Blue Coat Systems, Inc. announces a Notice of Status Change for the SG9000-20B, SG9000-30 and SG9000-40 platforms for both Proxy and MACH5 Editions
The End of Life date for the ProxySG 9000-20B, 9000-30 and 9000-40 will be the latter of the following:
31-Oct-2017 or 5 years from the purchase date of ProxySG appliance(s), not to exceed 31-Oct-2020.
The recommended hardware upgrade / replacement path is the ProxySG S400 and S500 series.
Customers will have the option to purchase ProxySG 9000 appliances while supplies last. The estimated end of sale is 3 to 6 months from this announcement, but the timing is platform dependent and could be shorter or longer than anticipated based on customer purchases.
All customers will have at least until 31-Oct-2016 to purchase a 1-year support contract. Customers who recently purchased a ProxySG 9000 appliance will have until 4 years after the purchase date, not to exceed 31-Oct-2019, to purchase a 1-year Support Contract.
Customers may order accessories for their appliance(s) while supplies last.
Customers will have until EOL of their appliance(s) to purchase SW upgrades.
Customers may order HW upgrades while supplies last
EOL is based on the original appliance purchase date, purchase of upgrades does not extend the EOL date for the appliance.
For details, please see attached Notice of Status Change for the SG9000-20B, SG9000-30 and SG9000-40 platforms.