband Cables, CWDM Mux/Demux, EWDM OADM through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: https://www.cisco.com/go/eos.

Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses properly dispose of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: https://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html.

For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html.

To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: https://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html.

Any authorized translation issued by Cisco Systems or affiliates of this end-of-life Product Bulletin is intended to help customers understand the content described in the English version. This translation is the result of a commercially reasonable effort; however, if there are discrepancies between the English version and the translated document, please refer to the English version, which is considered authoritative.




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