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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6. The last day to order the affected product(s) is November 26, 2010. 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.

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6. The last day to order the affected product(s) is November 26, 2010. This End-of-Sale announcement covers all maintenance releases of IOS XE 2.6 (including 2.6.0, 2.6.1, 2.6.2 and possible later versions). 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 Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6

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 26, 2010

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.

November 26, 2010

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.

February 26, 2011

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.

November 30, 2015


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

SASR1R1-AES-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 ADVANCED ENTERPRISE W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-AESK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 ADVANCED ENTERPRISE SERVICES

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-AIS-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 ADVANCED IP SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-AISK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 ADVANCED IP SERVICES

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-IPB-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-IPBK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 IP BASE

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R1-WMAK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1 WebEx Node

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-AES-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 ADVANCED ENTERPRISE W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-AESK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 ADVANCED ENTERPRISE SERVICES

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-AIS-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 ADVANCED IP SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-AISK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 ADVANCED IP SERVICES

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-IPB-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-IPBK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 IP BASE

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

SASR1R2-WMAK9-26SR

Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2 WebEx Node

See Product Migration Options section for details.

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later once available

 

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later, when available. Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S will support all the features in Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6 as well as additional features. Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1S will be made available in July 2010, before the end-of-sale of Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.6. Cisco IOS XE Software provides enhanced in-service software upgrade (ISSU) and high-availability (HA) features. These features allow network operators to upgrade Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers without incurring any significant service interruption. Information about the replacement product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/index.html. Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product end-of-sale date.
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 IOS XE Software Release 3.1S or later, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/index.html, 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
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