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EoS and EoL Announcement for the Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1)

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Product Bulletin No. EOL4045

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1). The last day to order the affected product is November 30, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 29, 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.
Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1) supports Cisco PGW 2200 Release 9.4(1), which is also beginning the end-of-sale/end-of-life process.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1).

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.

June 1, 2006

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.

November 30, 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.

February 28, 2007

End of SW 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.

November 30, 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.

November 30, 2007

End of service contract renewal date

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

February 25, 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.

November 29, 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

EMS-MNM-KIT-241-K8

Cisco MNM 2.4(1) media kit crypto aware, incl. EMS, CV, Sol

EMS-MNM-KIT-261K9

Cisco MNM 2.6(1) media kit crypto aware, incl. EMS, CV, Sol

EMS-MNM-KIT-241K8D

Cisco MNM 2.4(1) crypto aware, 30day demo, incl. EMS,CV,Sol

EMS-MNM-KIT-261K9D

Cisco MNM 2.6(1) crypto aware, 30day demo, incl. EMS,CV,Sol

EMS-MNM-LIC-241

Cisco MNM 2.4(1) Right to Use License - sold in 1k DS0 block

EMS-MNM-LIC-261

Cisco MNM 2.6(1) Right to Use License - sold in 1k DS0 block

EMS-MNM-LIC-241-U

Cisco MNM 2.4(1) Right to Use License upgrd - 1k DS0 blocks

EMS-MNM-LIC-261-U

Cisco MNM 2.6(1) Right to Use License upgrd - 1k DS0 blocks

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Customers will migrate to the corresponding version of Cisco MGC Node Manager and Voice Services Provisioning Tool when upgrading their Cisco PGW 2200 software.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1)

Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.6(1)

PGW 2200 Release Support

PGW 2200 Release 9.4(1)

PGW 2200 Release 9.6(1)

Voice Services Provisioning Tool

Included

Separate download from Cisco.com


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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/ordering/ciscocapital/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_high_level_listing.html.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.