EOM/EOFS/EOS Announcement for Huawei SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release

No. :EOM&EOFS&EOS-EN-2019-248-Global

Date :March 04,2019

Subject: EOM/EOFS/EOS Announcement for Huawei SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release

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 SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release. Hopefully this information can give you a reference on making future network development plans.

The sales of Huawei SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release will be stopped on December 31, 2019. Please note that you can not place order after the EOM date.

The full support for Huawei SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release will be stopped on December 31, 2020. After that day, No patch will be released for rectifying SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release software defects.

The service of the SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release will be stopped from June 30, 2021. After that day, Huawei no longer provides any services related to SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release. (including the service hotline). However, during the period of one year from the day June 30, 2021, you may visit http://support.huawei.com to search or download the FAQ and resolved problem cases related to SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release.

Table1 describes the end of life milestones, definitions, and dates for SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release.

Table1 End of life milestones and dates for SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release

Milestone

Definition

Date

EOM

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 release
is not sold any longer after the date.

December 31,2019

EOFS

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

December 31,2020

EOS

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

June 30,2021

Huawei suggests that you use SmartAX MA5818 V800R019C00 or upgrade your EOM&EOFS&EOS to SmartAX MA5818 V800R019C00, 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

SmartAX MA5818 V800R018C00 Release

SmartAX MA5818 V800R019C00

 

Table3 Replacement release end of life milestones

Milestone

Date

Note

EOM

TBD

TBDTo Be Determined

EOFS

TBD

TBDTo Be Determined

EOS

TBD

TBDTo Be Determined

 

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.

March 04,2019