The new Cisco ASR 1001-X and 1002-X Routers provide many more capabilities and at higher scale and performance. Customers are encouraged to migrate from the older ASR1001 and ASR1002 to the next-generation ASR1001-X and ASR1002-X.
The Cisco ASR 1001 and 1002 Routers have reached end of sale effective April 2016, with the final milestone dates for software maintenance and software security/ vulnerability support of August 1, 2018, and August 1, 2019 respectively.
EoS and EoL News:
EOS notice for ASR 1001/1002:
EOS notice for Cisco IOS XE R3.16: