Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM System z platform selected products

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 914-012
February 4, 2014


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Effective on the dates specified, IBM® will discontinue program services for the following programs licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement or the International Program License Agreement:



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IBM Multi-site Workload Lifeline, V1.1
IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager for z/OS® USS Client and API, V5.5.x
IBM WebSphere® Service Registry & Repository, V6.3
IBM InfoSphere® Optim™ Archive Enterprise Edition for z/OS - Data Find, V7.1
IBM Administration Client for Application Support Facility, V1.0
IBM DataQuant for z/OS, V1.2
IBM IMS™ Database Solution Pack for z/OS, V1.2
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2® for z/OS, V1.1
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Messaging and Collaboration for z/OS, V5.1
IBM WebSphere Portal Enable for z/OS, V6.1.5
IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS, V6.2.1
IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS, V7.0
IBM WebSphere ILOG® Decision Validation Services for z/OS, V7.x
IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules for z/OS, V7.x
IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for COBOL, V7.x
IBM WebSphere ILOG Rule Team Server for z/OS, V7.x
IBM WebSphere MQ Workflow for z/OS, V3.6
IBM DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS, V1.1
IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS, V10.2
IBM DB2 Object Comparison Tool for z/OS, V10.2
IBM IMS High Availability Large Database Toolkit for z/OS, V3.2
IBM IMS Online Reorganization Facility for z/OS, V1.3
IBM IMS Batch Backout Manager for z/OS, V1.2
IBM DB2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS, V3.3
IBM DB2 Path Checker for z/OS, V4.1
IBM DB2 Performance Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition, V2.1
IBM IMS Batch Backout Manager for z/OS, V1.1
IBM IMS Buffer Pool Analyzer for z/OS, V1.3
IBM IMS Command Control Facility for z/OS, V2.1
IBM IMS Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS, V1.2
IBM IMS High Performance System Generation Tools for z/OS, V2.2
IBM IMS Library Integrity Utilities for z/OS, V2.1
IBM IMS Network Compression Facility for z/OS, V1.1
IBM IMS Program Restart Facility for OS/390®, V2.1
IBM MQSeries® Integrator Agent for CICS®, V1.1
IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER Status Manager, V3.4
IBM Tivoli System Automation for GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap® Manager, V1.1.3
IBM Tivoli System Automation for GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap Manager with NetView®, V1.1.5
IBM Tivoli System Automation for z/OS, V3.3
IBM Tools Base for z/OS, V1.3
IBM WebSphere Portal Enable for z/OS, V6.1
IBM Operations Manager for z/VM®, V1.4
IBM z/VM, V6.2
IBM z/VSE®, V4.3.1
IBM z/VSE Central Functions, V8.3
IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS, V3.4
IBM Enterprise PL/I for z/OS, V3.9
IBM IMS Application Development Facility II, V2.2.1
IBM OS/VS DB/DC Data Dictionary, V1.6
IBM VS APL, V1.4
IBM DisplayWrite/370 for MVS/CICS and VM/CMS, V2.2
IBM OfficeVision/MVS Series, V1.3
TCP/IP for VSE/ESA, V1.5
IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS, V5.3
IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive Enterprise Edition for z/OS - Data Find Subscription & Support, V7.1
IBM Version Merger Subscription and Support, V6.0
IBM Administration Client for Application Support Facility Subscription and Support, V1.0
IBM IMS High Availability Large Database Toolkit for z/OS Subscription and Support, V1.1
IBM IMS Online Reorganization Facility for z/OS Subscription and Support, V1.1
IBM IMS Batch Backout Manager for z/OS Subscription and Support, V1.1

IPLA products: Versions to be withdrawn

Note: The versions listed below are the last release in the version for the specified products.

Versions to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2014:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Multi-site Workload
Lifeline                       1            1              5655-U24
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
for z/OS USS Client and API    5            5.x            5698-USS
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on February 28, 2015:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM WebSphere Service Registry
& Repository                   6            3              5655-R41
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on March 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive
Enterprise Edition for z/OS -
Data Find                      7            1              5655-ARC
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Administration Client
for Application Support
Facility                       1            0              5655-U83
 
IBM DataQuant for z/OS         1            2              5697-N64
 
IBM IMS Database Solution
Pack for z/OS                  1            2              5655-S77
 
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer
for DB2 for z/OS               1            1              5697-AQT
 
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for
Messaging and Collaboration
for z/OS                       5            1              5698-A09
 
IBM WebSphere Portal Enable
for z/OS                       6            1.5            5655-R17
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM WebSphere Business Events
for z/OS                       6            2.1            5655-V54
 
IBM WebSphere Business Events
for z/OS                       7            0              5655-W16
 
IBM WebSphere ILOG Decision
Validation Services for z/OS   7            All            5655-V89
 
IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules for
z/OS                           7            All            5655-V82
 
IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for
COBOL                          7            All            5655-V87
 
IBM WebSphere ILOG Rule Team
Server for z/OS                7            All            5655-V84
 
IBM WebSphere MQ Workflow
for z/OS                       3            6              5655-BPM
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2016:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM DB2 Administration Solution
Pack for z/OS                  1            1              5697-DAM
 
IBM DB2 Administration Tool for
z/OS                           10           2              5655-W34
 
IBM DB2 Object Comparison Tool
for z/OS                       10           2              5655-W36
 
IBM IMS High Availability
Large Database Toolkit
for z/OS                       3            2              5655-N46
 
IBM IMS Online Reorganiza-
tion Facility for z/OS         1            3              5655-H97
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2016:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM IMS Batch Backout Manager
for z/OS                       1            2              5697-H75
 

IPLA products: Releases to be withdrawn

All modifications in this release will be discontinued from service. Service for later releases in this version will remain available.

Releases to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2015:

 
                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM DB2 Log Analysis
Tool for z/OS                  3            3              5655-T56
 
IBM DB2 Path Checker
for z/OS                       4            1              5697-Q01
 
IBM DB2 Performance
Toolkit for z/OS the
SAP Edition                    2            1              5697-M32
 
IBM IMS Batch Backout
Manager for z/OS               1            1              5697-H75
 
IBM IMS Buffer Pool
Analyzer for z/OS              1            3              5697-H77
 
IBM IMS Command Control
Facility for z/OS              2            1              5655-R58
 
IBM IMS Fast Path Solution
Pack for z/OS                  1            2              5655-W14
 
 
IBM IMS High Performance
System Generation Tools
for z/OS                       2            2              5655-P43
 
IBM IMS Library Integrity
Utilities for z/OS             2            1              5655-U08
 
IBM IMS Network Compression
Facility for z/OS              1            1              5655-E41
 
 
IBM IMS Program Restart
Facility for OS/390            2            1              5655-E14
 
IBM MQSeries Integrator
Agent for CICS                 1            1              5655-F25
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER
Status Manager                 3            4              5608-A25
 
IBM Tivoli System Automation
for GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap
Manager                        1            1.3            5698-A44
 
IBM Tivoli System Automation
for GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap
Manager with NetView           1            1.5            5698-A43
 
IBM Tivoli System Automation
for z/OS                       3            3              5698-SA3
 
IBM Tools Base for
z/OS                           1            3              5655-V93
 
IBM WebSphere Portal Enable
for z/OS                       6            1              5655-R17
 
IBM WebSphere Portal Enable
for z/OS                       6            1.5            5655-R17
 

Releases to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2015:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Operations Manager for
z/VM                           1            4              5697-J10
 

Releases to be withdrawn from service on December 31, 2016:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM z/VM (**)                  6            2              5741-A07

 

(**) This is a change to the previously announced withdrawal of service for IBM z/VM, V6.2, announced in Software Announcement 211-409, dated October 12, 2011 . IBM z/VM, V6.2, will continue to be supported until December 31, 2016. IBM will provide notification to any change of the planned withdrawal date for IBM z/VM, V6.2.

ICA products: Versions to be withdrawn

Note: The versions listed below are the last release in the version for the specified products.

Versions to be withdrawn from service on October 31, 2014:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM z/VSE (*)                  4            3.1            5609-ZV4
 
IBM z/VSE Central
Functions (*)                  8            3              5686-CF8
 

(*) This announcement extends the previously announced end of service in Software withdrawal 913-010, dated February 05, 2013 , from May 31, 2014, to October 31, 2014.

Versions to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2015:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Enterprise COBOL for
z/OS                           3            4              5655-G53
 
IBM Enterprise PL/I for
z/OS                           3            9              5655-H31
 
IBM IMS Application Development
Facility II                    2            2.1            5665-348
 
IBM OS/VS DB/DC Data
Dictionary                     1            6              5740-XXF
 
IBM VS APL                     1            4              5748-AP1
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on May 31, 2015:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM DisplayWrite/370 for
MVS/CICS and VM/CMS            2            2              5685-101
 
IBM OfficeVision/MVS
Series                         1            3              5685-106
 

ICA products: Releases to be withdrawn

All modifications in this release will be discontinued from service. Service for later releases in this version will remain available.

Releases to be withdrawn from service on October 31, 2014:


                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
TCP/IP for VSE/ESA (*)         1            5              5686-A04
 

Note: The above release of TCP/IP for VSE/ESA V1.5 has two different Component Level Codes (CLCs). TCP/IP for VSE/ESA is available in z/VSE V4.3 with CLC: ATP and in z/VSE V5.1 with CLC: BTP. With this announcement, only the release with CLC: ATP (which corresponds to z/VSE V4.3) is discontinuing service.

(*) This announcement extends the previously announced end of service in Software withdrawal 913-010, dated February 05, 2013 , from May 31, 2014, to October 31, 2014.

Releases to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Tivoli NetView for
z/OS                           5            3              5697-ENV
 

IAASM products: Versions to be withdrawn

Note: The versions listed below are the last release in the version for the specified products.

Versions to be withdrawn from service on March 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive
Enterprise Edition for z/OS -
Data Find S&S                  7            1              5655-AR1
 
IBM Version Merger S&S         6            0              5655-U67
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2015:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM Administration Client
for Application Support
Facility Subscription
and Support                     1           0              5655-U82
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on April 30, 2016:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM IMS High Availability
Large Database Toolkit for
z/OS Subscription and Support   1           1              5655-I02
 
IBM IMS Online Reorganization
Facility for z/OS Subscription
and Support                     1           1              5655-H98
 

Versions to be withdrawn from service on September 30, 2016:

                                                           Product
Product name                   Version      Release        number
 
IBM IMS Batch Backout Manager
for z/OS Subscription and
Support                        1            1              5697-H76
 


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Withdrawn product               Replacement product
 
Program                         Program
number    Program name          number    Program name
 
5655-U24  IBM Multi-site        5655-UM4  IBM Multi-site
          Workload Lifeline,              Workload Lifeline,
          V1.1                            V2.0 1 
 
5698-USS  IBM Tivoli Storage    5698-B22  IBM Tivoli Storage
          Manager for z/OS USS            Manager for z/OS
          Client and API,                 USS Client and API,
          V5.5.x                          V6.1 2 
 
 
5655-R41  IBM WebSphere         5655-W17  IBM WebSphere
          Service Registry                Service Registry
          & Repository, V6.3              & Repository, V7.0 3
 
5655-ARC  IBM InfoSphere Optim  None
          Archive Enterprise
          Edition for z/OS -
          Data Find, V7.1
 
5655-U83  IBM Administration    None
          Client for Applica-
          tion Support
          Facility, V1.0
 
5697-N64  IBM DataQuant for     5697-P46  IBM DataQuant for z/OS,
          z/OS, V1.2                      V2.1 4
 
5655-S77  IBM IMS Database      5655-DSP  IBM IMS Database Solution
          Solution Pack                   Pack for z/OS, V2.1 5 
          for z/OS, V1.2
 
5697-AQT  IBM Smart Analytics   5697-DAB  IBM DB2 Analytics
          Optimizer for DB2               Accelerator for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V1.1                  V4.1 6
 
5698-A09  IBM Tivoli Monitor-   None
          ing for Messaging and
          Collaboration for
          z/OS, V5.1
 
5655-R17  IBM WebSphere Portal  5655-Y16  IBM WebSphere Portal
          Enable for z/OS,                Enable for z/OS,
          V6.1.5                          V8.0 7
 
 
5655-V54  IBM WebSphere         None (Note 1)
          Business Events
          for z/OS, V6.2.1
 
5655-W16  IBM WebSphere         None (Note 2)
          Business Events
          for z/OS, V7.0
 
5655-V89  IBM WebSphere ILOG    None
          Decision Validation
          Services for z/OS,
          V7.x
 
5655-V82  IBM WebSphere ILOG    None (Note 3)
          JRules for z/OS,
          V7.x
 
5655-V87  IBM WebSphere ILOG    None (Note 4)
          Rules for COBOL,
          V7.x
 
5655-V84  IBM WebSphere ILOG    None (Note 5)
          Rule Team Server
          for z/OS, V7.x
 
 
5655-BPM  IBM WebSphere MQ      None (Note 6)
          Workflow for z/OS,
          V3.6
 
5697-DAM  IBM DB2 Administra-   5697-DAQ  IBM DB2 Administration
          tion Solution Pack               Solution Pack for
          for z/OS, V1.1                   z/OS, V2.1 8
 
5655-W34  IBM DB2 Administra-   5655-DAT  IBM DB2 Administration
          tion Tool for z/OS,             Tool for z/OS,
          V10.2                           V11.1 4
 
5655-W36  IBM DB2 Object Com-   5655-DOC  IBM DB2 Object Compar-
          parison Tool for z/OS,          ison Tool for z/OS,
          V10.2                           V11.1 4
 
5655-N46  IBM IMS High Avail-   5655-DSP  IBM IMS Database Solution
          ability Large Data-             Pack for z/OS, V2.1 5
          base Toolkit for
          z/OS, V3.2
 
5655-H97  IBM IMS Online        5655-DSP  IBM IMS Database Solution
          Reorganiza-                     Pack for z/OS, V2.1 5
          tion Facility for               
          z/OS, V1.3
 
5697-H75  IBM IMS Batch         5655-E14  IBM IMS Program Restart
          Backout Manager                 Facility for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V1.2                  V2.2 5
 
5655-T56  IBM DB2 Log           5655-T56  IBM DB2 Log
          Analysis Tool for               Analysis Tool for
          z/OS, V3.3                      z/OS, V3.4 4
 
5697-Q01  IBM DB2 Path          5697-Q01  IBM DB2 Path
          Checker for z/OS,               Checker for z/OS,
          V4.1                            V4.2 4
 
5697-M32  IBM DB2 Performance   5697-M32  IBM DB2 Performance
          Toolkit for z/OS                Toolkit for z/OS
          the SAP Edition,                the SAP Edition,
          V2.1                            V2.3 9
 
5697-H75  IBM IMS Batch         5697-H75 IBM IMS Batch Backout
          Backout Manager                Manager for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V1.1                 V1.2 10
 
 
5697-H77  IBM IMS Buffer        5697-H77  IBM IMS Buffer Pool
          Pool Analyzer for               Analyzer for z/OS,
          z/OS, V1.3                      V1.4 10
 
5655-R58  IBM IMS Command       5655-R58  IBM IMS Command Control
          Control Facility for            Facility for z/OS,
          z/OS, V2.1                      V2.2 10
 
5655-W14  IBM IMS Fast Path     5655-W14  IBM IMS Fast Path Solution
          Solution Pack for               Pack for z/OS, V1.3 5
          z/OS, V1.2
 
5655-P43  IBM IMS High Per-     5655-P43  IBM IMS High Performance
          formance System                 System Generation Tools
          Generation Tools for            for z/OS, V2.3 10
          z/OS, V2.2
 
5655-U08  IBM IMS Library       5655-U08  IBM IMS Library Integrity
          Integrity Utilities             Utilities for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V2.1                  V2.2 5
 
5655-E41  IBM IMS Network       5655-E41  IBM IMS Network Compres-
          Compression                     sion Facility for z/OS,
          Facility for                    V1.2 10
          z/OS, V1.1
 
 
5655-E14  IBM IMS Program       5655-E14  IBM IMS Program Restart
          Restart Facility                Facility for z/OS,
          for OS/390, V2.1                V2.2 5
 
5655-F25  IBM MQSeries Integ-   5655-Y04  IBM CICS Transaction
          rator Agent for                 Server for z/OS,
          CICS, V1.1                      V5.1 11
 
5608-A25  IBM Tivoli            5608-C04  IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER
          OMEGACENTER                     Gateway on z/OS, V3.4.1 12
          Status Manager,                 
          V3.4
 
5698-A44  IBM Tivoli System     5698-A44  IBM Tivoli System
          Automation for                  Automation for
          GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap             GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap
          Manager, V1.1.3                 Manager, V1.1.4 (Note 7)
 
5698-A43  IBM Tivoli System     5698-A43  IBM Tivoli System
          Automation for                  Automation for
          GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap             GDPS/PPRC HyperSwap
          Manager with NetView,           Manager with NetView,
          V1.1.5                          V1.1.6 (Note 7)
 
5698-SA3  IBM Tivoli System     5698-SA3  IBM Tivoli System
          Automation                      Automation for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V3.3                  V3.4 13
 
5655-V93  IBM Tools Base        5655-V93  IBM Tools Base for z/OS,
          for z/OS, V1.3                  V1.4 14
 
5655-R17  IBM WebSphere Portal  5655-Y16  IBM WebSphere Portal
          Enable for z/OS,                Enable for z/OS,
          V6.1                            V8.0 7
 
5697-J10  IBM Operations        5697-J10  IBM Operations
          Manager for                     Manager for
          z/VM, V1.4                      z/VM, V1.5 15
 
 
5741-A07  IBM z/VM, V6.2        5741-A07  IBM z/VM, V6.3 16
 
5609-ZV4  IBM z/VSE, V4.3.1     5609-ZV5  IBM z/VSE, V5.1 17
 
5686-CF8  IBM z/VSE Central     5686-CF9  IBM z/VSE Central
          Functions, V8.3                 Functions, V9.1 17
 
5655-G53  IBM Enterprise        5655-W32 IBM Enterprise COBOL
          COBOL for                      for z/OS, V5.1 18
          z/OS, V3.4
 
5655-H31  IBM Enterprise        5655-W67  IBM Enterprise PL/I
          PL/I for                        for z/OS, V4.4 19
          z/OS, V3.9
 
5665-348  IBM IMS Application   None
          Development
          Facility II, V2.2.1
 
5740-XXF  IBM OS/VS DB/DC Data  None
          Dictionary, V1.6
 
 
5748-AP1  IBM VS APL, V1.4      5688-228  APL2®, V2.2 20
 
5685-101  IBM DisplayWrite/     None
          370 for MVS/CICS
          and VM/CMS, V2.2
 
5685-106  IBM OfficeVision/     None
          MVS™ Series, V1.3
 
5686-A04  TCP/IP for VSE/       5686-A04  TCP/IP for VSE/ESA,
          ESA, V1.5                       V1.5 (CLC: BTP) 16
 
5697-ENV  IBM Tivoli NetView    5697-NV6  IBM Tivoli NetView for
          for z/OS, V5.3                  z/OS, V6.2 21
 
5655-AR1  IBM InfoSphere Optim  None
          Archive Enterprise
          Edition for z/OS -
          Data Find S&S, V7.1
 
5655-U67  IBM Version Merger    None
          S&S, V6.0
 
5655-U82  IBM Administration    None
          Client for Applica-
          tion Support
          Facility Subscrip-
          tion and Support,
          V1.0
 
 
5655-I02  IBM IMS High Avail-   5655-S78  IBM IMS Database Solution
          ability Large Data-             Pack for z/OS Subscription
          base Toolkit for                and Support, V1.1 22
          z/OS Subscription
          and Support, V1.1
 
5655-H98  IBM IMS Online        5655-S78  IBM IMS Database Solution
          Reorganization                  Pack for z/OS Subscription
          Facility for z/OS               and Support, V1.1 22
          Subscription and
          Support, V1.1
 
5697-H76  IBM IMS Batch         5655-E17  IBM IMS Program Restart
          Backout Manager                 Facility for z/OS Sub-
          for z/OS Subscription           scription and Support,
          and Support, V1.1               V2.1 23
 
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Note 1: If you have active Subscription and Support (S&S) for 5655-V54, IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS, then you are eligible to receive Value Unit credit to trade up to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Server for z/OS at no additional charge. IBM offers the opportunity to migrate 5655-V54, IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS product entitlements to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Server for z/OS product. You may run the replaced product for a six-month grace period while migrating to the new program. Contact your IBM representative if you are interested in this trade-up migration opportunity.

Note 2: If you have active Subscription and Support (S&S) for 5655-W16, IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS, then you are eligible to receive Value Unit credit to trade up to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Server for z/OS at no additional charge. IBM offers the opportunity to migrate 5655-W16, IBM WebSphere Business Events for z/OS product entitlements to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Server for z/OS product. You may run the replaced product for a six-month grace period while migrating to the new program. Contact your IBM representative if you are interested in this trade-up migration opportunity.

Note 3: If you have active Subscription and Support (S&S) for 5655-V82, IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules for z/OS, then you are eligible to receive Value Unit credit to trade up to 5655-Y31, IBM Business Rules for z/OS at no additional charge. IBM offers the opportunity to migrate 5655-V82, IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules z/OS product entitlements to 5655-Y31, IBM Business Rules for z/OS product. You may run the replaced product for a six-month grace period while migrating to the new program. Contact your IBM representative if you are interested in this trade-up migration opportunity.

Note 4: If you have active Subscription and Support (S&S) for 5655-V87, IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for COBOL, then you are eligible to receive Value Unit credit to trade up to 5655-Y31, IBM Business Rules for z/OS at no additional charge. IBM offers the opportunity to migrate 5655-V87, IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for COBOL product entitlements to 5655-Y31, IBM Business Rules for z/OS product. You may run the replaced product for a six-month grace period while migrating to the new program. Contact your IBM representative if you are interested in this trade-up migration opportunity.

Note 5: If you have active Subscription and Support (S&S) for 5655-V84, IBM WebSphere ILOG Rule Team Server for z/OS, then you are eligible to receive Value Unit credit to trade up to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Center for z/OS at no additional charge. IBM offers the opportunity to migrate 5655-V84, IBM WebSphere ILOG Rule Team Server for z/OS product entitlements to 5655-Y17, IBM Decision Center for z/OS product. You may run the replaced product for a six-month grace period while migrating to the new program. Contact your IBM representative if you are interested in this trade-up migration opportunity.

Note 6: An entitlement migration exists from 5655-BPM, IBM WebSphere MQ Workflow for z/OS, V3.6 to 5655-Y02, IBM Business Process Manager Advanced for z/OS per value unit. Customers wanting to migrate receive entitlement to the newer offering until EOS of the WMQWF or until they are fully migrated, whichever comes first.

Note 7: Mod level updates for these special offerings are not announced in an announcement letter.

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