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End-Of-Sale And End-Of-Life Announcement For The Cisco Media Gateway Manager

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Product Bulletin No. EOL1011

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco ® Media Gateway Manager (MGM). The Cisco MGM is an element management system for the Cisco MGX ® Voice Gateway. The last day to order the affected product is 01-AUG-2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until 31-JUL-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 Cisco Transport Manager, which is an element management system that provides fault, configuration, performance, and user access security management for the Cisco MGX Voice Gateway and other Cisco networking devices, such as the Cisco CRS-1 carrier routing systems, the Cisco ONS optical platforms, and the Cisco XR 12000 Series routers. Information about the Cisco Transport Manager can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/opticsw/ps2204/index.html.
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Media Gateway Manager

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.

31-JAN-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.

01-AUG-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.

30-OCT-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.

01-AUG-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.

01-AUG-2007

End of service contract renewal date

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

27-OCT-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.

31-JUL-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-MGM-KIT-3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 Media Kit incl. CV 5.4, Doc CD

CTM-6.0-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0

EMS-MGM-KIT-3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 Media Kit incl. CV 5.4, Doc CD

CTM-6.0-LE-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 LE System BDL

EMS-MGM-KIT-3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 Media Kit incl. CV 5.4, Doc CD

CTM-6.0-SE-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 SE System BDL

EMS-MGM-KIT-3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 Media Kit incl. CV 5.4, Doc CD

CTM-6.0-SS-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 SS System BDL

EMS-MGM-KIT-3.0-D

Cisco MGM 3.0 30 Day Demo Kit incl. CV 5.4, Doc CD

No Replacement Product is available

No Replacement Product is available

EMS-VISM-3.0-U

Cisco MGM 3.0 VISM Right To Use License Upgrade

No Replacement Product is available

No Replacement Product is available

EMS-VISM-LIC-3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 VISM Right To Use License

CTML-8850-001

CTM -One voice enabled Cisco MGX 8850 Multiservice Switch

EMS-VISMPR-3.0-U

Cisco MGM 3.0 VISMPR Right To Use License Upgrade

No Replacement Product is available

No Replacement Product is available

EMS-VISMPR-LIC3.0

Cisco MGM 3.0 VISMPR Right To Use License

CTML-8850-001

CTM -One voice enabled Cisco MGX 8850 Multiservice Switch

MGM-50-CORBA

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Gateway/CORBA

CTM-6.0-CORBA

Cisco Transport Manager GateWay/CORBA Northbound 6.0

MGM-50-CORBA-UPG

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Gateway/CORBA Upgrade Kit

CTM-6.0-CORBA-UPG

Cisco Transport Manager GateWay/CORBA Northbound 6.0 UPG

MGM-50-HA

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 High Availability

CTM-6.0-HA

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 High Availability Agent 2.2

MGM-50-HA-UPG

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 High Availability Upgrade Kit

CTM-6.0-HA-UPG

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 High Availability Agent 2.2 UPG

MGM-50-SMK-K9

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Software Media Kit, incl. 1 client RTU

CTM-6.0-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0

MGM-50-SMK-K9

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Software Media Kit, incl. 1 client RTU

CTM-6.0-LE-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 LE System BDL

MGM-50-SMK-K9

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Software Media Kit, incl. 1 client RTU

CTM-6.0-SE-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 SE System BDL

MGM-50-SMK-K9

Media Gateway Mgr 5.0 Software Media Kit, incl. 1 client RTU

CTM-6.0-SS-BDL-K9

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 SS System BDL

MGM-8850-LIC

MGX 8850 Right to Use License, 1 per chassis

CTML-8850-001

CTM -One voice enabled Cisco MGX 8850 Multiservice Switch

MGM-8880-LIC

MGX 8880 Right to Use License, 1 per chassis

CTML-8880-001

CTM-One Cisco MGX 8880 Media Gateway

MGM-CLIENT-001

MGM 5.0 Client Right to Use License-1 per active user

CTM-CLIENT-001

Cisco Transport Manager Client RTU License-1 RTU

MGM-CLIENT-001

MGM 5.0 Client Right to Use License-1 per active user

CTM-CLIENT-010

Cisco Transport Manager Client RTU License-10 RTU Block

MGM-CLIENT-001

MGM 5.0 Client Right to Use License-1 per active user

CTM-CLIENT-050

Cisco Transport Manager Client RTU License-50 RTU Block

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 or later is the recommended replacement for the Cisco Media Gateway Manager. An upgrade from Cisco MGM 5.0 to Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 is supported under the Cisco MGM 5.0 Software Application Support plus Upgrades (SASU) contract. An upgrade from Cisco MGM 3.0 to Cisco Transport Manager 6.0 is not supported under the Cisco MGM 3.0 Software Application Support (SAS) contract. For assistance, please e-mail the Cisco Transport Manager Product team at: ask-ctm@cisco.com.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco Media Gateway Manager 3.0

Cisco Media Gateway Manager 5.0

Cisco Transport
Manager 6.0

Alarm Browser

Y

Y

Y

Event Browser

Y

Y

Y

Historical Performance Reporting

N

Y

Y

Real Time Performance Reporting

Y-CiscoView

Y

Y

Chassis View

Y

Y

Y

Provisioning GUI

N

Y

Y

CORBA Alarm NBI

Y

Y

Y

CORBA Inventory NBI

Y

Y

Y

CORBA Flow Through Provisioning NBI

N

N

N

SNMP Alarm NBI

Y

Y-with Reliable Trap Management

Y-with Reliable Trap Management

User Administration

Y

Y

Y

Network Map

Y

Y

Y

Client / Server

Y

Y

Y

Client format

X-Windows

PC or Solaris Client

PC or Solaris Client

High Availability

N

Y

Y

MGX Chassis Supported

100

50-Polling on

100-Polling off

50-Polling on

100-Polling off

Price

Media Kit-$0

RTU-$700 per VISM

Media Kit-$10,000

RTU-$10K per chassis

Media Kit Bundle, up to 50 Chassis-$10K

RTU-$10K per chassis

Framework

CEMF

CTM

CTM

Other devices supported

PGW2200

N

CRS, ONS, Catalyst 6509, 7600, 12KXR, MD9000

Database backup

Y

Y

Y

MGX configuration backup

Y

Y

Y

Future versions planned

N

N

Y-CTM 7.0 (4/2006)

CTM 8.0 in planning

Network Element Support

MGX 8850 V5.020

VISM 3.2.x

VISM 3.3.x (traps only)

MGX 8880, 8850 V5.020

VISM 3.3.0

VXSM 5.020

MGX 8880, 8850, 8830 V5.020, 5.2

VISM 3.3.0, 3.3.10

VXSM 5.020, 5.2

Image download

Y

Y

Y

Database

Object Oriented - Included

Oracle Relational Database

Customer provided

Oracle Relational Database

Customer provided

Server Platform

Sun-Solaris 8

Sun-Solaris 8

Sun-Solaris 8

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco Media Gateway Manager, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps1920/index.html, contact your local account representative, or send your questions to ask-ctm@cisco.com.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
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