This is an OFFICIAL SAGE NOTIFICATION Regarding Your Sage 50 License. We are writing to remind you about some critical security updates that impact versions 2020.1 and earlier of Sage 50. On September 30, 2023, you will be unable to reinstall or reactivate the following older versions of Sage 50: version 2020.1 and all prior versions. If you do not take action prior to September 30, 2023, you will lose access to Sage 50. If you do not intend to upgrade, you must export your data before your access to Sage 50 expires on September 30, 2023.
What does this mean for me?
If you are using an older version of Sage 50 that is impacted by this change, the next time the software attempts a license validation check after September 30, 2023, an error will appear, and you will be prevented from accessing the software.
What Critical Security Update is changing?
Transport Layer Security (TLS) v1.0 and 1.1 is a third-party component that is used in versions 2020.1 and earlier of Sage 50 that we no longer support due to security-related issues. Newer versions of Sage 50 no longer utilize Transport Layer Security v1.0 and v1.1.
What do I need to do?
To avoid disruption to your business, we strongly recommend you upgrade to the latest supported version (2023) of Sage 50. In doing so, you will receive critical security updates relating to this protocol that better help protect your data. Since you are not on an active plan, you will have the following options:
Purchase a subscription to the latest version of Sage 50 with the newest Critical Security Updates. This will keep your program up to date with technology so your program will be available when you need it. Here is a link to our website. All upgrades made through Best Business Strategies will be discounted. We will not be undersold. We will price match all Sage 50 Consultants and Sage.com
If you do not intend to upgrade, you must export your data before your access to Sage 50 expires on September 30, 2023. This is How you Export your Sage 50 Data if you decide not to upgrade. How to Export your Sage 50 Data.
Best Business Strategies is here to assist you! Please contact us with any questions.
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