Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco PGW 2200 Specified Hardware (Sun Fire V40z Host Platform). The last day to order the Cisco PGW 2200 Specified Hardware (Sun Fire V40z Host Platform) is September 30, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco PGW 2200 Specified Hardware (Sun Fire V40z Host Platform). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco PGW 2200 Specified Hardware (Sun Fire V40z Host Platform)
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
September 30, 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.
December 30, 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.
September 30, 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.
September 30, 2008
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
March 30, 2013
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.
September 30, 2013
HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
Customers who have been ordering the Sun Fire V40z (MGC-V40Z-AC416-1=) for the Cisco PGW 2200 should order the Sun Fire X4600 (MGC-X46K-AC416-1). For more information about the Sun Fire V40z or Sun Fire X4600, visit
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