Please find details below regarding End of Service Dates:
From 31st December 2016 IBM no longer directly supports the following IBM Servers:
IBM will support these servers under their End of Life Multi-Vendor Scheme. Please contact Mark or Kelly on 01625 548111 for more information about your support options for these servers.
Every release of IBM i software has a finite support period and when a software release reaches the end of support date, direct upgrades to subsequent releases are only available for a limited time. These are the recent end of service dates:
– IBM Extended Support for V5R4 ended 30th September 2017.
– IBM Extended Support is available for V6R1 until 30th September 2018.
Further information regarding System i releases can be found here:
Additional information to track the life of your IBM Servers is available here:
A Technology Refresh is a collection of operating system software that is developed together, packaged together, tested together, and delivered together as a PTF Group for a base release. This spring you will be able to upgrade to new technology refresh versions TR6 and TR7 which will add significant functionality for DB2 for i and enhances IBM i Access Client Solutions.
Fixed Price Upgrade
Life IT have a fixed price upgrade service which is geared to ensuring the success of the upgrade without disrupting your business. It’s a service that draws on the wealth of experience and expertise that comes from undertaking such projects on a regular basis, where our consultants:
– Co-ordinate delivery of the relevant software from IBM
– Fully document an implementation plan which details what we’ll do and when
– Provide end-to-end planning and installation
At £1,800 per upgrade (during working hours – out of hours options are available) this service is both ‘Fixed Price and Hassle Free’. For more information about our upgrade services please contact Mark or Kelly on 01625 548111.
Published Date: 8th March 2017
Category: General, IBM