Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway Remote Access (Dial) Bundles. The last day to order the affected product is January 19, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 in EoL product bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway Remote Access (Dial) Bundles. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
For dial-up, remote access applications, Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway customers are encouraged to migrate from bundled configurations to Enhanced RSC Starter Kit configurations using Cisco IOS Software Release 12.4 Mainline. The Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway offers comprehensive, market-leading support for dial-up, remote access applications with Cisco IOS Software Release 12.4 Mainline. The last Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway software release with support for remote access and universal port applications is Cisco IOS Release 12.4 Mainline.
The Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway supports packet voice (VoIP) and fax applications with Cisco IOS Software Release 12.4 Mainline and 12.4T. This end-of-sale notice has no effect on the availability of Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway bundles for packet voice gateway (VoIP) and fax applications. Cisco continues to sell Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway packet voice and fax bundles through these product numbers: AS585-1DS3-672-V, AS585-24E1-720-V, AS585-1STM1-1890-V.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway Remote Access (Dial) Bundles
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.
July 21, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
January 19, 2007
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.
April 19, 2007
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
January 19, 2008
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.
January 19, 2008
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
April 16, 2011
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.
January 18, 2012
HW = Hardware, OS SW = Operating System Software, App SW = Application Software
This announcement affects three Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway Remote Access (Dial) bundle product part numbers (see Table 2). To create a configuration that is equivalent to the end-of-sale bundle, begin with a Cisco AS5850 Enhanced RSC Starter Kit (product number AS5850-EG-SK), and select each component listed as a replacement product part number for the bundle, in the quantity required.
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.