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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2470
Cisco Systems ® announces the End-of-Life and End-of-Sale of the Cisco ® Sun Netra 1400/1405 servers for use with the PGW 2200 Softswitch and SC 2200 Signaling Controller. The last day to order the Sun Netra 1400/1405 through Cisco will be November 10, 2003. Table 1 describes the End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco Sun Netra 1400/1405. This announcement only applies to customers that procure the Sun Netra 1400/1405 hardware platforms through Cisco and does not affect the availability of Cisco PGW 2200 or SC 2200 software.
Due to Sun's End-of-Life announcement of the Netra 1400/1405 and resulting Sun manufacturing and supplier issues with the memory and processors of the Sun 1400/1405, Cisco cannot guarantee the availability of these systems. Cisco has introduced the Sun Netra 20 as a replacement for the Netra 1400. The performance of Sun Netra 20 is equal to or greater than that of the Netra 1400. Any future orders or current quotes should be changed to the Netra 20 hardware platform.
Any new orders for the SC 2200 version 7.4.12 that require additional Sun hardware should be changed to the PGW version 9.3(2). Port expansion orders for the SC 2200 version 7.4.12 will still be honored through the lifecycle of the software.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Netra 1400/1405

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.

November 12, 2003

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.

November 12, 2003

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 12, 2003

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.

November 12, 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.

November 12, 2004

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.

November 12, 2004

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.

December 31, 2007

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.

December 31, 2008

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

MGC-1400-DC44-2

Redundant Sun Netra 1400s DC with 4 CPU, 4-GB mem

MGC-1400-AC44-2

Redundant Sun Netra 1400s AC with 4 CPU, 4-GB mem

 

Required:
Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco Sun Netra 1400/1405 is the Sun Netra 20 (MGC-20-AC24-1, MGC-20-AC24-2, MGC-20-DC24-1, MGC-20-DC24-2).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager or Cisco Channel Partner.
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 EoL/EoS information, please go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.