End of Service dates for CICS products

Product lifecycle


Abstract

You want to know when the end of service (EOS) date is for a CICS product. This document includes information concerning CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA, CICS/VSE, and CICS Tools.

Content

The following table contains CICS products having EOS dates in 2012 through 2015. Click on the EOS date to view the announcement letter.

CICS products with EOS dates in 2011 through 2015 EOS date
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.1 and V3.2 31 Dec 2015
CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.2 30 Sep 2013
CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V2.1 30 Sep 2013
IBM Session Manager for z/OS V2.1 30 Sep 2013
CICS/VSE V2.3 31 Oct 2012
CICS VSAM Copy for z/OS V1.1 30 Sep 2012
CICS Business Event Publisher for MQSeries V1.2 30 Sep 2012
CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V2.2 30 Sep 2012

To view the end of service date along with general availability and end of marketing dates for any supported IBM product:
  1. Go to the IBM Software Support Lifecycle home page.

  2. Find the a to z list at the top of the Web page.

  3. Click on the first letter of the product you are interested in. The list of products starting with that letter will display.
    • Click on C to review the end of support dates for products starting with CICS.
    • Click on I to review the end of support dates for IBM CL/CONFERENCE, CL/SUPERSESSION, and Session Manager.
    • Click on T to review the end of support dates for Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for CICS.

  4. Scroll down to the product you are interested in. Or, enter cntl-F to display a search box, then enter the product you want to find and click on Next.

  5. Find the end of service date under the column entitled End of support.

  6. Click on the End of support date to view the announcement letter.

  7. Click on the Product name to display the details page view which also contains the End of Marketing (EOM) date.


The products might not display on the Lifecycle page after the EOS date. The following tables contain CICS products having EOS dates before 2012.
CICS products with EOS dates in 2009, 2010, and 2011 EOS date
CICS Performance Monitor for z/OS V1.2 03 Dec 2011
IBM Session Manager for z/OS V1.3 30 April 2010
SOAP for CICS feature 30 Sept 2009
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.3 30 Sept 2009
CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V2.1 30 April 2009
CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V1.4 30 April 2009
CICS VSAM Recovery for z/OS V4.1 30 April 2009

CICS products with EOS dates in 2008 EOS date
CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS V1.1 30 Sept 2008
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.2 30 April 2008
CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1 30 April 2008
CICS Online Transmission Time Optimizer V1.1 30 April 2008

CICS products with EOS dates in 2007 EOS date
CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V1.3 30 Sept 2007
CICS VSAM Recovery for z/OS V3.3 30 Sept 2007
IBM Session Manager for z/OS V1.2 30 Sept 2007

Products with EOS dates in 2006 EOS date
CICS Business Event Publisher for MQSeries® V1.1 30 Sept 2006
CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V1.2 30 Sept 2006
CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V1.3 30 Sept 2006
CICS Performance Monitor for z/OS V1.1 30 April 2006
CICS Transaction Server for OS/390 V1.3 30 April 2006
CICS VSAM Recovery V3.2 30 April 2006

Products with EOS dates before 2006 EOS date
CICS/ESA V4.1 31 Dec 2002
CICS Transaction Server for OS/390 V1.2 31 Dec 2002
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.1 30 Jun 2002
CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA V1.1.0 31 Dec 2002

Related information

Announcement Letters for CICS Products

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Host Transaction Processing CICS Online Transmission Time Optimizer Availability z/OS 1.2
Host Transaction Processing CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS Availability z/OS 2.1, 1.2
Host Transaction Processing CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS Availability z/OS 1.2
Host Transaction Processing CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS Availability z/OS 3.1, 2.1
Host Transaction Processing CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS Availability z/OS 2.2, 3.1
Host Transaction Processing IBM Session Manager Availability z/OS 3.1, 2.2, 2.1
Host Transaction Processing CICS Performance Monitor for z/OS Availability z/OS 1.2
Host Transaction Processing CICS VSAM Recovery Availability 4.2, 4.3
Host Transaction Processing CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS Availability z/OS 1.1

Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/ESA CICS ESA CICS/VSE CICS VSE CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

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More support for:

CICS Transaction Server
Availability

Software version:

1.1.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2

Operating system(s):

z/OS, z/VSE

Reference #:

1154953

Modified date:

2013-04-29

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