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 4.7 30-Apr-2014
Free upgrade to current version of Enterprise Console.

Version 5.0 31-Dec-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
Enterprise Manager version 4.7
30-Apr-2014
Sophos Control Center v4.x End June 2014
Sophos Anti-Virus
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows:

Version 9.5 Last version released 30-June-2013 with security updates only until 30-Sep-2013. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.

Version 9.7 30-Apr-2014. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.

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

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

Version 10.3 and above No plans to retire. See the endpoint lifecycle policy for details.
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 95/98 v4.x
03-Sep-2012
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows NT4 v4.x
31-Dec-2011
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux: 

Version 4 For full details see KB 119018

Version 7

Version 9
Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX:

Version 4 For full details see KB 119018

Version 7

Version 9
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac:

Version 8 30 April 2014. Retirement has been delayed, see KB 120020

Version 9 No plans to retire
Network Access Control (NAC)
NAC Manager (integrated with Sophos Enterprise Console)

Version 3.9 (and all previous versions) 31-Aug-2014
NAC Agent (integrated with Sophos Enterprise Console)

All versions 31-Aug-2014
PureMessage
PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange:

Version 3.0.2 31-Aug-2012

Version 3.1.2 and previous 31 Dec 2014

Version 3.1.3 No plans to retire.

Version 4.0 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for UNIX:

Version 4 31-Dec-2009

Version 5 28-Feb-2013

Version 6 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for Linux:

Version 4 31-Dec-2009

Version 5 28-Feb-2013

Version 6 No plans to retire.
PureMessage for Lotus Domino 4.x
No plans to retire.
Other Sophos products
Anti-Virus Protection for Windows Mobile
01-Oct-2012
Sophos Update Manager for Windows:

1.0.1.111, 1.0.1.113 and 1.0.3.122 30-Sep-2012

Sophos Update Manager for OS X (all versions)
30-April-2014. See article 119744 and 119791 for information about deploying and updating OS X without SUM for OS X.

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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