Release 7.0(x) to 8.0(x)
Upgrades from Release 7.0(x) to Release 8.0(x) require the UCS Install_CUP_*.sgn.iso file.#
Perform these steps to order the "Installation and Upgrade (7.0(x) to 8.0.(x))" upgrade DVD and acquire the .iso file as part of your Cisco Unified Presence order:
1. Please click here
2. Enter your software contract number.
3. Select the CUP7-8-0-U-K9= option to order. If you do not see the CUP7-8-0-U-K9= option, contact your Cisco Account Team and/or Reseller to resolve your Contract issue.
4. Install the "Installation and Upgrade (7.0(x) to 8.0.(x))" upgrade DVD that Cisco provides.
The release note can be found here
Cisco does not support downloading major Cisco Unified Presence software releases from Cisco.com, for example, Cisco Unified Presence Release 8.0(1). From Cisco.com you can download upgrade-only software images that are used to upgrade from a previous major software release to a subsequent software point release of Cisco Unified Presence. For example, you can download Cisco Unified Presence Release 8.0(2) from Cisco.com.
To download this software, click here. You must have an account on Cisco.com to access the Software Center. The images posted at the Software Center require existing installations of Cisco Unified Presence.
It is also recommended to review these topics from the same link:
Software Licensing Requirements for 7.0(x) to 8.0(x) Upgrades
Software Licensing Requirements for VMWare
Recommendations for Release 7.0(x) to 8.0(x) Upgrades
Recommendations for Release 7.0(x) to 8.0(x) Intercluster Upgrades
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