Software withdrawal: Select IBM Z platform programs - Some replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 920-163
December 1, 2020

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Overview

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Effective on the dates shown, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following programs/version/release licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement.



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Withdrawn programs

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IPLA programs: Versions to be withdrawn

Versions to be withdrawn March 8, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS® 3.2.0 5655-L08
IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS 3.1.0 5655-L08
IBM Tivoli Business System Manager for z/OS All 5698-A03
IBM Wave for z/VM® 1.2.0 5648-AE1
IBM Z® Decision Support for Capacity Planning 2.1.0 5698-AS1

IPLA programs: Releases withdrawn since the last announcement

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Release withdrawn September 7, 2020:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Z Operations Insight® Suite 1.1.0 5698-ABP

IPLA programs: Releases to be withdrawn

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Release to be withdrawn June 19, 2020:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Cloud® Infrastructure Center 1.1.0 5635-015

Release to be withdrawn October 9, 2020:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center 1.1.1 5635-015

Releases to be withdrawn March 8, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS Developer Trial 5.4.0 5655-Y30
IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Value Unit Edition 5.4.0 5722-DFJ
IBM Db2® DevOps Experience for z/OS 1.1.0 5698-DEX
IBM IMS Performance Analyzer for z/OS 4.4.0 5655-R03
IBM IMS Performance Solution Pack for z/OS 2.2.0 5698-P21
IBM Z Monitoring Suite 1.1.x 5698-B66
IBM Z Service Automation Suite 1.2.x 5698-SA1
IBM Z Service Management Suite 1.6.x 5698-AAF

ICA programs: Releases to be withdrawn

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Release to be withdrawn March 8, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS 5.4.0 5655-Y04

ICA programs: Feature to be withdrawn

Feature to be withdrawn March 8, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM VisualAge® Pacbase, Pactables Feature S00TNXN 3.5.x 5655-F37

International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM) Subscription and Support (S&S) products: Versions to be withdrawn

Versions withdrawn March 8, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS S&S 2.1.0 5655-F75
IBM Wave for z/VM S&S 1.1.0 5648-AE2
IBM Z Decision Support for Capacity Planning S&S   5698-AS2


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Replacement program information

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Withdrawn program number Withdrawn program name Replacement program number Replacement program name
5655-L08 IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS, 3.2.0 None (See Note below) None (See Note below)
5655-L08 IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS, 3.1.0 None (See Note below) None (See Note below)
5698-A03 IBM Tivoli Business System Manager for z/OS, All None None
5648-AE1 IBM Wave for z/VM, 1.2.0 None None
5698-AS1 IBM Z Decision Support for Capacity Planning, 2.1.0 5698-AS3 IBM Z Performance and Capacity Analytics, 3.1.0 1
5698-ABP IBM Z Operations Insight Suite, 1.1.0 5698-ABP IBM Z Operations Insight Suite, 1.2.0 1
5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.0 5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.2 2
5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.1 5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.2 2
5655-Y30 IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Developer Trial, 5.4.0 5655-Y30 IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Developer Trial, 5.6.0 3
5722-DFJ IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Value Unit Edition, 5.4.0 5722-DFJ IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Value Unit Edition, 5.6.0 3
5698-DEX IBM Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS, 1.1.0 5698-DEX IBM Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS, 1.2.0 4
5655-R03 IBM IMS Performance Analyzer for z/OS, 4.4.0 5655-R03 IBM IMS Performance Analyzer for z/OS, 4.5.0 5
5698-P21 IBM IMS Performance Solution Pack for z/OS, 2.2.0 5698-P21 IBM IMS Performance Solution Pack for z/OS, 2.3.0 5
5698-B66 IBM Z Monitoring Suite, 1.1.x 5698-B66 IBM Z Monitoring Suite, 1.2.0 6
5698-SA1 IBM Z Service Automation Suite, 1.2.x 5698-SA1 IBM Z Service Automation Suite, 1.3.0 6
5698-AAF IBM Z Service Management Suite, 1.6.x 5698-AAF IBM Z Service Management Suite, 1.7.0 6
5655-Y04 IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, 5.4.0 5655-Y04 IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, 5.6.0 3
5655-F37 IBM VisualAge Pacbase, Pactables Feature S00TNXN, 3.5.x 5725-H03 IBM Rational® Programming Patterns, 9.7.x 7
5655-F75 IBM IMS Database Control Suite for z/OS S&S, 2.1.0 None (See Note below) None (See Note below)
5648-AE2 IBM Wave for z/VM S&S, 1.1.0 None None
5698-AS2 IBM Z Decision Support for Capacity Planning S&S 5698-AS4 IBM Z Performance and Capacity Analytics S&S 1

Note 5655-L08 and 5655-F75: Clients should consider upgrading to IMS Administration Tool for z/OS (5655-CAT), which is also available in IMS Database Solution Pack for z/OS (5655-DSP).

For 5655-BR1, 5655-SQ1, 5655-BRS, 5655-SQS, previously announced in Withdrawal Announcement 919-172, dated December 3, 2019, the Note should be as follows: Although these programs have no formal replacements, the functions can be obtained through Db2 Utilities Solution Pack. Contact your IBM representative for details.

  • 1 Software Announcement 220-068, dated February 18, 2020. Important: Entitlement to the replacement program is not automatic. Contact your IBM representative for details.
  • 2 Software Announcement 220-384, dated October 6, 2020
  • 3 Software Announcement 220-077, dated April 7, 2020
  • 4 Software Announcement 220-136, dated October 20, 2020
  • 5 Software Announcement 220-001, dated October 13, 2020
  • 6 Software Announcement 220-463, dated November 3, 2020
  • 7 Software Announcement 219-432, dated October 15, 2019


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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBMid).

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