Support Lifecycle

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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ViewProduct name
(**Indicates comments/exception)
Version
Rel./Mod.1
Policy
type2
Product IDGeneral
availability3
End of
Support4
6.3.xS5741-A0726 Jul 201330 Apr 2017
6.2.xS5741-A0702 Dec 201131 Dec 2016
1.13.xS5694-A0130 Sep 201130 Sep 2016
5.4.xS5741-A0512 Sep 200831 Dec 2014
4.3.xS5609-ZV426 Oct 201031 Oct 2014
1.12.xS5694-A0124 Sep 201030 Sep 2014
1.12.xS5655-S2824 Sep 201030 Sep 2014
6.1.xS5741-A0723 Oct 200930 Apr 2013
4.2.xS5609-ZV417 Oct 200831 Oct 2012
1.11.xS5694-A0125 Sep 200930 Sep 2012
1.11.xS5655-S2825 Sep 200930 Sep 2012
1.10.xS5694-A0126 Sep 200830 Sep 2011
4.1.xS5609-ZV416 Mar 200730 Apr 2011
1.9.xS5694-A0128 Sep 200730 Sep 2010
5.3.xS5741-A0529 Jun 200730 Sep 2010
1.8.xS5694-A0129 Sep 200630 Sep 2009
1.8.xS5655-G5229 Sep 200630 Sep 2009
3.1.xS5609-ZVS04 Mar 200531 Jul 2009
5.2.xS5741-A0516 Dec 200530 Apr 2009
1.7.xS5694-A0130 Sep 200530 Sep 2008
1.7.xS5655-G5230 Sep 200530 Sep 2008
1.6.xS5694-A0124 Sep 200430 Sep 2007
1.6.xS5655-G5224 Sep 200430 Sep 2007
5.1.xS5741-A0524 Sep 200430 Sep 2007
1.5.xS5694-A0126 Mar 200431 Mar 2007
1.4.xS5694-A0127 Sep 200231 Mar 2007
1.5.xS5655-G5226 Mar 200431 Mar 2007
1.4.xS5655-G5227 Sep 200231 Mar 2007
4.4.xS5739-A0313 May 200330 Sep 2006
4.4.xS5739-A0413 May 200330 Sep 2006
4.3.xS5739-A0331 May 200231 May 2005
4.3.xS5739-A0431 May 200231 May 2005
1.3.xS5694-A0129 Mar 200231 Mar 2005
1.3.xS5655-G5229 Mar 200231 Mar 2005
1.2.xS5694-A0126 Oct 200131 Oct 2004
1.1.xS5694-A0130 Mar 200131 Mar 2004
4.2.xS5739-A0326 Oct 200131 Dec 2003
4.2.xS5739-A0426 Oct 200130 Dec 2003
4.1.xS5739-A0320 Jul 200130 Jun 2003
2.1.xE5650-zOS30 Sep 2013
2.1.xE5610-A0130 Sep 2013
1.13.xS5655-S2830 Sep 2011
1.1.xO5748-T1516 Sep 2005
5.2.xE5609-ZV525 Apr 2014
5.1.xE5609-ZV525 Nov 2011

Notes

  1. .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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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