Original Publication Date: 01/04/2009
Updated Date: 09/18/2012
Note: For information about the End of Sale announcement for the BIG-IP 6400 NEBS platform, refer to SOL11043: End of Sale announcement for the BIG-IP 6400 NEBS platform.
Note: For information about the End of Sale announcement for the BIG-IP 6400 and 6800 FIPS platforms, refer to SOL11913: End of Sale announcement for the BIG-IP 6400 and 6800 FIPS platforms.
With the release of the BIG-IP 6900 platform, F5 is announcing the End of Sale of the 6400 and 6800 platforms, effective December 1, 2009. F5 is providing Advanced Product Notification to customers and partners announcing intent to retire the products listed below:
|Platform||Platform name||End of Sale (EoS)||End of New Software Support (EoNSS)||End of Software Development (EoSD)||End of Support Contract Renewal (EoSCR)||End of RMA (EoRMA)||End of Technical Support (EoTS)|
This notice applies to the following product SKUs:
|F5-BIG-LTM-6400-4GB-RS||BIG-IP Switch: Local Traffic Manager 6400 4G Mem ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6400-DC-4GB-RS||BIG-IP Switch: Local Traffic Manager 6400 4G Mem (Dual DC Power) ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6400-E2-RS||BIG-IP Switch: LTM 6400 Enterprise (4GB MEM, 2GBCMP,15KSSL,RS,ACA, All Routing, Cache) ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6400-AS-RS||BIG-IP Switch: Local Traffic Manager 6400 v9 Application Security Edition (4GB) ROHS|
|F5-BIG-GTM-64004G-R||BIG-IP Switch: GTM 6400 4GB ROHS|
|F5-BIG-GTM-6400D4G-R||BIG-IP Switch: GTM 6400 4GB DC ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6800-4GB-RS||BIG-IP Switch: Local Traffic Manager 6800 4G Mem ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6800-E2-RS||BIG-IP Switch: LTM 6800 Enterprise (4GB MEM, 2GBCMP,20KSSL,RS,ACA,All Routing, Cache) ROHS|
|F5-BIG-LTM-6800-AS-RS||BIG-IP Switch: Local Traffic Manager 6800 v9 Application Security Edition (4GB) ROHS|
F5 maintains generous life cycle policies that allow customers to enjoy many years of both support and new software releases. Customers whose platforms are designated EoL and who are currently under maintenance contracts will continue to receive technical support until the expiration of the service contract renewal date. Customers are encouraged to upgrade their systems before the Service Contract Renewal date expires.
For more information, refer to the following articles:
For more information about this announcement, contact your local F5 Partner Business Manager or Inside Sales Representative.