End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Prisma II EDFA

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Prisma II EDFA. The last day to order the affected product(s) is June 22, 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 Prisma II EDFA




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.

December 22, 2020

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.

June 22, 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.

September 20, 2021

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.

June 22, 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.

June 22, 2022

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:

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

September 17, 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.

June 30, 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


(P2-EDFA-MOD-9X19-SA 2w)Opt Amp,9/19dBm,SA


(P2-EDFA-MOD-4X21.5-SA 2-Wide)Optl Amp,4x21.5dBm,SA




(P2-EDFA-MOD-2x17-SA)1550 EDFA Opt Amp,2/17dBm,SA


(P2-EDFA-MOD-2x19-SA)1550 EDFA Opt Amp,2/19dBm,SA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-10x21.5-LA)Opt Post Amp,10/21.5,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-16X19.5-LA)Opt Post Amp,16/19.5dBm,LC/APC Dx


(P2-EDFA-FPST-20x18.5-LA)Opt Post Amp,20/18.5dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-18X18.9-LA)Opt Amp,18/18.9dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-24x17.65-LA)Opt Post Amp,24/17.65dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-24X19.0-LA)Opt Post Amp,24/19,0dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-22x19.5-LA)Opt Post Amp,22/19.5,0dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-18x20.5-LA)Opt Post Amp,18/20.5dBm,LA


(P2-EDFA-FPST-16x21.0-LA) Opt Post Amp,16/21dBm,LA Dx


(P2-EDFA-MOD-2X19-SA)Opt Amp,2/19dBm,Enhncd NMS


(P2-EDFA-MOD-1X21.5-SA)Opt Amp,1/21.5dBm,Enhncd NMS

Product migration options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco Prisma II EDFA 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 Prisma II EDFA 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.

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