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Product Bulletin No. 2268

Product Migration Options

Additional Information


Product Bulletin No. 2268


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco Media Gateway Control Node Manager 2.3.1 and 2.3.2

Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco Media Gateway Control (MGC) Node Manager 2.3.1 and 2.3.2. The last day to order the Cisco® MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 and 2.3.2 is February 13, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until February 12, 2007. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.4.1, which provides Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch 9.4.1 support. Information about this product can be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps1912/index.html

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco MGC Node Manager versions 2.3.1 and 2.3.2 to version 2.4.1.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 and 2.3.2

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.

August 17, 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.

February 13, 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.

May 13, 2004

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.

February 13, 2005

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.

February 12, 2005

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.

February 12, 2006

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.

February 12, 2007


Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sales Product Part Number
Product Description
MGC-MNM-2.3.1

Base Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1, incl. Cisco EMF 3.2, CV 5.4 CDs

MGC-MNM2.3.1-DEMO

Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 30-day demo, incl. Cisco EMF 3.2, CV 5.4 CDs

UPG-MGC-MNM-2.3.1

Base Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 Upgrade, incl. Cisco EMF 3.2, CV 5.4 CDs

MGC-MNM-2.3(2)

Base Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.2, incl. Cisco EMS 3.2, CV5.4, Sol

MGC-MNM2.3(2)-DEMO

Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.2 30-Day Demo, incl. Cisco EMS 3.2, CV 5.4, Sol

UPG-MGC-MNM-2.3(2)

Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.2 Upgrade, incl. Cisco EMS 3.2, CV 5.4, Sol

MGC-CMNM-RTU

Cisco MGC Node Manager Right to Use License, sold in 1k DS0 blocks

CON-SAS-MGCCMNMRT

Cisco Software Application Support (SAS) service, Cisco MGC Node Manager Right to Use License, sold in 1k DS0

SP-SAS-MGCCMNMRT

Cisco SAS service, Cisco MGC Node Manager Right to Use License, sold in 1k DS0

CON-SAS-MGCCMNM2

Cisco SAS service, Cisco MGC Node Manager Base Software 2.x, and Cisco EMF 3.2

SP-SAS-MGCCMNM2

Cisco SAS service, Cisco MGC Node Manager Base Software 2.x, and Cisco EMF 3.2


Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 and 2.3.2 is the Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.4.1. Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.4.1 provides support for the latest MGC Node Manager management features and Cisco PGW 2200 hardware.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

Release
Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.3.1 & 2.3.2
Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.4.1
Supported Device

Cisco PGW 2200 9.3.2 and previous

Cisco PGW 2200 9.4.1 and previous

Part numbers

MGC-MNM-2.3.1

MGC-MNM-2.3(2)

MGC-MNM2.3.1-DEMO

MGC-MNM2.3(2)-DEMO

UPG-MGC-MNM-2.3.1

UPG-MGC-MNM-2.3(2)

MGC-CMNM-RTU

CON-SAS-MGCCMNMRT

SP-SAS-MGCCMNMRT

CON-SAS-MGCCMNM2

SP-SAS-MGCCMNM2

EMS-MNM-KIT-241

EMS-MNM-KIT-241

EMS-MNM-KIT-241-D

EMS-MNM-KIT-241-D

EMS-MNM-LIC-241-U

EMS-MNM-LIC-241-U

EMS-MNM-LIC-241

CON-SAS-EMSLIC241

SP-SAS-EMSLIC241

Not applicable

Not applicable


Additional Information

For more information about Cisco products, please contact your Cisco account manager and/or Cisco Channels 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