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Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrators

EOS/EOL Cisco VPN 3000 Memory Upgrade Kits

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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco VPN 3000 Memory Upgrade Kits

Product Migration Options

EOL Q and A

Additional Information

End-of-Life Notice No. 2498

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco VPN 3000 Memory Upgrade Kits


Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® VPN 3030, 3060, and 3080 memory upgrade kits. The last day to order the Cisco memory upgrade kits is May 14, 2004. The last-date-of-support milestone does not apply, as service and support contracts are not available with upgrade kits. Concentrators with valid service contracts will continue to receive support. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco VPN 3000 Memory Upgrade Kits. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco VPN 30XX Memory Kit, which offers the same or greater amount of memory at a comparable or lower price point. Information about this product can be found at:
http://www.cisco.com/go/vpn3000.

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco VPN 3030, 3060, and 3080 memory upgrade kits to the new 30XX memory kit.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco VPN 3000 Memory Upgrade Kits

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.

May 14, 2004

End-of-sale date

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

May 14, 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.

August 14, 2004


Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description
CVPN3030-MEM-KIT=

3030 Concentrator 128 MB Memory Upgrade Kit

CVPN3060-MEMKITK9=

512M and R4 code/boot code

CVPN3080-MEMKITK9=

512M R4.0 and Boot Code


Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco VPN 3030, 3060, and 3080 memory upgrade kits is the new Cisco VPN 30XX Memory Kit (Table 3). This kit offers the same or greater amount of memory at a comparable or lower price point. The 512MB RAM upgrade kit is supported in the Cisco VPN 3030, 3060, and 3080 Concentrators.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

Cisco EOL Product
Part Number
Feature
Cisco Replacement Product
Replacement Part Number
Cisco VPN 3030 memory kit

CVPN3030-MEM-KIT=

128MB RAM

VPN 30XX memory kit

CVPN30XX-MEMKITK9=

Cisco VPN 3060 memory kit

CVPN3060-MEMKITK9=

512MB RAM

VPN 30XX memory kit

CVPN30XX-MEMKITK9=

Cisco VPN 3080 memory kit

CVPN3080-MEMKITK9=

512MB RAM

VPN 30XX memory kit

CVPN30XX-MEMKITK9=


The last-date-of-support milestone does not apply, as service and support contracts are not available with upgrade kits. Concentrators with valid service contracts will continue to receive support.

EOL Q and A

Q. Why are the old memory kits being replaced?

A. The new combined 3030, 3060, and 3080 kit is intended simplify the ordering of memory upgrades for our customers. The new kit also offers the same or greater amount of memory at a comparable or lower price point.

Additional Information

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

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

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