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EOL/EOS for the SmartFilter Software Option for ACNS Software

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale dates for the SmartFilter Software Option for ACNS Software. The last day to order the SmartFilter Software Option for ACNS Software is May 1, 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-sale milestones, definitions, and dates for the SmartFilter Software Option for ACNS Software. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Sale Milestones and Dates for the SmartFilter Software Option for ACNS Software

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Sale 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 31, 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.

May 1, 2007

Last shipment 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.

July 30, 2007

End of software 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.

April 30, 2008

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.

April 30, 2008

End of service contract renewal date: App SW

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

July 27, 2009

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.

April 30, 2010

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

SF-SMF12

Smartfilter 12 Month Subscription For ACNS Software

SF-SMF12-1-99

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 1-99 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-100-249

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 100-249 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-100K+

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 100K+ Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-10K-19999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 10K-19999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-1K-2499

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 1K-2499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-20K-49999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 20K-49999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-250-499

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 250-499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-2500-4999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 2500-4999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-500-999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 500-999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-50K-99999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 50K-99999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF12-5K-9999

Smartfilter 12 Mnths, 5K-9999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24

Smartfilter 24 Month Subscription For ACNS Content Engines

SF-SMF24-1-99

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 1-99 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-100-249

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 100-249 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-100K+

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 100K+ Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-10K-19999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 10K-19999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-1K-2499

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 1K-2499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-20K-49999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 20K-49999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-250-499

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 250-499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-2500-4999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 2500-4999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-500-999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 500-999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-50K-99999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 50K-99999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF24-5K-9999

Smartfilter 24 Mnths, 5K-9999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36

Smartfilter 36 Month Subscription For ACNS Content Engines

SF-SMF36-1-99

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 1-99 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-100-249

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 100-249 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-100K+

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 100K+ Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-10K-19999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 10K-19999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-1K-2499

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 1K-2499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-20K-49999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 20K-49999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-250-499

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 250-499 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-2500-4999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 2500-4999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-500-999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 500-999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-50K-99999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 50K-99999 Users, Price/User, Option

SF-SMF36-5K-9999

Smartfilter 36 Mnths, 5K-9999 Users, Price/User, Option

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

Customers have the option to migrate the SmartFilter URL filtering function over time from an "on-box" to and "off-box" configuration with the Cisco ACNS. Furthermore, Websense URL filtering also works with the Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances, the Cisco PIX Firewall or Cisco IOS Firewall. Please contact your Cisco account representative to find out more about these options.
Information about the Cisco ASA 5500 Series product line can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/index.html
Information about the Cisco PIX Firewall can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/secursw/ps2120/index.html
Information about the Cisco IOS Firewall can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/secursw/ps1018/index.html
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 SmartFilter "off-box" with the Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/vpndevc/ps6032/ps6094/ps6120/prod_brochure0900aecd80402e88.html, 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.