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EOL/EOS End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Elements of Cisco Content Engine 566

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Elements of Cisco Content Engine 566. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 29, 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 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 Elements of Cisco Content Engine 566

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Llfe 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.

January 28, 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.

July 29, 2007

Last Ship Date:
HW, 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.

October 27, 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 28, 2008

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

July 28, 2008

End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW, 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.

July 28, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App. SW

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

October 24, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

October 24, 2011

Last Date of Support:
App. SW

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.

July 31, 2010

Last Date of Support:
HW

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.

July 31, 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

Additional Information

CE-566-DISK-72GB

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for CE-566, option

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

CE-566-DISK-72GB=

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for CE-566, spare

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

CE-73XXA-DISK-72G=

72 GB SCSI Disk Drive for CE-7325A and CE-7305A, spare

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

IPTV-3427-BCAST-C1

IPTV Broadcast Server, (6) MPEG-4 ports

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

IPTV-3427-BCAST-C2

Cisco IP/TV 3427 Broadcast Server, (6) MPEG-4, (2) MPEG-1/2

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

IPTV-3427-BCAST-C3

Cisco IP/TV 3427 Broadcast Server, (2) MPEG-4, (3) MPEG-1/

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-14

Storage Array, (14) 36GB disks, AC power

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-7

Storage Array, (7) 36GB disks, AC power

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-CABLE-LGC-2M

SA Legacy Cable-2 Meter

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-CABLE-LGC-2M=

SA Legacy Cable,2 Meter,Spare

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-DISK-36GB

Storage Array 7/14 36GB Disk

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-DISK-36GB=

(1) 36GB, SCSI drive for Storage Array 7/14, spare

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-SCSI-CABLE-2M

Storage Array 2 Meter SCSI Cable

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SA-SCSI-CABLE-2M=

SA SCSI Cable, 2 Meter, Spare

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

SS1000-1

Cisco Server Suite 1000, 1CPU

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco ACNS

Product Migration Options

Customers using the Product Part Numbers listed in Table 2 above to host Cisco Application and Content Networking System (ACNS) software may migrate to currently shipping versions of Cisco ACNS. More details are at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/conntsw/ps491/index.html

Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Elements of Cisco Content Engine 566 through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos

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 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.