Product Lifecycle Update – May 2022

ProductsSophos Product Lifecycle

Find out what’s new, what’s coming, and what’s going in our latest product life cycle report.

Coming Soon

Sophos Switch 2.5G
The 24- and 48-port models with support for 2.5G will be available from mid-June 2022. These models are already shown on the web pages and in the datasheet. Learn More

What’s New

Sophos Firewall OS v19
SD-WAN, VPN, Networking, and easier day-to-day management are all highlights of the latest release of Sophos Firewall OS. Xstream SD-WAN taps the powerful performance of the Xstream Flow Processors in all XGS Series appliances for a free performance and protection boost. Find Out More

Going Soon

Sophos UTM Smart Installer (SUSI)
We are announcing a June 30, 2022 End-of-Sale (last order date) for the UTM Smart Installer. Further information and potential alternatives will be provided shortly.

Sophos Firewall OS v18.0 (SFOS)
Early Notice: SFOS v18.0 is scheduled to become end-of life at the end of July 2022. This early announcement is intended to give you sufficient time to plan your upgrade to a newer version. Devices must be updated to a more recent firmware release before the EOL date. Discover more

Sophos XG Series hardware appliances
We continue to sell any available XG Series appliance beyond the March 31, 2022 end-of-sale date. Model availability will vary by region.   

  • All lifecycle milestones for the XG Series and related subscriptions are included in this article: Read more
  • Since April 1, 2022, you can no longer sell a 3-year subscription and any term sold must not extend beyond the March 31, 2025 EOL date. 

Sophos AP Series Access Points
The EOL for all AP Series models is March 31, 2023. For further information to help you and your customers plan for this important lifecycle milestone, read this blog post.

PureMessage for Exchange
The EOL will be June 30, 2023 – there is no migration path.

PureMessage for Unix
The EOL will be June 30, 2023 – the migration path is Sophos Email.

Sophos Email Appliance 
The EOL will be June 30, 2023 – the migration path is Sophos Email.

Endpoint Protection, Server Protection and Enterprise Console products (standalone or managed on premises)
The EOL will be July 20, 2023 – the migration path is Intercept X Advanced or Intercept X Advanced for Server

Sophos Mobile (managed on premises)
The EOL will be July 20, 2023 – the migration path is Sophos Mobile managed in Sophos Central.

SafeGuard Enterprise
The EOL will be July 20, 2023 – the migration path is Sophos Central Device Encryption.