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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2818

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 for the Cisco Mobile Exchange solution. The last day to order the affected product is November 11, 2005. Customers with active Cisco Software Application Support service contracts will continue to have access to software updates through Cisco.com, and will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 11, 2008. 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.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0

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.

May 11, 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.

November 11, 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.

February 11, 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.

November 11, 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.

November 11, 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.

November 11, 2007

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 11, 2008

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

MWC-2.0-CMXBASE-K9

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 base Cisco Mobile Exchange management

MWCX-MWFM-3.3-K9 plus CWLMS-2.2-K9

MWC-2.0-CMX-CSG

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 Right-To-Use (RTU) License for Cisco Content Services Gateway (CSG) management

MWCX-CSGSM-2.2-K9

MWC-2.0-CMX-CSG=

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for Cisco CSG management with previous MWC-2.0-CMXBASE-K9 purchase order

MWCX-CSGSM-2.2-K9

MWC-2.0-CMX-GGSN

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for Cisco GGSN management

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMX-GGSN=

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for Cisco GGSN management with previous MWC-2.0-CMXBASE-K9 purchase order

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMX-PDSN

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for Cisco Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) management

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMX-PDSN=

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for PDSN management with previous MWC-2.0-CMXBASE-K9 purchase order

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMX-SSG

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for Service Selection Gateway (SSG) management

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMX-SSG=

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 RTU License for SSG Management with previous MWC-2.0-CMXBASE-K9 purchase order

To Be Announced

MWC-2.0-CMXUP-K9

Major upgrade to Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 base Cisco Mobile Exchange management for Cisco Access Point Name (APN) Manager 3.0, Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator 3.0, and CSG Provisioning Manager 1.0 customers

MWCX-MWFM3.3-UP-K9 plus MWCX-CSGSM2.2UP-K9

Product Migration Options

The current releases of Cisco Content Services Gateway (CSG) Service Manager and Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator, at the time of this bulletin's posting, are respectively version 2.2 and 3.3. Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator 3.3 or Cisco CSG Service Manager 2.2. The replacement products offer many new features and improvements over past releases. These details are listed in individual data sheets, available at http://www.cisco.com/go/mwc-cmx .
Table 3 highlights the upgrade paths from the Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0 to the Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator 3.3 or Cisco CSG Service Manager 2.2.

Table 3. Upgrade Paths

Cisco End-of-Life Product

User has service contract

Replacement Products

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0

Yes

Order part number MWCX-MWFM3.3-UP-K9 for Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator V3.3 or MWCX-CSGSM2.2UP-K9 for Cisco CSG Service Manager V2.2 as applicable.

Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0

No

Order part number MWCX-MWFM3.3-UP-K9 for Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator V3.3 or MWCX-CSGSM2.2UP-K9 for Cisco CSG Service Manager V2.2 as applicable.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information or if you have questions about Cisco Mobile Wireless Center 2.0, e-mail the product-marketing group at ciscoworks@cisco.com.
For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channel Partner.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice

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