Support for certain versions of SolOS firmware and certain versions of PubSub+ software products follow different timelines.

These specific software and firmware version expirations are described at the Support page. The Product Lifecycle Policy applies to the product as a whole. This diagram below illustrates the Solace product lifecycle, and is followed by a schedule of which versions have reached which milestone.

Support Product Lifecycle Diagram

Note that support for certain versions of SolOS firmware and certain versions of PubSub+ software products follow different timelines and are described in Solace Support Services, and the Solace PubSub+ software products and SolOS firmware table provides information regarding the end of support dates.

Milestones and Phases

Descriptions of each stage in Solace’s Product Lifecycle are presented in the following table.

Milestone / PhaseDescription
Product IntroductionMarks the beginning of the General Availability phase. At this point customers may begin to purchase the product.
General AvailabilityDuring this phase customers may purchase the product without restriction. Customers with current support plans will receive Major, Maintenance and Hotfix releases applicable to the product.
The General Availability phase typically lasts 3 to 4 years.
End of SalesMarks the end of the General Availability phase, and the beginning of the No New Sales Phase.
No New SalesDuring this phase the product is not generally available for purchase. Customers with current support plans will receive the same level of support as during the General Availability Phase.
The No New Sales phase is 5 years long.
End of SupportAfter 5 years of General Availability, customers will no longer have the option of renewing their support plans, and Solace will cease providing support for the product.

Customer Communication

Note: Formal notifications of a product reaching any product lifecycle milestone will be sent by email to customers on active Support Plans. Contact Solace Support at support@solace.com to be included in these notifications.

Product Milestones

The support dates for Solace products are provided in the table below.

ProductEnd of SalesEnd of Support
SolCacheJune, 2019June, 2024
NAB-0801ET-04-ASeptember, 2019September, 2024

The support dates for Solace PubSub+ software products and SolOS firmware are provided in the table below.

ProductVersionEnd of Support
APIs7.0March 2, 2018
APIs7.1May 31, 2019
APIs7.2May 31, 2020
APIs7.3September 29, 2020
APIs7.4March 29, 2022
APIs7.5July 31, 2022
APIs7.6October 10, 2022
APIs7.7December 18, 2022
APIs7.8February 28, 2023
APIs7.9April 19, 2023
APIs7.10May 31, 2023
APIs7.11August 15, 2023
APIs10.0November 29, 2020
APIs10.1May 19, 2021
APIs10.2September 29, 2021
APIs10.3January 31, 2022
APIs10.4July 31, 2022
APIs10.5November 30, 2022
APIs10.6April 19, 2023
OpenMAMA7.2November 23, 2019
OpenMAMA7.3April 28, 2020
OpenMAMA7.4August 31, 2021
OpenMAMA7.5October 31, 2022
PubSub+ Cache1.0June 28, 2022
PubSub+ for PCF1.0April 7, 2020
PubSub+ for PCF1.2October 30, 2020
PubSub+ for PCF1.3December 23, 2020
PubSub+ for PCF1.4April 17, 2021
PubSub+ for PCF2.0July 13, 2021
PubSub+ for PCF2.1September 14, 2021
PubSub+ for PCF2.2December 24, 2021
PubSub+ for PCF2.3February 8, 2022
PubSub+ for PCF2.4 May 31, 2022
PubSub+ for PCF2.5July 31, 2022
PubSub+ for PCF2.5.1August 16, 2022
PubSub+ for PCF2.6.0October 30, 2022
SolOS7.1May 31, 2018
SolOS7.2May 31, 2019
SolOS8.0December 21, 2019
SolOS8.1March 31, 2020
SolOS8.2June 30, 2020
SolOS8.3October 31, 2020
SolOS8.4March 23, 2021
SolOS8.5July 31, 2021
SolOS9.0December 18, 2021
SolOS9.1May 3, 2022
SolOS9.2July 31, 2022
SolOS9.3 September 30, 2022
SolAdmin7.1May 31, 2018
SolAdmin7.2May 31, 2019
SolAdmin8.0February 21, 2020
SolAdmin8.1March 31, 2020
SolAdmin8.2May 31, 2020
SolAdmin8.3July 31, 2020
SolAdmin8.4August 31, 2020
SolAdmin8.5December 5, 2020
SolAdmin8.6January 31, 2021
SolAdmin8.7March 23, 2021
SolAdmin8.8March 28, 2021
SolAdmin8.9May 23, 2021
SolAdmin8.10July 31, 2021
SolAdmin8.11May 3, 2022
SolAdmin 8.12July 31, 2022
SolCache8.0April 5, 2022
SolGeneos7.1May 31, 2018
SolGeneos7.2May 31, 2020
SolGeneos8.1March 31, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
7.1May 31, 2018
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
7.2May 31, 2019
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.0February 21, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.1March 16, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.2March 31, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.3May 31, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.4July 31, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.5August 31, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.6September 29, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.7December 5, 2020
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.8January 31, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.9March 31, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.10May 23, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.11June 06, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.12July 31, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
8.13September 31, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
9.0December 18, 2021
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
9.1May 3, 2022
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
9.2July 31, 2022
Solace PubSub+
Software Message Broker
9.3September 30, 2022