Alternate SKUs at your Fingertips

The Netformx Pipeline Insight Tool (PIT) will now arm you with Cisco SKU Alternates.


  • Better alignment with current Architecture guidance
  • Cisco Guided Upgrades
  • Efficiently identify replacement SKUs for devices that are EoX (End-of-Life, End-of-Support, End-of-Sale)
  • Ensure Best Practices with your Organization’s recommended services, SKUs, configurations, etc.

Become an Expert Analysts on your Deals

  • Scan Alternates available in BOMs or Estimates to optimize every deal before it is approved
  • Adjust your Estimates and BOMs to deliver the proposal that will be most accurate for your end-customer.
  • Simplify knowing which SKUs to use as replacements for End-of-Life SKUs
  • Do you have a configuration that you know is optimized with specific SKUs to incorporate for certain solutions
  • Efficiently enable your team Analyst to scrutinize deals
  • Simplify sharing the recommendations with the Design Team that can make the updates to the Estimate or BOM

Steps to access Alternate SKU options

Step 1: To Access Strategic Alternates – Choose PIT for the BOM to review

Step 2: Select the 3 dots in the upper right corner

Step 3: Select “Strategic Alternates”

Step 4: See the SKU you have selected and other options to choose

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