Software lifecycle

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Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.

SoftLayer customers: view the SoftLayer Product Life Cycle policy.

To view details for multiple products, select the checkbox for each product and click “View details”.

Announcement letter dates are U.S. only. Information for other country announcements is available on the IBM Offering Information page.

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Product IDGeneral
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Verity Text Search DataBlade Module1.3x.xS2000-12-272003-09-30
Versata Logic Server5.5.xS5724-B222001-12-112004-12-31
Versata Studio5.5.xS5724-B232001-12-112004-12-31
Version Merger6.0.0S5655-U662008-03-072013-09-30
Virtual I/O Server1.5.xS5765-G342007-11-062011-09-30
Virtual I/O Server1.4.xS5765-G342004-07-132010-09-30
Virtual I/O Server1.3.xS5765-G342004-07-132009-09-30
Virtual I/O Server1.2.xS5765-G342004-07-132008-09-30
Virtual I/O Server1.1.xS5765-G342004-07-132008-09-30
VisualAge C++ for Linux6.0.xS5765-F562004-01-302007-04-30
VisualAge C++ Professional for AIX6.0.xS5765-F562002-07-302007-04-30
VisualAge C++ Professional for AIX5.0.xS5765-E262000-03-312003-12-31
VisualAge COBOL for Windows NT3.0.xS5639-I442000-06-282006-04-30
VisualAge COBOL Millennium Language Extensions (MLE) for MVS and VM1.1.xS5654-MLE1998-04-102006-04-21
VisualAge Enterprise Suite4.0.xS5724-A242002-04-292003-09-30
VisualAge Enterprise Suite3.0.xS5724-B402001-10-192003-07-27
VisualAge for Java ,Enterprise Edition4.0.xS5724-B142001-08-282003-12-31
VisualAge for Java ,Enterprise Edition3.5.xS5639-H432000-08-312003-12-31
VisualAge for Java ,Professional Edition4.0.xS5724-B142001-08-282003-12-31
VisualAge for Java ,Professional Edition3.5.xS5639-H432000-08-312003-12-31
VisualAge Generator Developer4.5.xS5639-G982000-09-292009-09-30
VisualAge Generator EGL Plug-in for VSE1.0.xS5724-L932005-06-212010-04-30
VisualAge Generator Server4.5.xS5639-G972000-09-292009-09-30
VisualAge Generator Server for AS/4004.4.xS5769-VG12000-07-282009-04-30
VisualAge Generator Server for iSeries4.4.xS5769-VG12000-08-012009-04-30
VisualAge Generator Server for MVS, VSE and VM1.2.xS5648-B021998-06-262010-04-30
VisualAge Generator Templates Customizer4.5.xS5639-H092000-09-292009-09-30
VisualAge Pacbase3.5.XS5655-F372003-01-172015-12-14
VisualAge Pacbase3.0.xS5655-F372001-09-282006-04-10
VisualAge Pacbase2.5.xS5648-A531998-09-252005-09-15
VisualAge PL/I Enterprise for OS/2 and Windows NT2.1.xS5639-D641998-04-302006-04-30
VisualAge Smalltalk Enterprise6.0.xS5724-B832002-05-072006-04-30
VisualAge Smalltalk Enterprise5.5.xS5648-B842000-08-312003-04-30
VisualAge Smalltalk for OS/390 and z/OS6.0.xS5655-I042002-06-142010-04-30
VisualAge TPF for Windows NT1.1.xS5648-A722001-06-222006-04-16
VisualStore Suite5.1.0S5799-VS52010-10-08 
VTF Mainframe3.0.0S5655-V432008-12-052019-04-30

Modification level

“.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.

Policy type

The policy type column indicates which of IBM’s Continuous Delivery (“C”), Standard (“S”), Enhanced (“E”) or Other (“O”) Software support lifecycle policies applies to each version/release product.

General availability

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.

End of support

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.