• Phase 1: Mainstream support
    Phase 1: Mainstream support
    Starts from the release date and lasts until the next major product version is released. The entire scope of support services is provided during this phase.
  • Phase 2: Extended support
    Phase 2: Extended support
    Starts when the Mainstream Support phase ends and lasts for a specific duration (usually until the two new major product versions have been released). Limited support services are provided.
  • Phase 3: Self-Service support
    Phase 3: Self-Service support
    Available for three additional years after the Extended Support phase ends. It includes Acronis online Knowledge Base articles, FAQs, troubleshooting tools, and other resources to help customers resolve common issues.

Phases of the Support Lifecycle for Mobility Products

Type of Support
Mainstream
Extended
Self-Service
Product documentation, Knowledge Base articles, and forum help available on the Acronis website
Full support by Acronis Customer Central, including root cause investigation by developers for all severity issues *
Product hotfixes/patches for critical issues, security issues, and OS support updates
Product hotfixes/patches for selected issues of any severity level **
Cumulative updates, including new functionality

* A solution or workaround is provided at Acronis’ discretion. If the issue is resolved in the newer version, an upgrade is considered a valid solution.

** The bugfix will be added to the Product Roadmap. A fix is not guaranteed for all software defects. Triage and fix are at Acronis\’ discretion.

Important Considerations:

Acronis provides full support for the two latest minor versions of the product. Customers are encouraged to update to the latest available build to ensure they have the most stable and secure version of the product.

Support Lifecycle of Mobility Products

Select
Products
Release Date
Mainstream Support End Date
Extended Support End Date
Acronis Cyber Files 8.8
16 Feb 2022
TBD
TBD
Acronis Cyber Files 8.7
12 Nov 2020
16 Feb 2022
TBD
Acronis Cyber Files 8.6.2
26 Aug 2020
12 Nov 2020
16 Feb 2022
Acronis Cyber Files 8.6
8 June 2020
26 Aug 2020
12 Nov 2020
Acronis Files Advanced 8.5
31 Jan 2019
8 June 2020
26 Aug 2020
Acronis Files Advanced 8.1.1
26 Jul 2018
31 Jan 2019
8 June 2020
Acronis Files Advanced 8.1
06 Mar 2018
26 Jul 2018
31 Jan 2019
Acronis Access 8.0
21 Sep 2017
06 Mar 2018
26 Jul 2018
Acronis Access 7.5
12 Jan 2017
21 Sep 2017
6 Mar 2018
Acronis Access 7.4
15 Sep 2016
12 Jan 2017
21 Sep 2017
Acronis Access 7.3
5 May 2016
15 Sep 2016
12 Jan 2017
Acronis Access 7.2
17 Nov 2015
5 May 2016
15 Sep 2016
Acronis Access 7.1
30 Jun 2015
17 Nov 2015
5 May 2016

The Acronis Products Lifecycle Support Policy is intended exclusively for the benefit of existing Acronis Customers who have purchased Acronis products. It is not intended to apply to other products or to any other third parties. Acronis reserves the right to make changes to its Product Lifecycle Support Policy at its sole discretion and as business needs require. Acronis will update policy statements on the Acronis website to reflect any changes upon their effective date.

The present policy was developed and published in April 2019.

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