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EOS/EOL for Cisco Unity Servers IBM X205-1A, X345-1A -2A,

Product Bulletin No. 2131


End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Unity Servers IBM X205-1A, IBM X345-1A and -2A, and IBM X255-1A and -2A Servers


April 22, 2003

Cisco Systems announces the end of life of the following Cisco Unity server products:

  • IBM X205 server sold as the UNITY-SVRX205-1A=
  • IBM X345 server sold as the UNITY-SVRX345-1A=
  • IBM X345 server sold as the UNITY-SVRX345-2A=
  • IBM X255 server sold as the UNITY-SVRX255-1A=
  • IBM X255 server sold as the UNITY-SVRX255-2A=

The last day to order these products is July 22, 2003. Customers will continue to receive support from Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until July, 2008. SMARTnet services are also available for these products. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones and dates for these Cisco Media Convergence Server products.

Table 1   End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Unity Servers IBM X205-1A, IBM X345-1A and -2A, and IBM X255-1A and -2A

Milestone Definition Date
End-of-life announcement date

The document date of the end of sale and end of life of a product to the general public.

April 22, 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.

July 22, 2003

Last shipment date

The last possible date that Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers will ship the affected product.

October 22, 2003

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.

July 22, 2004

End of Routine failure analysis date

The last possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

July 22, 2004

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.

July 22, 2004

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.

May 22, 2008

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.

July 22, 2008

Table 2   Product Part Numbers being affected

End-of-sales product part number
UNITY-SVRX205-1A=
UNITY-SVRX345-1A=
UNITY-SVRX345-2A=
UNITY-SVRX255-1A=
UNITY-SVRX255-2A=

Product Migration Options

The Cisco Media Convergence Server 7815I-2000, 7835I-2400, 7845I-2400, 7855I-1500, and 7865I-1500 will supercede the Cisco Media Convergence Server products at end of life as listed in Table 3.

Table 3  

Current MCS product part number Replacement MCS product part number Description
UNITY-SVRX205-1A=

MCS-7815I-2.0-ECS1

Pentium 4 2.0GHz tower form factor server equipped with 512 MB SDRAM, a 40GB ATA hard disk, floppy drive and DVD drive for Unity applications.

UNITY-SVRX345-1A=

MCS-7835I-2.4-ECS1

or

MCS-7835H-2.4-ECS1

2U Rack Mount Pentium 4 2.4GHz server equipped with 512 MB SDRAM, two 36GB hot swap SCSI hard disks (RAID 1); redundant power supplies, floppy drive and DVD drive.

UNITY-SVRX345-2A=

MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS1,

or

MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS2,

or

MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS1,

or

MCS-7845H-2.4-ECS2,

2U Rack Mount server equipped with dual Pentium 4 2.4GHz processors, 1 GB SDRAM, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

ECS1 versions are optimized for Unity voice messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks and two 72 GB hard disks (3 X RAID 1 configured).

ECS2 versions are optimized for Unity unified messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks (2 X RAID 1 configured).

UNITY-SVRX255-1A=

MCS-7855H-1.5-ECS1,

or

MCS-7855H-1.5-ECS2

7U Rack Mount server equipped with dual Pentium 4 1.5 GHz processors, 2 GB SDRAM, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

ECS1 versions are optimized for Unity voice messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks and two 72 GB hard disks (3 X RAID 1 configured).

ECS2 versions are optimized for Unity unified messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks (2 X RAID 1 configured).

UNITY-SVRX255-2A=

MCS-7865H-1.5-ECS1,

or

MCS-7865H-1.5-ECS2

7U Rack Mount server equipped with quad Pentium 4 1.5 GHz processors, 2 GB SDRAM, redundant hot swap power supplies, redundant hot swap fans, floppy drive and DVD drive.

ECS1 versions are optimized for Unity voice messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks and two 72 GB hard disks (3 X RAID 1 configured).

ECS2 versions are optimized for Unity unified messaging deployments and are equipped with four 36 GB hard disks (2 X RAID 1 configured).

Additional Information

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

For more information about Cisco Media Convergence Server products, visit the web site at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/voiceapp/ps378/index.htm l