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EOL/EOS Cisco Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station

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Product Bulletin No. EOL4078

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station. The last day to order the affected product is November 17, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 16, 2011.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180A Management Station. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station.

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.

May 19, 2006

End-of-sale date

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

November 17, 2006

Last ship date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

February 15, 2007

End of routine failure analysis date

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

November 15, 2007

End of new service attachment date

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.

November 17, 2007

End of service contract renewal date

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

February 12, 2011

Last date of support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

November 16, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

AVS-3180-MGMT-K9

Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station

AVS-3180A-MGMT-K9

Application Velocity System 3180A Management Station

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station is the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180A Management Station.
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/ordering/ciscocapital/refurbished/index.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco Application Velocity System 3180 Management Station, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6492/prod_bulletins_list.html, contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice