Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for Cisco® Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.5 (BACBA). The last day to order Cisco BACBA is May 15, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until May 15, 2008. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco BACBA. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Broadband Access Center for Broadband Aggregation 2.5
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.
November 15, 2004
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
May 15, 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.
August 15, 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.
May 15, 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.
May 15, 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.
February 15, 2008
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 15, 2008
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement