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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2649
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for Cisco ® Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.5 (BACBA). The last day to order Cisco BACBA is May 15, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until May 15, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco BACBA. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.5

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.

November 15, 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.

May 15, 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.

August 15, 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.

May 15, 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.

May 15, 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.

February 15, 2008

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.

May 15, 2008

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

BAC-BA-BASE-K9=

BAC for Broadband Aggregation Base SW and Media Kit

BAC-BA-CNSP-RTU-L=

BAC for BA or CNSP RTU for 1M Subscribers or 100K IADs

BAC-BA-CNSP-RTU-M=

BAC for BA or CNSP RTU for 100K Subscribers or 10K IADs

BAC-BA-CNSP-RTU-S=

BAC for BA or CNSP RTU for 50K Subscribers or 5K IADs

BAC-BA-FULL-SW-K9=

BAC for Broadband Aggregation Base Software and API RTU

BAC-BA-LITE-K9=

BAC for BA Small Deployments SW w/5K Sub RTU (No API RTU)

BAC-BA-ONSITE-2WK

Two Weeks Of Onsite Training And Support For BACBA

BAC-BA-RTU+100K=

BAC for BA RTU for Additional 100K Subs (>100K)

BAC-BA-RTU+1M=

BAC for BA RTU for Additional 1M Subs (>100K)

BAC-BA-RTU+250K=

BAC for BA RTU for Additional 250K Subs (>100K)

BAC-BA-RTU+500K=

BAC for BA RTU for Additional 500K Subs (>100K)

BAC-BA-RTU+5K=

BAC for BA RTU for Additional 5K Subs

BAC-BA-RTU-100K

BAC for Broadband Aggregation RTU for 100K Subs

BAC-BA-RTU-1M

BAC for Broadband Aggregation RTU for 1M Subs

BAC-BA-RTU-250K

BAC for Broadband Aggregation RTU for 250K Subs

BAC-BA-RTU-500K

BAC for Broadband Aggregation RTU for 500K Subs

BAC-BA-RTU-5K

BAC for Broadband Aggregation RTU for 5K Subs

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

There is no recommended replacement for the Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation product.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation contact your local account.
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Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed on the 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 · Zimbabwe						Copyright  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. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0411R) 	204105.36_ETMG_LF_11.04Printed in the USA