Sophos Migration Tools for Intercept X, XG Firewall, and Sophos Central

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Our free migration tools remove a lot of the manual effort required to convert settings and will make the transition to XG Firewall, Intercept X and Sophos Central a great experience for your customers.

Our free migration tools remove a lot of the manual effort required to convert settings and will make the transition to XG Firewall, Intercept X, and Sophos Central a great experience for your customers.

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UPDATE: Read more on our new XG Firewall Migration Desk.

XG Firewall

XG Firewall gives you world-class protection and performance that is easy to set up and manage. It stops the latest threats like ransomware, hackers, and bots. Your customers get unmatched visibility into top risks like hidden apps running on your network, and automatic response to isolate compromised systems when there is a threat.

Helping you migrate

We currently have three migration tools available to move your customers to XG Firewall quickly and easily. Follow the links and learn more about:

Coming soon: We’ll be offering pre-sales services to give you personal support when migrating customers to XG Firewall. Stay tuned for more information.

Helping you sell

We have numerous assets proofing the strengths of XG Firewall. Take a look at our XG Firewall v18 Resource Center to find an armory of sales assets. The co-brandable HTML emails on the topic of SSL inspection help you generate new business. You’ll be able to talk about encrypted network traffic, the hidden weakness of most next-gen firewalls, and explain that it doesn’t have to impact performance.

Sophos vs. Firewall Competition

We have created great overview pages to help you switch your customers to Sophos. They show how we stack up against specific firewall competitors (WatchGuard, SonicWall, Fortinet). We’ve also created generic competitive pages for all the other vendors as well as a page targeted to managed service providers (MSP).

Intercept X

Switching your customers to Sophos Intercept X next-gen endpoint protection is simple and profitable – delivering the world’s best anti-ransomware protection and exploit prevention.

Helping you migrate

It’s a child’s play to upgrade customers from – let’s say Symantec – to Intercept X. It won’t even take 30 seconds! Watch this short video on how to do it.

Helping you sell

It’s a great time to help your customers make the switch to the better protection that Intercept X provides. To make this even easier, we’ve packaged a range of sales and marketing assets for you to use. Don’t miss the co-brandable HTML emails available to generate new next-gen endpoint business and to replace Symantec. And don’t be shy if customers don’t want to take our word for it – numerous independent analysts offer proof.

Sophos vs. Endpoint Competition

Our newly created overview pages show how we stack up against specific endpoint offerings (Symantec, CrowdStrike, McAfee, Kaspersky, Webroot). They’re designed to help you switch customers over to Sophos from their current products. Plus, we’ve built generic competitive pages for all the other vendors and an additional  page targeting managed service providers (MSP).

Sophos Central Endpoint 

There are huge benefits to moving from Sophos Enterprise Console (SEC) managed protection to Intercept X in Sophos Central. Your customers get much better protection against the latest, never-seen-before threats. Cloud management makes it easy to set up, check on, and manage protection. And they don’t need to maintain on-premises servers.

Helping you migrate

Get assistance moving management of protected computers from Sophos Enterprise Console to Sophos Central.

Helping you sell

Our one-page deskaid helps you formulate a convincing value proposition when you talk to customers. It’s s cheat sheet that summarizes the massive benefits for your customers: best protection, cloud native management, and security that grows with their needs. Plus, it reviews the key differences of Sophos Enterprise Console versus Intercept X and a comparison with the three most common competitors. Get the deskaid.

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Sophos Central Mobile

Mobile devices contain corporate data like any other corporate device. Configure them securely, track those assets, and provide threat protection to keep your data safe and secure. Get a holistic, single pane of glass view across all your corporate devices in Sophos Central, regardless of whether the devices are PC-based or mobile, to better track their health to avoid threats, data breaches, and compliance fines.

Helping you migrate

With the upcoming Sophos Mobile 9.6 release (planned for Q2 this year), there will be a migration wizard that enables migration of devices from Sophos Mobile on-premises servers or SaaS hosted to Sophos Mobile in Sophos Central in a seamless way.

  • Migration of all settings, apps, and documents
  • Migration of enrolled devices without re-enrollment
  • The migration is supported by an intuitive migration wizard

Sophos will run webinars in the various regions to demo the migration wizard, explain the details, and answer any upcoming question to get customers and partners enabled for the migration.

Helping you sell

Use our set of new emails to promote both Intercept X Mobile and Sophos Mobile to your customers. You can access the emails on our partner portal.

Please note: Many of the links above require access to the Sophos Partner Portal, which is available only to Sophos Partners. If you are a registered partner and have trouble logging in, please contact

In some cases, if you are not logged in, the direct links given may not work. If so, verify you are logged in to the Partner Portal and then click the link again to view the desired page.