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Update on plans for Notes and Domino 8.0.x maintenance release



Update on plans for Notes and Domino 8.0.x maintenance release.


** Latest Updates **

Release 8.0.2 was the last maintenance release in the Notes and Domino 8.0.x code stream.

Customers looking for Notes/Domino should move to the latest 9.0.1 release and fixpack level.

The IBM Notes, iNotes, Domino Designer, and Domino 9.0.1 product line is the recommended, progression from 8.0.2. It offers a smooth upgrade path to gain new and enhanced functionality and fixes, All with minimal or no new end user training required. Customers' existing business applications continue to work with 9.0.1, while the highly productive and integrated application development environment available for customers to enhance existing or build new applications using the Eclipse-based Domino Designer product. With 9.0.1 customers can also realize total cost of ownership savings through lower administration costs (Notes ID vault and Domino Configuration Tuner), reduced disk usage (Domino Attachment and Object Service), and server consolidation.

As with all IBM software products, 9.0.1 will be supported for a minimum of 5 years with a fee-based option for an additional 3 years. This is well beyond the minimum support cycle for 8.0 which was eligible for end of support September 2012 (2014 with 2 year fee-based extension option).

For 8.5.x service plans, please refer to Technote 1611954

Related information

IBM Software Support Lifecycle
Notes/Domino Update Status page
Upgrade Cookbook
Statement regarding Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook
Download options for Notes/Domino 8.0.2 Fix Packs
A simplified Chinese translation is available

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Messaging Applications IBM Domino Designer Not Applicable 8.0
Messaging Applications IBM Domino Not Applicable 8.0
Messaging Applications IBM iNotes Not Applicable
Information Management Lotus Enterprise Integration

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes

Software version: 8.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows, iOS

Reference #: 1389127

Modified date: 14 April 2014