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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco 3631

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2407

Cisco Systems® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco® 3631. The last day to order the Cisco 3631 is August 2, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 2, 2009. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco 3631.

 

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 2691 or Cisco 3725, which offers greater module support and additional software features. Information about these products can be found at http://www.cisco.com/go/3700demo. Table 4 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco 3631 to the Cisco 2691 or Cisco 3725.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 3631

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.

February 2, 2004

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.

August 2, 2004

Last Shipment 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.

November 2, 2004

End of Software 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.

August 2, 2006

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

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

August 2, 2005

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.

August 2, 2005

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

May 2, 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.

August 2, 2009

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CISCO3631-CO-AC

Cisco 3631-CO with AC Power Supply

CISCO3631-CO-DC-U

3631 Router w/Universal Power Supply, 24/48 volts

CISCO3631-CO-DC

Cisco 3631-CO with DC Power Supply

MEM3631-128D=

128-MB DIMM DRAM for the Cisco 3631

MEM3631-32U128CF

32- to 128-MB Compact Flash factory upgrade for the Cisco 3631

MEM3631-32U64CF

32- to 64-MB Compact Flash factory upgrade for the Cisco 3631

MEM3631-64D=

64-MB DIMM DRAM for the Cisco 3631

MEM3631-64U128D

64- to 128-MB DIMM DRAM factory upgrade for the Cisco 3631

MEM3631-64U256D

64- to 256-MB DIMM DRAM factory upgrade for the Cisco 3631

All 3631 IOS Software Products

All IOS Software SKUs for the 3631 (IOS updates will be available for SMARTnet® customers on http://www.cisco.com/ until March 31, 2006)

Note: Customers who require memory upgrades after the End-of-Sale date for the Cisco 3631 can order Cisco 2691 memory upgrade parts.

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacements for the Cisco 3631 are the Cisco 2691 and Cisco 3725. The comparable product numbers are shown in Table 3. Comparisons between the products are shown in Table 4.

 

Table 3. Replacement Product Numbers

3631 Product Number

2691 Product Number

3725 Product Number

CISCO3631-CO-AC

CISCO2691

CISCO3725

CISCO3631-CO-DC

CISCO2691-DC-U

CISCO3725-DC-U

CISCO3631-CO-DC-U

CISCO2691-DC-U

CISCO3725-DC-U

 

Table 4. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco 3631

Cisco 2691

Cisco 3725

Chassis Depth

Less than 12 inches (300 mm)

Less than 12 inches (300 mm)

14.7 inches (375 mm)

Integrated 10/100 Ethernet Ports

1

2

2

Network Module Slots

2

1

2

WIC Slots

2

3

3

AIM Slots

1

2

2

Module Support

Limited Network Module, AIM, and WIC support

Full Network Module, AIM, and WIC support

Full Network Module, AIM, and WIC support

Software Support

Telco, Telco Plus, and Telco Plus IPSec

Full IOS feature set support

Full IOS feature set support

Power Input

AC, -48 VDC, or universal DC
(24-72V)

AC, external redundant AC, or universal DC (24-72V)

AC, external redundant AC, or universal DC (24-72V)

 

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco Channel Partner.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html.
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