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CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager

Announcing CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager 3.1

Product Bulletin No. 2204


CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager 3.1



Cisco Systems® announces the availability of CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager (QPM) 3.1. CiscoWorks QPM enables end-to-end quality of service (QoS) for converged data, voice, and video, networks. As part of the CiscoWorks solution family, CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 combines traffic monitoring and configuration of differentiated services across the IP infrastructure by using the QoS mechanisms built into Cisco® routers and switches.

CiscoWorks QPM customers will have two purchasing options. CiscoWorks QPM with a 20-device restriction offers a cost-effective solution for smaller networks or for use in IP telephony pilots. CiscoWorks QPM with unrestricted device usage license is designed for enterprise production network deployments.

The following features are new in CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager 3.1:

  • Increased performance for historical traffic monitoring to set and validate QoS policies
  • Better organized QoS template library for easier navigation plus updated IP telephony QoS templates based on Cisco AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated data) design recommendations
  • More Cisco IOS® Software feature support including Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S, differentiated services code point (DSCP) based Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), and new Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR) protocols (Real-Time Streaming Protocol [RTSP], SAP, and KaZaA2 for intelligent traffic classification
  • Ability to scale, modify, and monitor Cisco AutoQoS voice policies on routers
  • Role-based access control for monitoring tasks and audit trail
  • Additional device support includes:
    • Routers: Cisco 7300 Series Router, Cisco 3200 Series Mobile Access Router, Cisco 1760 Modular Access Router, Cisco uBR7246 Universal Broadband Router, and xDSL interfaces
    • Cisco Catalyst® switches: Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch with Supervisor Engine 720G, Cisco Catalyst 6513 and 6503 switches, Cisco Catalyst 4503 and 4506 switches with Supervisor Engine II, III, or IV, Cisco Catalyst 4507 Switch with Supervisor Engine IV, Cisco Catalyst 4006 Switch with Supervisor Engine III or IV, Cisco Catalyst 2950 LRE switch, Cisco Catalyst 3550-24 PWR switch.

Please refer to the CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 datasheet for additional detailed information.

Availability

CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 20-device restricted license and unrestricted device license products will begin shipping June 20, 2003. Customers who want to purchase these products can place orders through their normal sales channels beginning June 10, 2003. Existing CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 20-device restricted license and unrestricted device usage license customers with current Cisco Software Application Support (SAS) contracts can request the CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 20-device restricted usage license or unrestricted device usage license update kits using their service contract number at http://www.cisco.com/upgrade beginning June 20, 2003.

Ordering Information

Table 1 contains part numbers commonly used to order CiscoWorks QPM 3.1. This product includes strong encryption technologies, which are restricted for some types of U.S. export.

Table 1   Table 1 Effective Dates

Part Number Description

CWQPM-3.1-WINUR-K9

CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 for Windows; unrestricted device usage license; 1 server installation license

CWQPM-3.1-WINR-K9

CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 for Windows; 20-device restricted usage license; 1 server installation license

CWQPM-3.1-URUP-K9

Upgrade CiscoWorks QPM 1.x or 2.x, or CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 20-device restricted usage license customers to CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 unrestricted device usage license; 1 server installation license

CWQPM-3.1-URC-K9

Conversion of a CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 20-device restricted usage license to unrestricted device usage license

CON-SAS-CWQPMUR31

Cisco SAS service contract for CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 unrestricted device usage license; provides Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

CON-SAS-CWQPMR31

Cisco SAS service contract for CiscoWorks QPM 3.1 20-device restricted usage license; provides Cisco TAC support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

Existing Product Affected

With the availability of CiscoWorks QPM 3.0, Cisco is announcing the end of sale for the following products (Table 2). Older versions will continue to have extended support contracts offered for them as indicated in Table 2.

Table 2   Product End-of-Sale Dates

Part Number Description End of Sale End of Support

CWQPM-3.0-WINUR-K9

CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 for Windows; unrestricted device usage; 1 server installation license

June 10, 2003

June 2006*

CWQPM-3.0-WINR-K9

CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 for Windows; 20-device restricted usage; 1 server installation license

June 10, 2003

June 2006*

CWQPM-3.0-URUP-K9

Upgrade CiscoWorks QPM 1.x or 2.x to CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 unrestricted device usage; 1 server installation license

June 10, 2003

June 2006*

CWQPM-3.0-URC-K9

Conversion of a CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 20-device restricted usage license to unrestricted device usage license

June 10, 2003

June 2006*

CON-SAS-CWQPMUR3

Cisco SAS service contract for CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 unrestricted device usage; provides Cisco TAC support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

June 10, 2005

June 2006*

CON-SAS-CWQPMR3

Cisco SAS service contract for CiscoWorks QPM 3.0 20-device restricted usage; provides Cisco TAC support, Cisco.com Software Center access, and minor updates

June 10, 2005

June 2006*

*Note: Support may require customers to move to a later product version for resolution.

Product Information

For additional product information, visit: http://www.cisco.com/go/qpm/

Additional Information

For additional information or questions, send e-mail to the product marketing group at ciscoworks@cisco.com.