Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.
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- .x designates that any and all modifications available follow the Enhanced and Standard designated Software Support Lifecycle Policy for the associated version/release of the product.
- The policy type column indicates which of IBM’s standard (“S”), enhanced (“E”) or other (“O”) Software Support Lifecycle Policy applies to each version/release product.
- The General Availability (GA) date listed is the latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.
- The End of Support (EOS) date listed is the last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.