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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 3106
Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco ® SOHO 78 G.SHDSL and Cisco 828 G.SHDSL routers. The last day to order the affected products is March 31, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until March 31, 2011. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected products. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 878 Integrated Services Router, which allows small offices to operate secure concurrent services, including firewall, VPN, and wireless LAN. Information about the replacement product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6203/index.html. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco SOHO 78 G.SHDSL and Cisco 828 G.SHDSL 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.

September 30, 2005

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.

March 31, 2006

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.

June 30, 2006

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.

March 31, 2007

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.

March 31, 2007

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.

March 31, 2007

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 day of support.

June 30, 2010

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.

March 31, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

CISCOSOHO78

SOHO G.SHDSL router 

CISCO878-K9

CISCO878-SEC-K9

CISCO878W-G-A-K9

CISCO878W-G-E-K9 

G.SHDSL security router

Cisco 878 Security Bundle with Plus feature set

G.SHDSL security router with wireless 802.11g FCC compliance

G.SHDSL security router with wireless 802.11g ETSI compliance 

CISCO828

G.SHDSL router, 1E, 1G.SHDSL 

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco SOHO 78 G.SHDSL and Cisco 828 G.SHDSL routers is the Cisco 878 (Table 3). This integrated services router allows small offices to operate secure concurrent services, including firewall, VPNs, and wireless LANs, at broadband speeds.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco SOHO 78

Cisco 828

Cisco 878/878W

LAN

4-port, 10-Mbps Ethernet hub

4-port, 10-Mbps Ethernet hub

4-port Fast Ethernet 10/100 managed switch

WAN

2-wire G.SHDSL

2-wire G.SHDSL

4-wire G.SHDSL

Out-of-Band Management

No

No

Out-of-band management through built-in ISDN port or external modem

Dial Backup

No

No

Yes, through external modem

Wireless Option

No

No

Integrated 802.11b/g
(876W only)

Flash Memory (Default, Maximum)

8 MB, 16 MB

8 MB, 16 MB

24 MB, 52 MB

DRAM (default, maximum)

8 MB, 16 MB

32 MB, 32 MB

128 MB, 256 MB

Power over Ethernet

No

No

Optional

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco SOHO 78 G.SHDSL and Cisco 828 G.SHDSL routers, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/soho90 and http://www.cisco.com/go/800 or contact your local Cisco 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.
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The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0502R) 	205388.D_ETMG_CC_8.05Printed in the USA Text Box:  Corporate HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.170 West Tasman DriveSan Jose, CA 95134-1706USAwww.cisco.comTel:	408 526-4000	800 553-NETS (6387)Fax:	408 526-4100	European HeadquartersCisco Systems International BVHaarlerbergparkHaarlerbergweg 13-191101 CH AmsterdamThe Netherlandswww-europe.cisco.comTel:	31 0 20 357 1000Fax:	31 0 20 357 1100	Americas HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.170 West Tasman DriveSan Jose, CA 95134-1706USAwww.cisco.comTel:	408 526-7660Fax:	408 527-0883	Asia Pacific HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.168 Robinson Road#28-01 Capital TowerSingapore 068912www.cisco.comTel: +65 6317 7777Fax: +65 6317 7799Cisco Systems has more than 200 offices in the following countries and regions. Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed onthe Cisco Website at www.cisco.com/go/offices.Argentina · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Bulgaria · Canada · Chile · China PRC · Colombia · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cyprus Czech Republic · Denmark · Dubai, UAE · Finland · France · Germany · Greece · Hong Kong SAR · Hungary · India · Indonesia · Ireland · Israel Italy · Japan · Korea · Luxembourg · Malaysia · Mexico · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Peru · Philippines · Poland · Portugal Puerto Rico · Romania · Russia · Saudi Arabia · Scotland · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · South Africa · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Taiwan Thailand · Turkey · Ukraine · United Kingdom · United States · Venezuela · Vietnam · ZimbabweCopyright  2005 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CCSP, CCVP, the Cisco Square Bridge logo, Follow Me Browsing, and StackWise are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; Changing the Way We Work, Live, Play, and Learn, and iQuick Study are service marks of Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Access Registrar, Aironet, ASIST, BPX, Catalyst, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE, CCIP, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert logo, Cisco IOS, Cisco Press, Cisco Systems, Cisco Systems Capital, the Cisco Systems logo, Cisco Unity, Empowering the Internet Generation, Enterprise/Solver, EtherChannel, EtherFast, EtherSwitch, Fast Step, FormShare, GigaDrive, GigaStack, HomeLink, Internet Quotient, IOS, IP/TV, iQ Expertise, the iQ logo, iQ Net Readiness Scorecard, LightStream, Linksys, MeetingPlace, MGX, the Networkers logo, Networking Academy, Network Registrar, Packet, PIX, Post-Routing, Pre-Routing, ProConnect, RateMUX, ScriptShare, SlideCast, SMARTnet, StrataView Plus, TeleRouter, The Fastest Way to Increase Your Internet Quotient, and TransPath are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Website are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0502R) 	205388.D_ETMG_CC_8.05Printed in the USA