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End of Life and End of Sale for Endpoint Encryption for PC and Endpoint Encryption Manager 5.1.x/5.0.x
Technical Articles ID:  KB72042
Last Modified:  10/16/2014


McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC 5.1.x
McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC 5.0.x
McAfee Endpoint Encryption Manager 5.1.x
McAfee Endpoint Encryption Manager 5.0.x


This support statement is provided by the Product Management Team.
Date: May 31, 2011

This announcement is to inform McAfee customers using Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC) 5.0.x/5.1.x and Endpoint Encryption Manager (EEM) 5.0.x/5.1.x, about the End of Sale (EOS) and End of Life (EOL) policies and dates.

End of Sale and End Of Life of version 5.1.x

  • On November 30th, 2011 EEPC and EEM version 5.0.x/5.1.x will reach the EOS stage. As of this date this product will not be available for purchase.
  • On May 31st, 2012 EEPC and EEM version 5.0.x/5.1 will reach the EOL stage. As of this date technical support will no longer be provided for these versions by McAfee. However customers can still purchase and receive support for EEPC 5.2.x.

McAfee Policy on EOS and EOL
The McAfee current End of Life policy states that McAfee supports the current shipping version and one previous version. The last version of EEPC and EEM version 5.0.x/5.1.x was shipped on 15/05/2009.

McAfee currently has available for download multiple versions of 5.2.x that you can use to upgrade.

Customers requiring FIPS compliance
McAfee advises customers requiring FIPS-compliant products to migrate to any of the EEPC and EEM versions 5.2.x.

NOTE: FIPS compliance does not mean FIPS certified. For FIPS certified products, read the following section.

Customers requiring FIPS certification
McAfee advises customers requiring FIPS certification to migrate to EEPC and EEM version 5.2.6 (FIPS certified).

To view the EEM / EEPC 5.2.6 FIPS certificate, see the NIST website: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2011.htm#1601

For additional information, see:

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