Software support discontinuance: IBM WebSphere Commerce V6.0 only

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 915-199
October 1, 2015

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In accordance with support policies, effective April 30, 2017, IBM® will discontinue support for Version 6.0 only of the following IBM WebSphere® Commerce offerings. Offerings are licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. Customers with active maintenance contracts are eligible and encouraged to upgrade. Contact your IBM or Business Partner representative if you need additional information or assistance.

Program number Program release name End of support date
5724-I36 IBM WebSphere Commerce Express® V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-I37 IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer Express V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-I38 IBM WebSphere Commerce Enterprise V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-I39 IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer Enterprise V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-I40 IBM WebSphere Commerce Professional V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-I41 IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer Professional V6.0 April 30, 2017
5724-N56 IBM Sales Center for WebSphere Commerce V6.0 April 30, 2017

Version 6.0 software media packs were withdrawn from marketing effective June 22, 2012, refer to Software Announcement 912-083, dated May 22, 2012.

Active Version 6.0 customers with current subscription and support entitlements will continue to receive support through the effective end of support date.

Service extensions through IBM Commerce's Upgrade Bridge Support program can provide extended support for IBM Commerce software that has reached its announced end of service date. For more information on programs available to help you upgrade to the latest release, email

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No programs are withdrawn.

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For information about IBM WebSphere Commerce V8.0, refer to Software Announcement 215-305, dated October 1, 2015.

For information about WebSphere Commerce V7.0, Feature Pack 8, refer to Software Announcement 214-379, dated October 1, 2014.

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Refer to the Software support website for product support information

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.


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