EoS and EoL Announcement for the Cisco 1941W Integrated Services Router

Are you using the Cisco 1941W Series now? Are you planning to buy a Cisco 1941W switch? If yes, now, you should pay attention to this following news. Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco 1941W Integrated Services Router. The last day to order the affected product(s) is December 26, 2016.

For Cisco 1941W users with active service contracts, you will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table1 of the EoL bulletin. Table1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s).

Table2 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.

Table1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 1941W Integrated Services Router

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. June 27, 2016
End-of-Sale Date The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date. December 26, 2016
Last Ship Date:
HW
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. March 26, 2017
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect. December 26, 2017
End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW
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. December 26, 2017
End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. March 23, 2021
Last Date of Support:
HW
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. December 31, 2021

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

Table2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number Product Description
C1941W-A-N-SEC/K9 Cisco 1941Security Router, 802.11 a/b/g/n AP N/A Compliant
CISCO1941W-A/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n FCC Compliant WLAN ISM
CISCO1941W-C/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n China Compliant WLAN ISM
CISCO1941W-I/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n Israel Compliant
CISCO1941W-K/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n Korea Compliant WLAN ISM
CISCO1941W-N/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n Aus, NZ, Sg Compliant WLAN
CISCO1941W-P/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n Japan Compliant WLAN ISM
CISCO1941W-T/K9 Cisco 1941 Router w/ 802.11 a/b/g/n Brazil, Taiwan Compliant

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco 1941W Integrated Services Router at this time.

Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco 1941W Integrated Services Router through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos.

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: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.

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