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EOL/EOS for the Cisco WAE-612 Wide Area Application Engine

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco WAE-612 Wide Area Application Engine. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 2, 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.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco WAE-612 Wide Area Application Engine

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 1, 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.

August 2, 2010

Last Ship Date: HW

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 31, 2010

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW

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

August 2, 2011

End of New Service Attachment Date: HW

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.

August 2, 2011

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW

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

October 28, 2014

Last Date of Support: HW

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.

August 31, 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

DISK-SAS-146GB

146 GB SAS Disk Drive for WAE-612

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

DISK-SAS-146GB=

146 GB SAS Disk Drive for WAE-612, Spare

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

DISK-SAS-300GB

300 GB SAS Disk Drive for WAE-612

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

DISK-SAS-300GB=

300 GB SAS Disk Drive for WAE-612, Spare

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

MEM-WAE-2GB

2GB Memory Upgrade for WAE-612

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

MEM-WAE-2GB=

2GB Memory Upgrade for WAE-612, Spare

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

WAE-612-K9

Wide Area Application Engine 612, 2GB MEM, 2 x 300 HDD Incl.

WAE-674-K9

WAE-674 with 4GB MEM and 3 300GB HDD included

 

WAE-612-K9=

Cisco Internal ONLY. Customers pls use WAE-612-K9 instead

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

   

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco WAE-674 Wide Area Application Engine. Cisco WAE-674 is part of the Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) plaforms for WAN optimization and application acceleration. It offers high scalability,high availiability,and support of the Cisco WAAS Virtual Blade and is ideal for for large enterprise branches,regional headquarters,and small data centers. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6474/index.html.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco WAE-612 Wide Area Application Engine

Cisco WAE-674 Wide Area Application Engine

Basline RAM

Up to 4 GB

Up to 8 GB

Usage Hard Drive Storage

Up to 300 GB

Up to 600 GB

RAID Support

RAID-1

RAID-5

Redundant Power Supply

Not supported

Available as an option

WAAS License

Transport and Enterprise

Transport and Enterprise

ACNS Support

ACNS 5.5. CDM and Content Router.

ACNS 5.5. CDM and Content Router.

WAAS Virtual Blade

Not supported

Available as an option

Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) to trade-in 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/pr11/incentive/tmp/index.html
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco WAE-612 Wide Area Application Engine 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 WAE-674 Wide Area Application Engine, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6474/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
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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