"End of Life" signifies the last day that a certain product or piece of technology will receive security updates. We talk a lot about how important it is to stay on top of updates, and it's just as important to stay on top of when those updates will no longer be available. When your technology is reaching the "End of Life" stage, it's important to start thinking about replacing it with something that will continue to be supported and will receive regular security and performance updates and vulnerability patches.
Below is a list of upcoming End of Life dates for various hardware and software.
- Entries are sorted with the nearest date first
- Where possible, the EOL date links to official documentation concerning the product's end of life date.
|macOS El Capitan (10.11)||Fall 2018|
|macOS Sierra (10.12)||Fall 2019|
|Aruba 650 Series Controllers||10/31/2019|
|Polycom Soundpoint IP Gen 2 Phones (IP550, IP650, etc.)||12/31/2019|
|Aruba AP & IAP 105 Access Points||01/08/2020|
|Windows Server 2008 (all editions)||01/14/2020|
|Sonicwall TZ 205 Routers||06/30/2020|
|Sonicwall TZ 105 Routers||07/28/2020|
|Polycom VVX Gen 1 Phones (VVX400, VVX410, VVX500, etc.)||09/01/2021|
|Windows Server 2012 (all editions)||10/10/2023|
|Windows Server 2016 (all editions)||01/11/2027|
|Aruba AP & IAP 2XX Series||TBD|
|Fortigate E Generation Routers||TBD|
*In the case of macOS, no official EOL dates are announced by Apple. This date is an indication of when Apple released or is likely to release, what is assumed to be the last security update.
Below is a list of past End of Life dates for various hardware and software.
|macOS Yosemite (10.10)||07/19/2017|
|Aruba 3200 Series Controllers||01/31/2017|
|Windows Server 2003 (all editions)||07/14/2015|
|Polycom Soundpoint IP Gen 1 Phones (IP501, IP60, etc.)||08/20/2014|
This list will continue to be updated as more dates are released.