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Cisco 7800 Series Media Convergence Servers

EoS/EoL Announcement for the Cisco MCS 7825, 7827,7835, 7837

Product Bulletin No. 2074


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Media Convergence Servers 7825-1133, 7827-1133, 7835-1266, 7837-1266, 7845-1400, 7847-1400 and the HP ML 570 Server


March 11, 2003

Cisco Systems announces the end of life of the following Cisco Media Convergence Server products:

  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7825-1133
  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7827-1133
  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7835-1266
  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7837-1266
  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7845-1400
  • Cisco Media Convergence Server 7847-1400

Cisco Systems also announces that it will discontinue selling the following HP server products that have been sold through Cisco:

  • HP ML 570 server sold as the UNITY-SVRL570-1A

The last day to order these products is April 11, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 11, 2008. SMARTnet services are also available for these products. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones and dates for these Cisco Media Convergence Server products.

Table 1   End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Media Convergence Server 7825-1133, 7827-1133, 7835-1266, 7837-1266, 7845-1400 and 7847-1400

Milestone Definition Date
End-of-life announcement date

The document date of the end of sale and end of life of a product to the general public.

March 11, 2003

End of sale date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale.

April 11, 2003

Last shipment date

The last possible date that Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers will ship the affected product.

June 11, 2003

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.

April 11, 2004

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.

April 11, 2004

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.

April 11,2007

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.

April 11,2008

Table 2   Product Part Numbers being affected

End-of-sales product part number

MCS-7825-1133-HW

MCS-STARTERKIT-5

MCS-7835-1266-NTD

MCS-7835-1266-TD

MCS-7845-1400-HW

UNITY-SVR7827-1A=

UNITY-SVR7837-1A=

UNITY-SVR7847-2A=

UNITY-SVRL570-1A=

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 to have a Cisco.com user ID.

Product Migration Options

The Cisco Media Convergence Server 7825H-2266, 7835H-2400 and 7845H-2400 will supercede the Cisco Media Convergence Server products at end of life as listed in Table 3.

Table 3  

Current MCS product part number Replacement MCS
product part number
Description

MCS-7825-1133-HW

MCS-7825H-2.2-EVV1 or MCS-7825H-2.2-CC1

1U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.26GHz server equipped with 1GB SDRAM, 40GB ATA hard disk, floppy drive and DVD drive.

MCS-STARTERKIT-5

MCS-STARTERKIT-8

Bundle containing the following:

  • One MCS-7825H-2.2-EVV1
  • Cisco CallManager DVD Install Kit
  • Five Cisco 7960G IP Phones with power cubes and cables
  • Five 7960 IP phone licenses

MCS-7835-1266-NTD

MCS-7835H-2.4-EVV1 or MCS-7835H-2.4-CC1

2U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.4GHz server equipped with 1GB SDRAM, two 36GB hot swap SCSI hard disks; redundant power supplies, floppy drive and DVD drive.

MCS-7835-1266-TD

MCS-7835H-2.4-EVV1 and MCS-7835H-2.4-DAT=

2U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.4GHz server equipped with 1GB SDRAM, two 36GB hot swap SCSI hard disks, redundant hot swap power supplies, floppy drive, DVD drive and 20/40GB hot swap DAT drive.

MCS-7845-1400-HW

MCS-7845H-2.4-EVV1 or MCS-7845H-2.4-CC1

2U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.4GHz server equipped with 1GB SDRAM, four 72GB hot swap SCSI hard disks, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

UNITY-SVR7827-1A=

MCS-7825H-2.2-ECS1

1U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.26GHz server equipped with 512 MB SDRAM, two 36GB hot swap SCSI hard disks (RAID 1), floppy drive and DVD drive for Unity applications.

UNITY-SVR7837-1A=

MCS-7835H-2.4-ECS1

2U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.4GHz server equipped with 512 MB SDRAM, two 36GB hot swap SCSI hard disks (RAID 1); redundant power supplies, floppy drive and DVD drive.

UNITY-SVR7847-2A=

MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS1 or MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS2

2U Rack Mount server equipped with dual Pentium 4 2.4GHz processors, 1 GB SDRAM, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

ECS1 versions are optimized for Unity voice messaging deployments and are equipped with four 18 GB hard disks and two 72 GB hard disks (3 X RAID 1 configured).

ECS2 versions are optimized for Unity unified messaging deployments and are equipped with two 18 GB hard disks and two 36 GB hard disks (2 X RAID 1 configured).

UNITY-SVRL570-1A=

UNITY-SVRX255-1A=

7U Rack Mount server equipped with dual Pentium 4 1.5 GHz processors, 2 GB SDRAM, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

Additional Information

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

For more information about Cisco Media Convergence Server products, visit the web site at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/voiceapp/ps378/ index.html