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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco NSS2000 2-Bay Gigabit Storage System

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco NSS2000 2-Bay Gigabit Storage System. The last day to order the affected product(s) is September 20, 2010. Customers will continue to receive phone support from the Cisco Small Business Support Center (SBSC) 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 product warranties, support will be available as stated in the product warranty terms and conditions, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

The Cisco NSS 322 Smart Storage is a direct replacement for the Cisco NSS2000. Both are two-bay network attached storage devices that can be accessed from Windows, Apple, Linux and Unix clients. The Cisco NSS 322 offers improved performance and additional features. A detailed feature comparison is provided in Table 3 below.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco NSS2000 2-Bay Gigabit Storage System

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 21, 2010

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 20, 2010

End of Phone Support:
HW

The last date to receive phone support as part of the product warranty. After this date, all phone support services for the product are available with additional charges or support fees. In some cases, support may not be available.

September 20, 2011

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 19, 2010

Last Date of Support:
HW

The last expected date to receive service and support for the product as entitled by warranty terms and conditions **. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete. Warranty duration is based on product ship dates; refer to warranty terms and conditions for details.

September 30, 2013

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

NSS2000

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System Chassis

NSS322D00-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage

--

NSS2000-AU

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System Chassis

NSS322D00-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage

--

NSS2000-G5

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System Chassis

NSS322D00-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage

--

NSS2050

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System with 500GB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

NSS2050-AU

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System with 500GB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

NSS2050-G5

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System with 500GB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

NSS2100

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System With 1TB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

NSS2100-AU

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System With 1TB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

NSS2100-G5

2 Bay Gigabit Network Storage System With 1TB RAID

NSS322D02-K9

NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage w/ 2TB

--

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage. The NSS 322 Smart Storage is a direct replacement for the Cisco NSS2000. Customers can also upgrade to the Cisco NSS 324 4-Bay Smart Storage or the Cisco NSS 326 6-Bay Smart Storage for additional data protection and greater storage capacity. Information about all Cisco Smart Storage products can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/go/smartstorage.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco NSS2000 2-Bay Gigabit Storage System

Cisco NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage

Memory (RAM)

128MB

1GB DDR II

Memory (Flash)

256MB

512MB

CPU

RISC 600 MHz

Intel 1.66GHz D510 Atom Dual-Core

Ethernet

Single Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000

Dual Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000

Ports

USB (Recovery Only)

5 USB Ports, 2 eSATA Ports

One Touch USB Action Button

No

Yes

Enegry Star V Compliant Power Adapter

No

Yes

HW Warranty

3-years

5-years

iSCSI Target

No

Yes

Apple File Protocol (AFP) Support

No

Yes

WebDAV Support

No

Yes

Telnet/SSH Support

No

Yes

IPv4 & IPv6 Dual Stack

No

Yes

VLANs

Yes

No

Windows Active Directory Support

Yes (Up to 8k items)

Yes (Up to 64k items)

User Configurable Web Server

No

Yes (with WordPress Blog Application)

Media Server

No

Yes (UPnP/DLNA Server, iTunes Server, Multimedia Station)

Networking Server Tools

No

Syslog and RADIUS Servers

Add-on PKG Applications

No

Yes

Web File Manager

No

Yes

Encrypted Remote Replication (rSync over SSH)

No

Yes

Native Time Machine Support

No

Yes

On-Disk AES256 Encryption

Yes

Yes

Journaled File System

XFS

EXT3/EXT4

Alert Notification Types

Email

Email & SMS

RAID Types

JBOD, RAID 0/1

JBOD, RAID 0/1

GUI Language Localization

English

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese

Maximum # of Concurrent Connections (over CIFS)

16

256

Hard Drive Supported

3.5" SATA

2.5" and 3.5" SATA

Customers can use the Cisco Small Business Investment Protection to trade in eligible products and receive a rebate when purchasing new eligible Cisco equipment. For more information, go to: http://www.ciscoinvestmentprotection.com/
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 NSS 322 2-Bay Smart Storage, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/smartstorage , or contact your local 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
** 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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