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EoS and EoL for Cisco Secure Access Control Server Solution Engine 1112 Hardware

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EOL1070 - Amended

Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Secure Access Control Server Solution Engine 1112 Hardware. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 11, 2006. 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.

This is an end-of-sale announcement for the hardware alone. Cisco Access Control Server (ACS) Solution Engine is composed of the hardware and the ACS Solution Engine software that runs on this hardware. The latest software release at the time of this bulletin's distribution is ACS 4.1 on the appliance, and this version continues to be supported on the new hardware, Cisco ACS Solution Engine 1113, which replaces the 1112 hardware.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Secure Access Control Server Solution Engine 1112 Hardware

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 10, 2006

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 11, 2006

Last Ship Date:
App. SW, 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.

November 9, 2006

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
App. SW

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.

May 11, 2009

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 11, 2007

End of New Service Attachment Date:
App. SW, 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 11, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App. SW

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

November 6, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

November 6, 2010

Last Date of Support:
App. SW

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 10, 2009

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 10, 2011


HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
The combination of the ACS 4.1 software and the new 1113 hardware is equivalent in every way to the combination of the ACS 4.0.1 software and the 1112 hardware. Please note that ACS 4.1 software continues to be supported and is the latest release of the software as of this bulletin's date.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

CSACSE-1112-K9

Cisco Secure ACS 4.0 Solution; includes HW and SW

CSACSE-1113-K9

Cisco Secure ACS 4.X Solution Engine 1113 Appliance

CSACSE-1112-UP-K9

Upgrade to ACS Solution Engine 4.0 (1112)

CSACSE-1113-UP-K9

Upgrade any ACS version to ACS SE 4.X 1113 Appliance

Product Migration Options

The Cisco 1113 hardware is a replacement for the Cisco 1112 hardware and new ACS appliance customers will get the 1113 hardware. Existing 1112 customers are unaffected by the release of the new hardware and no action is required on their part.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Secure Access Control Server Solution Engine 1112 Hardware 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: www.cisco.com/go/eos

For More Information

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/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice