RTM – Release to manufacturing
Software product is ready to be delivered or provided to the customer.
GA – General Availability
The latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.
EOM – End of Marketing
The effective date on which a part number ceases to be included as active and can no longer be ordered in standard price lists.
EOS – End of Support
The last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.