Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco VT Camera. The last day to order the affected product is May 24, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until July 2, 2011. 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 Unified Video Advantage (formerly known as Cisco VT Advantage) is a video telephony solution comprised of Cisco Unified Video Advantage software and a USB camera. The end-of-sale and end-of-life is for part numbers that include the Cisco VT Camera. Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco Unified Video Advantage with Cisco VT Camera II. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco VT Camera.
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.
April 3, 2006
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
May 24, 2006
Last Ship 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 1, 2006
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
July 3, 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.
July 3, 2007
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.
September 29, 2010
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.
July 2, 2011
The difference between Cisco VT Camera II and Cisco VT Camera is non-functional and does not affect the functionality of Cisco Unified Video Advantage. Existing Cisco Unified Video Advantage users do not have to replace their cameras with Cisco VT Camera II. Cisco VT Cameras requiring replacements will be replaced with either the Cisco VT Camera or Cisco VT Camera II. Cisco VT Camera II requires Cisco Unified Video Advantage software version 2.0(1) or later. This software version will support both Cisco VT Camera and Cisco VT Camera II.
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
VT Advantage 24 Unit Promotional Bundle: Software/Cameras