EoS and EoL Announcement for the Cisco 2-Port and 4-port Voice Interface Cards

Cisco announced the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco 2-Port and 4-port Voice Interface Cards.

The last day to order the affected product(s) is April 14, 2018.

Customers with active service contracts 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 2-Port and 4-port Voice Interface Cards

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. October 14, 2017
End-of-Sale Date:
HW
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date. April 14, 2018
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. July 13, 2018
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. April 14, 2019
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. April 14, 2019
End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. July 10, 2022
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. April 30, 2023

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 Replacement Product Part Number Replacement Product Description Additional Information
NIM-2FXS 2-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID NIM-2FXSP 2-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID
NIM-2FXS/4FXO 2-Port FXS/FXS-E/DID and 4-Port FXO Network Interface Module NIM-2FXS/4FXOP 2-Port FXS/FXS-E/DID and 4-Port FXO Network Interface Module
NIM-2FXS/4FXO= 2-Port FXS/FXS-E/DID and 4-Port FXO Network Interface Module There is currently no replacement product available for this product.
NIM-2FXS= 2-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID There is currently no replacement product available for this product.
NIM-4FXS 4-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID NIM-4FXSP 4-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID
NIM-4FXS= 4-Port Network Interface Module – FXS, FXS-E and DID There is currently no replacement product available for this product.

 Product Migration Options

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: https://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco 2-Port and 4-port Voice Interface Cards 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: https://www.cisco.com/go/eos.

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

The original EoS and EoL news from https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/routers/4000-series-integrated-services-routers-isr/eos-eol-notice-c51-739841.html

More Cisco EoS and EoL News you can see here: http://blog.router-switch.com/category/news/eol-eos/

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