Planning for product End of Support
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Information regarding planned End of Support (EOS) dates for IBM products is documented in Software Support Lifecycle. The Announcement letters are also published to provide advanced notification of upcoming EOS updates.
EOS information is available in advance of planned dates to provide you with sufficient time to start planning your upgrades to newer product versions. When planning your upgrades, you should review the product versions you currently have installed and check to see if they have reached (or are nearing) their end of support. Below is a list of the most recently announced End of Support dates for some of our Watson Internet of Things products:
Further information about the withdrawal from support dates for the above listed products is available in Software withdrawal and service discontinuance: IBM Middleware, IBM Security, IBM Analytics, IBM Storage Software, and IBM z Systems select products - Some replacements available.
To help you get a better understanding of the stages of the IBM Product Lifecycle, including End of Support, refer to this video: Wha