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EOS, EOE, and EOL of Cisco uBR924

Product Bulletin, No. 1401


End of Sales, Engineering, and Life for the Cisco uBR924 Cable Access Router


Original Publication Date: July 11, 2001

Cisco Systems, Inc. is announcing the end of sales (EOS), end of engineering (EOE), and end of life (EOL) of the Cisco uBR924 Cable Access Router. The EOS is effective August 1, 2001. Cisco will continue to support Cisco uBR924 software for a period of two years, ending on August 1, 2003, and Cisco uBR924 hardware for the period of five years, ending on August 1, 2006. Milestone dates are listed in Table 1.

Table 1 Cisco uBR924 Cable Access Router Milestones

Milestone Effective Date

End of Sales Announcement

July 6, 2001

End of Sales

August 1, 2001

End of Support on Cisco uBR924 Software

August 1, 2003

End of Support for Contract Renewal

July 31, 2005

End of Support on Cisco uBR924 Hardware

August 1, 2006

Hardware Products Affected

UBR924

UBR924-5PACK

UBR924-CVA-5PACK

UBR924-BUN

PWR-UBR904=

Software Support

The last Cisco uBR924 software release is Cisco IOS Release 12.2(1a). Only the software images listed in Table 2 for the Cisco uBR924 will be supported on an ongoing basis.

Table 2 Cisco uBR924 Cable Access Router Software Image Supported at EOS

Ordering Number Feature Set Comment

S92CV6K8-12201

IP routing

56-bit IPSec

Voice (H.323 only)

 

S92CV7K8-12201

IP routing

56-bit IPSec

Voice (XGCP)

XGCP support cannot be guaranteed for the two year support life

S92CV6K9-12201

IP routing

3DES IPSec

Voice (H.323 only)

 

S92CV7K9-12201

IP routing

3DES IPSec

Voice (XGCP)

XGCP support cannot be guaranteed for the two year support life

S92CHV6K8-12201

IP routing

Firewall

56-bit IPSec

Voice (H.323 only)

 

S92CHV7K8-12201

IP routing

Firewall

56-bit IPSec

Voice (XGCP)

XGCP support cannot be guaranteed for the two year support life

S92CHV6K9-12201

IP routing

Firewall

3DES IPSec

Voice (H.323 only)

 

S92CHV7K9-12201

IP routing

Firewall

3DES IPSec

Voice (XGCP)

XGCP support cannot be guaranteed for the two year support life

Substitute Products

The product substituted for the Cisco uBR924 may be different depending on the customer application.
Table 3 shows the recommended replacement products for the Cisco uBR924 in various applications.

Table 3 Cisco uBR924 Cable Access Router Replacement Products

Customer Application Replacement Product Differences from Cisco uBR924

Data-only commercial services

Cisco uBR905

The CableLabs-certified Cisco uBR905 adds hardware acceleration for IPSec. All Cisco uBR924 data features are supported. The Cisco uBR905, however, excludes voice ports.

Voice-over-cable

Cisco CVA122

The CableLabs-certified Cisco CVA122 supports Network Address Translation (NAT). Firewall and IPSec feature sets are not available on this product. Nor is a "Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS)" failover port supported.

Voice and data commercial services

Cisco uBR925

The Cisco uBR925 will be orderable on July 2, 2001 with FCS scheduled for the end of July. The Cisco uBR925 adds hardware acceleration for IPSec and offers a USB port.

Availability

The Cisco uBR924 orderability will be closed on August 1, 2001. Replacement products and alternate software images listed above are available and orderable.

Assistance

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channel Partner.

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html