The currently shipping version of Cisco TelePresence® Content Server (Content Server) software is Version 5.1.
Development of new features and functions for this product continues apace. Many of the new functions make extensive use of the advanced platform features of the Generation 2 hardware platform (Figure 1).
Figure 1. Generation 1 and Generation 2 Appliances
Required Hardware and Software Levels
This bulletin applies to Version 5.1 and all previous versions of Content Server software.
The currently shipping version of Content Server Software Version 5.1 is the last version that will be supported by Cisco to run on the older Generation 1 hardware platform.
All future versions of Content Server software will be supported by Cisco to run only on the Generation 2 hardware platform.
No immediate action is required by current users of Cisco TelePresence Content Server.
Cisco recommends that customers with Generation 1 Content Server platform appliances take advantage of the Premium Resolution Option Upgrade Bundle Promotion to trade in their Generation 1 hardware appliance for the Generation 2 appliance.
This promotion makes it possible for customers to upgrade to enable premium resolution outputs and receive the Generation 2 hardware platform for roughly the price of the Premium Resolution Option itself.
For More Information
Please contact your local Cisco representative or reseller for more information about Cisco TelePresence Content Server and this promotion.