Retirement calendar for Sophos endpoint products, management consoles, and PureMessage

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This article provides information on the retirement of Sophos endpoint products and PureMessage. To find out more about the retirement of supported platforms and operating systems, see the Related Information section at the bottom of this article.

Retirement is when all urgent software fixes, protection updates and support will end. The date shown is the last date for support. Generally there will be no software changes made in the preceding three months. For example, a retirement date of 30 June 2013 will have the last software engine update in late March /early April 2013. Protection updates (e.g., IDE files) will continue to be provided until 30 June 2013.

Maintenance is when feature development of Sophos Anti-Virus for these operating systems will end.

Product Retirement
Sophos Management Consoles
Enterprise Console:

Version 5.0 31 December 2014
   Version 5.1
 No plans to retire. Windows 2000 support only available until December 2013 for customers with licenses starting in June 2013 or later, see KBA 119018 for details

Version 5.2.1 No plans to retire. Windows 2000 support only available until December 2013 for customers with licenses starting in June 2013 or later, see KBA 119018  for details
Sophos Update Manager for Windows
We recommend you allow self-updating and therefore run the current version.
Sophos Anti-Virus
SAV for Windows:

Version 10.0 31 December 2014†. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.

Version 10.2 31 August 2014. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.

Version 10.3 and above No plans to retire. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.
SAV for Linux: 

Version 4 For full details see KB 119018

Version 7

Version 9
SAV for UNIX:

Version 4 For full details see KB 119018

Version 7

Version 9
SAV for Mac:

Version 9 No plans to retire
PureMessage
PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange:

Version 3.1.0, 3.1.1, and 3.1.2
31 December 2014

Version 3.1.3 No plans to retire.

Version 4.0 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for UNIX:

Version 6 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for Linux:

Version 6 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for Lotus Domino 4.x
No plans to retire.

An overview of our endpoint lifecycle policy can be found in article 112580.

†Support for 10.0 was extended to give ongoing support for Windows 2000 and Itanium.

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If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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