Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® Media Convergence Server (MCS) 7845I-3000. The last day to order the Cisco MCS 7845I-3000 is Feb. 16, 2005. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until Feb. 16, 2010. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco MCS 7845I-3000. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. Table 3 compares the features of the end-of-life product with its suggested replacement product.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Media Convergence Server 7845I-3000
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.
Nov. 16, 2004
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
Feb. 16, 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.
May 16, 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.
Feb. 16, 2006
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.
Feb. 16, 2006
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.
Feb. 16, 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.
Nov. 16, 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.
Feb. 16, 2010
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by this Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
HW Only MCS 7845I-3000 With Dual Xeon 3.06, 1GB RAM, 4-36GB HD and 2-72GB HD
HW Only MCS 7845I-3000 With Dual Xeon 3.06, 1GB RAM, 4-36GB HD
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco Media Convergence Server 7845I-3000 is the Cisco Media Convergence Server 7845-I1.
The new Cisco MCS 7845-I1 server has doubled hard disk space compared to the Cisco MCS 7845I-3000 it replaces.
Table 3. Product Comparisons
Cisco MCS 7845I-3000
Cisco MCS 7845-I1
Cisco Unity™ Server Hardware
Cisco Unity Server Hardware
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 have a Cisco.com user ID.