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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Digital Network Control System (DNCS) - System Release Batch EOL

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® Digital Network Control System (DNCS) - System Release Batch EOL. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 29, 2011. Customers with active service contracts or active warranties 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 affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active service contracts or active product warranties, support will be available for the shown dates as stated in the applicable service contracts or product warranty terms and conditions, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Digital Network Control System (DNCS) - System Release Batch EOL

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 28, 2011

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 29, 2011

Last Ship Date:
OS SW

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 27, 2011

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
OS SW

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, 2012

End of New Service Attachment Date:
OS SW

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, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
OS SW

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

November 24, 2013

Last Date of Support:

The last expected date to receive service and support for the product as entitled by applicable service contracts or warranty terms and conditions **. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete. Warranty duration is based on product ship dates; refer to warranty terms and conditions for details.

August 31, 2014

HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information

4009934

Remote Network Control Server SW v1.0

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

4014053

DNCS SR 4.2,New System Sale

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

4014054

DNCS SR 4.2 UPG from SR 2.x

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

4021553

DNCS SR 2.7/3.7/4.2 Service Pack 2

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

4027563

DNCS SR 3.7.1,New System Sale

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

   

Product Migration Options

There are several migration options for the Cisco Digital Network Control System Release Software. Please contact your Sales Account Manager to coordinate an evaluation of the best migration path for your system.
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) to trade-in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/pr11/incentive/tmp/index.html.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Digital Network Control System (DNCS) - System Release Batch EOL through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos.
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date.
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html.
** For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html.

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Any authorized translation issued by Cisco Systems or affiliates of this end-of-life Product Bulletin is intended to help customers understand the content described in the English version. This translation is the result of a commercially reasonable effort; however, if there are discrepancies between the English version and the translated document, please refer to the English version, which is considered authoritative.