Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Clients

EOL/EOS for the Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client. The last day to order the Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client is August 6, 2007. 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 Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client.




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 7, 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.

August 6, 2007

Last Ship 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.

November 4, 2007

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:


The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

August 5, 2008

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.

August 5, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:


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

November 1, 2011

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.

August 4, 2012

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


VPN3002 HWClient:Chassis,1FE+8FE Switch,SW,US PWR


VPN3002 HWClient:Chassis, 1FE+8FE Switch, SW


VPN3002 HWClient:Chassis, 2FE, SW, US PWR


VPN3002 HWClient:Chassis, 2FE, SW


Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client Power Supply

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliances. The Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance is a next-generation, full-featured security appliance for small-business, branch-office, and enterprise teleworker environments that delivers high-performance firewall, SSL, and IPsec VPN, and rich networking services in a modular, "plug-and-play" appliance. Information about this product can be found at:
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized 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:

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance contact your local account representative, or visit:
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