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EoS/EoL Announcement for Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager Version 5.0

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2325
Cisco Systems ® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco ® Building Broadband Service Manager Version 5.0 (Cisco BBSM 5.0). The last day to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is April 4, 2004. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco BBSM 5.0.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco BBSM 5.2-A appliance. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco BBSM 5.0 appliance to the Cisco BBSM 5.2-A appliance.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager Version 5.0

Milestone

Definition

Date

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.

April 1, 2001

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.

July 1, 2001

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.

April 1, 2002

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.

April 1, 2002

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.

January 1, 2004

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.

April 1, 2004

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

BB-SM-SERVER-96

Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager Version 5.0

 

Required:
Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco BBSM v5.0 is the Cisco BBSM v5.2-A (Table 3).

 

Table 3. Product Comparisons

 

Cisco BBSM v5.0

Cisco BBSM v5.2-A

Old Part Number

BB-SM-SERVER-96

 

New Part Number

 

BB-SM-SERVER5.2-A

 

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco Channel Partner.
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 EoL/EoS information, please go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.