Cisco recently announced the end-of-sale (EOS) and end-of-life (EOL) dates for the Cisco Unified Video Advantage and Cisco VT Camera III. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 2, 2012.
For more details on this announcement please refer to
Implications for UC500:
Cisco's replacement for VT Advantage is Cisco Jabber for Windows and Macintosh. However these are currently not available with the Cisco UC500. However with addition of 8961,9951and 9971 (With the camera accessory) partners and customers will able to take advantage of video telephony with the following SKUs:
Cisco Unified Video, Charcoal
Cisco Unified Video, White
For more details on Cameras See:
Note: However before deciding to purchase these phones, please make sure you understand the features and limitations that these phone models bring with them in CCA 3.2.1: