What is 'End of Support'?
A natural stage in the IBM Software Support Lifecycle, End of support marks the 'official' withdrawal of technical support for specific versions and releases of software products.
What are my options if a version or release of my deployed software reaches 'End of support'?
End of support announcements are generally made twice a year in April and September which means you have time to plan. In most instances, you have two options to consider. You may opt to:
Only you can decide which option makes the most sense for your business.
Use End-of-Support announcements to help you plan your software upgrade and migration strategy.
Note: End of support dates are subject to change. Always confirm dates by visiting the IBM Software Support Lifecycle site.
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