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End-of-Sale Announcement Cisco CNS Netflow Collection Engine 2.0

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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2735

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0. The last day to order the Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0 is July 1, 1999. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until July 1, 2002.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 5.0, which provides the metering base for an important set of applications, including network traffic accounting, usage-based network billing, network planning, network monitoring, outbound marketing, and data-mining capabilities for both service provider and enterprise customers. Information about the replacement product can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps1964/index.html.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0

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.
July 1, 1999

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.
July 1, 2000

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.
July 1, 2001

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.
July 1, 2002

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

NFC-SOSU-2.0
Cisco NetFlow FlowCollector/FlowAnalyzer v2.0 Bundle for Solaris
NFC-SOSU-UPG-2.X=
Cisco NetFlow FlowCollector/FlowCollector v2.0 Software Upgrade
NFC-HPUX-2.0
Cisco NetFlow FlowCollector/FlowAnalyzer v2.0 Bundle for HPUX

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0 is the Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 5.0. Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine 5.0 collects NetFlow export data, performs data volume reduction and postprocessing, and provides to end-user applications easy access to NetFlow collection data. Cisco is currently working with numerous partners to provide customers with comprehensive solutions for NetFlow collection billing and accounting, planning, and monitoring. NetFlow collection also provides the measurement base for the new Cisco Internet Quality of Service (QoS) initiatives.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco CNS NetFlow Collection Engine, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps1964/index.html or contact your local Cisco account representative 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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