Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Unity 2.46. The last day to order the Cisco Unity 2.46 is April 5, 2002. 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 Unity 2.46. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Unity 2.46
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.
March 6, 2002
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
April 5, 2002
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.
March 16, 2004
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
Although the Cisco Unity 2.46 Voice Messaging product IDs for the Repartee to Cisco Unity Migration Promotion will be discontinued with the EOS of Cisco Unity 2.46, the Repartee to Cisco Unity migration promotion will continue to be available with Cisco Unity 3.1 until May 15, 2002.
Cisco Unity 2.46 customers can add incremental users and ports to existing Cisco Unity 2.46 systems using the current incremental user and add port part numbers.
Cisco Unity 2.46 customers may upgrade to Cisco Unity 3.1 using existing Cisco Unity 3.1 upgrade product IDs or through their Cisco Software Application Support Plus Upgrades (SASU) contract.
Services and Support
Customers with SAS or SASU maintenance support contracts will continue to receive Cisco Unity software support from Cisco TAC. Cisco is committed to supporting Cisco Unity 2.46 until March 16, 2004 (three years after the Cisco Unity 2.46 first customer shipment).
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. 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.