Cognos Business Intelligence Software Environments

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All versions stated of an environment presume the initial release of a 3rd party product without any need for patches/service packs or equivalent terms unless stated. Equally, unless stated, we presume that patches/service packs are upward compatible for our products.

Unless stated, Cognos considers all packaged versions of databases released by our supported database vendors to be indistinguishable to Cognos products.


Cognos Unsupported Environments Policy
Unsupported Environments Policy

Cognos Products and 64-bit Architecture
Cognos Products and 64-bit Architecture (Updated January 30, 2009)
Cognos 8.4 Products and 64-bit Architecture (Updated January 30, 2009)

Cognos and Virtualization
Virtualization Policy for IBM Software

To view supported software environments, click the product version below.

Cognos Business Intelligence

10.1 | 10.1.1 | 10.2 | 10.2.1

Cognos BI for z/OS


Cognos PowerPlay

10.1 | 10.1.1 | 10.2

Cognos Migration Tools

10.1 | 10.1.1 | 10.2

Cognos 8 BI*


Cognos 8 BI for z/OS

Cognos 8 BI Analysis
for Microsoft Excel


Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay


Cognos 8 BI Special Edition


Cognos 8 Migration Tools


* includes BI Analysis, Reporting, Data Manager, and Cognos Metrics Manager.

Related information

Cognos Software Environments

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Not Applicable AIX, HP-UX, HP Itanium, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.4.1 All Editions

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Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version:

8.4.1, 10.1, 10.1.1, 10.2, 10.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

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