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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2171

Cisco Systems® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco® SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H routers. The last day to order the Cisco SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H routers is April 30, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 30, 2009. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H routers.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco SOHO 90 and Cisco 830 Series routers, which provide additional functionality and performance at the same or lower cost. Information about this product can be found at:
Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H routers to the Cisco SOHO 90 and Cisco 830 Series routers.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H Routers

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.

May 22, 2003

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.

April 30, 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.

July 30, 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.

July 30, 2005

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.

April 30, 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.

April 30, 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.

Jan 30, 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.

April 30, 2009

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Being Affected

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CISCOSOHO71

Broadband Ethernet router with 4-port hub

CISCOSOHO76

ADSL over ISDN router, one 10-Mbps LAN port

CISCOSOHO77-50

50 pack of Cisco SOHO 77 routers

CISCOSOHO77H

ADSL router, 4-port 10-Mbps LAN hub

CISCO806

Broadband Ethernet router with 4-port hub

CISCO826

ADSL over ISDN router, one 10-Mbps LAN port

CISCO827

ADSL router, one 10-Mbps LAN port

CISCO827H

ADSL router, 4-port 10-Mbps LAN hub

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacements for the Cisco SOHO 71, SOHO 76, SOHO 77, SOHO 77H, 806, 826, 827, and 827H routers are the corresponding Cisco SOHO 90 Series broadband routers and Cisco 830 Series broadband routers (Table 3). Cisco SOHO 90 Series broadband routers provide the features of the Cisco SOHO 70 Series routers with the addition of an integrated 4-port 10/100 LAN switch and add integrated VPN capabilities with software-based 3DES encryption. Cisco 830 Series broadband routers provide all the capabilities of the Cisco 806, 826, and 827 routers with the addition of an integrated 4-port 10/100 LAN switch, hardware-based encryption for VPNs, QoS for voice and video, a virtual AUX port on the Cisco 831 and 837 routers, and an ISDN port on the Cisco 836 router. These added capabilities of the Cisco SOHO 90 and Cisco 830 Series cost the same or less, compared to the corresponding Cisco SOHO 70 and Cisco 806 and 820 Series products mentioned in this announcement.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Product Comparisons

Cisco End-of-Life Product

Cisco Replacement Product

Feature-Small Office/Home Office Ethernet to Broadband Modem Router

Cisco SOHO 71 Ethernet Router

Cisco SOHO 91 Broadband Ethernet Router

Product Number

CISCOSOHO71

CISCOSOHO91-K9

Feature-Small Office/Home Office ADSL over ISDN Router

Cisco SOHO 76 ADSL over ISDN Router

CISCO SOHO 96 ADSL over ISDN Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCOSOHO76

CISCOSOHO96-K9

Feature-Small Office/Home Office ADSL Router

Cisco SOHO 77-50 ADSL Router

Cisco SOHO 97 ADSL Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCOSOHO77-50

CISCOSOHO97-K9

Feature-Small Office/Home Office ADSL Router

Cisco SOHO 77H ADSL Router

Cisco SOHO 97 ADSL Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCOSOHO77H

CISCOSOHO97

Feature-Ethernet to Broadband Modem Access

Cisco 806

Cisco 831 Broadband Ethernet Router

Product Number

CISCO806

CISCO831-K9

Feature-Business-Class Small Office ADSL Access

Cisco 826 ADSL over ISDN Router

Cisco 836 ADSL over ISDN Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCO826

CISCO836-K9

Feature-Business-Class Small Office ADSL Access

Cisco 827 ADSL Router

Cisco 837 ADSL Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCO827

CISCO837-K9

Feature-Business-Class Small Office ADSL Access

Cisco 827H ADSL Router

Cisco 837 ADSL Broadband Router

Product Number

CISCO827H

CISCO837-K9

 

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/.

Note: 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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