Cisco ONS 15100 Series

End-of-Sale & End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco ONS 15194

Product Bulletin No. 2118

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco ONS 15194 Series IP Transport Concentrator

Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® ONS 15194 IP Transport Concentrator. The last day to order the Cisco ONS 15194 is April 22, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 22, 2008. There is no replacement product suggested for the Cisco ONS 15194 IP Transport Concentrator.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco ONS 15194.

Table 1   End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ONS 15194

Milestone Definition Date
End-of-life announcement date

The document date of the end of sale and end of life of a product to the general public.

April 22, 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.

April 22, 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.

April 22, 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.

April 22, 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.

April 22, 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.

January 22, 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.

April 22, 2008

Table 2   Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

Product Part Number Description

ONS 15194 chassis + 5 switches + 2 CPU + 2 PEM + fan unit


ONS 15194 chassis + fan unit

ONS-15194-CTRL, ONS-15194-CTRL=

ONS 15194 CPU card

ONS-15194-PEM, ONS-15194-PEM=

ONS 15194 power entry module


ONS 15194 switch card

OC48/STM16-4S4IR, OC48/STM16-4S4IR =

OC48/STM16 SRP/POS LC for ONS 15194: 4 SR - 4 IR ports

OC48/STM16-4S4LR2, OC48/STM16-4S4LR2=

OC48/STM16 SRP/POS LC for ONS 15194: 4 SR - 4 LR2 ports

OC48/STM16-8SR, OC48/STM16-8SR=

OC48/STM16 SRP/POS LC for ONS 15194: 8 SR ports


ONS 15194 line card blank panel


ONS 15194 spare fan unit


ONS 15194 spare flash card


ONS 15194 password recovery key

Additional Information

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