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EOS and EOL Announcement for the Meetinghouse AEGIS Product Line

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Meetinghouse AEGIS Product Line. The last day to order the Meetinghouse AEGIS Products is February 8, 2006. 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 Meetinghouse AEGIS Product Line. Table 2 lists the Cisco product part numbers affected by this announcement. Products previously sold by Meetinghouse Data Communications in Campus Packs (or sold separately under the AEGIS family) are being migrated to Cisco products. Lifecycle information regarding these products is explained in this document, along with replacement product information where applicable.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Meetinghouse AEGIS Product Line

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.

August 10, 2005

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.

February 8, 2006

Last Ship Date: App. 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.

May 9, 2006

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: App. 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.

February 8, 2007

End of New Service Attachment Date: App. 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.

February 8, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: App. SW

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

May 6, 2008

Last Date of Support: App. SW

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.

February 7, 2009

HW = Hardware

OS SW = Operating System Software

App. SW = Application Software

AEGIS SecureConnect releases are now replaced with Cisco Secure Services Client (SSC).
All versions of the AEGIS Server are now replaced with the Cisco Access Control Server (ACS).
The early versions of AEGIS SecureConnect known as AEGIS Client running on Windows XP/2K are now replaced with Cisco Secure Services Client (SSC).
This bulletin will be updated once substitute products become available for AEGIS Clients running on operating systems such as MAC, Palm, PPC, CE, Linux, or Solaris.
The following list of products are contained in campus packs and are covered by this EOL notice; AEGIS SecureConnect or AEGIS Client 1.x , 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 4.0.x. AEGIS Server 1.1.x Linux/Solaris/Windows.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

AIR-LEG-CP01

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 1-999

AIR-LEG-CP02

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 1000-4999

AIR-LEG-CP03

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 5000-9999

AIR-LEG-CP04

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 10000-14999

AIR-LEG-CP05

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 15000-19999

AIR-LEG-CP06

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 20000-29999

AIR-LEG-CP07

Meetinghouse Legacy Campus Pack 30000-49999

AIR-LEG-SRV

Meetinghouse Legacy Server

Product Migration Options

Customers using early versions of Meetinghouse AEGIS Client or AEGIS SecureConnect on Windows XP/2K are encouraged to upgrade to the Cisco Secure Services Client (SSC). Cisco SSC information can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7034/index.html. Customers using AEGIS Server are encouraged to upgrade to Cisco Access Control Server (ACS). ACS information can be found at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/secursw/ps2086/index.html.
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 Authorized 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 http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Secure Services Client, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7034/index.html, contact your local account representative, or send an e-mail to cs-cssc@cisco.com.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.