Security Network Controller Support Lifecycle

Product lifecycle


This document provides information on the lifecycle of the Security Network Controller, formerly Proventia Network Security Controller.


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
ABYP-10G-L 25 Mar 2009 30 Jun 2012 30 Jun 2017
ABYP-10G-S 25 Mar 2009 30 Jun 2012 30 Jun 2017

Appliance Firmware Dates
Firmware Supported Appliances General Availability End of Content End of Support
1.0 All 25 Mar 2009 30 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2017

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
Tivoli product lifecycle dates

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Security Proventia Network Security Controller Firmware 1.0

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