This document highlights an announcement regarding IBM Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction 7.5.x and 8.0.x and documentation on upgrading your product to Rational Developer for i RPG and COBOL Tools + Modernization Tools, EGL Edition 9.0.
An announcement has been made that extended support for Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction 7.5.x and 8.0.x will no longer be offered after April 30, 2015. You can find the announcement here: Software withdrawal and end of service: IBM Rational selected products
You can also find the status of the product versions in the Rational Software Support Lifecycle site.
You can find information on upgrading to IBM Rational Developer for i RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools EGL Edition 9.0 with the following links. This is a software bundle that includes IBM Rational Developer for i RPG and COBOL Tools, and IBM Rational Business Developer.