End of Life Announcement for Huawei ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 Version

Date: June 30, 2012

Subject: End of Life Announcement for Huawei ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 Version

Dear Customers,

To help you better cope with challenges brought by market changes and technological innovations, Huawei hereby informs you of the milestones in the life cycle of ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820. Hopefully this information can give you a reference on making future network development plans.

The sales of Huawei ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 will be stopped on December 31, 2012. Please note that you cannot place order after the EOM date.

The full support for Huawei ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 will be stopped on December 31, 2013. After that day, No patch will be released for rectifying ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 software defects.

The service of the ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 will be stopped from December 31, 2014. After that day, Huawei no longer provides any services related to ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820 (including the service hotline). However, during the period of one year from the day December 31, 2014, you may visit http://support.Huawei.com to search or download the FAQ and resolved problem cases related to ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820.

Table1 describes the end of life milestones, definitions, and dates for ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820.

Table1 End of life milestones and dates for ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820





End of Marketing. The EOM date is the
date from which the acceptance of the
POs for new deployments and capacity
expansions will be rejected. The product
is not sold any longer after the date.

December 31,2012


End of Full Support. After the EOFS,R&D
will not develop patches for the software

December 31,2013


End of Service and Support. After the EOS,
Huawei does not provide software problem
 analysis services.

December 31,2014

Huawei suggests that you use new version or upgrade your old one to new version, which has similar features and capabilities but optimized functions compared with EOM&EOFS&EOS. We will continue to provide high-level services for your new software version

Table2 Replacement release

End of Life Release

Replacement Release

ViewPoint8000 VCGV600R820


Hopefully this announcement can help you plan your future networks. This measure will not affect the existing service relationship and quality. We are consistently dedicated to providing you with other excellent products and services. If you have any questions, please contact your Huawei account manager.



Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

June 30, 2012