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EOL/EOS for MPF on Cisco 7200 NPE-G1 and Cisco 7301 for Broadband LAC, LNS, PTA

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Multiprocessor Forwarding (MPF) on Cisco 7200 NPE-G1 and Cisco 7301 for Broadband LAC, LNS, and PTA. The last day to order the Multiprocessor Forwarding (MPF) on Cisco 7200 NPE-G1 and Cisco 7301 for Broadband LAC, LNS, and PTA is December 28, 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 Multiprocessor Forwarding (MPF) on Cisco 7200 NPE-G1 and Cisco 7301 for Broadband LAC, LNS, and PTA. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Multiprocessor Forwarding (MPF) on Cisco 7200 NPE-G1 and Cisco 7301 for Broadband LAC, LNS, and PTA.

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 29, 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.

December 28, 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.

March 27, 2008

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.

December 27, 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.

December 27, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: OS SW

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

March 24, 2012

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.

December 26, 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

CISCO7301BB-8K-MPF

7301,1 G Mem, 64MB Fl, AC Pwr, MPF sw, up to 8k sub BBA lic

CISCO7201

Cisco 7201 Chassis, 1GB Memory, Dual P/S, 256MB Flash

FR-MPF72

MPF license for 7200

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

 

FR-MPF72=

MPF license for 7200

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

 

FR-MPF73

MPF License for 7301

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

 

FR-MPF73=

MPF License for 7301

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

 

MPF-1G=

7301 MPF sw w/ 1 G Mem

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 7201 Router. The Cisco 7201 Router has a 1RU form factor of the Cisco 7200 Series Routers. The Cisco 7201 Router is based on the NPE-G2 Network Processing Engine,and it offers performance enhancements. In addition,it includes four built-in 10/100/1000 ports with a default memory of 1 GB upgradable to 2 GB and with dual field-replaceable AC/DC power supplies.
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/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco 7201 Router, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7253/index.html, contact your local account representative, or send an e-mail to ask-sfs-pm@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