IT Security Mar 12, 2021

Field Notice from Cisco – SSD failure after 40,000 hours operating time.

Cisco has published an important field notice related to an issue with certain SSDs built into UCS servers. This includes appliances built on UCS servers (such as DNA Center and ISE).

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Timo Seiler
Account Manager

After 40,000 power-on hours (4.5 years), the SSD will become unusable which inevitably leads to loss of your data.

As a solution, Cisco has published firmware updates on its website.

Recommended action.

  • Follow this link to check if your product ID is affected: FN-70545.
  • Download and install the software release for your system.

If you need assistance identifying your system or installing the update, please get in touch with your account manager.

If you wish to be notified by Cisco of future field notices, you can configure your notifications here: