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Cisco Access Router Manager

End-of-Sale Announcement Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0

Product Bulletin No. 2319


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement
for the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0


Cisco Systems® announces the end of life of the Cisco® Access Router Manager 1.0. The last day to order the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0 is April 12, 2004. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until April 11, 2007. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco Access Router Manager 1.1, which supports Cisco 3700 Series as well as Cisco 2600 and 3600 series routers. Information about this product can be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps260/index.html.

Table 3 provides relevant information for migrating from the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0 to Cisco Access Router Manager 1.1.

Table 1   End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0

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.

October 15, 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 12, 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 12, 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.

April 11, 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.

April 11, 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.

April 11, 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.

April 11, 2007

Table 2   Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number  Product Description 
EMS-ARM-1.0-KIT

Cisco Access Manager 1.0 Software Media Kit.

EMS-ARM-1.0-LIC

Cisco Access Manager 1.0 RTU license for use with Configuration Tool. Order 1 per managed Cisco 2600 Series, 3600 Series, or 3700 Series router chassis.

EMS-ARM-1.0-LIC=

Cisco Access Manager 1.0 RTU license for use with Ordering Tool. Order 1 per managed Cisco 2600 Series, 3600 Series, or 3700 Series router chassis.

Product Migration Options

The recommended replacement for the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0 is the Cisco Access Router Manager 1.1 (Table 3). Cisco Access Router Manager 1.1 supports Cisco 3700 Series as well as Cisco 2600 and 3600 series routers. Information about this product can be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps260/index.html

Table 3   Product Comparisons

  Cisco Access Router Manager 1.0  Cisco Access Router Manager 1.1 
Router chassis supported

Cisco 2600 Series and 3600 Series

Plus Cisco 2600XM Series and 3700 Series

Line card support

See release notes

Further line card support—see release notes:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps260/ prod_release_note09186a008019a9f5.html

Cisco IOS® Software release support

See release notes

Further Cisco IOS Software release support—see release notes

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

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