Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch

EoS/EoL Announcement for Specified Cisco BTS 10200 Hardware and Accessories

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Cisco Systems ® announces the End-of-Life of Cisco ® BTS 10200 hardware and accessories specified by part number in Table 2. The last day to order these parts is September 22, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until September 22, 2009. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected products.
Customers are encouraged to migrate their Cisco BTS 10200 Element Management System (EMS) to a four processor AXMP, which allows for greater capacity. Table 3 provides relevant information, including part numbers, for migrating.


Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco BTS 10200 Affected Products




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.

March 22, 2004

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 22, 2004

Last Shipment Date

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 22, 2004

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

The last possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

September 22, 2005

End of New Service Attachment Date

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 22, 2005

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

June 22, 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.

September 22, 2009


Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description


AC power, rack, T1-4-port SS7, 10/100 Mbps


CC power, rack, T1-4-port SS7, 10/100 Mbps


Field-replaceable spare AXI unit, AC power


Field-replaceable spare AXI unit, DC power


The migration for the Cisco BTS10200-AC-RACK and BTS10200-DC-RACK is to upgrade the AXIs with AXMPs (Table 3). The BTS 10200 hardware would consist of four identical hardware servers.


Table 3. Product Comparisons


BTS10200-AXI-AXI-AC= & BTS10200-AXI-DC=

BTS10200-AXMP3-AC= & BTS10200-AXMP3-DC=


1 CPU, 1-GB memory

4 CPU, 4-GB memory


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