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Overview of IBM Spectrum Control releases

Product Lifecycle


Abstract

This page provides links to detailed information and download pages for the currently supported version and releases of IBM Spectrum Control for both the Standard Edition and the Advanced Edition, as well as a list of releases that have recently reached the end of support.

Content

IBM Spectrum Control 5.4

V.R.M.
Release Date
IBM Docs
Limitations and Known Issues
Download
Announcement
Notes
5.4.8 2022-08 What's new Link Download
5.4.7 2022-05 What's new Link Download
5.4.6 2022-03 What's new Link Download
5.4.5.2 2021-12 see below see below
  • Includes security fixes for Log4j
5.4.5
2021-12 What's new Link
5.4.4
2021-08 What's new Link
5.4.3
2021-05
What's new Link
5.4.2 2021-02 What's new Link
  • Check here for discontinued features
5.4.1 2020-11 What's new Link
  • Check here for discontinued features
5.4.0
2020-08
  • "Standard (Edition)" dropped from the name
  • Check here for discontinued features

Interoperability matrix: Find the Supported Hardware, Products and Platforms Interoperability Matrix

List of fixes: APAR Fix List - IBM Spectrum Control v5.4.x

Software lifecycle information: Link

  

  

  
  

  

Versions no longer supported:

  

IBM Spectrum Control 5.3

End of Support:  September 30th, 2021

V.R.M.
Release Date
IBM Docs
Limitations and Known Issues
Download
Announcement
Notes
5.3.7 2020-05 What's new Link Download
US: 220-245
Updates to Select licensing
5.3.6 2020-02 What's new Link US: 220-114 Updates to SCU definition
5.3.5.1 2019-11 see below see below None
5.3.5 2019-11 What's new Link None Superseded by 5.3.5.1
5.3.4 2019-09 What's new Link None
5.3.3 2019-05 What's new Link None
5.3.2 2019-02 What's new Link None
5.3.1
2018-11
None
5.3.0.1
2018-11
See below
see below
None
5.3.0
2018-07
Superseded by 5.3.0.1

List of fixes: APAR Fix List - IBM Spectrum Control v5.3.x

Software lifecycle information: Link

 
Notes:

  • Direct upgrade from IBM Spectrum Control V5.2.12 to IBM Spectrum Control V5.3.2 or later is not supported. 
  • The installation of Spectrum Control 5.3 will uninstall Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication. If you need this function you need to install IBM Copy Services Manager, which is included in any Spectrum Control license and has replaced Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication in version 5.2.8 of Spectrum Control.

  

  

IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.8 - 5.2.17

End of Support:  September 30th, 2019

V.R.M.
Release Date
IBM Docs
Limitations and Known Issues
Download
Announcement
Notes
5.2.17.4 2019-09 Link End of Support None
5.2.17.3 2019-05 Link End of Support None Superseded by 5.2.17.4
5.2.17.2 2019-01 Link End of Support None Superseded by 5.2.17.3
5.2.17.1 2018-11 Link End of Support None Superseded by 5.2.17.2
5.2.17
2018-05
End of Support
None
Superseded by 5.2.17.1
5.2.16
2018-03
End of Support
None
5.2.15.2
2017-11
End of Support
None
5.2.15.1
2017-11
End of Support
None
Superseded by 5.2.15.2
5.2.15
2017-08
End of Support
None
Superseded by 5.2.15.1
5.2.14
2017-05
End of Support
None
5.2.13
2017-03
End of Support
5.2.12
2016-11
End of Support
5.2.11
2016-08
End of Support
None
5.2.10.1
2016-07
End of Support
None
5.2.10
2016-05
End of Support
License change to SCU
Superseded by 5.2.10.1
5.2.9
2016-02
End of Support
None
Superseded by 5.2.10.1
5.2.8
2015-12
End of Support
IBM Copy Service Manager included for the first time


List of fixes: APAR Fix List - v5.2.x

Software lifecycle information: Link

Note: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center has been renamed into IBM Spectrum Control followed by the name of the Edition, e.g. IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition. Below you can find the older releases which use the older name.
  

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.2.0 - 5.2.7

End of Support: September 30th, 2019

V.R.M.
Release Date
IBM Docs
Limitations and Known Issues
Download
Announcement
Notes
5.2.7.1
2016-02
End of Support
None
5.2.7
2015-08
End of Support
None
Superseded by 5.2.7.1
5.2.6
2015-06
End of Support
None
5.2.5.1
2015-03
End of Support
5.2.5
2015-03
End of Support
5.2.4
2014-11
End of Support
None
5.2.3
2014-08
End of Support
None
5.2.2
2014-06
End of Support
None
5.2.1
2014-03
End of Support
None
5.2.0
2013-06
End of Support


List of fixes: APAR Fix List - v5.2.x

Software lifecycle information: Link

  

  

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Modified date:
18 August 2022

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