Life cycle phase definitions can be found via the Progress.com Support page or at the following link: Product Lifecycle

The tables below outline the current phases of all versions of Sonic products.

Lifecycle by Product Releases
ActiveMatureRetired
Sonic 8.5 SP1 22-Mar-2012 - -
Sonic 8.5 29-Aug-2011 -

22-Mar-2012

Sonic 8.0 SP1 24-Sep-2010 29-Aug-2011 -
Sonic 8.0 25-Mar-2010 - 24-Sep-2010
Sonic 7.6 SP2 14-Aug-2009 25-Mar-2010 TBD
Sonic 7.6 SP1 04-Dec-2008 - 14-Aug-2009
Sonic 7.6 14-Mar-2008 - 04-Dec-2008
Sonic 7.5 30-Apr-2007 30-Jun-2009 29-Aug-2011
Sonic 7.0 14-Apr-2006 30-Apr-2007 30-Dec-2009

Lifecycle by Products (major/minor)
ActiveMatureRetired
SonicMQ 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic ESB 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic Workbench 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic XML Server N/A N/A All versions

Sonic BPEL Server

8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic Database Service

8.5

8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic Deployment Manager 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
SonicMQ Clients 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic Event Monitor 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
Sonic JCA Adapters 8.5 8.0, 7.6 7.5 and earlier
SonicMQ Bridges N/A N/A All versions
Sonic Orchestration Server N/A N/A All versions
Sonic Collaboration Server N/A N/A All versions