Software Withdrawal: Selected Products -- Replacements Available

Withdrawal Announcement
October 20, 1998
Announcement Letter Number: 998-303




Overview

Effective January 31, 1999, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement:

                                                          Program
Program Name                             Version          Number

IMS/ESA (R) Partition Support Product 1 5697-A06 Application System 4 5648-092 The Information System VM/SP (TM) 1 5654-014 The Information System MVS (TM) 1 5655-055

Replacement Product Information: IMS/ESA Partition Support Product Version 1 (5697-A06) is replaced by IMS/ESA Partition Support Product Version 2 (5697-D85). Refer to Software Announcement 298-384 dated September 29, 1998.

Application System Version 4 Release 2 (5648-092) is replaced by ASTRAC AS Version 5. Refer to ASTRAC Ltd. at:

Trademarks
      SP and MVS are trademarks of International Business Machines
      Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
      IMS/ESA is a registered trademark of International Business
      Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or
      both.
      Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or
      service marks of others.

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This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, contact your IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU, or visit the IBM home page at: http://www.ibm.com