Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.

SoftLayer customers: view the SoftLayer Product Life Cycle policy.

Use the search form, or browse by software family or product name, to find the software lifecycle details you need. To stay up to date, subscribe to the lifecycle news feed, or download lifecycle data in XML format to import into your spreadsheet program or custom data processing application.

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Policy information

The IBM Software Support Lifecycle policy specifies the length of time support will be available for IBM software from when the product is available for purchase to the time the product is no longer supported. IBM software customers can use this site to track how long their version and release of a particular IBM software product will be supported. Using the information on this site, customers will be able to effectively plan their software investment, without any gaps in support.