Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM DB2 Alphablox V8.2.0 and V8.3.0 — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-001
January 8, 2008

 

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Overview

Effective on the dates listed below, IBM will withdraw from marketing part numbers from the following product releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

                  Withdrawal
                  from
Program           marketing
number   VRM      date         Program release name
 
5724-L14 8.2.0    04/08/08     IBM Alphablox for Linux(TM),
                                UNIX(R) and Windows(R) V8.2.0
5724-L14 8.3.0    04/08/08     IBM Alphablox for Linux, UNIX
                                and Windows V8.3.0

Effective on the dates listed below, IBM will withdraw support from the following product releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

                  Withdrawal
                  from
Program           support
number   VRM      date         Program release name
 
5724-L14 8.3.0    04/30/09     IBM Alphablox for Linux,
                                UNIX and Windows
5724-L14 8.2.0    04/30/09     IBM Alphablox for Linux,
                                UNIX and Windows

 
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Reference information

Refer to Software Announcement 207-255 , dated October 16, 2007.
 
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Description

Effective April 8, 2008, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following products licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. A replacement product and availability date is listed if one is available.

Withdrawn products                Replacement products
Part                              Part                         Avail.
number   Product name             number  Product name         date
 
5724-L14 IBM Alphablox for
          Linux, UNIX and
          Windows V8.3.0
BB0PBML  DB2 Alphablox V8.3       BB0SKML IBM Alphablox for    12/14/07
          Multiplatform                    Linux, UNIX and
          Multilingual Media               Windows
          Pack
5724-L14 IBM Alphablox for
          Linux, UNIX and
          Windows V8.2.0
BB0MZML  DB2(R) Alphablox         BB0SKML IBM Alphablox for    12/14/07
          Windows                          Linux, UNIX and
          2000,Solaris (Sun                Windows
          Microsystems), Windows
          Server 2003,

 
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Installation support

Remote technical support provided by Electronic Service Request (ESR) — the new SWG strategic tool for customers with Passport Advantage® Software Maintenance contract will be withdrawn.

Remote technical support provides product support services for new defects. All other elements of IBM support offerings will continue to be provided.

Refer to the software support Web site for product support information

Trademarks

 
DB2 and Passport Advantage are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark of the Open Company in the United States and other countries.
 
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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