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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco XR 12000 Series Router Multi-Service Blade

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco XR 12000 Series Router Multi-Service Blade. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 31, 2012. 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 XR 12000 Series Router Multi-Service Blade

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.

July 20, 2012

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.

July 31, 2012

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.

July 31, 2012

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
HW

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 31, 2012

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

October 5, 2013

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.

July 31, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

July 31, 2012

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.

October 31, 2013

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

XR-12K-FW-RTU

XR12000 Firewall application RTU

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB

XR 12000 Multi-Service Blade

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-BLANK

XR 12000 Multi-Service Blade SPA Cover

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-BLANK=

XR 12000 Multi-Service Blade SPA Cover

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-FW-250

XR12K MSB-licensing for 250 virtual FW contexts

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-FW-250=

XR12K MSB-licensing for 250 virtual FW contexts.

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-FW-50

XR12K MSB-licensing for 50 virtual FW contexts

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB-FW-50=

XR12K MSB-licensing for 50 virtual FW contexts

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-MSB=

XR 12000 Multi-Service Blade

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-H248

XR 12000 Session Border Control H.248 License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-H248=

XR 12000 Session Border Control H.248 License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-H323

XR 12000 Session Border Control H.323 License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-H323=

XR 12000 Session Border Control H.323 License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-RTU

XR 12000 Session Border Control Application RTU

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-RTU=

XR 12000 Session Border Control Application RTU

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-SIP

XR 12000 Session Border Control SIP License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

XR-12K-SBC-SIP=

XR 12000 Session Border Control SIP License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/index.html.
Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible 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/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco XR 12000 Series Router Multi-Service Blade 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 ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9343/index.html, or contact your local account representative.
To request information about the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers, send an e-mail to
ask-asr1000-pm@cisco.com.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html
For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html
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