End of Sale of the H3C S6861 Switches

29-11-2020
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H3C announces the upcoming end of sale for the S6861 Switches. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is January 30th 2021. Customers with active support contracts will continue to receive support from H3C TS (Technical Support) as per the dates listed in Table 2, the End-of-Life Milestones.

Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to newer models that are equivalent or better. The newer models are more power efficient, support existing features and offer enhanced functionality.

Affected Product

Description

Replacement Products

Description

0235A3GL

S6861-54QF

48*10GE SFP+ & 6*40GE QSFP+

0235A2D6

S6860-54HF

48*10GE SFP+ & 2*100GE QSFP28 or 6*40GE QSFP+

0235A3GK

S6861-54QT

48*10GE Base-T & 6*40GE QSFP+

0235A3J3

S6860-54HT

48*10GE Base-T & 2*100GE QSFP28 or 6*40GE QSFP+

0235A3GJ

S6861-30QF

24*10GE SFP+ & 6*40GE QSFP+

0235A3N3

S6860-30HF

24*10GE SFP+ & 2*100GE QSFP28 or 6*40GE QSFP+

 

Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers

Milestone

Date

Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale)

2021-01-30

Last day to receive software bug fixes and support

2023-01-30

Last day to add new service contracts

2022-01-30

Last day to renew existing service contracts

2025-01-30

Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support

2026-01-30

 

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones

For more information about the H3C End-of-Life policy, please visit:https://www.h3c.com/en/Support/Policy_Dynamics/Management_Strategy/

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