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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco MeetingPlace 4.3 Software

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Product Bulletin No. EOL4102

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MeetingPlace 4.3 Software. The last day to order the affected product is December 27, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 26, 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 upgrade to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 5.4 Software, which provides improved functionality and many enhancements. Information about the latest release of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace software can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/index.html.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MeetingPlace 4.3 Software

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 28, 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.

December 27, 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.

March 27, 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.

December 27, 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.

December 27, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

March 24, 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.

December 26, 2009

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

MP-CONF-UI

Cisco MeetingPlace Conference UI with 5 web conf licenses

MP-CONF-UI=

Cisco MeetingPlace Conference UI w/ 5 web conf ul

MP-DIRECTORIES

Cisco MeetingPlace Directories Integration Application

MP-DIRECTORIES=

Cisco MeetingPlace Directories Integration Application

MP-EMAIL

Cisco MeetingPlace SMTP Email Gateway Software

MP-EMAIL=

Cisco MeetingPlace SMTP Email Gateway Software

MP-IM

Cisco MeetingPlace Instant Messaging

MP-IM-CD-4.3.0

Cisco MP Instant Messaging 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-IM-CD-4.3.0=

Cisco MP Instant Messaging 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-IM=

Cisco MeetingPlace Instant Messaging

MP-MT-CD-4.3.0

Cisco MP MeetingTime 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-NOTES-4.3.0

Cisco MeetingPlace for Notes 4.3.0

MP-NOTES-4.3.0=

Cisco MeetingPlace for Notes 4.3.0

MP-NOTES-CD-4.3.0

MeetingPlace for Notes 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-NOTES-CD-4.3.0=

MeetingPlace for Notes 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-OUTLOOK-4.3.0

Cisco MeetingPlace for Outlook 4.3.0

MP-OUTLOOK-4.3.0=

Cisco MeetingPlace for Outlook 4.3.0

MP-SHADOW-AUDSW

Cisco MeetingPlace Shadow Server Audio Software

MP-SHADOW-AUDSW=

Cisco MeetingPlace Shadow Server Audio Software

MP-SHADOW-WEBSW

Cisco MeetingPlace Shadow Server Web Software

MP-SHADOW-WEBSW=

Cisco MeetingPlace Shadow Server Web Software

MP-WEB-CD-4.3.0

Cisco MP Web 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-WEB-CD-4.3.0=

Cisco MP Web 4.3.0 Media Kit

MP-WEB-CONF-SW

Cisco MeetingPlace Web Server Software w/ 20 user licenses

MP-WEB-CONF-SW=

Cisco MeetingPlace Web Server Software w/ 20 user licenses

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco MeetingPlace 4.3 Software is the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 5.4 Software.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 5.4 software. Information about the latest release of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace software can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/index.html.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 4.3 EOL Product

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 5.4 Software
Replacement Product

Cisco MeetingPlace Conference UI with 5 web conf licenses

MP-CONF-UI

MP-CONF-UI=

MP-CONF-UI-5.4

MP-CONFUI-5.4-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Web Server Software w/ 20 user licenses

MP-WEB-CONF-SW

MP-WEB-CONF-SW=

MP-WEBCONFSW-5.4

MP-WEBCONF5.4-UPG=

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Shadow Server Audio Software

MP-SHADOW-AUDSW

MP-SHADOW-AUD-5.4

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Shadow Web Software

MP-SHADOW-WEBSW

MP-SHADOW-WEB-5.4

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Outlook

MP-OUTLOOK-4.3.0

MP-OUTLOOK-4.3.0=

MP-OUTLOOK-5.4

MP-OUTLOOK5.4-UPG=

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes

MP-NOTES-4.3.0

MP-NOTES-4.3.0=

MP-NOTES-CD-4.3.0

MP-NOTES-CD-4.3.0=

MP-NOTES-5.4

MP-NOTES-5.4=

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace

Directory Services

MP-DIRECTORIES

MP-DIRECTORIES=

MP-DIRSVCS-5.4

MP-DIRSVCS5.4-UPG=

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Email Gateway

MP-EMAIL

MP-EMAIL=

MP-EMAIL-5.4

MP-EMAIL-5.4-UPG=

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace IM Gateway

MP-IM

MP-IM=

MP-IM-CD-4.3.0

MP-IM-CD-4.3.0=

MP-JABBER-5.4

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/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco MeetingPlace 4.3 Software, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/index.html, contact your local account representative, or send an e-mail to cs-meetingplace@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.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.