End-of-Sale for SafeNet Fibre Channel Encryptor CN6040

Thales is announcing End-of-Sale and Last Time Buy opportunities for the  SafeNet Fibre Channel Encryptor CN6040

We encourage customers to contact support for replacement advice, to find out more about the robust Thales portfolio of best-in-class high-assurance network encryption solutions providing maximum data in motion security and performance, and certified to the highest security standards. Thales 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 December 31, 2021.

Fibre Platforms for End-of-Sale

SafeNet Fibre Channel Encryptor CN6040

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

End-of-Sale Date:  12/31/2020
Start of Good Faith Support: 12/31/2021
End-of-Life/End-of-Support: 12/31/2023

The following is a list of HSE part numbers affected by this announcement, including, but not limited to:

  • End-of-Sale Part Description:  FIBRE CHANNEL Encryptor,1/2/4GFC,DUAL AC,CN6040
  • End-of-Sale Part Number:  957-000003-001
Alternative Products
Customers using these products are encouraged to migrate to one of our other market leading network encryptors.

Alternative Product Description Part Number
Ethernet Encryptor,1 GBPS, External AC,CN4010 943-000234-001-000
Ethernet Encryptor,1 GBPS, External AC,CN4020 943-000276-001-000
Ethernet Encryptor,1 GBPS, Dual AC,CN6010 943-000228-001-000
Ethernet Encryptor,10 GBPS,DUAL AC,CN6100 943-000071-001-000
Ethernet Encryptor, 40 GBPS, DUAL AC, CN6140 943-000124-001-000
Ethernet Encryptor,100 GBPS, DUAL AC,CN9120 943-000305-001-000
SafeNet Virtual Encryptor,CV1000, DPDK, Perpetual 943-000114-001-001

Thales High Speed Encryptors are the first choice for network encryption.   They 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. Thales data in motion encryptors help companies encrypt an even broader range of network traffic across more location types – from the data center to branch offices at speeds up to 100 Gbps.

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

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