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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 1890
May 17, 2004
May 17, 2004
Original bulletin announcement date
July 31, 2002
Original bulletin information
Product Bulletin No. 1890
® announces the end of life of the Cisco
® 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card. The last day to order the Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card is March 30, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until March 30, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 12000 Series 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet ISE Line Card which features the IP Services Engine (ISE)-a powerful adaptive network processor (ANP) that combines the hardware performance of application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) with the flexibility of software to deliver multiple robust network-edge features while maintaining predictable line-rate performance. Information about this product can be found at:
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card to the Cisco 12000 Series 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet ISE Line Card.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card
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.
July 31, 2002
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
March 30, 2003
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.
September 30, 2005
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, 2006
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.
September 30, 2007
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Cisco 12000 series One-Port GE line card
Spare part for One-Port GE line card
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card is the Cisco 12000 Series 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet ISE Line Card (Table 3).
Table 3. Product Comparisons
Cisco 12000 Series One-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card
Cisco 12000 Series 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet ISE Line Card (Product Part Number: 4GE-SFP-LC=)
700 Kpps with out features; 50-70% performance hit with features
3.6 Mpps with or without features
SX (500 m), LH (10 Km) and ZX (70 Km) pluggable GBIC
SX (500 m), LH (10 Km) and ZX (70 Km) pluggable SFP