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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router

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END-OF-LIFE NOTICE, NO. 2329
Cisco Systems ® announces the End-of-Life of the Cisco ® uBR925 Cable Access Router. The last day to order the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router is April 30, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 30, 2005. Table 1 describes End-of-Life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router.

 

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router

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.

October 31, 2003

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.

April 30, 2004

Last Shipment Date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead-time.

July 30, 2004

End of Software Maintenance Releases Date

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.

April 30, 2005

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

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

April 30, 2005

End of New Service Attachment Date

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.

April 30, 2005

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

January 30, 2009

Last Date of Support

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.

April 30, 2009

 

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

UBR925-SINGLE-1PK

UBR925-Single Unit in a Box

UBR925-MULTI-5PK

UBR925-Multipack of 5 in one Box

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router is the Cisco uBR905 Cable Access Router (Table 3). The Cisco uBR905 Cable Access Router is identical to the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router with the exception that it has no FXS telephony ports and no USB interface. All data-only router functionality is identical to the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router

Cisco uBR905 Cable Access Router

DOCSIS® bridge-mode

DOCSIS-compliant cable modem mode

This functionality is identical in the Cisco uBR905 and uBR925.

Routing mode including NAT and RIPv2

Advanced cable modem-router allowing small business Internet access

This functionality is identical in the Cisco uBR905 and uBR925.

Easy VPN

Easy teleworker and branch office VPNs

This functionality is identical in the Cisco uBR905 and uBR925.

Two FXS ports

Voice-over-IP functionality for SMBs and teleworkers

This functionality is not available on the Cisco uBR905. Customers may accomplish this functionality by using an IP Phone or ATA device behind the Cisco uBR905, depending upon customer requirements and application.

USB port

USB support for Windows 98 and Windows 2000

This functionality is not available on the Cisco uBR905. Customers should instead use the Cisco uBR905 Ethernet interface.

DOCSIS 1.0 Software Support

Customers requiring DOCSIS 1.0 software for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router should use versions of Cisco IOS ® Software Release 12.3. Software releases from this train will be supported as per the software support dates listed above.

DOCSIS 1.1 Software Support

Customers requiring DOCSIS 1.1 software for the Cisco uBR925 Cable Access Router should use versions of Cisco IOS Release 12.3 BC. Software releases from this train will be supported as per the software support dates listed above.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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