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Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrators

EOS/EOL Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator High Availability Bundles

Product Bulletin No. 2309


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator High Availability Bundles


Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the High Availability (HA) Bundles for the Cisco® VPN 3000 Series Concentrator. The last day to order the HA Bundles for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator is April 01, 2004. Customers that purchased HA Bundles and that hold support contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for their concentrators. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator HA Bundles. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Cisco is changing the way High Availability within the Cisco VPN 3000 Series is delivered. Customers are encouraged to purchase Cisco VPN 3000 Series concentrators in clusters to achieve high-availability networks.

Table 1   End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator HA Bundles

Milestone  Definition  Date 

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.

October 01, 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 01, 2004

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.

July 01, 2004

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.

VPN 3000 Series Concentrator is still available and supportable

Table 2   Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number  Product Description 

CVPN3030-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3030 Redundant Systems

CVPN3030E-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3030 Redundant Systems with AES HW Encryption

CVPN3060-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3060 Redundant Systems

CVPN3060E-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3060 Redundant Systems with AES HW Encryption

CVPN3080-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3080 Redundant Systems

CVPN3080E-HA-K9

2 Complete VPN 3080 Redundant Systems with AES HW Encryption

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

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http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice