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End of Support of API Connect on IBM Cloud service plans - Effective 31 July 2023

By Parisa Lotfi posted Tue August 16, 2022 07:04 PM

The API Connect on IBM Cloud service plans listed below will End of Support on July 31, 2023Migrating to an alternative option below provides benefits including access to newer industry standards, the latest innovations, and a modern user experience.  

(Based on V5 of API Connect):
  • Lite, Enterprise Paygo, Enterprise 25M 
  • Essential, Enterprise 1B, Professional Paygo, Professional 5M, Professional 25M,  Hybrid Plan
Current provisioned instances of the service will be End of Support on July 31, 2023.  After July 31, 2023 the service will no longer be available to users.  This provides time to plan and execute a migration to an alternative option. Users data will be available for migration until the End of Support date.  

available to evaluate:
  • Option 1:  API Connect Reserved Plan. This is a single-tenant solution based on API Connect V10, hosted on IBM Cloud with an annual subscription. 
  • Option 2:  API Connect Software. This is a software solution that you deploy yourself with choice and flexibility in deployment.  For example, it can be deployed on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS) or RedHat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.  Simple software pricing based on API Calls is available
  • Option 3IBM API Connect SaaS on AWS. This is a multi-tenant solution based on API Connect V10 hosted on AWS, available in the US-East, Frankfurt, & UK-London regions. Try it for free and purchase from IBM or the AWS Marketplace. 
Self-service migration documentation:  
Read our detailed documentation specific to each option to assist you to extract your data and migrate your API assets using provided tooling.

The IBM API Connect Team