Product Lifecycle Update – June 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 June 14, 2022. These models are already shown on the web pages and in the datasheet and are included in the 2022-2.0 price list. Sophos Switch web: 

What’s New

Performance Tuned Linux API Protection
You can now deliver increased performance and uptime with Sophos’ new Linux and container security capabilities available via API to integrate with your customers’ SecOps and DevOps systems. Find Out More

Sophos Phish Threat Domain Verification 
Before running your next Phish Threat campaign, ensure you verify the domains of your recipients. This improved level of security ensures only intended recipients receive campaigns and improves reporting to stakeholders. Read more 

Going Soon

Sophos UTM Smart Installer (SUSI)
We have announced a June 30, 2022 End-of-Sale (last order date) and End-of-Life (EOL) date for the UTM Smart Installer. Read this KBA for further information:  KBA: Alternative re-image options 

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 Authenticator (Android and iOS app versions)
We have announced a July 31, 2022 End-of-Life (EOL) date for both the Android and iOS app versions of this product.
Recommended alternatives:

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.

Sophos UTM Manager
The distribution of the Sophos UTM Manager (SUM) has been stopped and the End-of-Life date for this product is on December 31, 2022. All existing licenses have been extended to December 31, 2025 and the extended license can be obtained via the myUTM Licensing Portal.  How to get an extended license (EN).