Frame Product Release Stages

Release Stage

Readiness

Accessibility

Public Documentation

Support

Tech Preview

Ready for qualified Proof of Concept (PoC) deployments.

Requires some assistance or special configuration to enable.

Public documentation is rarely available.

Not Officially Supported - Limited assistance from Nutanix Frame Solutions Architecture & Engineering may be available with no formal SLAs.

Early Access (EA)

Ready for pilot deployments.

Self-service. Can be enabled from the UI by most customers.

Public documentation may not be complete or available.

Not Officially Supported - Customers may receive assistance from Nutanix Frame Solutions Architecture & Engineering with no formal SLAs.

Generally Available (GA)

Ready for production deployments.

Self-service. Can be enabled from the UI by any customer.

Public documentation is available.

Officially Supported - Support with standard support SLAs.

End of Life (EOL)

Cannot be used for any deployment.

May no longer be accessible or usable.

Public documentation may be archived or removed.

Not Supported - No longer supported by Nutanix.

End of Life Features/Components

Once a component or feature has reached End of Life (EOL) status, it will no longer be supported by Nutanix. EOL components or features may be inoperative or completely inaccessible by customers within their Frame tenant. Customers are responsible for ensuring that they discontinue use of these components or features prior to the EOL date.

All End of Life (EOL) dates for key Frame components/features are posted below. EOL dates are subject to change at any time.

Frame Components/Features

Component

Version

Infrastructure

EOL Date

Frame Guest Agent

7.x

N/A

01/31/2022

Basic Profiles

N/A

AWS

01/31/2022

Cloud Connector Appliance (CCA)

2.x

Nutanix AHV

10/31/2020

Frame App

Version

Release Date

EOL Date

5.2

12/15/2020

6/30/2021

5.3

12/27/2020

5.4

1/20/2021

5.5

2/10/2021

5.6

3/8/2021

9/30/2021

5.7

4/14/2021

5.8

4/26/2021

5.9

5/19/2021

5.10

5/26/2021

12/31/2021

5.11

6/14/2021

5.12

7/4/2021

6.0

7/28/2021

3/31/2022

6.1

8/12/2021

6.2

8/25/2021

6.3

9/8/2021

6.4

9/28/2021

6/30/2022

6.5

10/20/2021

6.6

11/23/2021

6.7

12/2/2021