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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco TNCS Series Transmission Network Control System

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco® TNCS Series Transmission Network Control System. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 28, 2011. 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 affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, 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 TNCS Series Transmission Network Control System

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.

April 29, 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.

October 28, 2011

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.

January 26, 2012

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
HW

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.

October 27, 2012

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect.

October 27, 2012

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.

October 27, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW

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

January 23, 2016

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.

October 31, 2016

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

4000865

Punchdown Block,Telco Out,100 Pr

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

   

4000866

Cbl,Spool of Cat-5 ENET Cbl,12pr,Blue,1000ft

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

   

4000878

Cbl Kit,RCDS Protocol Devices (Supports 10 Units)

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

   

4001371

Cbl Kit,DV-6000 Dgtl Xport (Supports 10 Chassis)

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

   

4003060

Cbl,Spool of Cat-5 ENET Cbl,Blue,1000ft

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

   

4003850

Cbl Assy,LLII/III Anlg Opt,1st LL Chassis to EM,50ft Chain

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

   

4005186

TNCS SNMP,Lontalk Big Serial Number (Max/1024 Lontalk Dvcs)

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

   

4006247

Cbl Assy,ROSA EM I/O,24 Pair,3ft

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

   

4006248

Frame,Punchdown Block Mounting

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

   

4006649

Cbl Assy,ROSA EM to Prisma I,10ft

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

   

4006650

Cbl Assy,ROSA EM to Prisma II,10ft

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

   

4006651

Cbl Assy,ROSA EM to HDRx,10ft

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

   

4006653

Cbl,RS485/RS422 Kit (Supports Sgl COM Port)

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

   

4008577

Brackets,Punchdown Frame Mounting (Set/2)

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

   

4009299

TNCS Software,Version 3.0

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

   

4009300

TNCS Software Upgrade,Version 3.0,Host

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

   

4009301

TNCS Software Upgrade,Version 3.0,Hub

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

   

4009775

DB9F to DB9F Cbl Assy,50ft

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

   

4010916

ROSA Protocol Pkg,Traditional SA Prod,EUR/AP Only

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

   

4010918

ROSA Protocol Pkg,Traditional SA Prod w/Lontalk Big,EUR/AP

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

   

4010923

Xpdr,Alpha Stby PS,Agile 5-42/48-120MHz,HMS Prot(Mult=50)

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

   

717605

ENET Cbl,10/100Base-T Cat-5,50ft (1ea)

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

   

717966

Cbl,RS-232,DB9F to DB9M,50ft

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

   

735748

Cbl Kit,RS-485/RS422 (Supports 4 COM Ports)

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

   

735751

Cbl Kit,Prisma I Anlg Xport (Supports 10 Chassis)

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

   

735753

Cbl Kit,Model 9800 Continuum (Supports 10 Chassis)

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

   

738665

Cbl Kit,8860 Ant Cntrlr/ADH-3COM Dehydrator(Supports 2 Chas)

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

   

738685

Cbl Kit,Prisma II Anlg Xport (4 ICIM or 4 HDRx)

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

   

738686

Cable Kit,Prisma II Analog Transport (4/ICIM or 4/HDRx)

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

   

746590

TNCS SNMP Manager

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

   

747746

ROSA EM Pwr Cord,EUR

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

   

748958

Connectors,RJ45,RJ45 10 Pin (Pk/25)

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

   

748971

Cbl Ties,8 inch,Black (Pk/1000)

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

   

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco ROSA NMS Series Network Management System in combination with the Cisco ROSA EM Series Element Manager as the recommended migration platform. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9128/index.html (Cisco ROSA NMS Series Network Management System: select "ROSA Network Management System" and Cisco ROSA EM Series Element Management System: select "ROSA Element Manager"). For additional information,please contact your account management team.
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 TNCS Series Transmission Network Control System 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 ROSA NMS Series Network Management System in combination with the Cisco ROSA EM Series Element Manager, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9128/index.html, or contact your local account representative.
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.
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.