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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ViewProduct name
(** indicates comments/exception)
Product IDGeneral
End of
IBM 4680-4690 General Sales Application.S5696-5461994-03-25 
IBM 4680-4690 Supermarket Application.S5696-5361995-12-31 
IBM 4690 Operating System.S5639-P702010-04-30 
IBM Checkout Environment for Consumer-Service BOSS Application.S5697-N942009-10-09 
IBM Checkout Environment for Consumer-Service BOSS Application for Consumer-Service Client Application.S5697-P012009-10-09 
IBM Data Integration Facility.S5639-GG52010-10-01 
IBM Remote Management Agent.S2010-04-13 
IBM Store Integrator.S5639-P712010-08-27 
IBM SurePOS Application Client/Server Environment Electronic Payment Support.S5639-BA22010-07-10 
IBM SurePOS Application Client/Server Environment for 4690 OS.S5639-BA12010-07-10 
VisualStore Suite.S5799-VS52010-10-08 

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.