Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. 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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

Status Delivered
Workspace B2B Integrator
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 12, 2018

When will SI support Microsoft SQL Server 2016?

We are upgrading to SI 5.6.3 and I see that only up to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is supported.  When will Microsoft SQL Server 2016 be supported?  Will it ever be supported by SI 5.6.3?  The client is upgrading all their other applications to SQL Server 2016 and it would be good if SI was the same and we could use SQL Server 2016.

What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

It will be used as part of our SI upgrade.

  • ADMIN RESPONSE
    Jun 29, 2018

    Thank you for your input. It is our intent to make SQL Server 2016 available in Q3 2018. 

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Sep 20, 2018

    Version 6.0, out now, supports SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016

    https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS3JSW_6.0.0/whatsnew/whats_new/integrator/integrator_whats_new.html