__________________ IBM Connections Cloud and SmartCloud Notes Clients: __________________
IBM and HCL completed the transaction under which HCL acquired (hcltech.com/press-releases/press-releases-business/hcl-technologies-announces-close-acquisition-select-ibm) select IBM collaboration, commerce, digital experience, AppScan and BigFix products and solutions on June 30, 2019, including the Connections Cloud offerings. HCL announced End-of-Service (EOS - hclpnpsupport.hcltech.com/csm?id=kb_article&sys_id=1736f5f31be2b788c1f9759d1e4bcbc3) for Connections Cloud effective, July 16, 2020. HCL will end service for all Connections Cloud part numbers and offerings inclusive of but not limited to Verse, SmartCloud Notes, Connections S1, Connections S2, Connections Social Cloud, Connections Engagement Center, Connections Chat, Connections Meetings, Dual Entitlement, and Domino Applications on Cloud. Existing Connections Cloud customers who are actively using the cloud/SaaS services will be able to renew or purchase additional quantity of existing subscriptions/entitlements through July 15, 2020. Extensions beyond July 15, 2020 will not be granted. Please plan for migration off Connections Cloud accordingly. If you have any questions regarding your existing contract, please contact SaaSHCL@us.ibm.com. For all other questions, please contact HCL at firstname.lastname@example.org.