Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite S&S and IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS S&S - No direct replacements

IBM Canada Withdrawal Announcement A22-0291
April 26, 2022

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Support and access discontinuance

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

Program number Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date
5698-Z06 IBM OMEGAMON® for z/OS® Management Suite S&S All April 30, 2023
5698-AA9 IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS S&S All April 30, 2023

Note 5698-Z06: IBM previously announced the software withdrawal of IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite (5698-TOM) on December 4, 2018, and the Software withdrawal and support discontinuance of IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite (5698-TOM) on February 1, 2022. See the Reference information section for the announcement letters. With this announcement, the corresponding S&S program number (5698-Z06) IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite S&S is being withdrawn from support.

Note 5698-AA9: IBM had previously announced the software withdrawal of IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS (5698-AA8) on December 4, 2018, and the Software withdrawal and support discontinuance of IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS (5698-AA8) on February 1, 2022. See the Reference information section for the announcement letters. With this announcement, the corresponding S&S program number (5698-AA9) IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS S&S is being withdrawn from support.

There are no direct replacement offerings for programs 5698-TOM and 5698-Z06 or 5698-AA8 and 5698-AA9. IBM Z® Monitoring Suite 1.2 (5698-B66 and 5698-B67) is available as an alternate, which includes additional capabilities delivering wider collaboration through IBM Service Management Unite, IBM Z ChatOps, and IBM Z OMEGAMON Data Provider enabling wider integration with open platforms.

Contact your IBM representative for more details and options to purchase.



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Withdrawn parts, features, or programs

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Build-to-order release withdrawal

Effective September 5, 2022, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM
5698-Z06 IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite S&S All
5698-AA9 IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS S&S All

Build-to-order program and feature number withdrawal

Effective September 5, 2022, the following programs and features will be withdrawn.

Software maintenance programs

Program number Program and feature name VRM
5698-Z06 IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite S&S All
5698-AA9 IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS S&s All



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Replacement information

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There are no direct replacements for the withdrawn programs.



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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 software withdrawal for IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite S&S (5698-TOM) and IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS (5698-AA8), see Withdrawal Announcement A18-0776, dated December 4, 2018.

For information about software withdrawal and support discontinuance of IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS Management Suite (5698-TOM) and IBM OMEGAMON Performance Management Suite for z/OS (5698-AA8), see Software Announcement A22-0209, dated February 15, 2022.



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Technical support

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Technical support continues to be available until April 30, 2023. Support extensions are not available.

See the IBM Support website for product support information.

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IBM, OMEGAMON, z/OS and IBM Z are registered trade-marks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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