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PB#1041: EOS/EOL Announcement for SMS G6 G7 G8

    • Updated:
    • 1 Aug 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • TippingPoint SMS All
    • Platform:
End-Of-Life / End-Of-Support Announcement.
Product Bulletin #: 1041

Subject: End of Sale and End of Life Announcement for TippingPoint Security Management System (SMS) hardware appliances based on the Generation 6, Generation 7, and Generation 8 rack servers

Product Bulletin date: February 4, 2015

The TippingPoint SMS hardware appliances are being updated. The products being refreshed are listed in the section below titled "Affected Products". A direct replacement has been introduced and is now available. These upgraded offerings are based on Generation 9 rack server hardware and provide significantly improved performance and additional features. See the "Product Migration Options" below for more details.

Affected Products
Part NumberDescription
C1JO2ASMS 2000 Appliance for 25-IPS Dev LTU
C1JO3ASMS XL 2000 Appliance for 500-IPS LTU
C1JO4ASMS 2000 Appliance for 225-IPS LTU
C1JO5ASMS XL 2000 Appliance for 1500IPS LTU
JC528ASMS v2 Appliance w/25-IPS System Lic
JC679ASMS XL Appliance w/500-IPS System Lic
JC861ASMS v2 Appliance w/225-IPS Sys Lic
JC862ASMS XL Appliance w/1500-IPS Sys Lic

Product End-of-Life Dates
MilestoneDefinitionMilestone Date
Announcement The date on which the End-of-Sale /and End-of-Life announcement was made.February 4, 2015
End-of-SaleThe date at which time a product will be removed from the price list and can no longer be ordered.
31, 2015
End of SupportThe date when all support (hardware and software) will cease.
31, 2020

Product Migration Options
For new deployments or for customers looking to replace their SMS hardware appliance, TippingPoint recommends the following SKUs. The new generation of SMS hardware appliances offer higher performance and improved capacity. At the time of this product bulletin, the current SMS products recommended for migration are:

Physical Appliance:
  • Security Management System H3 Appliance with 25 Device LTU (C1J59A)
  • Security Management System H3 XL Appliance with 500 Device LTU (C1J60A)
These new SMS hardware appliances require SMS 4.2.1 and are factory installed with that base version.

Virtual Appliance:
  • vSMS for VMware vSphere 1-host SW Lic (JC561A)
Please note, the SMS product offerings that include 225 and 1500 node licensing are not replaced with a single SKU. SMS products can have their device management capacity expanded with the appropriate quantity of the following license:
  • SMS additional 20-device System License (JC512A)

If you have concerns or further questions regarding this issue, contact the Trend Micro TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center (TAC).

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