Blue Cedar End of Life (EOL) Announcement for the Virtual Appliance/Gateway 3.x Versions
Blue Cedar announces the End of Life (EOL) and End of Support (EOS) for the Virtual Appliance Gateway 3.x versions with the below milestones, descriptions, and dates for the affected product. Customers with an active support contract will continue to receive support from Blue Cedar Support per their contract.
July 10, 2020
EOLA: End of Life Announcement
The date this announcement is made publicly.
March 31, 2021
EOM: End of Maintenance
Blue Cedar will no longer issue patch or maintenance releases after this date. Critical security updates will be issued, as needed, until the end of support.
June 1, 2021
EOS: End of Support
Blue Cedar will no longer provide product updates including security fixes.
June 30, 2021
EOL: End of Life
Technical support is no longer available for product assistance. Customers should migrate to new products before this date.
Product replacement options
The replacement for the Virtual Appliance Gateway 3.x versions is the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway v2, which supports IKEv2 VPN connections and is available as a virtual machine. Mobile apps must use Blue Cedar’s latest in-app VPN in order to connect through the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway v2. The data sheet provides the specs and the benefits of this gateway.
An overview of the differences between the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway v2 and the Atlas Gateway: Gateway Generation 1 vs Generation 2 Comparison
For more information about moving to the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway v2, see Migrating from the Blue Cedar Gateway to the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway Generation 2.
For more information
- See Read the Blue Cedar Connect Gateway product documentation.
- See the list of all Announcements.
- Contact your Blue Cedar account manager to learn about available upgrade offers and incentives. Contact Blue Cedar sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.