Support Life Cycle Policy

SANGFOR Support Life Cycle Policy

Basic guarantee term:

SANGFOR provides 5 years hardware and software support guarantee since the date end user purchases the solution: 1. The hardware is guaranteed to support the latest software version release within the 3 years period and 5 years of maintenance releases/bug fixes for each version.
2. End user is guaranteed to be able to receive hardware for at least 5 years and software support for at least 10 years. This includes hardware support and software support terms as listed on SANGFOR support policy.
3. The support terms must be covered on a support contract.

The basic guarantee term acts as the minimum support guarantee, and is able to override Support Life Cycle policy. SANGFOR reserves the right for final explanations.

Support Life Cycle Policy

SANGFOR Support Life Cycle Policy defines its product software and hardware end of life, end-of-sale cycle and the corresponding service policy. The aim of SANGFOR Support Life Cycle Policy is to keep our customers and partners updated with SANGFOR products end of life information and also to guarantee the service and benefits of each party.
For hardware platforms, the following Support Life Cycle Policy applies: • If the renewal is needed, the service fee occurred during the unwarranted period should be paid.
• If hardware support is needed during the unwarranted period, the service fee should be paid.
• If hardware support is needed during the warranted period and the hardware is out of production, at SANGFOR discretion, hardware may be replaced with similar or equivalent product.

For software products and releases, the following Support Life Cycle Policy applies: • The software release of a major release cycle will be supported for a period of 3 years since purchased.
• The 5 years maintenance applies to every software version, which includes bug fixes, maintenance releases workarounds, and patches for critical bugs.
• At most of 10 years technical support is provided since the date of purchase.

For Trade-in:
• Please ask your reseller for details.

For Security Products:
Support Life cycle policy for Security Products

For Cloud Products:
Support Life cycle policy for Cloud Products