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Product End-of-Life Notice

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco Catalyst 2960 and 3560 8-Port and 12-Port
Switches
EOL9055

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2960
and 3560 8-Port and 12-Port Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s)
is July 29, 2013. 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.
One month after the end-of-life announcement, the price of the switches listed in this announcement may increase
in order to accommodate the fluctuating component costs for those products.
Table 1.

End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2960 and 3560 8-Port and 12-Port 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.

January 28, 2013

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no July 29, 2013
longer for sale after this date.

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.

October 27, 2013

End of SW Maintenance
Releases Date:
HW

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.

July 29, 2014

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.

July 29, 2014

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.

July 29, 2014

End of Service Contract
Renewal Date:
HW

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

October 24, 2017

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.

July 31, 2018

HW = Hardware

OS SW = Operating System Software

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public.

App. SW = Application Software

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Information about these products can be found at: http://www. LAN Base — WS-C3560-12PC-S Catalyst 3560 Compact 12 10/100 PoE + 1 T/SFP.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.html. 2 x Dual Uplink. 2 x Dual Uplink.cisco. IP Base Image WS-C3560C-8PC-S Catalyst 3560C Switch 8 FE PoE.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 WS-C2960-8TC-L Catalyst 2960 8 10/100 + 1 T/SFP LAN Base Image WS-C2960C-8TC-L Catalyst 2960C Switch 8 FE.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp. For more information. visit http://www. Lan Base — WS-C2960-8TC-S Catalyst 2960 8 10/100 + 1 T/SFP LAN Lite Image WS-C2960C-8TC-S Catalyst 2960C Switch 8 FE.html © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates.com/en/US/products/ps11527/Products_Sub_Category_Home. IP Base — Product Migration Options Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 2960-C and 3560-C switches.html For More Information For more information about the Cisco Catalyst 2960-C and 3560-C Compact Switches. go to: http://www. 2 x Dual Uplink. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come.html Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Catalyst 2960 and 3560 8-Port and 12-Port Switches through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. go to: www. LAN Base — WS-C2960PD-8TT-L Catalyst 2960 Powered Device 8 10/100 + 1 1000BT LAN Base WS-C2960CPD-8TT-L Catalyst 2960C PD Switch 8 FE.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.cisco. This document is Cisco Public. Lan Lite — WS-C2960G-8TC-L Catalyst 2960 7 10/100/1000 + 1 T/SFP LAN Base WS-C2960CG-8TC-L Catalyst 2960C Switch 8 GE.cisco. For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy. Page 2 of 3 .cisco. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. All rights reserved. The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. go to: http://www.com/go/eos Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date. 2 x Dual Uplink. 2 x Dual Uplink. IP Base Image WS-C3560C-12PC-S Catalyst 3560C Switch 12 FE PoE. 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.cisco. 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. first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. IP Base — WS-C3560-8PC-S Catalyst 3560 Compact 8 10/100 PoE + 1 T/SFP. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. 2 x 1G. or contact your local account representative.com/en/US/products/ps11527/Products_Sub_Category_Home.

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