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EOS/EOL for the Discounted Upgrades from CiscoWorks VMS to CSM

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Discounted Upgrades from CiscoWorks VMS to Cisco Security Manager. The last day to order the affected product(s) is March 31, 2008. 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 Discounted Upgrades from CiscoWorks VMS to Cisco Security Manager




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.

October 1, 2007

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.

March 31, 2008

Last Ship Date: App. SW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

June 29, 2008

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.

March 31, 2009

End of New Service Attachment Date: App. SW

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.

March 31, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: App. SW

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

June 27, 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.

March 31, 2011

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


VMS To CS Mgr Enterprise Pro-50 Upgrade Media Kit


CS Mgr 3.1 Enterprise Pro - 50 Device Base Lic Media Kit


VMS To CS Mgr Enterprise Std-25 Upgrade Media Kit


CS Mgr 3.1 Enterprise Standard - 25 Device Limit Media Kit


VMS To CS Mgr Enterprise Std-5 Upgrade Media Kit


CS Mgr 3.1 Enterprise Standard - 5 Device Limit Media Kit

Product Migration Options

The products covered by this end-of-life and end-of-sale notice differ from the indicated replacement products only in terms of their list price. The end-of-life products are upgrades to Cisco Security Manager that were previously offered at a discount to customers of CiscoWorks VMS. Customers who have already obtained a product covered by this end-of-life announcement do not need to obtain the corresponding replacement product,because features of the two are identical. New customers,including former VMS customers,will need to use the replacement product identification numbers going forward. Note also that the products covered by this announcement ship with Cisco Security Manager 3.1.1 and will not be further updated. When ordering be sure to check for the latest released version.

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