Sophos Product Lifecycle
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Given the aggressive nature of attacks that continue across all industries, along with the ever-increasing pace of cybersecurity, customers should ensure that they have regular patching and upgrade plans.
Sophos products will progress through a normal product lifecycle, eventually reaching the End of Sale and End of Life milestones. It is important that you check the retirement calendars below to confirm your Sophos products are active and in support.
End of Life for Selected Sophos Products
Customers using the following products will no longer receive updates and will see updating errors in their management console if used beyond July 20, 2023. Your organization will not be protected against the latest threats, or experience degraded security, if these products are used beyond this date.
Endpoint and Server Protection products managed by Sophos Enterprise Console (on-premises)
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux (managed by Sophos Enterprise Console and Sophos Central)
Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX
Sophos for Virtual Environments (managed by Sophos Enterprise Console and Sophos Central)
Sophos Mobile (managed on-premises)
Sophos Web Appliance
Sophos Email Appliance
PureMessage for Unix
End of Life for Reflexion Customers
For customers using any of the Reflexion products (Reflexion Total Control, RTC Encrypt, RADAR, and RADAR Lite), please note that the End of Life date for these products is rapidly approaching. Please ensure your MX records are updated before March 31, 2023, or mail will not be delivered after this date. Customers using the Archive functionality should export their archive before March 31, 2023.
After March 31, 2023:
Email will no longer be received or delivered
Archives will not be available
View the recorded Webinar about the Reflexion EOL to learn what you need to do and for an introduction to Sophos Email.
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To help customers stay current, Sophos maintains retirement calendars for products and hardware. These retirement calendars identify End of Sale and End of Life dates so customers are aware of when products will no longer be sold, supported, or operational. When applicable, the calendars offer migration paths and successor product recommendations.
Sophos has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions to assist with the understanding of this process.
Sophos will recommend a successor product for each product that reaches the End of Sale or End of Life phase in the Product Lifecycle. There are recommended migration paths for most Sophos products with a confirmed End of Life date.
- Migrating from Enterprise Console to Sophos Central
- Upgrade from Sophos Enterprise Console to Intercept X
- Sophos Endpoint Protection (On-Premises) to Sophos Intercept X Endpoint
- Sophos Enterprise Console (On-Premises) to Sophos Central Console
- Sophos Server Protection (On-Premises) to Sophos Intercept X for Server
Networking Appliances and Products
- Sophos Firewall
- Sophos UTM (SG Series)
- Cyberoam Appliances
- Web Appliance
- Migration options from Cloud Web Gateway
- Set up SATC with Sophos Server Protection
Sophos offers professional services to assist with the migration to a successor product. For details on how Sophos Professional Services can assist with a successful migration, visit the Professional Services web page. You can also contact your local Sophos Sales Partner to discuss additional options.
Sophos strongly recommends following industry-standard migration best-practice principles. These include (but are not limited to): planning, testing, backing up, defining and testing a roll-back strategy, and being prepared to execute your roll-back strategy within your defined maintenance window in the event the steps provided are unsuccessful. For product-specific recommendations for migration steps and best practices please refer to the appropriate product-migration pages above.