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Security Network Intrusion Prevention System GX7 Series Appliance Support Lifecycle

Product lifecycle


Abstract

This document provides information on the lifecycle of the Security Network Intrusion Prevention System GX7 Series Appliances.

Content

IBM Security Appliances and the related Firmware adhere to the "IBM Internet Security Systems Product Lifecycle Policy" version 2.3, dated June 23, 2006 and updated October 27, 2007, available here.

Additional lifecycle details for other IBM Security Solutions appliances are available here.

Appliance Lifecycle Dates
Appliance Name General Availability End of Marketing End of Support
GX7412SFP-05 29 Aug 2011 28 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2021
GX7412SFP-10 29 Aug 2011 28 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2021
GX7412SFP 29 Aug 2011 28 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2021
GX7800SFP 10 Mar 2011 28 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2021

Appliance Firmware Dates
Firmware Supported Appliances General Availability End of Content End of Support
4.2 GX7800SFP 10 Mar 2011 15 Aug 2012 31 July 2016
4.3 All 29 Aug 2011 15 Apr 2013 31 July 2016
4.4 All 22 Mar 2012 31 Aug 2013 31 July 2016
4.5 All 31 Aug 2012 15 Apr 2014 31 July 2016
4.6 All 01 Mar 2013 31 July 2016 31 July 2016
4.6.1 All 18 Sep 2013 28 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2021
4.6.2 All 30 Jun 2014 28 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2021

Note that if an Appliance goes End of Support, then all firmware is no longer supported on that Appliance.






Related information

IBM Security Appliances lifecycle dates and policy
IBM Internet Security Systems Product Lifecycle Policy
Software Support Lifecycle dates
End of support for firmware versions prior to 4.6.1 on

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System
General Information

Software version: 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 1498261

Modified date: 05 September 2017


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