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End-of-Sale Announcement for Cisco Secure Scanner

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Product Bulletin, No. 1736

Introduction

Timeline

EOS Part Numbers Affected:

Product Substitution


Product Bulletin, No. 1736


End-of-Sale Announcement for
Cisco Secure Scanner (Netsonar)

Introduction

Cisco is announcing the end of sale (EOS) of the standalone Cisco Secure Scanner (formerly NetSonar) vulnerability assessment product. There will be no further feature development or vulnerability updates for the standalone product. Cisco considers the collaboration between vulnerability assessment technologies and other security technologies to be paramount and is refocusing development efforts to pursue integration of this important technology into future management applications.

Timeline

Event
Date
Definition
End-of-Sale Internal Announcement

April 1, 2002

Cisco Secure Scanner EOS internal announcementpublished to field

End-of-Sale External Announcement

May 15, 2002

Cisco Secure Scanner external announcement published on Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Web site

End of Orderability

June 15, 2002

Cisco Secure Scanner software no longer orderable; no longer included in platform bundles as complimentary software; no replacements after this date

End of Contract Renewal

July 31, 2002

Last day a full year SAS/U contract can be renewed

End of Engineering

July 31, 2003

No software bug fixes orpatches after this date

End of Support

July 31, 2003

End of support from Cisco TAC


EOS Part Numbers Affected:

NS-201-S-2500

NS-201-NT-2500

NS-20-NT-2500

NS-101-S-2500

NS-1.0.1-SOL-CLASSC

NS-1.0.1-SOL-250

NS-1.0.1-SOL-500

NS-1.0.1-SOL-1000

NS-1.0.1-SOL-2500

NS-1.0.1-SOL-5000

NETSONAR-S2001

NETSONAR-S2002

NETSONAR-S2003

NETSONAR-S2004

NETSONAR-S2005

NETSONAR-S2006

NETSONAR-S2010

Product Substitution

Current customers are encouraged to investigate other alternatives for their vulnerability assessment needs.

For information purpose only, provided below are vendors that provide technology or services for vulnerability assessment. Mention of the following vendors constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation from Cisco. Cisco does not accept or assume any responsibility for any product or services obtained through these vendors.

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Qualys
Matthew Palmer
1600 Bridge Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
650.801.6178
http://www.qualys.com/

Vigilante
0404 South West Mount
Adams Drive
Beaverton, OR 97007
Telephone: 503-579-3464
Fax: 503-579-7765
http://www.vigilante.com/

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