We have announced the planned lifecycle milestones for Sophos UTM and the SG Series appliances which conclude in an End-of-Life date of June 30, 2026.  

The current end-of-sale announcement does not apply for customers using Sophos UTM on Amazon Web Services (AWS).  

General Information and Resources 

As there are different milestones which can impact the purchase of software and hardware in different ways, please see the table below for full details.  

Please also check the following resources for further information or ask any additional questions you may have in the dedicated group discussion. 

For all Sophos UTM customers, the following apply (unless otherwise indicated):  

  • You can continue to purchase all new and renewal subscriptions until June 30, 2023. 
  • You can continue to run Sophos UTM with a valid license until June 30, 2026. 
  • After June 30, 2023: 
    • 3-year renewal subscriptions will no longer be sold 
    • 2-year, 1-year and 1-month renewal terms can still be purchased but the expiry date must not extend beyond the EOL date, June 30, 2026 
    • All new subscriptions of any term (e.g., for a new firewall running Sophos UTM) will no longer be sold (excludes AWS).  

Lifecycle Milestones 

The following lifecycle milestones for Sophos UTM and the SG Series hardware will come into effect from later this year.  

Product Description 



Migration Path 

Sophos UTM 

All versions incl. Home Edition but excluding UTM on Amazon Web Services 

End-of Sale 

Final order date for all new and 3-year renewal subscriptions only 

June 30, 2023 

Sophos Firewall OS 

Sophos UTM v9.6

End of maintenance

June 30, 2023

Latest v9.7 version

SG Series 

Hardware appliances - all revisions 

Sales for as long as stock lasts 

Or until further notice 

June 30, 2023 

Sophos Firewall and XGS Series 

  • Use SG Migration offer 

Sophos UTM 

Final order date for 2-year renewal subscriptions and accessories 

June 30, 2024 

Sophos Firewall OS 

Sophos UTM 

Final renewal 

Final order date for 1-year and 1-month renewal subscriptions 

June 30, 2025 

Sophos Firewall OS 

Sophos UTM 

SG Series 


End of support 

June 30, 2026 

Subscription terms must not extend beyond this date. 

Sophos Firewall OS 

Sophos UTM on AWS 

No change 

No change 



  • Partners/distributors were first informed by email on February 6, 2023. 
  • First customers emails were/will be sent on March 6, 2023 (12pm CET). 
  • Further reminders and resources will be published in the coming weeks and months. 
  • Where appropriate, we will publish resources both on the Partner Portal and here on the Sophos UTM Community, to ensure that information is also available for our UTM Home users.  

Where to get additional Information 

Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) should answer your initial questions and will be updated whenever new questions reach us which are relevant for the broader Sophos UTM audience.   

Sophos Partners have access to additional FAQs on the Partner Portal.  

Migration Promotion 

Special offers are available in most regions for existing customers with SG Series hardware who switch to Sophos Firewall and the XGS Series. Please reach out to your local Sophos partner or representative for further details. 

Do you have further questions and comments? 

You can discuss your Sophos UTM lifecycle and migration questions here or reach out to your local Sophos representative. 

Update April 2023: Added UTM 9.6 End of maintenance date to table.