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Certify B2B Integrator and Perimeter Server on Windows Server 2016

End of standard support for Windows 2012R2 (currently the newest version supported by IBM) occurs in October of this year.   Please certify the application on a newer version so that organziations are not forced to pay for extended support on older versions of windows.

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  • Jun 26 2018
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the fact that IBM is so far behind on certification of Windows versions causes a negative perception of the product.

Our organization is left open to potential security flaws, and also forced to invest in extended support.  By providing this function, it will address these concerns. Doing so in a timely manner will also increase perception of IBM as a whole within the organization

What is your industry? Media & Entertainment
What is the idea priority? High
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  • Jun 29, 2018

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    Ryan Wood commented
    June 29, 2018 17:42

    Hello, thank you for participating in the "Idea" community. We have this item on our short term roadmap. Our intent, subject to change, is to make Windows 2016 available in Q3 2018.

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    Guest commented
    August 09, 2018 15:53

    Hello Ryan. Thank you for your answer. Since we are in Q3 2018 already can you please provide an update on the date of availability of Windows 2016 support in SI?

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    Ryan Wood commented
    August 09, 2018 16:52

    Hello Vladimir. Windows Server 2016 will be available in the upcoming v6.0 release due at the end of August 2018. If you are not subscribed to myNofifications I recommend you do so to get the latest release announcements.