IBM OpenPages GRC Platform announces version 6.2 availability and end of support dates for versions 5.x and 6.0.0.x.
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2
IBM OpenPages Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Platform V6.2 gives organizations the capability to gain greater insight into all aspects of their enterprise-wide governance, risk, and compliance initiatives with an integrated platform that seamlessly adapts to a company's unique risk management methodologies, taxonomies, and business practices. With OpenPages GRC Platform, you get a modular and integrated approach for operational risk management, policy and compliance management, IT risk and compliance, financial controls management, and internal audit management.
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 leverages the latest release of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10, empowering business users with the unified business intelligence workspace and powerful reporting capabilities of IBM Cognos Insight.
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 offers unprecedented transparency into risks across the enterprise and promotes collaboration across business units with highly flexible and adaptable reporting. It is generally available for electronic download from December 4, 2012. For further information on key features please to refer to the US Announcement Letter 212-474.
Please review the download instructions for IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 to learn of the product fixes that have been included in this release and any other late-breaking news regarding this release.
IBM strongly recommends customers upgrade to IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 to maintain the highest level of support, performance and reliability.
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 includes installation and upgrade software to upgrade from IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.0.1.x and V6.1.x releases.
Customers still operating OpenPages Release 5.1 or 5.5 should first upgrade to IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 188.8.131.52 using the upgrade software included with that release as a preliminary step to installing and upgrading to IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2.
Please contact your Managing Consultant or Account Manager for more information on IBM OpenPages GRC Platform V6.2 in order to begin your upgrade planning.
OpenPages Release 5.x / 6.0.0.x End-of-Support Announcement
IBM is dedicated to delivering high quality products that provide our customers with a long term return on their investment. As customer requirements evolve and application demands grow, we are continuously developing newer products to meet these needs. As such, the End-of-Support process will commence for standard support of OpenPages Release 5.x and 6.0.0.x beginning December 31, 2012. IBM will continue to provide error correction and application support for OpenPages Release 5.x and 6.0.0.x through December 31, 2013. Additionally, IBM will continue to provide application support for OpenPages Release 5.x and 6.0.0.x through December 31, 2015. Following this date, support for OpenPages Release 5.x and 6.0.0.x will be discontinued.
A summary of the current support status for OpenPages releases prior to May 2011 may be found on the OpenPages Supported Products page, while releases after this date may be found on the Information Management Product Support Lifecycle page.