Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM System x featuresIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-100
April 30, 2013
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Effective May 31, 2013, IBM® will withdraw the following products from marketing. As of this date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM . You can obtain these products through authorized remarketers or IBM-authorized System x® and BladeCenter® dealers while supplies last.
These products, while no longer marketed by IBM , may continue to be available from authorized Option Continuation Program (OCP) resellers. For details on this program, visit the following link
These products may be obtained on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or distributors.
If you have a continuing need for these options, visit our IBM Certified Used Equipment website to check on availability or utilize our "request a quote" to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit
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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM xSeries® machine types:
Machine Feature Description type Model number PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter 4251 AC1 2974 MC1 PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter 4252 AC1 MC1 6391 AC1 7164 AC1 MC1 7377 AC1 MC1 7378 AC1 MC1 7379 AC1 MC1 7870 AC1 MC1 7944 AC1 MC1 7945 AC1 MC1 7947 AC1 MC1 IBM RDX 320GB Cartridge 7158 AC1 5708 MC1 IBM RDX 500GB Cartridge 7158 AC1 5709 MC1 IBM RDX 1TB Cartridge 7158 AC1 A1VL MC1 IBM RDX 3 Internal USB Drive 7158 AC1 A2U7 MC1 IBM RDX 1.5TB Cartridge 7158 AC1 A3S5 MC1
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Business Partner information
If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).
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