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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps ( - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at

Status Delivered
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.1
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 28, 2018

Symphony 7.1.1 validation on Windows 2016

SocGen upgraded all its Symphony production clusters (in total more than 80k cores) from Symphony 5.1 to 7.1.1 in 2017. The management nodes are running on RedHat Advanced Server 6.7; and the compute nodes are running on Windows Server 2008 R2.
SocGen plans to upgrade all Windows 2008 compute nodes to Windows 2016 by November 2018 to meet Windows product life cycle requirements.
However, Symphony 7.1.1 was not officially tested for Windows 2016 per the product table

  • Guest
    Jul 3, 2018

    Support for Windows 2016 on Symphony v7.1.1 was completed post release. This is now available to use.