EOFS/EOS Announcement for Huawei OptiX OSN 500 V100R006 &OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release

No. :EOFS&EOS-EN-2018-077-Global

Date :December 31,2018

Subject: EOFS/EOS Announcement for Huawei OptiX OSN 500 V100R006 &OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release

Dear Customers,

To help you better cope with challenges brought by market changes and technological innovations, Huawei hereby informs you of the milestones in the life cycle of OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release. Hopefully this information can give you a reference on making future network development plans.

The sales of Huawei OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release will be stopped on June 30, 2018. Please note that you can not place order after the EOM date.

The full support for Huawei OptiX OSN 500 V100R006,OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release will be stopped on June 30, 2019. After that day, No patch will be released for rectifying OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release software defects.

The service of the OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release will be stopped from December 31, 2019. After that day, Huawei no longer provides any services related to OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release. (including the service hotline). However, during the period of one year from the day December 31, 2019, you may visit http://support.huawei.com to search or download the FAQ and resolved problem cases related to OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release.

Table1 describes the end of life milestones, definitions, and dates for OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release.

Table1 End of life milestones and dates for OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release

Milestone

Definition

Date

EOM

End of Marketing. The EOM date is the
date from which the acceptance of the
POs for new deployments and capacity
expansions will be rejected. The release
is not sold any longer after the date.

June 30,2018

EOFS

End of Full Support. After the EOFS, R&D
will not develop patches for the software
version.

June 30, 2019

EOS

End of Service and Support. After the EOS,
 Huawei does not provide software problem
 analysis services.

December 31, 2019

Huawei suggests that you use V100R008 or upgrade your V100R006 to V100R008 , which has similar features and capabilities but optimized functions compared with V100R006. We will continue to provide high-level services for your new software version

Table2 Replacement release

End of Life Release

Replacement Release

OptiX OSN 500 V100R006&OptiX OSN 550 V100R006 Release

OptiX OSN 500 V100R008&OptiX OSN 550 V100R008 Release

 

Table3 Replacement release end of life milestones

Milestone

Date

Note

EOM

December 31, 2022

 

EOFS

June 30, 2025

 

EOS

December 31, 2025

 

 

Hopefully this announcement can help you plan your future networks. This measure will not affect the existing service relationship and quality. We are consistently dedicated to providing you with other excellent products and services. If you have any questions, please contact your Huawei account manager.

 

 

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

December 31,2018