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EoS/EoL Announcement for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.2

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Product Bulletin No. EOL5099

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.2. The last day to order the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.2 is April 30, 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 IOS XR Software Release 3.2. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.2

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.

October 30, 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.

April 30, 2007

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.

July 29, 2007

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.

April 29, 2008

End of New Service Attachment Date: OS 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.

April 29, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: OS SW

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

July 26, 2011

Last Date of Support: OS 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.

April 28, 2012

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

XC-RP-03.02

Cisco IOS XR RP Control Plane Software v3.2 for CRS-1

XC-RP-03.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

XC-RPK9-03.02

Cisco IOS XR RP Control Plane Software with Encryption

XC-RPK9-03.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

XR-XR12K-03.02

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

XR-XR12K-03.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

XR-XR12KK9-03.02

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

XR-XR12KK9-03.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.3.
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 the Cisco 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/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_high_level_listing.html.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.3, visit http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Software/IOXPlanner/planner-tool/ioxplanner.cgi? (Please login to Cisco.com first to view this content) 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/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.