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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco UCS B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server

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EOL9065—Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco UCS B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 6, 2013. 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 under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco UCS B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server

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 5, 2013

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, 2013

Last Ship Date:
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 4, 2013

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

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

August 6, 2014

End of New Service Attachment Date:
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 6, 2014

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

November 1, 2017

Last Date of Support:
HW

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

August 31, 2018

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

Additional Information

N20-AB0002

Cisco UCS M51KR-B Broadcom 57711 Adapter

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-AC0002

UCS M81KR Virtual Interface Card/PCIe/2-port 10Gb

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-AE0102

Cisco UCS CNA M72KR-E Emulex Adapter

UCSC-PCIE-ESFP

Emulex OCe11102-FX Dual Port 10Gb SFP+ CNA

N20-AQ0102

Cisco UCS CNA M72KR-Q Qlogic Adapter

UCSC-PCIE-QSFP

Qlogic QLE8242-CU Dual Port 10 GbE FCoE CNA

N20-B6625-2

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

B230-BASE-M2

UCS B230 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, SSD, mezzanine

N20-B6625-2

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

UCSB-B200-M3

UCS B200 M3 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mLOM/mezz

N20-B6625-2-B1

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server bundle w/ 128GB of memory

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-B6625-2-B1=

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server bundle w/ 128GB of memory

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-B6625-2-UPG

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

B230-BASE-M2UPG

UCS B230 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, SSD, mezzanine

N20-B6625-2-UPG

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

UCSB-B200-M3-U

UCS B200 M3 Blade Server w/o CPU, mem, HDD, mLOM/mezz (UPG)

N20-B6625-2-UPG-B1

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server bundle w/ 128GB of memory

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-B6625-2=

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

N20-B6625-2D

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

B230-BASE-M2D

UCS B230 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, SSD, mezzanine

N20-B6625-2D

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server w/o CPU, memory, HDD, mezzanine

UCSB-B200-M3-D

UCS B200 M3 Blade Server w/o CPU, mem, HDD, mLOM/mezz (1D)

N20-B6625-2D-B1

UCS B250 M2 Blade Server bundle w/ 128GB of memory

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the products indicated in Table 2 if applicable.

Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco UCS B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server 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

Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html

For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html

To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html

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