Sophos Product Lifecycle Update – May 2020

ProductsCloud OptixEarly Access ProgramIntercept XSophos CentralSophos Product LifecycleSophos REDXG Firewall

Find out the latest product 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

XG Firewall – now on AWS

We are extremely pleased to announce the availability of XG Firewall on Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud infrastructure. Find out more here.

Cloud Security – AWS partner support

Sophos has teamed up with AWS to support our partners on AWS Marketplace. Sophos Partners will benefit from a discounted monthly rate on Sophos AWS Marketplace pricing, as well as the ability to help customers improve procurement processes. Read this guide to find out more.

Cloud Optix – lots of new features!

The latest updates to harden cloud security posture include the full inventory of Kubernetes Services across Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud; new GET APIs for cloud environments, hosts, and user inventory; and a range of AWS security service integrations and more. Read more about these new features here.

Sophos Central – new login experience

Central has now standardized the UI across all the dashboard interfaces for login, account signup, and account reset. These changes will make Central more intuitive and easier to use for our customers, and will allow for new capabilities like federated authentication. Learn more here.

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

Our new Remote Ethernet Devices not only have a new name, SD-RED – they also bring a wealth of new connectivity options to help you and your customers securely connect remote locations and branch offices. Find out more here.


Coming Soon

Intercept X with EDR 3.0 – EAP open

Intercept X Advanced with EDR v3.0 is now available in early access. Built for both IT operations and threat hunting, the new version introduces two new powerful features:

  • Live Discover: Ask any question about what has happened in the past, and what is happening now.
  • Live Response: Remotely respond with precision. Get the details on early access here.

Sophos Connect v2 Early Access Program is now available

Sophos Connect 2.0 for Windows is now available in early access (EAP) and is a great new update for this important product. The main focus of this release is to add support for SSL VPN while making it easy to bulk deploy. Get all the details here.


Going Soon

Central Web Gateway EoL

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

End of Sale: Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Comprehensive Value Subscription (CVS) Bundle

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


Recent technical alerts and product advisories

  • Fixing SQL injection vulnerability and malicious code execution in XG Firewall/SFOS – find out more.
  • Sophos XG Firewall: How to enable automatic installation of hotfixes. Click here to learn more.
  • Sophos XG Firewall: Asnarok Vulnerability – Actions required for SFM managed devices. Complete details here.


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


Please note: Some links above require access to the Sophos Partner Portal which is available for Sophos partners only. 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.