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Eos & EoL for Cisco IP Mobility Gateway Feature License & Cisco Mobile Client

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IP Mobility Gateway Feature License and Cisco Mobile Client. The last day to order the Cisco IP Mobility Gateway Feature License is June 18, 2007. 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 Cisco IP Mobility Gateway Feature License. The Cisco Mobile Client is no longer available to download. The End of SW Maintenance Release Date and Last Date of Support for the Cisco Mobile Client are July 1st 2007. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IP Mobility Gateway Feature License

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 18, 2007

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.

June 18, 2007

Last Ship Date:
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.

June 18, 2007

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
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.

July 1, 2007

End of New Service Attachment Date:
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.

June 18, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App. SW

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

June 18, 2007

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.

July 1, 2007


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

FL-IPMOBGW-1000=

IP Mobility Gateway Feature Set - up to 1000 Users

FL-IPMOBGW-100=

IP Mobility Gateway Feature Set - up to 100 Users

FL-IPMOBGW-500=

IP Mobility Gateway Feature Set - up to 500 Users

Product Migration Options

Customers no longer need to purchase the Cisco IP Mobility Gateway feature license to use the Cisco IOS Home Agent. There is no Cisco replacement product at this time for Cisco Mobile Client products. Customers can consider a third-party client, such as the Birdstep Intelligent Mobile IP Client ( http://www.birdstep.com) and the ipUnplugged Roaming Client ( http://www.ipunplugged.com), to provide functions similar to those of Cisco Mobile Client.
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 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/web/ordering/ciscocapital/refurbished/index.html.

For More Information

For more information about Cisco IOS IP Mobility Solution, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6551/products_ios_technology_home.html, contact your local account representative, or send an email to rshao@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.