Blue Cedar EOL Announcement for Virtual Appliance/Gateway 3.x

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. 


Date

MIlestone

Description

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.

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