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IBM have updated their Product Lifecycle support details and Cognos Insight – Distributed mode will be deprecated from version 2.0.6 of IBM Planning Analytics.

Find the IBM product Lifecycle article article here: IBM Cognos Insight Distributed Mode Deprecation

To find details of Planning Analytics and Cognos TM1 product lifecycle details visit the IBM Software Lifecycle

The current support dates for each product are listed below:

Planning Analytics

  • IBM Planning Analytics Local/ Express/ Advanced all released on 14th December 2016 with no end of support date listed.

Cognos TM1

  • Version 10.1.x end of support date was 30th April 2017
  • Version 10.2.0 end of support date is 30th September 2018
  • Version 10.2.2 end of support date is 30th September 2019

Cognos TM1 – Cognos Insight

  • Version 10.1.x end of support date was 30th April 2017
  • Version 10.2.0 end of support date is 30th September 2018
  • Version 10.2.1 end of support date is 30th September 2018
  • Version 10.2.2 end of support date is 30th September 2019

Cognos TM1 – Cognos Analysis for Excel

  • Version 10.1.x end of support date is 30th April 2016
  • Version 10.2.0 end of support date is 30th September 2018
  • Version 10.2.2 end of support date is 30th September 2019
  • End of support is the last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/ release of a product.
  • Those users on Flexible Contract (FCT) will need to move to the standard IBM support offering in Passport Advantage (PA).

IBM advise that clients upgrade at their earliest convenience to IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0.2 or later. Service extensions on Cognos TM1 v10.2.0 beyond the end of support data will not be available. Selected support beyond the announced end of support date will be available for those with a valid subscription and support agreement for IBM Planning Analytics Local.

To discuss your upgrade/ support options contact us and we can advise on local or cloud based solutions and the benefits of moving between versions.

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- Peter Smith, Head of Solution Delivery, Edrington

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