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2116758 - What is the Premium Release? How is it different than the Standard Release - Platform Services & Tools


  • What is the difference between SuccessFactors Standard and Premium release? How do I know which release my company follows for the quarterly product updates?


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About the Premium Release Schedule

  • The majority of SuccessFactors customers take advantage of the Standard Release Cycle, which occurs quarterly. As a paid option, SuccessFactors also offers the Premium Release Cycle, which occurs a month after the Standard Release Cycle and contains the same enhancements that are found in the Standard Release Cycle.

    Tip: The Premium Release Cycle is not related to the Premium Experience Plan or other support levels. Because of the term ‘Premium’, it is understandably easy to confuse the two unrelated concepts.

Determine Your Company's Release Schedule 

  • Standard Release: DC4 (Arizona), DC12 (St. Leon Rot)
    Premium Release: DC8 (Ashburn), DC2 (Amsterdam), DC10 (Sydney)

    Note: For Learning, DC8 (Ashburn) houses both standard and premium release environments. 


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