Product End-of-Life Notice

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco 2100 Series Wireless LAN Controllers
EOL7942 - Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco 2100 Series Wireless LAN Controllers. The last day to order the affected product(s) is May 2, 2012. 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). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.
The last software release that will support the Cisco 2100 Series Wireless Controller is the Cisco Unified Wireless Network Software Release 7.0. Software maintenance (critical bug fixes) will be supported until May 2, 2013, which is one year beyond the end-of-sale date.
Table 1.
Milestone End-of-Life Announcement Date End-of-Sale Date Last Ship Date: HW, OS SW End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: HW, OS SW End of Routine Failure Analysis Date: HW End of New Service Attachment Date: HW, OS SW End of Service Contract Renewal Date: HW, OS SW Last Date of Support: HW

End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 2100 Series Wireless LAN Controllers
Definition 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. The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. 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. The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect. Date November 2, 2011 May 2, 2012 July 31, 2012 May 2, 2013

May 2, 2013

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this May 2, 2013 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. The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. July 28, 2016

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.

May 31, 2017

HW = Hardware

OS SW = Operating System Software

App. SW = Application Software

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See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.Table 2. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (T Reg. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (E Reg. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. There is currently no replacement product available for this product.0 - AIR-WLC2112-K9 AIR-CT2504-25-K9 - AIR-WLC2112-K9 AIR-CT2504-50-K9 - AIR-WLC2125-K9 AIR-CT2504-25-K9 - AIR-WLC2125-K9 AIR-CT2504-50-K9 - SWLC2100K9-52 AIR-CT2504-SW-7. Domain) + 2106 Controller WLC2106 power supply Replacement Product Part Number There is currently no replacement product available for this product. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement Product Description Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (A Reg. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (K Reg. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (S Reg.2 . All rights reserved.0 - © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (I Reg. 7. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (N Reg. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. There is currently no replacement product available for this product.ED 2504 Wireless Controller with 15 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller with 5 AP Licenses - - AIR-WLC2106-K9 AIR-CT2504-5-K9 - AIR-WLC2106-K9Z There is currently no replacement product available for this product. Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (C Reg. AIR-CT2504-15-K9 Replacement Product Description Additional Information - End-of-Sale Product Part Number AIR-CT6-1042A3-K9 AIR-CT6-1042C3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042E3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042I3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042K3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042N3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042P3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042S3-K9 - - AIR-CT6-1042T3-K9 - - AIR-PWR-2106-AC= - - AIR-WLC2106-K9 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 6 Lightweight APs 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 6 Lightweight APs Manufacturing Level PID AIR-WLC2106-K9 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 12 Lightweight APs 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 12 Lightweight APs 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 12 Lightweight APs 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 25 Lightweight APs 2100 Series WLAN Controller for up to 25 Lightweight APs Cisco Unified WLAN Controller SW Release 5. There is currently no replacement product available for this product. Page 2 of 4 . Domain) + 2106 Controller Cisco Bundle: 3x 1042N APs (P Reg. AIR-CT2504-15-K9 - AIR-WLC2112-K9 2504 Wireless Controller with 15 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller with 25 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller with 50 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller with 25 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller with 50 AP Licenses 2504 Wireless Controller SW Rel. This document is Cisco Public Information.

go to: http://www.0 2504 Wireless Controller SW Rel.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp. The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life.com/go/eos. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come.ED Cisco Unified WLAN Controller SW Release 6. visit http://www. Page 3 of 4 . For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties.0 Additional Information - SWLC2100K9-60 AIR-CT2504-SW-7. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.0 - SWLC2100K9-60-ER AIR-CT2504-SW-7.com/en/US/products/ps11630/index. All rights reserved. go to: http://www. or contact your local account representative.html. go to: http://www.html.0 2504 Wireless Controller SW Rel. For more information. For more information about Cisco TMP. go to: http://www. go to: http://www.cisco. first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached.cisco.cisco. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. This document is Cisco Public Information.html.cisco.html.html.html.0 Replacement Product Description 2504 Wireless Controller SW Rel.End-of-Sale Product Part Number SWLC2100K9-52-ER Product Description WLAN Controller Emergency SW for WLC2106 .ED Replacement Product Part Number AIR-CT2504-SW-7.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.com/en/US/products/ps11630/index. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.0 - Product Migration Options Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 2500 Series Wireless Controllers. For More Information For more information about the Cisco 2500 Series Wireless Controllers. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. 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.cisco.html. Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date. For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy. Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco 2100 Series Wireless LAN Controllers through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Information about this product can be found at: http://www. customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team.cisco. 7. 7. 7.0 .cisco.com/cisco/support/notifications.cisco.MD WLAN Controller Emergency SW for WLC2106 .

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