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EOL/EOS Cisco SCA 11000 Series Secure Content Accelerator

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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2651
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® SCA 11000 Series Secure Content Accelerator. The last day to order the Cisco SCA 11000 Series and Cisco SCA2 11000 Series secure content accelerators is June 17, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 17, 2010. This end-of-life announcement also applies to SCA Version 4.2 software Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco SCA 11000 Series. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to one of the following solutions: the Content Switching Module with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) (CSM-S), the Cisco Catalyst ® 6500 Series SSL Services Module, Cisco SSL Services, Cisco CSS 11500 Series Content Services Switch. The benefit of these solutions is tight integration with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series or greater product longevity with the Content Switching Module with SSL (CSM-S) solution. Information about the replacement products can be found at:

• Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series SSL Services Module (WS-SVC-SSL-1-K9)

• Cisco CSS 11500 Series Content Services Switch (CSS5-SSL-K9 or CSS 11501S-K9)

• Content Switching Module with SSL (CSM-S) (WS-X6066-SLB-S-K9)

Table 3 provides information for migrating from the Cisco SCA 11000 Series to the alternative solutions.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco SCA 11000 Series

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.
December 17, 2004
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.
June 17, 2005
Last shipment 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.
September 17, 2005
End of software maintenance releases date
The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.
June 17,2006
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.
June 17, 2006
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.
June 17, 2006
End of service contract renewal date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.
June 17, 2009
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.
June 17, 2010

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CSS-SCA-2FE-K9
CSS Secure Content Accelerator
CSS-SCA2-2FE-K9
CSS Secure Content Accelerator version 2

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco SCA 11000 Series is one of the following products:

• Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series SSL Services Module (WS-SVC-SSL-1-K9)

• Cisco SSL Services Cisco CSS 11500 Series Content Services Switch (CSS5-SSL-K9 or CSS 11501S-K9)

• Cisco Content Switching Module with SSL (CSM-S) (WS-X6066-SLB-S-K9)

Information about these alternative solutions can be found at:

• SSL for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series-http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps2706/ps4156/index.html, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_release_note09186a008027bff6.html

• SSL for the CSS 11500-http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/contnetw/ps792/index.html

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco SCA 11000 Series

SSL Services Cisco CSS 11500 Series

Content Services Switch with Cisco Catalyst 6500 SSL Switching Module

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series SSL Services Module

SSL transactions per seconds
200-800
1000
1000
3000
Certificate revocation lists (CRL)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
URL rewrite
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Header Insertion
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Client Authentication
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backend encryption
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco SCA 11000 Series, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/contnetw/ps2083/index.html or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
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Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed onthe Cisco Web site at www.cisco.com/go/offices.Argentina · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Bulgaria · Canada · Chile · China PRC · Colombia · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cyprus Czech Republic · Denmark · Dubai, UAE · Finland · France · Germany · Greece · Hong Kong SAR · Hungary · India · Indonesia · Ireland Israel · Italy · Japan · Korea · Luxembourg · Malaysia · Mexico · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Peru · Philippines · Poland Portugal · Puerto Rico · Romania · Russia · Saudi Arabia · Scotland · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · South Africa · Spain · Sweden Switzerland · Taiwan · Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom · United States · Venezuela · Vietnam · ZimbabweCopyright  2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CCIP, CCSP, the Cisco Powered Network mark, Cisco Unity, Follow Me Browsing, FormShare, and StackWise are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; Changing the Way We Work, Live, Play, and Learn, and iQuick Study are service marks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Aironet, ASIST, BPX, Catalyst, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert logo, Cisco IOS, the Cisco IOS logo, Cisco Press, Cisco Systems, Cisco Systems Capital, the Cisco Systems logo, Empowering the Internet Generation, Enterprise/Solver, EtherChannel, EtherSwitch, Fast Step, GigaStack, Internet Quotient, IOS, IP/TV, iQ Expertise, the iQ logo, iQ Net Readiness Scorecard, LightStream, Linksys, MGX, MICA, the Networkers logo, Networking Academy, Network Registrar, Packet, PIX, Post-Routing, Pre-Routing, RateMUX, Registrar, ScriptShare, SlideCast, SMARTnet, StrataView Plus, Stratm, SwitchProbe, TeleRouter, The Fastest Way to Increase Your Internet Quotient, TransPath, and VCO are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Web site are the property of their respective owners. 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