Software withdrawal and/or support discontinuance: IBM Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced 9.0.x and 10.0.x, Linux on IBM Z platform only

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 922-111
September 27, 2022

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Support and access discontinuance
Support and access discontinuance Replacement informationReplacement information

Withdrawn parts, features, or programs
Withdrawn parts, features, or programs


Support and access discontinuance

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Licensed program software

IBM Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced (5724-Q23)

Effective on the dates shown, IBM will discontinue support for the Linux on IBM Z platform for the following program and versions, as licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date Discontinuance of media access
5724-Q23 IBM Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced Linux on IBM Z 1 9.0.x September 30, 2023 September 15, 2023
5724-Q23 IBM Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced Linux on IBM Z 1 10.0.x September 30, 2023 September 15, 2023

Clients have the option to exchange their Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced Linux on IBM Z license part numbers for Sterling Transformation Extender Linux on IBM Z license part numbers. For details, contact your IBM or IBM Business Partner representative.

1 Support discontinuance for Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced applies only to the Linux on IBM Z platform. Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced is not discontinued for supported distributed platforms, which include AIX, Linux, and Windows.



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Withdrawn parts, features, or programs

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Build-to-plan licensed program select part number withdrawal

Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing select part numbers from Transformation Extender Advanced (5724-Q23), as licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Only part numbers for the Linux on IBM Z platform are being withdrawn. The Transformation Extender Advanced program remains available and the program is supported on multiple distributed platforms that include AIX, Linux, and Windows.

Clients have the option to exchange their Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced Linux on IBM Z license part numbers for Sterling Transformation Extender Linux on IBM Z license part numbers. For details, contact your IBM or IBM Business Partner representative.

The following part numbers are withdrawn without direct replacements:

Part number Part number name and description Effective date of withdrawal
D1L3ZLL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months February 14, 2023
D1L47LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Non Production for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months February 14, 2023
D1L40LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Monthly License February 14, 2023
D1L48LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Non Production for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Monthly License February 14, 2023
E0MD1LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal March 14, 2023
E0MD3LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Non Production for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal March 14, 2023
D1L3YLL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months February 14, 2023
D1L46LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Non Production for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months February 14, 2023
D1L41LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Trade Up License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months from IBM Transformation Extender Processor Value Unit (PVU) for Linux on z Systems February 14, 2023
D1L49LL IBM Transformation Extender Advanced for Non Production for Linux on z Systems Processor Value Unit (PVU) Trade Up License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months from IBM Transformation Extender for Non Production for Linux on z Systems PVU February 14, 2023


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Replacement information

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Build-to-plan

There are no direct replacements for the withdrawn part numbers.



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Order processing

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Orders received on or after the effective date of withdrawal will not be filled. Client requested arrival dates (CRADs), if any, must be prior to the effective date of withdrawal.



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Reference information

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For information about the most recent product announcements, see:

  • Software Announcement 221-376, dated November 9, 2021
  • Software Announcement 221-363, dated October 12, 2021
  • Software Announcement 219-474, dated October 1, 2019


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Technical support

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Licensed program technical support

Technical support continues to be available until the end of support date.

See the IBM® Support website for product support information.

Trademarks

Sterling is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM Sterling, IBM Z, IBM, AIX and z Systems are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

The registered trademark Linux® is used pursuant to a sublicense from the Linux Foundation, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a world­wide basis.

Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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