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Service and Software Sunset Schedule

Below is a sunset schedule for prominent University IT services and other widely used software at Stanford.

Service / Software Sunset Date Notes
Stanford Box May 2023 UIT will take steps to significantly reduce the usage of Stanford Box over the next three years. Importantly, this transition only applies to Stanford Box, not Medicine Box. Effective May 21, 2020, Stanford Box users are no longer able to create new Stanford Box accounts for workgroups. For more information, see the "Three-Year Plan to Reduce Use of Stanford Box" article.
Windows 8.1 January 10, 2023 End of extended support by Microsoft.
Android prior to 9.0 March 1, 2021 Android 11 was released in September 2020. We are adhering to a practice of supporting the current and previous two major versions of operating systems in order to ensure they remain actively patched and have the modern capabilities that we rely on.
MacOS prior to 10.14 March 1, 2021 MacOS 11.0 was released in November 2020. We are adhering to a practice of supporting the current and previous two major versions of operating systems in order to ensure they remain actively patched and have the modern capabilities that we rely on.
ESET Anti-malware for Mac OS December 5, 2020 Discontinuing Stanford's ESET subscription.  Will be replaced with CrowdStrike (see new Advanced Endpoint Protection service page).
iOS prior to 12.0 September 1, 2020 iOS 13 was released in September 2019. In order to support the industry-imposed deadline to support two-step authentication for email access, clients must use iOS 12 or later.  For more information, see the "Surge in Phishing" article published in December 2019
Form Builder July 30, 2020 UIT will replace Form Builder with a more modern, secure, and easily-managed web forms service. Please refer to the Web Content Management Program website for more information.
Android prior to 8.0 March 1, 2020 Android 10 was released in September 2019. We are adhering to a practice of supporting the current and previous two major versions of operating systems in order to ensure they remain actively patched and have the modern capabilities that we rely on.
iOS prior to 11.0 March 1, 2020 iOS 13 was released in September 2019. We are adhering to a practice of supporting the current and previous two major versions of operating systems in order to ensure they remain actively patched and have the modern capabilities that we rely on.
Windows 7 January 16, 2020 Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7 after January 14, 2020. MyDevices will begin marking Windows 7 devices as non-compliant on December 17, 2019 to ensure that these devices have been upgraded by the Microsoft deadline. To facilitate upgrades, Windows 10 has a built-in mechanism for running applications that were designed for previous versions of Windows.
Windows Server 2008 January 14, 2020 End of extended support by Microsoft.
BlueJeans August 31, 2019 UIT will retire the BlueJeans service at the end of the academic year and encourages the use of Zoom, the recommended video collaboration platform at Stanford.
Remedy August 1, 2019 Remedy has been decommissioned as part of the ServiceNow rollout. Please refer to the Service Management Newsletter Issue #18 for more information.
SCEP Anti-malware for MacOS January 1, 2019 SCEP no longer provides anti-malware updates for Mac computers. For Macs running OS X 10.9 and later, ESET replaces Microsoft’s System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) anti-malware solution. For additional information see the UIT news article.
Last modified December 1, 2020