Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM APL2, IBM APL2 Application Environment, and IBM Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms

IBM Europe Withdrawal Announcement ZP21-0096
January 26, 2021

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 Support discontinuance Support discontinuance Replacement informationReplacement information
 Withdrawn programs Withdrawn programs Announcement countriesAnnouncement countries


Support discontinuance

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Effective on the date shown, IBM® will withdraw support for versions and releases of the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name Version and release Discontinuance of support date
5688-228 IBM APL2® 2.2.0 September 15, 2021
5688-229 IBM APL2 Application Environment 2.2.0 September 15, 2021
5724-B74 IBM Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms 2.0.x September 15, 2021

No support extension will be offered.

Passport Advantage® clients who have S&S contracts that extend beyond the end of support date, or have S&S contracts within ELAs that extend beyond the end of support date, will continue to receive support in accordance with their current S&S and ELA contract terms.

For APL2 replacement product information, including a support option, contact Log-On Software, Inc. by going to the Log-On Software website.

IBM APL2 and APL2 Application Environment clients who want to move to the replacement APL2 offering from Log-On Software, Inc., should request cancellation of the IBM APL2 software prior to switching.

IBM is offering APL2 clients an opt-in/opt-out option to be contacted by Log-On Software, Inc. Contact your IBM representative by email within 30 days of this announcement for the opt-in. IBM will then provide Log-On Software, Inc. with your company name and contact information. A non-response within 30 days is considered an opt-out, and IBM will not provide contact information to Log-On Software.



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Withdrawn programs

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Effective on the date shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing part numbers from the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from marketing date
5724-B74 IBM Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms April 7, 2021
5688-228 IBM APL2 April 7, 2021
5688-229 IBM APL2 Application Environment April 7, 2021

IBM Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms (5724-B74)

Part number description Part number
IBM Workstation APL2 User License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D50Z7LL
IBM Workstation APL2 User Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal E008MLL
IBM Workstation APL2 User SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D50Z9LL
IBM Workstation APL2 User From APL2 6000/OS2/SLRS/WIN/LEG WKSTN FTR UR Trade Up License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D5195LL
IBM Workstation APL2 User Monthly License D192YLL
IBM Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms Version 2.0.20 International English CD ROM Media Pack BA04CIE


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Replacement information

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IBM APL2 clients who want to move to the Log-On APL2 offering can find additional information about the Log-On APL2 offerings at the Log-On Software website.



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Order processing

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Orders received on or after the effective date of withdrawal will not be filled.



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Announcement countries

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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries, except Islamic Republic of Iran, Sudan, and Syrian Arab Republic.

Trademarks

IBM, APL2 and Passport Advantage are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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