® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco
® EGW 2200 Enterprise Gateway. The last day to order the affected product is August 8, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 7, 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.
The Cisco EGW 2200 Enterprise Gateway is used to interconnect Cisco CallManager to older private branch exchanges (PBXs) using the Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS) protocol. The recommended replacement for the Cisco EGW 2200 Enterprise Gateway is the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch. Refer to the section "Product Migration Options" for more information.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco EGW 2200 Enterprise Gateway
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 7, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
August 8, 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 6, 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 8, 2007
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.
August 8, 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 8, 2007
End of service contract renewal date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
November 3, 2010
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 7, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
The recommended replacement for the Cisco EGW 2200 Enterprise Gateway is the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch, which uses the same code base as the Cisco EGW 2200, and supports all the interworking functions that are available on the Cisco EGW 2200. For more information about the Cisco PGW 2200, visit
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps2027/index.html or contact your local account representative.