- License type
- International Program License Agreement
Lifecycle dates, announcement letters and other information
- Lifecycle policy
- Continuous Delivery (C): minimum 2 years support with extension of 1 year
Proactive, Expert Care
- Extended Support available until 30-Sep-2026
- Usage / Known Defect Support until 30-Sep-2027
Last updated: 31-Oct-2023
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.