Products Reaching End of Support in the First Half of 2014

Products Reaching End of Support in the First Half of 2014

As of January 2014, the following list represents some of the products reaching end of support in the next 6 months. For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their lifecycle policy timelines, please search the Support Lifecycle Product Database.

If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft Account Representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.

Service Packs Retiring: Support for the following Service Packs will retire in the next 6 months. Customers should migrate to the next available Service Pack to continue to receive security updates and be eligible for other support options.

Service Packs RetiringEffective Date
Dynamics C5 2010 Service Pack 1Support ends July 8, 2014.
Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 2
Dynamics POS 2009 Service Pack 1
Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2Support ends April 8, 2014.
Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2Support ends April 8, 2014.
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Service Pack 2

Key Products Transitioning from Mainstream Support to Extended Support: The following products will be moving into Extended Support in the next 6 months. Extended Support lasts for 5 years and includes security updates at no cost, and paid hotfix support. Additionally, Microsoft will not accept requests for design changes or new features during the Extended Support phase.

Products Moving to Extended SupportEffective Date
BizTalk Server 2009 BranchMainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
BizTalk Server 2009 Developer
BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise
BizTalk Server 2009 Standard
Commerce Server 2009 EnterpriseMainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
Commerce Server 2009 R2 Enterprise
Commerce Server 2009 R2 Standard
Dynamics POS 2009Mainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010Mainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
Forefront Server Security Management ConsoleMainstream Support ends April 8, 2014.
SQL Server 2008 DeveloperMainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
SQL Server 2008 Enterprise
SQL Server 2008 Express
SQL Server 2008 Express with Advanced Services
SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
SQL Server 2008 R2 Express
SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Advanced Services
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse
SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard
SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition for Small Business
SQL Server 2008 Web
SQL Server 2008 Workgroup
System Center Configuration Manager 2007Mainstream Support ends July 8, 2014.
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2
System Center Essentials 2007
System Center Operations Manager 2007
System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008Mainstream Support ends April 8, 2014.
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
Windows Embedded POSReady 2009Mainstream Support ends April 8, 2014.

Key Products Transitioning from Extended Support to End of Support: The following products will be reaching end of support in the next 6 months. There will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.

Products Moving to End of SupportEffective Date
BizTalk Server 2004 Developer EditionSupport ends July 8, 2014.
BizTalk Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition
BizTalk Server 2004 Standard Edition
Content Management Server 2002 Enterprise EditionSupport ends April 8, 2014.
Content Management Server 2002 Standard Edition
Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise EditionSupport ends April 8, 2014.
Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition
Office Basic Edition 2003Support ends April 8, 2014.
Office Professional Edition 2003
Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003
Office Small Business Edition 2003
Office Standard Edition 2003
Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003
Office XP Web Components in Office 2003
SharePoint Portal Server 2003Support ends April 8, 2014.
Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCsSupport ends April 8, 2014.
Windows SharePoint Services 2.0Support ends April 8, 2014.
Windows XP Home EditionSupport ends April 8, 2014.
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

Posted: January 20, 2014

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