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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Select Cisco UCS B230 M2 Distribution Bundles

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Select Cisco UCS B230 M2 Distribution Bundles. The last day to order the affected product(s) is September 8, 2012. 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 Select Cisco UCS B230 M2 Distribution Bundles

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.

June 9, 2012

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.

September 8, 2012

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.

December 7, 2012

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.

September 8, 2013

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.

September 8, 2013

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

December 4, 2016

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.

September 30, 2017

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

UCSB-DBUN-B230-106

Disti: UCS B230 M2 Blade, 2xE7-2860, 2x16GB, no HDD, no mez

UCSB-DBUN-B230-107

Disti: UCS B230 M2 Blade, 2xE7-2850, 2x16GB, no HDD, no mez

UCSB-DBUN-B230-108

Disti: UCS B230 M2 Blade, 2xE7-2803, 2x16GB, no HDD, no mez

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Select Cisco UCS B230 M2 Distribution Bundles at this time.
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
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http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html

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