Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Selected Port Adapters ONLY on the Cisco uBR7246VXR. The last day to order the Selected Port Adapters ONLY on the Cisco uBR7246VXR is April 30, 2004. 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 Selected Port Adapters ONLY on the Cisco uBR7246VXR. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
This End-of-Sale announcement applies only to the uBR7200 platform. The mentioned port adapters are still supported and available on the Cisco 7200, Cisco 7301, Cisco 7304, Cisco 7500, and Cisco 7600 platforms.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Selected Port Adapters ONLY on the Cisco uBR7246VXR
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.
October 14, 2003
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
April 30, 2004
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.
August 1, 2004
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
Support will be provided until further notice
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.
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
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.
This announcement applies only to the uBR7200 platform. The mentioned port adapters are still supported and available on the Cisco 7200, Cisco 7301, Cisco 7304, Cisco 7500, and Cisco 7600 platforms
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected only by the uBR7200
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
2-Port HSSI Port Adapter
8-Port Serial, V.35 Port Adapter
Product Migration Options
This announcement applies only to the uBR7200 platform. These port adapters are still supported and available for the Cisco 7200, Cisco 7301, Cisco 7304, Cisco 7500, and Cisco 7600 platforms.
For the above port adapters on the Cisco uBR7246VXR, there is no direct migration to another port adapter using the same technology. Customers can either install a port adapter using the same technology on another Cisco router connected to the Cisco uBR7246VXR or install a port adapter based on a different technology for the Cisco uBR7246VXR.
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 end-of-sale product through Cisco's
Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: