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EOL for Symantec Endpoint Protection
Small Business Edition 12.1.X is approaching

Migrate to the cloud and take advantage of
state-of-the-art security

Try Symantec Hosted Security

You now have access to Symantec hosted endpoint security. Try it today to experience how easy it is to use and take advance of managing endpoints from anywhere! As of May 4, 2015, Symantec End of Life'd (EOL) the stand alone on-premises product (Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.1.X) and replaced customers' licenses with the latest hosted version (Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition). With Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, customers will have the option to continue managing their endpoints on-premise or migrate to the cloud. Symantec Protection Suite Small Business Edition, which also contains Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.1.X, will also be EOL. For customers with Mac endpoints, you will need to continue to protect your Mac endpoints with SEP SBE on-premise version. You can migrate any non-Mac endpoints to the cloud version.

Why Migrate to the Cloud?

Greater Accessibility

Manage endpoints no matter where they are from anywhere you are. The cloud-based console is accessible on any web browser

Automatic Updates

All software updates are automatically pushed to the console so each time you log in you are on the latest version

Intuitive Interface

The easy-to-use portal allows you to manage and report on all of your endpoints with ease from one central location

Easier Management

With no additional hardware, IT resource or training required, the cloud portal makes managing endpoints seem effortless

Migrating to the cloud is simple

Create a Trial Account
Deploy the Migration Tool
Enjoy Managing from the Cloud

Continuing on premise?

No action required. Upon renewal simply place the new product key into SEPM.

Questions about the SEP SBE 12.1.X and SPS SBE 4.0 End of Life?

If you are an existing SEP SBE 12.1.X or SPS SBE 4.0 customer, please see the below documents for more details on the End of Life announcements, migration options, support plans and our special renewal promotion code.


Reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable support staff.
Phone: 1-866-807-6047

Note: Partners managing accounts for customers will need to create separate accounts for each customer (serial number) to avoid having all customers placed into the same account.