Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2(13)ZP on the Communication Media Module for Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers. The last day to order the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP is March 1, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until March 1, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.3(8)XY on the Communication Media Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers, which provides enhanced functions with superior quality and reliability. Information about the replacement product can be found at: http://www/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps5413/prod_ios_releases_home.html. Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.3(8)XY.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP
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.
December 2, 2004
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
March 2, 2005
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.
June 2, 2005
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.
March 2, 2006
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.
March 2, 2006
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.
December 2, 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.
March 2, 2010
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP on the Communication Media Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(13)ZP is Release 12.3(8)XY on the Communication Media Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches and Cisco 7600 Series routers. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.3(8) provides new features and enhanced echo cancellation and voice quality with version 4.4.x DSPware upgrades (Table 3)
Dual tone Multifrequency (DTMF) Relay over Media Termination Point (MTP)
Multilevel Precedence and Preemption (MLPP)
Malicious Call Identification (MCID)
H.323 Gateway Registration with Gatekeeper
Q.SIG Signaling enhanced feature support:
Call Diversion/Forward, Transfer
Calling/Connected ID Services
Message Waiting Indicator
Globalized Cadence and Tone for Cisco IOS Software Gateway
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.