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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Advanced IP Services Software License for CBS3120

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Advanced IP Services Software License for CBS3120. The last day to order the affected product(s) is April 19, 2009. 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 Advanced IP Services Software License for CBS3120




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 18, 2009

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 19, 2009

Last Ship Date: OS SW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

April 19, 2009

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: OS 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 19, 2009

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.

April 19, 2009

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


SW Upgrade license for CBS3120 to Adv IP Services


SW Upgrade license for CBS3120 to IP Services


SW Upgrade license for CBS3125 to Adv IP Services


SW Upgrade license for CBS3120 to IP Services

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3120 IOS IP Services feature set. Information about this product can be found at
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
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