Platform Release Schedule and Lifecycles

Updated

Platform releases (formerly called "feature releases") have release lifecycles and schedules.

Release Types

Release type

Release frequency

Lifecycle

Platform release

Once every six months

One (1) year from initial release.

Long-term support (LTS) platform release

Once every year

Three (3) years from initial release, with monthly maintenance releases for year 1 and year 2, and then as needed.

Note: For Feature Release 11.20 and previous releases, the LTS release lifecycle was five (5) years.

Release Lifecycle Phases

Lifecycle phase

Description

Maintenance releases?

Technology Preview

Suitable for POCs and new customer installations.

Note: Technology Preview runs for sixty days from initial release. Afterwards, the platform release becomes General Availability.

Yes, monthly

General Availability

Upgrading is not required, but you may upgrade to take advantage of new features.

Yes, monthly

End of life

Prepare to upgrade to the most recent LTS release.

No

Release Schedule

Release Name

Technology Preview date

General Availability date

End of life date

Commvault Platform Release 2022E

(Long-Term Support)

June 15, 2022

August 15, 2022

June 15, 2025

Feature Release 11.26

December 15, 2021

February 15, 2022

December 15, 2022

Feature Release 11.25

September 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

September 15, 2022

Feature Release 11.24

(Long-Term Support)

June 15, 2021

August 15, 2021

June 15, 2024

Feature Release 11.23

March 15, 2021

May 15, 2021

June 15, 2022

Feature Release 11.22

December 15, 2020

February 15, 2021

March 15, 2022

Feature Release 11.21

September 15, 2020

November 15, 2020

December 15, 2021

Feature Release 11.20

(Long-Term Support)

June 15, 2020

August 15, 2020

June 15, 2025

Feature Release 11.19

March 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

June 15, 2021

Service Pack 18

December 15, 2019

February 15, 2020

March 15, 2021

Service Pack 17

September 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

December 15, 2020

Service Pack 16

(Long-Term Support)

June 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

June 15, 2024

Service Pack 15

March 15, 2019

May 15, 2019

June 15, 2020