Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1). The last day to order the affected product is November 30, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 29, 2009. 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.
Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1) supports Cisco PGW 2200 Release 9.4(1), which is also beginning the end-of-sale/end-of-life process.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1).
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.
June 1, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
November 30, 2006
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.
February 28, 2007
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.
November 30, 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.
November 30, 2007
End of service contract renewal date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
February 25, 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.
November 29, 2009
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
Cisco MNM 2.4(1) media kit crypto aware, incl. EMS, CV, Sol
Cisco MNM 2.6(1) media kit crypto aware, incl. EMS, CV, Sol
Cisco MNM 2.4(1) Right to Use License - sold in 1k DS0 block
Cisco MNM 2.6(1) Right to Use License - sold in 1k DS0 block
Cisco MNM 2.4(1) Right to Use License upgrd - 1k DS0 blocks
Cisco MNM 2.6(1) Right to Use License upgrd - 1k DS0 blocks
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
Customers will migrate to the corresponding version of Cisco MGC Node Manager and Voice Services Provisioning Tool when upgrading their Cisco PGW 2200 software.
Table 3. Product Comparisons
Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.4(1)
Cisco MGC Node Manager Release 2.6(1)
PGW 2200 Release Support
PGW 2200 Release 9.4(1)
PGW 2200 Release 9.6(1)
Voice Services Provisioning Tool
Separate download from Cisco.com
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.