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EOS/EOL for the Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) models 100, 100e, 200, GCm, and GC. The last day to order the affected product(s) is April 11, 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 Cisco Security MARS Models 100, 100e, 200, GCm, and GC

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 13, 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.

April 11, 2008

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.

July 11, 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.

April 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.

April 11, 2009

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.

April 11, 2009

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: App. SW, HW

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

April 11, 2012

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.

June 19, 2013

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.

June 20, 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

CS-MARS-100-K9

Cisco Security MARS 100 3-RU Appliance; 5000 EPS, 750 GB, RAID 10

CS-MARS-110-K9

Cisco Security MARS 110 2-RU Appliance; 7500 EPS, 1500 GB, RAID 10, redundant

CS-MARS-100-PS=

Replacement Power Supply for Cisco Security MARS 100

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

-

CS-MARS-100E-K9

Cisco Security MARS 100E, 3-RU Appliance; 3000 EPS, 750 GB, RAID 10

CS-MARS-110R-K9

Cisco Security MARS 110R 2-RU Appliance; 4500 EPS, 1500 GB, RAID 10, redundant

CS-MARS-200-K9

Cisco Security MARS 200 4-RU Appliance; 10,000 EPS, 1 TB, RAID 10

CS-MARS-210-K9

Cisco Security MARS 210 2-RU Appliance; 15000 EPS, 2000 GB, RAID 10, redundant

CS-MARS-200-PS

Replacement Power Supply for Cisco Security MARS 200, GC, or GCm

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

-

CS-MARS-200-PS=

Replacement Power Supply for Cisco Security MARS 200 or GC

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

-

CS-MARS-GC-K9

Cisco Security MARS GC (unrestricted, any MARS LC) 4-RU Appliance

CS-MARS-GC2-K9

Cisco Security MARS GC2 2-RU Appliance; 2000 GB, RAID 10, redundant PS

CS-MARS-GCM-K9

Cisco Security MARS GCM (restricted to five MARS 20/50 LCs)

CS-MARS-GC2R-K9

Cisco Security MARS GC2R, 2-RU Appliance; 2000 GB, RAID 10, redundant PS

CS-MARS-X00-HD

Disk replacement for Cisco Security MARS 100e, 100, 200, GC, or GCm

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

-

CS-MARS-X00-HD=

Replacement hard drive for Cisco Security MARS 100, 200, or GC

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

-

Product Migration Options

Cisco recommends that customers consider new Cisco Security MARS appliance models 110R, 110, 210, GC2, or GC2R as alternatives (see Replacement Product Part Number in Table 2). These models are available now for ordering through the Cisco ordering tool. Please consult with your Cisco security product sales specialist or refer to the Cisco Security MARS Release 4.3.1/5.3.1 data sheet for more information, at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6241/products_data_sheets_list.html.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to http://cisco.com/go/remarketing.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Security MARS product line, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6241/index.html or contact your local Cisco account representative.
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.