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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Network Services Orchestrator 4.x and Related Network Element Drivers and Function Packs

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Overview

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Network Services Orchestrator 4.x and Related Network Element Drivers and Function Packs. The last day to order the affected product(s) is June 1, 2020. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.

NSO Network Element Drivers (NED) also EOL with this announcement

     Cisco AireOS NED 3.3.17 and earlier

     Cisco APIC Data Center NED 3.2.4 and earlier

     Cisco ASA NED 6.7.4 and earlier

     Cisco DCNM NED 1.0.13 and earlier

     Cisco ESA NED 1.3.8 and earlier

     Cisco FMC NED 1.2.9 and earlier

     Cisco FTD NED 1.1.4 and earlier

     Cisco FXOS NED 1.0.6 and earlier

     Cisco GSS NED 2.1.0 and earlier

     Cisco IOS NED 6.37.1 and earlier

     Cisco IOS XR NED 7.15.x and earlier

     Cisco IOS ME1200 NED 3.5.1 and earlier

     Cisco IOS ME4600 NED 4.1.4 and earlier

     Cisco NX-OS NED 5.12.0 and earlier

     Cisco PNR NED 3.5.x and earlier

     Cisco QPS NED 5.1.1 and earlier

     Cisco SMA NED 1.3.3 and earlier

     Cisco StarOS NED 5.19.x and earlier

     Cisco WAAS NED 2.0.1 and earlier

     Cisco WSA NED 3.8.x and earlier

     A10 Networks ACOS NED 3.14.x and earlier

     Accedian NID NED 4.1.x and earlier

     Adtran NED 4.0.4 and earlier

     Adva 825 NED 4.1.2 and earlier

     Adva FSPNH NED 1.0.2 and earlier

     Affirmed Acuitas NED 3.0.x and earlier

     Alcatel-Lucent ISAM NED 1.0.15 and earlier

     Alcatel-Lucent Omniswitch NED 2.2.0 and earlier

     Alcatel-Lucent Service Router (ALU SR) NED 7.x and earlier

     Arista EOS NED 5.6 and earlier

     Arris CMTS 1.0.3 and earlier

     Avi Vantage NED 1.4.8 and earlier

     Brocade Ironware 4.0.1 and earlier

     Brocade NOS 2.0.0 and earlier

     Brocade NOS 2.0.0 and earlier

     Ceragon IP10 NED 3.0.5 and earlier

     Checkpoint GaiaOS NED 1.7.19 and earlier

     Ciena ACOS NED 6.1.4 and earlier

     Ciena MCP NED 1.3.1 and earlier

     Citrix NetScaler NED 4.0.x and earlier

     Clavister COS NED 4.0.2 and earlier

     Coriant SmartRouter NED 3.4.11 and earlier

     Dell FTOS NED 3.4.0 and earlier

     ECI Muse NED 1.1.2 and earlier

     Equinix ECX NED 1.0.9 and earlier

     Ericsson EFN NED 2.1.1 and earlier

     Ericsson SGSNMME NED 1.0.6 and earlier

     F5 BIG-IP NED 3.7.8 and earlier

     Fortinet FortiOS 5.3.27 and earlier

     Fortinet FortiManager FMG 4.0.20 and earlier

     Furukawa FX1 2.0.1 and earlier

     Generic CTU 1.0.4 and earlier

     HP Nonstop i 1.0.9 and earlier

     Huawei USN NED 1.2.0 and earlier

     Huawei VRP NED 5.23.1 and earlier

     Infinera EMXP NED 1.3.x and earlier

     Infoblox NIOS NED 4.0.1 and earlier

     Juniper Junos NED 4.5.12 and earlier

     Juniper NSM NED 1.0.0 and earlier

     MRV MasterOS NED 3.5.8 and earlier

     Nuage VSD NED 1.4.2 and earlier

     OneAccess OneOS NED 2.1.0 and earlier

     OpenStack COS NED 3.0.7 and earlier

     Overture1400 NED 4.1.0 and earlier

     PaloAlto PanOS NED 4.3.0 and earlier

     Quagga BGP NED 4.2.4 and earlier

     RAD VX NED 1.3.x and earlier

     Radware AlteonOS NED 2.3.x and earlier

     Redback SE NED 1.3.4 and earlier

     Riverbed Steelhead NED 4.0.1 and earlier

     Sumitomo OLT NED 1.0.7 and earlier

     Telco Systems BiNOX NED 3.3.1 and earlier

     Unix BIND NED 2.0.15 and earlier

     VMware vSphere NED NED 3.2.0 and earlier

     ZenOSS SD NED 2.1.6 and earlier

     ZTE XPON NED 3.4.2 and earlier

     ZTE ZXROS NED 1.0.4 and earlier NSO Core Function Packs also EOL with this announcement

     Cisco PnP 2.3.1 and earlier

     Tail-f HCC 4.4.3 and earlier

     Resource Manager 3.4.1 and earlier

     Tail-f ETSI Rel2 3.x and earlier

     Cisco SAE 1.x

     Cisco SDWAN 1.5.x and earlier

     Cisco vBranch 1.7.x and earlier

End-of-life milestones

Table 1.        End-of-life milestones and dates for the Cisco Network Services Orchestrator 4.x and Related Network Element Drivers and Function Packs

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.

December 2, 2019

End-of-Sale Date:
App SW

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

June 1, 2020

Last Ship Date:
App SW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

August 30, 2020

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
App SW

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.

June 1, 2021

End of New Service Attachment Date:
App SW

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.

June 1, 2021

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App SW

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

August 28, 2022

Last Date of Support:
App SW

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

June 30, 2023

HW = Hardware           OS SW = Operating System Software         App. SW = Application Software

Product part numbers

Table 2.        Product part numbers affected by this announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information

NSO-47-K9

NSO 4.7 Active Server Term License for Production Netw

NSO-5X-K9

NSO 5.X Active Server Term License for Production Netw

-

NSO-DEV-47-K9

NSO 4.7 Lab Server 5 Term Licenses for Non-Prod Netw

NSO-DEV-5X-K9

NSO 5.X Lab Server 5 Term Licenses for Non-Prod Netw

-

NSO-47-P-K9

NSO 4.7 Active Server Perpetual License

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

NSO-DEV-47-P-K9

NSO 4.7 Lab Server 5 Perpetual Licenses for Non-Prod Netw

See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.

-

-

Product migration options

Customers are encouraged to upgrade to the latest versions available on software.cisco.com. We recommend to plan for at least one upgrade to the latest software per year to ensure that you remain on a supported software stream.

Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date.

The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses properly dispose of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to: https://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.

For more information

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html.

For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html.

To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: https://www.cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.html.

Any authorized translation issued by Cisco Systems or affiliates of this end-of-life Product Bulletin is intended to help customers understand the content described in the English version. This translation is the result of a commercially reasonable effort; however, if there are discrepancies between the English version and the translated document, please refer to the English version, which is considered authoritative.

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