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Lifecycle dates for the Appliance Hardware Machine Types (MT): 2426, 7198, 7199, 8436, 8441



This document provides information on the Lifecycle dates for the Hardware Machine Types (MT) for IBM DataPower Gateway and IBM MQ appliances.


The following table lists the planned dates that Remote Technical Support will be withdrawn for each Hardware Generation of the IBM WebSphere Appliances: DataPower Gateways and MQ appliances

Hardware generation machine type (MT) Models Standard maintenance end-of-service date
Lifecycle end date (End-of-life) Product lifecycle
8441 X2 52X 53X IBM DataPower Gateways
8441 MQ 54X M2002 IBM MQ Appliance
8436 IDG 52X 53X 30 Jun 2023 30 Jun 2023 IBM DataPower Gateways
8436 MQ 54X M2000 30 Apr 2020 30 Apr 2020 IBM MQ Appliance
8436 MQ 55X M2001 10 Jul 2023 10 Jul 2023 IBM MQ Appliance
7199 XI52
2426 XI52
7199 XB62
2426 XB62
42X 43X 62X 63X 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 IBM DataPower Gateways
7198 XG45
2426 XG45
32X 33X 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 IBM DataPower Gateways

All statements regarding IBM future direction or intent, including current product plans, are subject to change or withdrawal without notice and represent goals and objectives only. All information is provided for informational purposes only, on an "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind.
For additional information for the support process for the appliances please see the IBM Appliance Support Guide

  • 2426, 7198, and 7199 appliances are not eligible for a service extension beyond 31 Dec 2019.
  • 8436 54X M2000 appliances are not eligible for a service extension beyond 30 Apr 2020.
  • The 8436 DataPower appliances are not eligible for service extensions beyond 30 June 2023.

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Modified date:
24 February 2022