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IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition_5.3.x - Withdrawal notification

Product lifecycle

IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition

License type
International Program License Agreement

Lifecycle dates, announcement letters and other information

06-Sep-2018 , 218-333
08-Dec-2020 , 920-136
30-Sep-2021 , 920-136
Lifecycle policy
Continuous Delivery (C): minimum 2 years support with extension of 1 year

Last updated: 24-Mar-2022

Visit IBM's base license agreement information page for more information about ILAN and IPLA licenses. IBM Customer Agreement (ICA) terms are provided with your ICA Program software; you can also read an online version of the ICA (PDF format; get the Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Lifecycle date definitions

General Availability (GA)
The latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.
End of Support (EOS)
The last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.
End of Marketing (EOM)
The effective date on which a part number ceases to be included as active and can no longer be ordered in standard price lists.

Withdrawal information and reference.

Some announcement letters may not be available for some product releases.

Visit IBM's software support lifecycle policy page for more information.

See below for dates that indicate when this product will no longer be avaiable for sale by IBM, and support will no longer be provided by IBM.

Announcement letter dates are US only.

Information for other country announcements is available on the IBM Offering Information page.