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Cisco Media Gateway Manager 2.0 EOS & EOL

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Product Bulletin No. 2269

Product Migration Options

Additional Information


Product Bulletin No. 2269


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement
for the Cisco Media Gateway Manager 2.0

Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® Media Gateway Manager (MGM) 2.0. The last day to order the Cisco MGM 2.0 is February 20, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until February 19, 2007. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco MGM 2.0.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco MGM 3.0, which provides northbound CORBA and enhanced SNMP support. Information about this product can be found at:

http://csg.cisco.com/nmtg/insmbu/products/cmgm/index.cfm?qsolution=cmgm&qsection=overview

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco MGM 2.0 to the MGM 3.0.

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco MGM 2.0

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 24, 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 20, 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 20, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2007


Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description
VG-MGMT-LIC-S
VG-MGMT-LIC-S=

Cisco MGM Right To Use License for Cisco Voice Internetworking Service Module (VISM) card

VG-MGMT-LIC-M
VG-MGMT-LIC-M=

Cisco MGM Right To Use License for VISM-PR card

VG-CMGM-2.0
VG-CMGM-2.0=

Cisco MGM R2.0 Software Media Kit

VG-CMGM-2.0 DEMO=

Demo Media Kit

SP-SAS-VGCMGM2
SP-SAS-VGMGMT-M2
SP-SAS-VGMGMT-S2
CON-BCS9-VGCMGM2
CON-BCS9-VGMGMT-M2
CON-BCS9-VGMGMT-S2
CON-BES9-VGCMGM2
CON-BES9-VGMGMT-M2
CON-BES9-VGMGMT-S2
CON-CSSPS-VGCMGM2
CON-CSSPS-VGMGMTM2
CON-CSSPS-VGMGMTS2
CON-NSAS-VGCMGM2
CON-NSAS-VGMGMT-M2
CON-NSAS-VGMGMT-S2
CON-P1S-VGCMGM2
CON-P1S-VGMGMT-M2
CON-P1S-VGMGMT-S2
CON-P2S-VGCMGM2
CON-P2S-VGMGMT-M2
CON-P2S-VGMGMT-S2
CON-REF-VGCMGM2
CON-REF-VGMGMT-M2
CON-REF-VGMGMT-S2

Service Contracts


Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco MGM 2.0 is the MGM 3.0 or MGM 3.1 (when available) (Table 3). Cisco MGM 3.0 and 3.1 provide support for the latest management features and Cisco MGX® hardware.

Table 3  Product Comparisons

 
Cisco MGM 2.0
Cisco MGM 3.0
Cisco MGM 3.1 (FCS planned 10/03)
Feature

Cisco VISM 3.0, PXM1

Cisco VISM 3.1, PXM1E, PXM45-based voice gateway support

Cisco VISM 3.2 support

Feature

 

CORBA and SNMP bidirectional northbound interface

Additional performance and provisioning features

Part numbers

VG-CMGM-2.0

VG-MGMT-LIC-M

VG-MGMT-LIC-S

EMS-MGM-KIT-3.0

EMS-VISM-LIC-3.0

EMS-VISMPR-LIC-3.0

EMS-MGM-KIT-31

EMS-MGM-KIT-31-D

EMS-MGM-VISM-31

EMS-MGM-VISM-31-U


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