IBM Spectrum Computing Group

End of Life / End of Support Announcement: All Editions of IBM Platform LSF V9 Family, IBM Spectrum Symphony 7.1.x, IBM Platform Analytics, IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for HPC 10.1.x, IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for Workgroups 10.1.x

  • 1.  End of Life / End of Support Announcement: All Editions of IBM Platform LSF V9 Family, IBM Spectrum Symphony 7.1.x, IBM Platform Analytics, IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for HPC 10.1.x, IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for Workgroups 10.1.x

    Posted Thu March 12, 2020 05:39 PM

    IBM Platform LSF V9 Family, IBM Spectrum Symphony 7.1.x and IBM Platform Analytics will reach End-Of-Life/Support on April 30th, 2020. IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for HPC 10.1.x and IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for Workgroups 10.1.x are also reaching End-Of-Life on that date. The official announcement is available here. We highly recommend updating your environment to the latest version of the product.


    List of products that are reaching end-of-support: 

    Platform LSF 9.1.x
    Platform Analytics 9.1.x
    Platform Application Center 9.1.x
    IBM Spectrum LSF Analytics 9.1.x
    Platform MPI 9.1.0
    Platform Cluster Manager 4.1.0
    IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for HPC 10.1.x
    IBM Spectrum LSF Suite for Workgroups 10.1.x
    IBM Spectrum Symphony 7.1.x


    The IBM Platform LSF V9 family includes:

    • IBM Platform LSF Express®, Standard, and Advanced Editions
    • IBM Platform RTM Server and RTM Data Collector
    • IBM Platform Process Manager
    • IBM Platform License Scheduler
    • IBM Platform Session Scheduler
    • IBM Platform Data Manager
    • IBM Platform Application Center


    IBM Platform Analytics includes:

    • IBM Platform Analytics Express, Standard, and Advanced Editions
    • IBM Platform Analytics Data Collectors for Platform LSF
    • IBM Platform Analytics Data Collectors for Platform Symphony®
    • IBM Spectrum LSF Analytics Express, Standard, and Advanced Editions
    • IBM Spectrum LSF Analytics Data Collectors for LSF
    • IBM Spectrum LSF Analytics Data Collectors for Symphony


    The End-Of-Life/Support marker means that "After this date, all standard support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete". As a result, please consider upgrading your impacted clusters as soon as possible in order to avoid any unexpected interruptions to your valuable production.


    To help you conduct a smooth upgrade, our IBM Professional Service is always available. Please contact your IBM Sales Account Manager if such an arrangement is necessary.


    In case you need to run obsolete versions of our products for the near future, we have made available an Extended Support Service program that will provide you with continued product support. For more information about the services offered in the Extended Service program, please contact your IBM Sales Account Manager. For any support related questions, please contact us by raising a case with IBM Support. 


    Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing all your clusters upgraded to our latest product
    versions so that your users can fully benefit from the many new features and improvements we have to offer.



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    Vlad S
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