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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.

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XCAT Elite2.11.0E5724-V642015-12-14 
XCAT Elite2.10.0E5724-V642015-07-31 
XCAT Elite2.8.xO5724-V642012-02-28 
XCAT Elite2.7.xO5724-V642012-03-16 
XCAT Elite2.6.0O5724-V642011-08-262015-04-30
XCAT Elite2.5.0O5724-V642010-10-222013-04-30
XCAT Elite2.4.0O5724-V642010-04-302013-04-30
XCAT Elite2.3.0O5724-V642009-10-302011-04-30
XCAT Elite2.2.0O5724-V642009-04-242011-04-30
XCAT Elite2.1.0O5724-V642008-09-122011-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.11.0E5724-V632015-12-14 
XCAT Enhanced2.10.0E5724-V632015-07-31 
XCAT Enhanced2.8.xO5724-V632012-02-28 
XCAT Enhanced2.7.xO5724-V632012-03-16 
XCAT Enhanced2.6.0O5724-V632011-08-262015-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.5.0O5724-V632010-10-222013-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.4.0O5724-V632010-04-302013-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.3.0O5724-V632009-10-302011-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.2.0O5724-V632009-04-242011-04-30
XCAT Enhanced2.1.0O5724-V632008-09-122011-04-30
XIV Storage System11.4.0S5639-YYB2013-11-15 
XIV Storage System11.3.0S5639-YYB2013-06-27 
XIV Storage System11.2.0S5639-YYB2013-06-27 
XIV Storage System11.1.0S5639-YYB2012-03-08 
XIV Storage System11.0.0S5639-YYB2011-09-08 
XIV Storage System10.2.0S5639-XXA2009-11-19 
XIV Storage System10.1.0S5639-XXA2009-06-302012-04-30
XIV Storage System10.0.0S5639-XXA2008-08-152012-09-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Linux9.0.0E5724-S732007-07-272012-09-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Linux8.0.1E5724-M162006-10-022011-04-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Linux8.0.0E5724-M162006-01-062011-04-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Linux7.0.1E5724-K772005-04-082010-04-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Linux7.0.0E5724-K772004-11-192010-04-30
XL C/C++ Advanced Edition for Mac OS X6.0.xS5724-G122004-01-162007-04-30
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX9.0.xE5724-S712007-07-062012-09-30
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX8.0.xE5724-M122005-11-042011-04-30
XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX7.0.xE5724-I112004-10-012009-09-30
XL C/C++ for AIX13.1.3E5725-C722015-12-11 
XL C/C++ for AIX13.1.2E5725-C722014-06-06 
XL C/C++ for AIX13.1.0E5725-C722014-06-06 
XL C/C++ for AIX13.1.0E5765-J072014-06-06 
XL C/C++ for AIX12.1.0E5765-J022012-05-18 
XL C/C++ for AIX12.1.0E5725-C722012-06-08 
XL C/C++ for AIX11.1.xE5724-X132010-04-23 
XL C/C++ for AIX10.1.0E5724-U812008-07-252015-09-30
XL C/C++ for Blue Gene/Q12.1.0S5799-AG12012-06-15 
XL C/C++ for Linux13.1.3E5725-C732015-12-11 
XL C/C++ for Linux13.1.0E5725-C732014-06-06 
XL C/C++ for Linux13.1.0E5765-J082014-06-06 
XL C/C++ for Linux12.1.0E5765-J032012-05-18 
XL C/C++ for Linux12.1.0E5725-C732012-06-08 
XL C/C++ for Linux11.1.0E5724-X142010-08-20 
XL C/C++ for Linux10.1.0E5724-U832008-10-032015-09-30
XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems1.2.xE5725-N012015-12-18 
XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems1.1.xE5725-N012015-02-16 
XL C/C++ for Multicore Acceleration for Linux for System p9.0.xS5724-T432007-10-192012-09-30
XL C/C++ for Multicore Acceleration for Linux for x86 Systems10.1.xE5724-T422008-12-122014-04-30
XL C/C++ for Multicore Acceleration for Linux for x86 Systems9.0.xS5724-T422007-10-192012-09-30
XL C/C++ for Multicore Acceleration for Linux on Power Systems10.1.xE5724-T432008-12-122014-04-30
XL C/C++ for z/VM1.3.0E5654-A222011-12-02 
XL C/C++ for z/VM1.2.0S5654-A222008-09-12 
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX9.0.xE5724-S702007-07-062012-09-30
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX8.0.xE5724-M112005-11-042011-04-30
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX7.0.xE5724-I102004-10-012009-09-30
XL C for AIX13.1.3E5765-J062015-12-11 
XL C for AIX13.1.2E5765-J062014-06-06 
XL C for AIX13.1.3E5725-C712015-12-11 
XL C for AIX12.1.0E5725-C712012-06-08 
XL C for AIX12.1.0E5765-J012012-05-18 
XL C for AIX11.1.xE5724-X122010-04-23 
XL C for AIX10.1.0E5724-U802008-07-252015-09-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Linux11.1.0E5724-S742007-07-272012-09-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Linux10.1.1E5724-M172006-10-022011-04-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Linux10.1.0E5724-M172006-01-062011-04-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Linux9.1.1E5724-K762005-04-082010-04-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Linux9.1.0E5724-K762004-11-192010-04-30
XL Fortran Advanced Edition for Mac OS X8.1.xS5724-G132004-01-162007-04-30
XL Fortran Enterprise Edition for AIX11.1.xE5724-S722007-06-082012-09-30
XL Fortran Enterprise Edition for AIX10.1.xE5724-M132005-11-042011-04-30
XL Fortran Enterprise Edition for AIX9.1.xE5724-I082004-10-012009-09-30
XL Fortran for AIX15.1.3E5725-C742015-12-11 
XL Fortran for AIX15.1.2E5725-C742014-06-06 
XL Fortran for AIX15.1.0E5725-C742014-06-06 
XL Fortran for AIX15.1.0E5765-J092014-06-06 
XL Fortran for AIX14.1.0E5725-C742012-06-08 
XL Fortran for AIX14.1.0E5765-J042012-05-18 
XL Fortran for AIX13.1.xE5724-X152010-04-23 
XL Fortran for AIX12.1.xE5724-U822008-07-252015-09-30
XL Fortran for AIX8.1.xS5765-F702002-07-262007-04-30
XL Fortran for AIX7.1.xS5765-E022000-03-102003-12-31
XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q14.1.0S5799-AH12012-06-15 
XL Fortran for Linux15.1.3E5725-C752015-12-11 
XL Fortran for Linux15.1.0E5725-C752014-06-06 
XL Fortran for Linux15.1.3E5765-J102015-12-11 
XL Fortran for Linux15.1.0E5765-J102014-06-06 
XL Fortran for Linux14.1.0E5765-J052012-05-18 
XL Fortran for Linux14.1.0E5725-C752012-06-08 
XL Fortran for Linux13.1.0E5724-X162010-08-20 
XL Fortran for Linux12.1.0E5724-U842008-10-032015-09-30
XL Fortran for Linux on pSeries8.1.xS5765-F702003-04-112007-04-30
XL Fortran for Multicore Acceleration for Linux11.1.xS5724-T442008-01-042012-09-30
XL Fortran Run-Time Environment for AIX8.1.xS5765-F712002-07-262007-04-30
XL Fortran Run-Time Environment for AIX7.1.xS5765-E032000-03-102003-12-31
XL Fortran Run-Time Environment for Linux on pSeries8.1.xS5765-F712003-04-112007-04-30
XML Toolkit for iSeries1.1.0S5733-XT12002-04-192007-04-30
XML Toolkit for System i6.1.0S5733-XT22008-01-29 
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.10.xS5655-J512008-12-12 
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.9.xS5655-J512006-06-162013-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.8.xS5655-J512005-06-172013-04-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.7.xS5655-J512004-09-242007-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.6.xS5655-J512003-10-172007-04-17
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.5.xS5655-J512003-04-042006-04-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS1.4.xS5655-J512002-08-162005-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS and OS/3901.3.xS5655-D442001-12-072003-12-31

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 (“S”), 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.