Sophos Product Lifecycle Update – April 2020

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Find out the latest updates and technical alerts in our product life cycle report.

Find out what’s new, what’s coming, and what’s going in our latest product life cycle report. Additionally, check out our Global Retirement Calendar and Upcoming Training Courses.


What’s New

Sophos SD-RED 20 and SD-RED 60 Remote Ethernet Devices 

  • First order date April 6, 2020
  • Limited quantities will be available initially.

Further information will be available on the Partner Portal and on beginning April 6.

Powerful new EDR features now in early access for Intercept X 

The powerful new Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) features for Intercept X are now available in early access. This early access program (EAP) brings pre-built, fully customizable SQL queries for both granular threat hunting and IT health checks and management across your organization’s estate. Find out more.

Cloud Optix: CIS certification for AWS, Azure, and GCP 

Sophos Cloud Optix has now been certified by CIS to accurately assess your public cloud environments based on best practices for secure configuration. Find out more.

Cloud Optix: Comprehensive cloud container visibility and more

Sophos Cloud Optix has a wealth of new features: improved container visibility with support for Amazon EKS, Azure AKS, and GKE, plus new AWS service integrations, API updates and more. Read more about these features.


Going Soon

Cyberoam Authentication Client

Effective immediately, we are discontinuing the sale of new and renewal subscriptions of our Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Comprehensive Value Subscription (CVS) bundle on Cyberoam firewalls. Read more.

Central Web Gateway EoL

Central Web Gateway will End of Life (EoL) on June 30, 2020. Product support will cease after this date. For migration paths visit our knowledge base article KBA 134157.


Essential info

XG Firewall Intercept X Cloud Optix
XG Firewall Migration Desk Intercept X Endpoint How-to Library Hubspot customer case study
XG Firewall How-to Library Intercept X Server How-to Library Proof of Concept guide
XG Firewall Community Forum Intercept X Community Forum The latest setup and demo videos

Abbreviation index:

  • EOS = End of Sale
  • EOL = End of Life


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