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Product Bulletin No. 2665

Product Overview

Cisco Systems ® announces the availability of the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS) 2.3. An integral part of the SAFE Blueprint from Cisco ®, CiscoWorks VMS combines Web-based tools for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting:

• VPNs

• Firewalls

• Network intrusion prevention systems (IPSs)

• Host-based intrusion prevention systems (IPSs)

• Router-based IPSs

CiscoWorks VMS addresses the needs of both small- and large-scale VPN and security deployments by protecting productivity gains and reducing operating costs for organizations. Features are listed in Table 1.

Table 1. CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Features

Feature

Description

Firewall management

Supports centralized and scalable management of Cisco firewalls

Auto update server for firewall management

Allows Cisco firewalls to periodically and automatically contact the update server for any security configuration, Cisco PIX® Firewall Operating System, and Cisco PIX Device Manager updates

Network-based IPS and router-based IPS management

Allows configuration of network IPSs and router-based IPSs; many sensors can be quickly configured using group profiles; additionally, a powerful signature management feature is included to increase the accuracy and specificity of detection

Cisco Security Agent management

Manages and protects Cisco Security Agents of server and desktop endpoints, allowing management scalability to thousands of agents, thereby supporting large enterprise deployments

VPN router management

Includes functions for the setup and maintenance of large deployments of VPN connections and provides users with a point-and-click interface for setting up and deploying connections

Security monitoring

Provides integrated monitoring to minimize the number of security-monitoring consoles required

Monitoring for performance

Provides functions for improved monitoring and troubleshooting of the performance of services that contribute to enterprise network security

Operational management

Provides the operational management for the network, allowing network managers to quickly build a complete network inventory and monitor and report on hardware, software, configuration, and inventory changes

New Features

The management functions for firewalls, network IPSs, Cisco Security Agents, VPNs, security monitoring, and performance monitoring have all been updated with new features and usability improvements such as streamlined installation. Furthermore, management support for router-based IPS signatures has been added to further extend security to the network infrastructure.
These details are listed in individual data sheets, viewed at: http://www.cisco.com/go/vms.

Upgrade Options

Table 2 gives CiscoWorks VMS 2.0 to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 minor update options.

Table 2. CiscoWorks VMS 2.0 to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Minor Update Options

User Currently Has

Does User Have VMS Service Contract?

What to Order for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3

CiscoWorks VMS 2.0, 2.1, or 2.2

Yes

Customers can request minor update kits from the Cisco Product Upgrade Tool at: http://www.cisco.com/upgrade.

The product requires Cisco Software Application Support (SAS) service or the Cisco Software Application Support plus Upgrades (SASU) service.

CiscoWorks VMS 2.0, 2.1, or 2.2

No

Order part number CWVMS-JUL05RMR-K9 (CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows minor update for customers with an existing restricted license); or part number CWVMS-JUL05URMR-K9 (CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows or Solaris minor update for customers with an existing CiscoWorks VMS unrestricted license).

Table 3 gives upgrade options for CiscoWorks VMS, Cisco Secure Policy Manager, and CiscoWorks IDS Director.

Table 3. CiscoWorks VMS, Standalone Cisco Secure Policy Manager, and CiscoWorks IDS Director Upgrade Options

User Currently Has

User Wants

What to Order for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3

CiscoWorks VMS 1.0, Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.0, or CiscoWorks IDS Director

CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 restricted license

Part number CWVMS-2.3-RUP-K9 (major upgrade to Windows CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 20 device restricted license)

CiscoWorks VMS 1.0, Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.0, or CiscoWorks IDS Director

CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 unrestricted license

Part number CWVMS-2.3-URUP-K9 (major upgrade to Windows or Solaris CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 unrestricted license)

For customers who need to manage 6 to 20 devices, Cisco recommends the CiscoWorks VMS restricted license. For customers who need to manage more than 20 devices or need to install on a Solaris server, Cisco recommends the CiscoWorks VMS unrestricted license.
New customers can order:

Part number CWVMS-2.3-R-K9

(CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows, 20-device restricted license)

Part number CWVMS-2.3-UR-K9

(CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows or Solaris unrestricted license)

Availability

CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3 and associated minor release update kits will start shipping on January 14, 2005. Customers can purchase these new products through their regular sales channels beginning December 22, 2004.

Ordering Information

• CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 includes:

• CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls 1.3.3

• CiscoWorks Management Center for Routers 1.3.1

• CiscoWorks Management Center for IPS Sensors 2.1

• CiscoWorks Monitoring Center for Security 2.1

• CiscoWorks Management Center for Cisco Security Agents 4.5 (for Windows only)

• CiscoWorks Auto Update Server Software 1.3

• CiscoWorks Monitoring Center for Performance 2.0.2

• CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials (RME) 3.5 with update 1

• CiscoWorks Common Services Software 2.2 with SP3

Interim patches and updates to these components are posted on the Cisco.com Software Center.
Table 4 gives ordering information for the CiscoWorks VMS 2.3.

Table 4. Ordering Information for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3

Product Part Number

Description

Cisco SAS Part Number

Cisco SASU Part Number

CWVMS-2.3-UR-K9

CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows or Solaris, with unrestricted device usage license and one server installation license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23U

CON-SAU-CWVMS23U

CWVMS-2.3-R-K9

CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows, with 20-device restricted usage license and one server installation license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23R

CON-SAU-CWVMS23R

CWVMS-2.3-URUP-K9

Upgrade from Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.0 standalone, or Cisco Secure IDS Director, or CiscoWorks VMS 1.0, or from CiscoWorks VMS 2.0 restricted to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows and Solaris unrestricted device usage license and one server installation license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23U

CON-SAU-CWVMS23U

CWVMS-2.3-RUP-K9

Upgrade from Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.0, Cisco Secure IDS Director, or CiscoWorks VMS 1.0 restricted license to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows with 20-device restricted usage license and one server installation license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23R

CON-SAU-CWVMS23R

CWVMS-JUL05RMR-K9

Minor update kit for existing CiscoWorks VMS 2.0 with 20-device restricted usage license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23R

CON-SAU-CWVMS23R

CWVMS-JUL05URMR-K9

Minor update kit for existing CiscoWorks VMS 2.0 with unrestricted device usage license

CON-SAS-CWVMS23U

CON-SAU-CWVMS23U

CON-SAS-CWVMS23U

SAS for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows and Solaris with unrestricted device license; provides Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

   

CON-SAS-CWVMS23R

SAS for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 for Windows with 20-device restricted license; provides Cisco TAC support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

   

CON-SAU-CWVMS23U

SASU for VMS 2.3 unrestricted device license and unrestricted upgrade kit; provides Cisco TAC support, access to Cisco.com Software Center, minor updates, and major upgrades

   

CON-SAU-CWVMS23R

SASU for VMS 2.3 restricted (20) device license and restricted upgrade kit; provides Cisco TAC support, access to Cisco.com Software Center, minor updates, and major upgrades

   

For More Information

For more information about the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/vms, contact your local Cisco account representative, or send an e-mail message to ciscoworks@cisco.com.
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