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EoS/EoL Announcement for Cisco Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator 3.3

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End-of-Life Notice, No. 3124
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® Mobile Wireless Fault Mediator (MWFM) 3.3. The last day to order the affected product is April 20, 2006. 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 April 20, 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 MWFM 4.1, an application offered as part of the Mobile Wireless Center for Cisco Mobile Exchange suite of applications that complements CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) to provide an end-to-end management of Cisco Mobile Exchange. The Mobile Wireless Center for Cisco Mobile Exchange addresses the element-management requirements of mobile operators and provides fault, configuration, and troubleshooting capability as mobile operators transition their wireless service delivery networks from second-generation (2G) circuit-based traffic to 2.5G and third-generation (3G) IP-based services.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco MWFM 3.3

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.

October 20, 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.

April 20, 2006

Last Ship 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 20, 2006

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.

April 20, 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.

April 20, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

October 20, 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.

April 20, 2009

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Life Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

MWCX-MWFM-3.3-K9

Cisco MWFM 3.3

MWCX-MWFM-4.1-K9

MWCX-MWFM3.3-UP-K9

Upgrade to Cisco MWFM 3.3

MWCX-MWFM4.1-UP-K9

Product Migration Options

The current releases of Cisco MWFM, at the time of this bulletin's posting, are versions 3.3 and 4.1. The recommended replacement for Cisco MWFM 3.3 is Cisco MWFM 4.1. This new release offers many new features and improvements that are listed in the individual data sheets, available at: http://www.cisco.com/go/mwc-cmx.
Table 3 highlights the upgrade paths available for Cisco MWFM 3.3 customers.

Table 3. Cisco MWFM 3.3 Upgrade Paths

Cisco End-of-Life Product

User has Service Contract

Replacement Products

Cisco MWFM 3.3

Yes

Request a no-charge entitlement upgrade kit (MWCX-MWFM4.1-SR-K9) to Cisco MWFM 4.1 via the Cisco Product Upgrade Tool at http://www.cisco.com/upgrade.

Cisco MWFM 3.3

No

Order part number MWCX-MWFM4.1-UP-K9 for Cisco MWFM 4.1.

Note: An end-of-sale and end-of-life announcement for Cisco Content Services Gateway Service Manager 2.2 has been made. For more information, please visit: http://www.cisco.com/go/mwc-cmx.

Additional Information

For more information or if you have questions about Cisco MWFM, e-mail the product-marketing group at cs-mwc@cisco.com.
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 end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.
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