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IBM Security Network Protection XGS Appliance Support Lifecycle

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Question

This document provides information on the lifecycle of the IBM Security Network Protection XGS Appliances. This does not include the XGS 5000 appliance.

Answer

The IBM Security Network Protection XGS 5000 appliance lifecycle information is documented in a different Technote, available here. Additional lifecycle details for other IBM Security Systems appliances are available here.

Appliance Lifecycle Dates
Appliance Name General Availability End of Marketing End of Support
XGS 3100 25 Oct 2013
XGS 4100 25 Oct 2013
XGS 5100 05 Sep 2013
XGS 7100 30 Oct 2014

Appliance Firmware Dates
Firmware Supported Appliances General Availability End of Content End of Support
5.1 XGS 5100 05 Sep 2013 30 Oct 2014 30 Oct 2014
5.1.1 XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 25 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2014 30 Oct 2014
5.1.2 XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 22 Nov 2013 30 Oct 2014 30 Oct 2014
5.2.0 XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 06 May 2014 30 May 2015 30 May 2015
5.3.0 XGS 7100, XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 30 Oct 2014 30 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015
5.3.1 XGS 7100, XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 08 May 2015
5.3.2 XGS 7100, XGS 5100, XGS 4100, XGS 3100 18 Nov 2015

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





Related information

IBM Software Support Lifecycle dates
IBM Internet Security Systems Product Lifecycle Policy
IBM Security Network Protection XGS 5000 Lifecycle

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Network Protection
General Information

Software version: 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.2.1, 5.2.0, 5.3, 5.3.1, 5.3.2

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 1644709

Modified date: 2015-09-08