End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for Release 12.3T Voice Images
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Updated:August 9, 2006
Product Bulletin No. EOL5044
Last updated: August 2006
Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.3T Voice images. This announcement applies specifically to Release 12.3(11)T voice images which include IP Voice, SP Services, Advanced IP Services, and Advanced Enterprise Services. All other Release 12.3T images are covered under EOL1015 End-of-Sale Bulletin announced in December 2005. The last day to order the affected product is February 04, 2007. Maintenance rebuilds and software fixes will no longer be available as of February 04, 2008. Software defects found in this release are addressed by migrating to Releases 12.4, 12.4T, or later releases. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until February 04, 2012.
Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Release 12.3T
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.
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
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.
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.
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
The listed Cisco IOS Software images are a representation of Release 12.3(11)T voice images. Additional Release 12.3T maintenance rebuilds may occur prior to the end of software maintenance. All Release 12.3(11)T voice images and rebuilds are included in this End of Sale/ End of Engineering/ End of Life announcement.
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS Software Major Release 12.4(3), 12.4(7) or later, which inherits all Release 12.3T voice functionality, as well as additional fixes. Customers requiring additional new feature content are encouraged to migrate to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.4T, which includes Cisco IOS Release 12.3T functionality, additional fixes, and new technology introductions. When upgrading to a more recent release, certain software images may not be available, hardware may or may not be supported, or memory requirements may have changed. Always consult the Cisco IOS Software Upgrade Planner and Cisco Feature Navigator to verify critical functionality on required platforms. For more information, please visit: