Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IP/TV 3400 Series Video Servers and Software. The last day to order the affected product is May 22, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until May 23, 2011.
Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
There are no direct replacement Cisco products for the IP/TV 3400 Series Video Servers and Software. Cisco Systems has teamed up with third party vendors whose products used in conjunction with the Cisco Application and Content Networking System (ACNS) and Cisco Video Management Systems (VMS) solution can meet all customer requirements for enterprise streaming video solutions. For information on the Cisco ACNS solution, visit http://cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/conntsw/ps491/index.html. For more information on the Cisco VMS solution, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/netsol/ns620/networking_solutions_package.html. Foe more information on third party streaming video products that can be used with ACNS and VMS to replace the Cisco IP/TV functionality, please contact your Cisco representative.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IP/TV 3400 Series Video Servers and Software
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
May 22, 2006
Last Ship 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.
June 1, 2006
End of SW 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.
May 22, 2007
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.
May 23, 2007
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.
May 22, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
November 9, 2010
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.
May 23, 2011
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
IP/TV 5.2 Software Accessory Kit, spare
IPTV 344X Upgrade: 1 default drive to 2 hard drives
Cisco IP/TV 3441 Broadcast Server, (1) MPEG-1/2
Cisco IP/TV 3442 Broadcast Server, (4) MPEG-4
80 GB SATA Disk Drive for IPTV-344X, option
80 GB SATA Disk Drive for IPTV-344X, spare
Cisco IP/TV single-port MPEG-1/2 card, option
Cisco IP/TV single-port MPEG-4 card, option
Cisco IP/TV MPEG-4 encoder card, 1-port, spare
Cisco IP/TV 4-port MPEG-4 card, option
Cisco IP/TV 4-port MPEG-4 card, spare
Spare cable set for MPEG 2 HD1/FD1 Cards
MPEG1/MPEG2 Full D1 Resolution Capture Card
MPEG1/MPEG2 Half D1 Resolution Capture Card
Cisco IP/TV Server Software Version 5.1
Cisco IP/TV Server Upgrade from 3.x to 5.1
Cisco IP/TV 5.1 Server Software w/ MPEG1/2 HD1 Card
MPEG2 Software Additional 1000 Viewer License
MPEG2 Software Decoder Additional Single Viewer License
MPEG2 Software Decoder Base Kit, inc. docs, CD, and 1 license
100 MPEG-4 Client License
Cisco IP/TV MPEG-4 Cable Kit, spare
Cisco IP/TV MPEG-4 Encoder Card Spare Cables
IP/TV Software v5.1, IDE, option
IP/TV Software v5.1, SCSI, option
IP/TV Software v5.2-IDE
IP/TV Software v5.2-SATA
IP/TV Software v5.2-SCSI
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
There are no direct replacement Cisco products for the IP/TV 3400 Series Video Servers and Software. The Cisco Application and Content Networking (ACNS) and Cisco Video Management Systems (VMS) in combination with technology partner products can meet all customer requirements for enterprise streaming video solutions.
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.