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EOL/EOS for the Cisco Application Performance Assurance Network Module

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco® Application Performance Assurance Network Module. The last day to order the affected product(s) is January 13, 2010. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Application Performance Assurance Network Module

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.

July 15, 2009

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.

January 13, 2010

Last Ship Date:
HW, OS SW, App. SW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

April 13, 2010

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
HW, OS SW, App. SW

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.

January 13, 2011

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

January 13, 2011

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW, OS SW, App. SW

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.

January 13, 2011

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App. SW

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

April 10, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW, OS SW

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

April 10, 2014

Last Date of Support:
App. SW

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.

January 12, 2013

Last Date of Support:
HW

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.

January 12, 2015


HW = Hardware, OS SW = Operating System Software, App. SW = Application Software

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

APA-E2-CC

Application Performance Assurance SW (ISR2800)-Control

APA-E2-CC=

Application Performance Assurance SW (ISR2800)-Control (S)

APA-E3-CC

Application Performance Assurance SW (ISR3800)-Control

APA-E3-CC=

Application Performance Assurance SW (ISR3800)-Control (S)

APA-R3-VO

Application Performance Assurance Software-Monitoring Only

APA-RC-1

APA RC Server, Block of 10 Device Licenses, APA RC software

APA-RC-10

APA RC Device Licenses, Block of 10

APA-RC-25

APA RC Device Licenses, block of 25

APA-SW

Application Performance Assurance Software For ISR 2800-3800

APA-SW-1.0

Application Performance Assurance SW v1.0

APA-SW-2.0

Application Performance Assurance SW v2.0

NME-APA

Application Performance Assurance

NME-APA-E2

Application Performance Assurance Module For 2800-series ISR

NME-APA-E2=

Application Performance Assurance Module for 2800-series ISR

NME-APA-E3

Application Performance Assurance Module For 3800-series ISR

NME-APA-E3=

Application Performance Assurance Module for 3800-series ISR

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco Application Performance Assurance Network Module at this time.
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Application Performance Assurance Network Module through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

For More Information

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