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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco NX-OS Release 7.3 for Nexus 7000 Series

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Overview

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco NX-OS Release 7.3 for Nexus 7000 Series. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 3, 2021. 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). For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.

End-of-life milestones

Table 1.      End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco NX-OS Release 7.3 for Nexus 7000 Series

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.

May 4, 2021

End-of-Sale Date:
OS SW

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

August 3, 2021

Last Ship Date:
OS 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 3, 2021

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
OS SW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes for . After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

February 1, 2022

Last Date of Support:
OS 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.

August 31, 2026

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

Product migration options

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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