Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis. The last day to order the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis is December 31, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGX 8850 Legacy Chassis.
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 31, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
December 31, 2007
Last Ship Date: HW
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.
March 31, 2008
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
December 30, 2008
End of New Service Attachment Date: HW
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.
December 30, 2008
End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
March 30, 2012
Last Date of Support: HW
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.
December 29, 2012
HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
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.