IBM United States
Withdrawal Announcement 902-128
June 11, 2002
Software Withdrawal: IBM WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2
Effective September 13, 2002, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.
Part Program Name Number WebSphere(R) Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2 Program Pack -- English 20P5187 Upgrade from MarketPlace Edition, V4.1 -- English 20P5188 Proof of Entitlement 1 Server 20P5195 1 Server Upgrade 13P0450 Passport Advantage WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2 Media Package -- English BK7X5NA WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition Proc LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV D5B8ULL Proc LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV D5B8VLL Proc SW MAINT RNWL 1 ANNIV E1B8XLL Proc SW MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV D5B8YLL
On or after September 13, 2002, you can no longer obtain this program directly from IBM. You can obtain this program on an as-available basis through IBM authorized remarketers.
Refer to the Technical Support section for information about technical support for this program.
Replacement Product Information: None; however, WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2 customers with software subscriptions can upgrade each processor license to a WebSphere Commerce Business Edition, V5.4 license at no charge. Customers also receive two WebSphere Commerce Studio, Business Developer Edition, V5.4 licenses at no charge, regardless of the number of MarketPlace Edition V4.2 processors that they have. Contact your IBM representative.
This license upgrade does not include any services to migrate to the WebSphere Commerce Business Edition, V5.4 product.
Major advantages to WebSphere Commerce Business Edition, V5.4 include:
Installation and technical support is withdrawn December 31, 2003.
Program Services for WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2 is available until December 31, 2003.