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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2768

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Cisco PIX ® Security Appliance Software Version 7.0 delivers several new security features for small to medium-sized business and enterprise networks. This release enables customers to:

• Fortify business networks with advanced application inspection

• Expand policy control with the Cisco® Modular Policy Framework

• Reduce operational costs with virtual firewalls

• Simplify deployment with transparent firewall

• Extend networks with full-featured, resilient IP Security (IPSec) VPNs

• Maximize uptime with Active-Active high availability

• Secure 3G Mobile Wireless with GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP) inspection services

Customers using Cisco PIX 515 and 515E Security Appliances can take advantage of these benefits by deploying Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 7.0 and the appropriate feature licenses. Before installing this new release, the memory on Cisco PIX 515 and 515E Security Appliances must be upgraded. A memory upgrade is not required for Cisco PIX 525 and 535 Security Appliances.
Customers with a Cisco SMARTnet ® support contract can obtain Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 7.0 at no additional charge from the Cisco.com Software Center. Memory upgrades are not covered by Cisco SMARTnet contracts.

UPGRADE PATHS

To run Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 7.0 or later on Cisco PIX 515 and 515E Security Appliances with a restricted platform license and 32 MB of memory, devices must be upgraded to a total of 64 MB memory. Devices with an unrestricted or failover license and 64 MB of memory must be upgraded to a total of 128 MB of memory. Cisco PIX 515 and 515E Security Appliances that are already operating at these higher memory levels do not need a memory upgrade. Table 1 lists memory upgrade kits that can be ordered to achieve these higher memory levels.

Table 1. Memory Upgrade Options Based on Platform Licenses

Current Appliance Configuration

Upgrade Solution

Platform License

Total Memory (Before Upgrade)

Part Number

Total Memory (After Upgrade)

Restricted
32 MB
PIX-515-MEM-32=
64 MB
Unrestricted
64 MB
PIX-515-MEM-128=
128 MB
Failover
64 MB
PIX-515-MEM-128=
128 MB

AVAILABILITY

The upgrade memory kits will be orderable on March 10, 2005.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Table 2 lists the part numbers and descriptions for the Cisco PIX 515 and 515E Security Appliances memory upgrade kits.

Table 2. Part Numbers for Memory Upgrade Kits

Part Number

Description

PIX-515-MEM-32=
Cisco PIX 515/515E Restricted Platform License memory upgrade from 32 to 64 MB
PIX-515-MEM-128=
Cisco PIX 515/515E Unrestricted/Failover Platform License memory upgrade from 64 to 128 MB

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco PIX 515/515E Security Appliances and Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 7.0, contact your local account representative or visit: http://www.cisco.com/go/pix
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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. 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The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (0501R) 	205227.a_ETMG_MH_2.05Printed in the USA