IBM Support Portal release 9.2 is live!
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IBM Support Portal release 9.2 was deployed on December 3, 2014. This release focused mostly on improving our support for users on mobile web browsers. We've also done some work "behind the scenes" to prepare for IBM's announced sale of its System x and BladeCenter product lines to Lenovo. And there are a few known issues we're currently working on.
Enhanced mobile support
When you visit IBM Support Portal with your smart phone or tablet, you'll experience a new and improved site that offers nearly all the features of our full site. Using modern "res
And here is the new design, which includes almost all the features of the full site:
All the content from the full site is available on the new mobile site. Searching for products and content is available on the home page. You also get access to "My products" and your recently viewed products, and premium support customers can access all of their extra content and services from their mobile devices.
Content display has also been given a mobile makeover. Content links are shown first, with the filtering controls shown at the bottom of the page:
A few features have not been "mobilized" yet, including:
We plan to provide mobile-optimized experiences for these features in a future release.
Preparing for the System x and Blade product line divestiture
Support Portal has been preparing for the announced sale of IBM's System x and Blade product lines to Lenovo. IBM will continue to provide technical support and documentation for these products into the forseeable future. Because of the divestiture, some products have been reorganized into new Lenovo brands, and other brands will be arriving in the future. Currently, two new Lenovo brands are available in the Support Portal product selector: