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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2700

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS) 2.2. The last day to order CiscoWorks VMS 2.2 is June 22, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to have access to online updates posted on the Cisco® Software Center, and will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until June 22, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the CiscoWorks VMS 2.2. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for CiscoWorks VMS 2.2

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.
December 22, 2004

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.
June 22, 2005

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.
September 22, 2005

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.
June 22, 2006

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.
June 22, 2006

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.
June 22, 2007

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.
June 22, 2008

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Life Product Part Number

Product Description

CWVMS-2.2-UR-K9
CiscoWorks VMS 2.2 for Windows and Solaris, unrestricted
CWVMS-2.2-WINR-K9
CiscoWorks VMS 2.2 for Windows; restricted (20) device usage
CWVMS-2.2-UPGUR-K9
Major upgrade to CiscoWorks VMS 2.2 for Windows and Solaris, unrestricted
CWVMS-2.2-WUPGR-K9
Major upgrade to CiscoWorks VMS 2.2 for Windows restricted
CWVMS-DEC03URMR-K9
Minor update kit for existing VMS 2.x unrestricted device usage customers
CWVMS-DEC03RMR-K9
Minor update kit for existing VMS 2.x 20-device restricted usage customers

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

As of this announcement, the next release of CiscoWorks VMS is version 2.3. CiscoWorks VMS 2.0, 2.1, or 2.2 customers are encouraged to migrate to version 2.3 as soon as possible when it is available at the end of January 2005. CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 offers many new features and improvements over past releases. Details are listed in individual datasheets at: http://www.cisco.com/go/vms
Table 3 highlights the update paths available for customers using CiscoWorks VMS 2.0, 2.1, or 2.2 who are interested in migrating to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3. Additional updates to CiscoWorks VMS products may be available for download on individual product pages in the Cisco Software Center at: http://www.cisco.com/kobayashi/sw-center/cw2000/vms-planner.shtml

Table 3. CiscoWorks VMS Minor Update Paths

User Currently Has

User has CiscoWorks 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-2.3-RMR-K9 (CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows minor update for customers with an existing restricted license), or part number CWVMS-2.3-URMR-K9 (CiscoWorks VMS 2.3 Windows or Solaris minor update for customers with an existing CiscoWorks VMS unrestricted license).

Table 4 highlights the upgrade paths available for customers using CiscoWorks VMS 1.0, Cisco Secure Policy Manager, or CiscoWorks IDS Director who are interested in migrating to CiscoWorks VMS 2.3.

Table 4. VMS Major Upgrade Path

User Currently Has

User Wants

What to Order for CiscoWorks VMS 2.3

CiscoWorks VMS 1.0, Cisco Secure Policy Manager, 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, 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)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information or if you have questions about CiscoWorks VMS, send e-mail to the product-marketing group at ciscoworks@cisco.com.
For more information about Cisco products, 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
To subscribe to receive end-of-sale and end-of-life information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice
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Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed onthe Cisco Web site 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  2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CCIP, CCSP, the Cisco Powered Network mark, Cisco Unity, Follow Me Browsing, FormShare, 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 Aironet, ASIST, BPX, Catalyst, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Cisco, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert logo, Cisco IOS, the Cisco IOS logo, Cisco Press, Cisco Systems, Cisco Systems Capital, the Cisco Systems logo, Empowering the Internet Generation, Enterprise/Solver, EtherChannel, EtherSwitch, Fast Step, GigaStack, Internet Quotient, IOS, IP/TV, iQ Expertise, the iQ logo, iQ Net Readiness Scorecard, LightStream, Linksys, MGX, MICA, the Networkers logo, Networking Academy, Network Registrar, Packet, PIX, Post-Routing, Pre-Routing, RateMUX, Registrar, ScriptShare, SlideCast, SMARTnet, StrataView Plus, Stratm, SwitchProbe, TeleRouter, The Fastest Way to Increase Your Internet Quotient, TransPath, and VCO 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 Web site are the property of their respective owners. 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