Friday, May 16, 2008

New Cisco NetPro Forum

Cisco have introduced a new section dedicated to MARS on the Netpro Forums on

"Welcome to the Cisco Networking Professionals Cisco Security MARS Forum. This conversation will provide you the opportunity to discuss the product, solutions and issues surrounding Cisco Security MARS deployments, maintenance and integration. We encourage everyone to share their knowledge and start conversations about topics involving the Cisco Security MARS. Remember, just like in the workplace, be courteous to your fellow forum participants. Please refrain from using disparaging or obscene language or posting advertisements. We encourage you to tell your fellow networking professionals about the site. Dan Bruhn NetPro Community Manager"

You can link straight to the forum HERE.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

MARS 20,20R and 50 EOL Announced

"Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System (MARS) 20R/20/50 Appliances. The last day to order the affected product(s) is July 31, 2008."

Full details of this announcment can be found here