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ALERT: PPM 9.2x End of Committed Support (EoS) notice – February 28th, 2017

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ALERT: PPM 9.2x End of Committed Support (EoS) notice – February 28th, 2017

The Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Center 9.2x version will reach the end of committed support on February 28th, 2017 after 4 years of active service.

The 9.2x end of support notice along with all other HPE software end of support announcements are available on the obsolescence and migrations page of the HPE Software Support website.

Upon the expiration of Committed Support, HPE offers a minimum of a further two (2) years of limited support (“Extended Support”) during which customers with active support contracts will get access to entitled forums, SSO, existing patches/hotfixes and technical support engineers but will not get defect or security fixes and no new patches will be released for this version. Terms of “Extended Support” are outlined in the Enterprise Support Datasheet. 

HPE recommends upgrading to PPM version 9.32.0002 (as of April 18th, 2016).  

The 9.3x contains many great new features & enhancements: 

User Experience improvements in resource and project management.

  • View Staffing Profile on Project Overview page –new “Staffing” tab
  • Inline editing of positions.
  • Copy positions in current Staffing Profile
  • Graphic Gantt Chart
  • Project management Quick View.
  • Many more…

Resource Management Improvement

  • Resource Allocation Recommendation
  • Resource Management Optimization Capability (RMO)

Financial Management Improvement.

  • Visibility into possible cost changes
  • Comprehensive Cost view
  • Financial Optimization Capability

Reporting Improvement

  • Excel based operational reporting native to PPM.
  • Adding ‘Export to excel’ function to more portlets in native excel format.
  • Content Pack 2.0: customer gets choose to use their own reporting tool.

NOTE: SAP Business Objects OEM bundle of software & licenses ceases beginning with PPM v9.30. More detail available here

New Mobile Web Interface eliminating need of HP Anywhere infrastructure for Mobility.

Improved Agile project management

  • Agile Open SDK by which PPM Center can be integrated with any agile management tools.
  • HPE Agile Manager integration improvements

Application Portfolio Management Roadmap Visualization.

Platform Improvements: Replace JBOSS with Tomcat, Purge Utility, FIPS support.

New certifications: Java 8, Oracle 12c, Windows 2012, Win 8.1, IE 11


Here are some reference documents for more information related to 9.3x

HPE Project and Portfolio Management Center 9.xx Documentation List

Overview of Project and Portfolio Management 9.3x Releases

What’s New and What’s Changed? – PPM 9.30

Software Release Notes – PPM 9.30

Software Release Notes – PPM 9.31

Software Release Notes – PPM 9.32


Youtube Videos

HP PPM 9.31

HP PPM Resource Management Optimization

HP PPM Mobile Website Client


Thank you very much for being an HPE Project and Portfolio Management customer. 

We sincerely appreciate your business.


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