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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco BTS 10200 Ulticom Card

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Product Bulletin No. EOL4050

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco BTS 10200 Ulticom Card. The last day to order the affected product is May 15, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until October 22, 2011. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers with upgrade to the Cisco BTS version 4.x will need to migrate to the Cisco ITP Signaling Gateway.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco BTS 10200 Ulticom Card.

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.

April 24, 2006

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.

May 15, 2006

Last Ship 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.

June 1, 2006

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.

October 23, 2007

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.

October 23, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

January 18, 2011

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.

October 22, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

BTS-ULTICOM=

Ulticom Card for use with BTS 10200 Hardware

S26SG-12221SW

Cisco 2600 Series IOS IP TRANSFER POINT (M3UA/SUA)

BTS-ULTICOM=

Ulticom Card for use with BTS 10200 Hardware

S73SG-12221SW

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP TRANSFER POINT (M3UA/SUA)

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco BTS 10200 Ulticom Card is the Cisco ITP Signaling Gateway. Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ITP Signaling Gateway. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/wirelssw/ps1862/products_white_paper09186a0080223b64.shtml.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco BTS 10200 Ulticom Card, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps531/prod_eol_notices_list.html, 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.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.