IBM United States
Withdrawal Announcement 902-128
June 11, 2002

Software Withdrawal: IBM WebSphere Commerce Suite, MarketPlace Edition, V4.2

 ENUS902-128.PDF (7KB)


Overview

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:

  • 100% Java™ platform
  • Advanced order management
  • Additional business intelligence and reporting
  • Advanced merchandising
  • Advanced personalization
  • Multicultural enablement

Technical Support

Installation and technical support is withdrawn December 31, 2003.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.

Trademarks

 
WebSphere is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.