Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco® Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.6. The last day to order the affected product(s) is January 29, 2010. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.6
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.
July 31, 2009
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
January 29, 2010
Last Ship Date: App. SW
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.
April 29, 2010
End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: App. SW
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.
January 29, 2011
End of New Service Attachment Date: App. SW
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.
January 29, 2011
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: App. SW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
April 26, 2012
Last Date of Support: App. SW
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.
January 28, 2013
HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
BAC for BA RTU for 100K Subscribers or 10K IADs
BAC for BA RTU for 1M Subscribers or 100K IADs
BAC for BA RTU for 50K Subscribers or 5K IADs
BAC for Broadband Aggregation Base SW, Requires RTU license
BAC for BA Small Deployments SW for 5K Subscribers
Product Migration Options
There is no replacement available for the Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.6 at this time.
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.