PB#1041: SMS G6 G7 G8 EOL Announcement

End-of-Life Announcement
End of Sale and End of Life Announcement
for HP TippingPoint Security Management System (SMS)
hardware appliances based on the HP Generation 6,
Generation 7, and Generation 8 rack servers
Product Bulletin # 1041
Product Bulletin Date: Feb 4, 2015
The HP 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 HP Generation 9 rack server hardware and
provide significantly improved performance and additional features. See the “Product Migration
Options” below for more details.
Affected Products:
HP SMS 2000 Appliance for 25-IPS Dev LTU
HP SMS XL 2000 Appliance for 500-IPS LTU
HP SMS 2000 Appliance for 225-IPS LTU
HP SMS XL 2000 Appliance for 1500IPS LTU
HP SMS v2 Appliance w/25-IPS System Lic
HP SMS XL Appliance w/500-IPS System Lic
HP SMS v2 Appliance w/225-IPS Sys Lic
HP SMS XL Appliance w/1500-IPS Sys Lic
End of Sale – SKUs/products listed above: March 31, 2015 (while supplies last)
End of Life – SKUs/products listed above: May 31, 2020
Customers with active support contracts will continue to receive support from the HP TippingPoint
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the end of their support contract period.
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End-of-Life Announcement
Product Migration Options
For new deployments or for customers looking to replace their SMS hardware appliance, HP
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:
HP Security Management System H3 Appliance with 25 Device LTU (C1J59A)
HP 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
Virtual Appliance:
HP 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:
HP SMS additional 20-device System License (JC512A)
For questions or technical assistance, contact the HP TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center (TAC).
Thank you,
HP TippingPoint
HP TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center (TAC)
Toll Free: 866 681 8324 | International: +1 512 681 8324
Email: [email protected]
PB# 1041 - SMS G6 G7 G8 EOL Announcement
February 4, 2015
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