Software support discontinuance: IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-075
April 23, 2013

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Effective December 31, 2015, IBM will discontinue support for the following programs, licensed under the IBM® Customer Agreement:

Program                                            Withdrawal from
number    Program release name                     support date
5655-M15  CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® V3.1  December 31, 2015
5655-M15  CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.2    December 31, 2015
5655-M15  CICS Transaction Server for z/OS
          Service Flow Feature V3.1                December 31, 2015

Replacement program information

Replacement versions of program numbers for the programs identified for discontinuance of service in this announcement are available from IBM .

                    Program                         Program
Withdrawn program   number    Replacement program   number
CICS TS V3.1        5655-M15  CICS TS V4.2          5655-S97
CICS TS V3.2        5655-M15  CICS TS V4.2          5655-S97
CICS TS Service               CICS TS Service Flow
Flow Feature V3.1   5655-M15  Feature V3.2          5655-M15

Note: For additional information, refer to Software Announcement 211-080, dated April 05, 2011 . CICS TS V5.1 is also available and may be considered as a replacement product for CICS TS V3. For details, refer to Software Announcement 212-325, dated October 03, 2012 .

Business Partner information

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