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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2954

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® Broadband Building Service Manager Hotspot 5.3 (BBSM Desktop Server). The last day to order the affected product is January 15, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until February15, 2009.

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 BBSM 1RU server appliance, or to an alternative hospitality gateway. Information about the replacement product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps533/ps5463/index.html

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco BBSM Hotspot 5.3 (Desktop Server)

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.

July 15, 2005

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.

January 15, 2006

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.

April 15, 2006

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.

January 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.

January 15, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

July 05, 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.

January 15, 2009

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

BB-SM-HOTSPTSVR5.3

BBSM Hotspot 5.3 Server 75 User

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

BB-SM-HS150USRUPG

BBSM Hotspot Server 150 User Upgrade

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

BB-SM-HS150USRUPG=

BBSM Hotspot Server 150 User Upgrade

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

BB-SM53HS-PMSOPTN

BBSM 5.3 Hotspot Server PMS License Option

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

BB-SM53HS-PMSOPTN=

BBSM 5.3 Hotspot Server PMS License Option

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

BB-SM-53HSSVRUPG=

BBSM Hotspot 1.0 to BBSM 5.3 Hotspot Upgrade

BB-SM-SERVER5.3-A

BBSM 5.3 Pre-loaded Server

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Enterprise accounts using Cisco BBSM Hotspot should migrate to the Cisco BBSM 1RU server appliance. For hotspot and hospitality applications, Cisco BBSM Hotspot customers should migrate to gateway appliance solutions from IP3 Networks or Nomadix.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information contact interest-bbsm@cisco.com.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
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