Small Business Upgrade Center

Useful information for customers using Sophos Small Business Edition (SBE) solutions

Upgrading to the latest version of your current license

The Sophos Control Center automatically upgrades the Sophos software on your machines whenever a new version is available - you don’t need to do anything. The upgrades happen automatically and keep all of your existing settings.

Upgrading to a Sophos Business license

Customers using Sophos Small Business Edition (SBE) solutions* can upgrade to a Sophos Business licenses at no additional charge, and at any time.

Your current licenseUpgrade for free toNew features you gain by upgrading
Sophos Anti-Virus Small Business Edition Sophos Anti-Virus—Business
  • Client firewall
  • Windows 8 support
  • Sophos Enterprise Console
Sophos Computer Security Small Business Edition Sophos Endpoint Protection—Business
  • Web filtering
  • Protection for Microsoft Exchange
  • Windows 8 and Linux support
  • Sophos Enterprise Console
  • Free home use
Sophos Security Suite Small Business Edition Sophos Endpoint Protection—Business
  • Web filtering
  • Windows 8 and Linux support
  • Sophos Enterprise Console
  • Free home use

 

When you upgrade to a Sophos Business license you can keep all your current settings and data.

System requirements for Sophos Anti-Virus—Business

System requirements for Sophos Endpoint Protection—Business

We will launch the Windows 8 compatible firewall for our Business licenses in January 2013. In the interim period, we recommend you either:

a) Continue using your current Windows operating system, or
b) Ensure the Microsoft Windows 8 firewall is enabled

How to upgrade to a Sophos Business License

  1. Contact your Sophos Partner or account manager to change your license
  2. Download the Sophos Enterprise Console installer
  3. Watch the step-by-step video guide

 

Note:

  • Customers whose current operating system is not supported for Sophos Business licenses will need to move to a supported platform in order to upgrade.
  • To upgrade to Sophos Endpoint Protection—Advanced or Sophos Web Protection Suite follow the same steps as for a Business license.
  • To upgrade to Sophos Data Protection Suite or Sophos Complete Security Suite please speak to your Partner, Sophos account manager or Sophos technical support to identify the best process for you.

 

* Sophos Anti-Virus Small Business Edition, Sophos Computer Security Small Business Edition, Sophos Security Suite Small Business Edition