In October 2001 Intel announced the discontinuation of the Intel® PRO/100+ Server Adapter (PILA8470B).
The following products will be discontinued:
Product Discontinuation Schedule:
||PRO/100+ Server Adapter|
||PRO/100+ Server - 5 Pack|
||PRO/100+ Server - 20 Pack|
Q1. Why is Intel no longer offering the PRO/100+ Server Adapter?
|October 13, 2001
||Last Product Order Date (based on product availability)|
|February 13, 2001
||Last Product Delivery Date (based on product availability)|
A1. This adapter is being discontinued due to increased customer interest and preference for the PRO/100 S Server Adapter.
Q2. How long will Intel provide drivers for the PRO/100+ Server Adapter?
A2. Intel plans that the driver suite for the PRO/100 S Server Adapter will continue to be backward compatible with the PRO/100+ Server Adapter.
Q3. How long will Intel provide support for the PRO/100+ Server Adapter?
A3. Free technical troubleshooting information will continue via our online services through December 2004. Telephone and email support via Intel technicians will continue through December 2003.
Q4. What if I have problems with my PRO/100+ Server Adapter and need an RMA? Will you still honor the warranty?
A4. The PRO/100+ Server Adapter has a Limited Lifetime Warranty, which Intel will continue to honor. Adapters replaced under the Warranty will be replaced with the same or similar product. Please see the warranty statement in your user manual for warranty details.
Q5. Since Intel will no longer offer the PRO/100+ Server Adapter, is there a product you would recommend in its place?
A5. Yes. We recommend the PRO/100 S Server adapter, which is Intel's current generation of 10/100 Mbps adapter. This server adapter offers the combination of IPSec encryption offloading and managed 10/100 connections, protecting data while preserving network performance.
This applies to: