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EOS/EOL Announcement for Cisco Conference Connection

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Product Bulletin No. EOL1025

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for Cisco® Conference Connection. The last day to order the affected product is August 28, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 27, 2009.

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 are encouraged to migrate to Cisco MeetingPlace ® Express, an integrated voice and Web conferencing solution that provides simple, powerful conferencing functions that are easy to deploy and manage. Information about the replacement product can be found at http://www.cisco.com/go/meetingplaceexpress. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco Conference Connection

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.

February 27, 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.

August 28, 2006

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.

November 26, 2006

End of Software Maintenance Releases Date

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.

August 28, 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.

August 28, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

November 23, 2008

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.

August 27, 2009

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-CCC-V11

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-MED

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Medium Bundle-25 voice (V), 6 web (W) concurrent user license (CUL) (~300 seats)

SW-CCC-V11

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SMALL

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Small Bundle-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V11

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SW-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Software Upgrade-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V11=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-MED

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Medium Bundle-25V, 6W CUL (~300seats)

SW-CCC-V11=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SMALL

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Small Bundle-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V11=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.1 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SW-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Software Upgrade-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V12

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-MED

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Medium Bundle-25V, 6W CUL (~300seats)

SW-CCC-V12

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SMALL

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Small Bundle-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V12

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SW-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Software Upgrade-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V12=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-MED

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Medium Bundle-25V, 6W CUL (~300seats)

SW-CCC-V12=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SMALL

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Small Bundle-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-CCC-V12=

Cisco Conference Connection v1.2 software, 20-user license

MPE-1.1-SW-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express 1.1 Software Upgrade-20V, 6W CUL (~200 seats)

SW-KEY-CCC-PLUS10=

10-port increment license key

MPE-PLUS10-V-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express Voice License Pack Upgrade, 10 CUL (~200 seats)

SW-KEY-CCC-PLUS40=

40-port increment

MPE-PLUS40-V-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express Voice License Pack Upgrade, 40 CUL (~800 seats)

SW-KEY-CCC20-100=

Cisco Conference Connection user license upgrade from 20 to 100 ports

MPE-PLUS80-V-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express Voice License Pack Upgrade-80 CUL (~1600 seats)

SW-KEY-CCC20-60=

Cisco Conference Connection user license upgrade from 20 to 60 ports

MPE-PLUS40-V-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express Voice License Pack Upgrade, 40 CUL (~800 seats)

SW-KEY-CCC60-100=

Cisco Conference Connection user license upgrade from 60 to 100 ports

MPE-PLUS40-V-UPG=

Cisco MeetingPlace Express Voice License Pack Upgrade, 40 CUL (~800 seats)

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for Cisco Conference Connection is Cisco MeetingPlace Express. Cisco Conference Connection customers with systems that have more than 120 concurrent user licenses (ports) should consider migrating to a Cisco MeetingPlace solution.
Customers who had Cisco Conference Connection and Software Application Support plus Upgrades (SASU) prior to December 30, 2005, can upgrade to Cisco MeetingPlace Express with the Product Upgrade Tool (PUT). This upgrade, which will be available through July 29, 2006, provides the Cisco MeetingPlace Express software and equivalent voice conferencing licenses at no additional charge.
Customers can also use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of Cisco MeetingPlace Express or Cisco MeetingPlace through July 29, 2006. 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.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco Conference Connection

Cisco MeetingPlace Express

Single-Server Deployment

Software deployed on a Cisco media convergence server (MCS)

Software deployed on a Cisco MCS

Telephony Environments

Cisco CallManager 3.1 to 4.0

Cisco CallManager, Cisco CallManager Express, H.323, and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Maximum Concurrent Conferencing Capacity

180 voice conferencing participants

120 voice conferencing participants and 120 Web conferencing participants

Voice Conferencing

Basic voice conferencing capabilities, including automatic meeting extension and entry and exit notification

Advanced voice conferencing capabilities, including roll call, breakout sessions, and voice recording

Web Conferencing

-

Simple Web conferencing features, including screen sharing (no ability to pass control), chat, and notes

Meeting Management

-

Meeting management from a Web browser, phone, or IP phone application

Meeting Setup

Schedule meetings from a Web browser

Schedule meetings from a Web browser; and initiate reservationless meetings from a phone, Web browser, or IP phone application

Meeting Attendance

Attend meetings using the telephone

Attend meetings using the telephone, an e-mail notification, a Web browser, or an IP phone application

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco Conference Connection, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps752/index.html or contact your local Cisco 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
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