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End-of-Sale Announcement for Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

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Product Bulletin No. 1779

Replacement Products

Important Dates

End of Orderability for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

End of Sale for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

End of Hardware Support for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

End of Software Support for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

Product Obsolescence Begins for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

Assistance


Product Bulletin No. 1779


End-of-Sale Announcement
for Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

Last Day to Order Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles is October 31, 2002

The widely popular Cisco 1720 VPN security bundles have proven effective at delivering discounted VPN and security solutions. However, with the release of the Cisco 1721 Modular Access Router, tone can create VPN security bundles based on this more feature-rich platform. The Cisco 1721 offers many significant feature enhancements over the Cisco 1720 router, including: greater memory architecture, faster processing, and 802.1Q VLAN support. Additionally, the Cisco 1721 is priced equally to the Cisco 1720 router. Because of the Cisco 1721 advantages, Cisco has created a Cisco 1721-based VPN bundle. Therefore, the Cisco 1720 VPN security bundles will reach EOS November 1, 2002.

The following product numbers will not be orderable after October 31, 2002:

Product Number

CISCO1720-VPN-M/K9

CISCO1720-VPN-M/K8


Replacement Products

New VPN security bundles based on the Cisco 1721 Series routers have ceased to offer customer greater performance, value, and investment protection. The replacement routers for the Cisco 1720 VPN security bundles are as follows:

EOS
Product

Replacement Product

CISCO1720-VPN-M/K9

CISCO1721-VPN/K9

CISCO1720-VPN-M/K8

CISCO1721-VPN/K9


The Cisco 1721 VPN Security Bundle referenced above is priced at US$2,495; its price is identical to the Cisco 1720 VPN security bundles.

The Cisco 1721 VPN Security Bundle offers customers several advantages over Cisco 1720 VPN security bundles, including:

Faster processing CPU

Increased default Flash memory (16 MB)

16 MB DRAM upgrade (to 48 MB)

Inter-VLAN (802.1Q) routing


Note: The Cisco 1721 VPN Security Bundle does not include the WIC-1ENET.


For more information on all Cisco 1700 VPN security bundles, please visit the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/rt/1700/prodlit/1628_pb.htm

Important Dates

End of Orderability for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

October 31, 2002

End of Sale for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

November 1, 2002

End of Hardware Support for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

November 1, 2004

End of Software Support for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

November 1, 2005

Product Obsolescence Begins for the Cisco 1720 VPN Security Bundles

November 1, 2007

Assistance

For further assistance, please contact your Cisco customer service representative.