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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Nexus N3K-C31128PQ, N3K-C3132C-Z and N3K-C3264C-E Switches

End-of-Life Notice

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Overview

EOL13779 - Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Nexus N3K-C31128PQ, N3K-C3132C-Z and N3K-C3264C-E Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is February 25, 2022. 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 Nexus N3K-C31128PQ, N3K-C3132C-Z and N3K-C3264C-E Switches

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.

February 25, 2021

End-of-Sale Date:
HW

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

February 25, 2022

Last Ship Date:
HW

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

May 27, 2022

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

February 25, 2023

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW

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.

February 25, 2023

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

May 26, 2026

Last Date of Support:
HW

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.

February 28, 2027

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

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information

N3K-C31128PQ-10GE

Nexus 31128PQ switch 96p SFP + 8p QSFP

N9K-C93360YC-FX2

Nexus 9300 w/ 96p 1/10/25G, 12p 100G, MACsec capable

-

N3K-C31128PQ-10GE=

Nexus 31128PQ switch 96p SFP + 8p QSFP

N9K-C93360YC-FX2

Nexus 9300 w/ 96p 1/10/25G, 12p 100G, MACsec capable

-

N3K-C3132C-Z=

Nexus 3132C 32x100G ports based on Trident3

N9K-C9336C-FX2

Nexus 9300 Series, 36p 40/100G QSFP28

-

N3K-C3132C-Z

Nexus 3132C 32x100G ports based on Trident3

N9K-C9336C-FX2

Nexus 9300 Series, 36p 40/100G QSFP28

-

N3K-C3264C-E

Nexus 3264C 64 x 100G

N9K-C9364C-GX

Nexus 9K ACI & NX-OS Leaf/Spine, 64p 40/100G QSFP28

-

N3K-C3264C-E=

Nexus 3264C 64 x 100G

N9K-C9364C-GX

Nexus 9K ACI & NX-OS Leaf/Spine, 64p 40/100G QSFP28

-

Product migration options

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 http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Nexus N3K-C31128PQ, N3K-C3132C-Z and N3K-C3264C-E Switches 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: http://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: http://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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