Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco® uBR7200 and uBR7100 Series Universal Broadband Router Components. The last day to order the affected product(s) is November 15, 2001. 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.
This end of support bulletin is specific to only the uBR7200 and uBR7100 platforms. The following port adapters are no longer supported on the uBR7200 nor the uBR7100 platforms: PA-8E, PA-8T-232, PA-8T-X21, PA-4E1G/75, PA-4E1G/120, PA-MC-2T1 and PA-H. These port adapters are still available for all other supporting platforms which are the 7200, 7301, 7500 and 7600 platforms.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco uBR7200 and uBR7100 Series Universal Broadband Router Components
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.
August 15, 2001
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
November 15, 2001
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.
November 15, 2001
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
November 17, 2003
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.
November 17, 2004
HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco uBR7246VXR Universal Broadband Router with Network Processing Engine NPE-G1 or the Cisco uBR7246VXR with NPE-G2. Information about this product can be found at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/cable/ps2217/index.html. To upgrade from the Cisco uBR7246 to the Cisco uBR7246VXR, most customers simply need to upgrade the I/O boot flash, chassis,and processor. In some instances, customers may need to upgrade their port adapters and Cisco IOS Software. Customers can reuse existing line cards, I/O controller cards, and most port adapters. For detailed instructions to upgrade from a Cisco uBR7246 to a Cisco uBR7246VXR, refer to the "Upgrading to the Cisco uBR7246VXR Universal Broadband Router" technical document at:
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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco uBR7200 and uBR7100 Series Universal Broadband Router Components 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:
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.