Withdrawal Announcement 999-255
August 31, 1999

Software Withdrawal: Withdrawal of Selected IBM Software Products

 ENUS999-255.PDF (5KB)


Overview

Effective November 30, 1999, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement:

                                             Program
Program Name                                 Number
 
Data Compression Program for                 5697-235
 for VM/ESA(R)
The Information Facility (TIF)               5798-DYF
 for VM/CMS
IMS(TM) Ad Hoc Reporting Tool                5697-A05
IMS Data Base Analyzer                       5665-349

Replacement Product Information: These programs and their replacements are:

  • Some functions of IMS Data Base Analyzer Version 2 (5665-349) may be replaced by IMS System Utilities/Database Tools (5685-093). Refer to Software Announcement 296-482 , dated December 3, 1996. The applicable features are:
    • Space Management Utilities (SMU) feature and/or
    • DEDB Pointer Checker feature
  • IMS Ad Hoc Reporting Tool Version (5697-A05) has no replacement.
  • IBM Data Compression Program for VM/ESA (5697-235) has no replacement.
  • The Information Facility (TIF) for VM/CMS (5798-DYF) has no replacement.

Trademarks

 
IMS is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
VM/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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