Niagara AX End of Life (EOL)

What does it mean?

  • AX will no longer be supported
  • Sites must plan for migration to Niagara4

What needs to be done?

  • Evaluate the system components for EOL
  • Software upgrades (AX to N4 Station Migration)
  • Software Maintenance Agreements
  • Hardware Upgrades (possible JACE replacement & IO module replacement) 

TIMELINE

July 1st, 2021

Sales of all Niagara AX license and license options end

AX downgrades no longer sold

Sales/replacements for legacy JACEs end

Patches for defects and cyber issues end

License move or replacement available only with active SMA

No further distribution of AX software by Tridium

July 1st, 2023

AX Supervisor and AX JACE license modes/replacements are no longer supported

AX Supervisor model migration ends

End of Niagara AX licensing

Upgrade your supervisor to N4 and purchase a JACE 8000 to replace the failed JACE 600E.

Learn more from Tridium’s JACE 8000 Data Sheet

Migrate the station from the failed JACE to N4 

LEARN MORE ABOUT N4

SMAs for AX Supervisors are available through June 30, 2023 

Check Out Our Video: JACE 8000 Start up


AX Supervisor and Workbench Model Migration 

AX Supervisors   

  •  Requires active SMA 
  • Migrated to equivalent N4 model which allows purchase of N4 options 
  •  All standard drivers supplied by Tridium and supported on N4 will be migrated. 
  • 3rd party drivers not supplied by Tridium need to be licensed through the supplier.      

AX Workbench

  • Requires active license 
  • Migrated to equivalent N4 model 
  • AX option switch enabled 

Active through June 30, 2023

  • Niagara AX software builds will no longer be available for download after July 1, 2021
  • After July 1, 2023, there will be no options for upgrading AX licenses to N4. Replacement licenses will need to be purchased.

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