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End-of-Sale Announcement for MC3810 Platforms and select modules
Cisco Systems is announcing the end of sale (EOS) for the MC3810 series platforms, ALL associated hardware, and all associated spares and bundles. The replacement products are detailed in Table 2. For those platforms already deployed in the field, the standard Cisco support programs, as described in the following section, remain in effect.
The Cisco MC3810 was first introduced in 1997 and led the integration of voice into Frame Relay and ATM networks for Cisco enterprise customers. This platform later evolved in the "V3" version that added additional functionality and improved performance. Unfortunately, components on this platform are being discontinued causing the need to EOS the Cisco MC3810V3.
Since 1997, Enterprise voice networks have evolved and today Cisco is driving AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data) as the blue print for this integration. The Cisco 2600 and 3600 Series platforms have been tremendously successful in the Enterprise networks. The new Cisco 2600XM Series, and Cisco 3700 Series offer improved performance, and enable easier migration for Enterprise's to converged data, voice, and video networks. This is reflected in the product substitution recommendations in Table 2.
The final software release for this platform will be the next mainline release, 12.3 mainline, with no support for MC3810 in the 12.3T train.