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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco IOS XR Software Product Release 4.1

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco IOS XR Software Product Release 4.1. The last day to order the affected product(s) is September 19, 2013. 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 IOS XR Software Product Release 4.1

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.

September 19, 2012

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.

September 19, 2013

Last Ship Date:
OS 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.

December 19, 2013

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
OS 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.

March 19, 2014

End of Vulnerability/Security Support:
OS SW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release a planned maintenance release or scheduled software remedy for a security vulnerability issue.

March 19, 2016

Last Date of Support:

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

September 30, 2018

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

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information

A9K-04.01

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

A9K-K9-04.01

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

XR-XR12K-04.01

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

XR-XR12KK9-04.01

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5845/prod_bulletins_list.html.
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date.
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5845/prod_bulletins_list.html, or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html.
For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html.

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Any authorized translation issued by Cisco Systems or affiliates of this end-of-life Product Bulletin is intended to help customers understand the content described in the English version. This translation is the result of a commercially reasonable effort; however, if there are discrepancies between the English version and the translated document, please refer to the English version, which is considered authoritative.