This document provides information on the lifecycle of the IBM Security Network Protection XGS 5000 Appliances.
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 Name||General Availability||End of Marketing||End of Support|
|XGS 5000||15 Aug 2012||31 Aug 2013||31 Aug 2018|
|Firmware||Supported Appliances||General Availability||End of Content||End of Support|
|5.0||XGS 5000||15 Aug 2012||31 Aug 2018||31 Aug 2018|
Note that if an Appliance goes End of Support, then all firmware is no longer supported on that Appliance.