Software Support Lifecycle

Description

CALS OIT provides support for operating system (OS) and productivity software that is actively maintained by the vendor. If published by the vendor, CALS OIT's end of support date is informed by the vendor's end of support date.


In alignment with Cornell's Information Security policy 5.10, only computers running actively maintained software may be used on Cornell’s network.


The tables below show CALS OIT’s currently supported OS and productivity software versions.

 

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows 10 Support Lifecycle
Microsoft Windows 11 Support Lifecycle
Operating System Latest Update or Service Pack CALS OIT Support Status Vendor Release Date End of CALS OIT Support
Windows 11 23H2 Active (Default)2 10/31/2023 11/10/2026
Windows 10 v22H2 22H2 Phasing Out5 10/18/22 10/14/25
Windows 10 v21H2 and older 21H2 EOL6 11/16/21 6/11/24

 

Apple macOS

Apple macOS Support Lifecycle
macOS Version History - Wikipedia
Operating System Latest Update or Service Pack CALS OIT Support Status Vendor Release Date End of CALS OIT Support
Sonoma 14.0 Testing1 Fall 2023 Fall 2026
Ventura 13.0 Active (Default)2 Fall 2022 Fall 2025
Monterey 12.0 Active3 10/25/21 Fall 2024
Big Sur or older 11.0 EOL6 11/12/20 Fall 2023

 

Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux Support Lifecycle
Operating System Latest Update or Service Pack CALS OIT Support Status Vendor Release Date End of CALS OIT Support
Jammy Jellyfish 22.04 LTS Active (Default)2 4/21/22 4/1/27
Focal Fossa 20.04 LTS Active3 4/23/20 4/1/25
Bionic Beaver and older 18.04 LTS EOL6 8/26/18 4/1/23

 

Productivity Software

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Support Lifecycle
Software Version Latest Update or Service Pack CALS OIT Support Status Vendor Release Date End of CALS OIT Support
Office 365 - Windows, Mac, Linux N/A Active (Default)2 9/22/15 N/A
Office 2021 - Mac N/A Active3 10/5/21 10/13/26
Office 2019 - Windows*, Mac N/A EOL6 9/24/18 10/10/23


 

  1. Testing: This software is not yet supported by CALS OIT.
  2. Active (Default): This software is supported by CALS OIT and new computers will be configured with this platform unless otherwise requested.
  3. Active: This software is supported by CALS OIT and will be installed upon request. 
  4. Containment: This software is currently supported by CALS OIT but no new computers will be configured with this platform.
  5. Phasing Out: CALS OIT is actively working to migrate computers away from this software.
  6. EOL: Software will be placed in this status when the vendor no longer provides updates for it. This software is no longer supported by CALS OIT. Computers running EOL operating systems must be isolated from the rest of the depts. network traffic, and cannot connect to the internet. 
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Article ID: 818
Created
Tue 7/28/20 4:31 PM
Modified
Tue 4/23/24 3:19 PM