End-of-Sale for the SafeNet CN1000 Link Encryptor (LINK) Family

Gemalto is announcing End-of-Sale and Last Time Buy opportunities for the SafeNet CN1000 Link Encryptor family effective June 30, 2016.  We encourage our customers to transition to the SafeNet High Speed Encryptor CN Series platforms, a best-in-class encryption solution providing maximum security and performance, and certified to the highest security standards. SafeNet High Speed Encryptors (HSE) ensure the most secure data-in-motion protection, maximum performance, near-zero overhead with “set and forget” management, and lowest total cost of ownership.
Limited quantities remain; products are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Maintenance will be available for renewal through 2019.
SEE Platforms for End-of-Sale
  • SafeNet Link Encryptor, CN1000 (E1, 2.048 Mbps)
  • SafeNet Link Encryptor, CN1000 (T1, 1.522 Mbps)

The following are key dates in the End-of-Sale process:

  • End-of-Sale Date:  June 30, 2016
  • Start of Good Faith Support: January 1, 2019
  • End-of-Life/End-of-Support: December 31, 2019

Following is a list of HSE part numbers affected by this announcement, including, but not limited to, the part numbers listed in the table below:

End-of-Sale Part Number Description
903-000003-001 LINK ENCRYPTOR,2.048 MBPS E1 LINK (MAX 2MBPS), AES,AC,CN1000, ROHS
903-000004-001 LINK ENCRYPTOR,1.522 MBPS T1 LINK,AES,AC,CN1000,ROHS




Alternative Products

Customers using these products are encouraged to migrate to our newest Ethernet and Fibre Channel ranges:

  •     SafeNet Ethernet  Encryptor CN4010
  •     SafeNet Ethernet  Encryptor CN4020
  •     SafeNet Ethernet  Encryptor CN6010
  •     SafeNet Ethernet/Fibre Channel  Encryptor CN6040
  •     SafeNet Ethernet  Encryptor CN6100
  •     SafeNet Multilink  Encryptor CN8000

The first choice for Layer 2 encryption, SafeNet High Speed Encryptors from Gemalto are field proven to secure data in transit including time-sensitive voice and video streams, as well as metadata for enterprise and government organizations, defense agencies, global financial transactions networks, and the world’s biggest cloud services providers. The SafeNet CN4000, CN6000, and CN8000 Series Encryptors help companies encrypt an even broader range of network traffic across more location types – from the data center to branch offices and up to the cloud and back at speeds from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps.

For more information on features and migration procedures, please contact your local sales representative.

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