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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco NX-OS Software Releases 4.0(4) for the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco NX-OS Software Releases 4.0(4) for the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is March 15, 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 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 Cisco NX-OS Software Releases 4.0(4) for the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches

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.

September 14, 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.

March 15, 2013

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.

June 13, 2013

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.

March 15, 2014

End of Vulnerability/Security Support:
OS SW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release a planned maintenance release or scheduled software remedy for a security vulnerability issue.

March 14, 2016

End of New Service Attachment Date:
OS SW

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.

March 15, 2014

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
OS SW

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

June 10, 2017

Last Date of Support:

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.

March 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

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.1

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(1)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.2

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(2)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.3

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(3)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.3A

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(3a)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.3B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(3b)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.3C

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(3c)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

N1K-4.0.4.SV1.3D

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.0(4) SV1(3d)

N1K-4.2.1.SV1.4B

Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b)

After moving to Release 4.2(1) SV1(4b), customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Also, 4.2(1) SV1(5.2) is recommended for new deployments.

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1)SV1(4b). Information about this product can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/prod_release_notes_list.html. After moving to Release 4.2(1)SV1(4b),customers are encouraged to move to Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) or a more recent release (if available). Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) is also recommended for new deployments. Information about 4.2(1)SV1(5.2) can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/prod_release_notes_list.html.
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 Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1)SV1(4b), visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/prod_release_notes_list.html, or contact your local account representative.
To request information about the Cisco Nexus 1000V NX-OS Software Release 4.2(1)SV1(4b), send an e-mail to ask-nexus1000v-pm@cisco.com.
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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