October 31, 2017 | Written by: Sandor Szabo
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Thank you for using IBM IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service.
On 11/30/2017 we are retiring the IBM IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service
Here’s what you need to know:
End of Beta / Experimental Date: 11/30/2017
As of 11/30/2017, new IBM IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service Beta instances cannot be provisioned; however, we will continue to support existing instances.
However, existing instances will continue to be supported.
End of Beta / Experimental Support Date: 12/30/2017
- For a period of 30 days after the End of Beta Date, through , all existing instances will continue to be available on the Services dashboard in the Bluemix console. IBM IoT for Automotive Bluemix service will also continue to support all existing instances.
- Any instance still provisioned at the End of Beta Support Date will be deleted.
- Please delete your IBM IoT for Automotive Bluemix service Beta service instances before the End of Beta Support Date.
This change affects all regions.
For customers who want to IoT Automotive platform Products and applications we recommend that you use IoT for Automotive Development Edition (part number D1PWPLL ) can be used as an alternative.
IBM® IoT for Automotive SaaS is a foundational real-time infrastructure platform it provides features to support the connected vehicle and emerging autonomous driving capabilities. IoT for Automotive SaaS is a highly scalable and low-latency dedicated cloud computing offering that provides big data storage and real-time analytics.
By using IoT for Automotive SaaS, you can build smart solutions that use in-vehicle and contextual data to share cars and manage fleet operations, monitor and improve driver behavior, optimize journeys, and much more.
For a Product overview and features please visit IoT for Automotive SaaS overview
For more information about Development Edition SaaS please visit IBM Knowledge Center
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