IBM Power Systems enhances I/O and server options

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 117-013
January 24, 2017

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IBM® Power Systems™ enhances its I/O and server options with the following offerings:

  • IBM Power Systems adds the new I/O and memory features announced on the IBM Power® E850C server (8408-44E) to the existing IBM Power E850 server (8408-E8E), fulfilling the previous statement of direction released in October 2016.
  • PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 Adapter is available for older external tape drives.
  • PCIe3 LP 3D Graphics Adapter x16 is a new generation of graphic adapters that replaces the previous PCIe2 LP 3D Graphic Adapter for Linux™ environments.
  • New longer length cables for the EXP24SX and EXP12SX SAS Storage Enclosures provide more physical and flexible configurations.
  • Support for 5xx byte sector hard disk drives (HDD) and solid-state disks (SSD) is announced for the EXP24SX Storage Enclosure, improving configuration flexibility beyond just the 4k byte sector drives originally announced.


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Power E850 server

Power E850 server includes support for the following existing I/O and DDR4 memory features previously announced for Power E850C server:

  • 2-Port 100 GbE (NIC and RoCE) QSFP28 Adapter x16 (#EC3M)
  • 1-port and 2-port 100 Gb EDR InfiniBand (#EC3U or #EC3F)
  • PCIe Cryptographic Coprocessor 4767 adapter (#EJ32 or #EJ33)
  • EXP24SX (#ESLS) or EXP12SX (#ESLL) storage expansion enclosures
  • 3.86 TB/4.0 TB 4k 7200 RPM (#ES62)
  • 7.72 TB/8.0 TB 4k 7200 RPM (#ES64) drives
  • DDR4 memory: 16 GB (#EM8P), 32 GB (#EM8Q), and 64 GB (#EM8R)

Power Systems enhances its server I/O options

Previously, feature 5901 or 5278 was used for either disk or tape attachment. To avoid confusion, the new feature EJ1P or EJ1N is used to tell e-config when the adapter is used for tape drives and feature 5901 or 5278 is used to tell e-config when the adapter is used for disk.

A new graphics adapter (#EC51) replaces the older graphics adapter (#EC41) in new proposals for Linux environments.

New longer length active optical cables provide cabling flexibility for the EXP24SX and EXP12SX Storage Enclosures. Now in addition to the shorter copper cables announced in October 2016, longer lengths of 4.5 meter and 10 meter are announced.

5xx byte sector disk, 300 GB 15k or 600 GB 10k rpm, and SSDs, 387 GB or 775 GB eMLC4, are announced for the EXP24SX drawer. Though higher in price than the equivalent 4k byte sector drives, they can be used by the small set of AIX®/Linux applications that directly run only 5xx drives and don't use an OS file system.



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For the operating system required, see the specific I/O feature description section in the Sales Manual for the individual server.



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  • February 3, 2017, for feature EM9Z
  • March 17, 2017, for all features except EM9Z



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Power E850 server enhancements

The Power E850 server includes support for the following existing DDR4 memory and I/O features previously announced for the Power E850C server:

  • PCIe3 2-port 100 GbE (NIC and RoCE) QSFP28 Adapter x16 (#EC3M), based on the Mellanox ConnectX-4 Ethernet Network Controller, provides 100 Gbps Ethernet connectivity.
  • 1-port and 2-port 100 Gb EDR InfiniBand adapters (#EC3U or #EC3F) for Linux environments.
  • PCIe Cryptographic Coprocessor 4767 adapter (#EJ32 or #EJ33), the latest generation and fastest of the IBM cryptographic coprocessor family.
  • EXP24SX (#ESLS) storage expansion enclosure with twenty-four 2.5-inch SFF SAS bays and EXP12SX (#ESLL) storage expansion enclosure with twelve 3.5-inch LFF SAS bays. Plus EXP12SX 3.86 TB/4.0 TB (#ES62) and 7.72 TB/8.0 TB (#ES64) 4k 7200 rpm drives are supported.
  • Smaller-capacity DDR4 CDIMMs join the existing large-capacity 128 GB DDR4 CDIMM:
    • 16 GB CDIMM Memory (#EM8P)
    • 32 GB CDIMM Memory (#EM8Q)
    • 64 GB CDIMM Memory (#EM8R)

    DDR4 rules are identical to existing memory rules:

  • A minimum of 50% of the memory slots must be filled (8 CDIMMs with a 2-processor module, 12 CDIMMs with a 3-processor module, and 16 CDIMMs with a 4-processor module).
  • Memory activation features are the same for DDR3 or DDR4 memory.
  • A minimum of 50% of the installed memory capacity or 128 GB (whichever is larger) must have permanent activations.
  • Memory is ordered in pairs of the same memory feature. Both CDIMMs of a CDIMM pair must be installed in the slots supporting one processor. Different size pairs can be mixed on the same processor module's slots. For optimal performance, all pairs would be the same size. Also for optimal performance, generally the amount of memory per processor module would be the same or about the same.

Power Systems enhances its server I/O options

PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 Adapter (#EJ1P/EJ1N)

This PCIe Gen1 short x8 form factor adapter supports the attachment of SAS tape and DVD using a pair of mini SAS 4x connectors. The PCIe1 can be used for external tape drives, which are not supported on the newer and faster 4-port 6 Gb PCIe3 adapter (see feature EJ10, EJ11, or EL60). The adapter supports external SAS tape drives such as the 36 GB/72 GB DAT72, 80 GB/160 GB DAT160, and 800 GB/1600 GB LTO™ 4 found in the IBM multimedia drawers such as the 7226-1U3 or 7214-1U2 or tape units such as the TS2240, TS2340, TS3100, TS3200, and TS3310. Other removable media devices supported include IBM SAS/SATA DVD-ROM/RAM drives.

SAS adapter-to-enclosure (AE) 3Gb cables with mini-SAS connectors are used to attach these drives. See features 3684 (3 meter) and 3685 (6 meter). The same AE cables can often alternatively be ordered under the tape enclosure or multimedia drawer.

Feature EJ1P and EJ1N are electrically and functionally identical with the same CCIN of feature 57B3. Feature EJ1P has a full-high tailstock bracket, and feature EJ1N has a low-profile tailstock bracket. Feature EJ1P or EJ1N is the same adapter as feature 5901 or 5278 but designates to IBM configurator tools that the usage will be tape/DVD and will not be used for disk.

Limitation: Do not support LTO 5, or later.

Operating system or partition requirements:

  • IBM i 7.1, or later
  • IBM i 7.2, or later
  • IBM i 7.3, or later
  • AIX Version 6.1, or later
  • AIX Version 7.1, or later
  • AIX Version 7.2, or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.5, or later
  • RHEL 7, or later
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.3, or later
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, or later
  • VIOS support
    • Same VIOS supported.

PCIe3 LP 3D Graphics Adapter x16 (#EC51)

The PCIe3 LP 3D Graphics Adapter is a follow-on of previous Graphics Adapter for Linux Environments.

This adapter provides the following features:

  • Can be placed in a 16x PCIe slot
  • Is regular height and half length
  • Provides 512 MB DDR3 graphics memory
  • Provides 2x DISPLAY port outputs
  • Supports two 30-inch (76.2 cm) high-resolution displays
  • One analog monitor connected that supports a maximum resolution of up to 1920 x 1200
  • One digital monitor connected that supports a maximum resolution of up to 2560 x 1600
  • Display power management: Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), Display Power Management Signaling (DPMS)

Operating system or partition requirements:

The adapter is supported on the following versions of the operating systems, depending on the system you are using:

Linux:

  • RHEL 7.3, or later, with current maintenance updates available from Red Hat
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2, or later

Active optical cables

Longer-length active optical cables provide cabling flexibility for the EXP24SX and EXP12SX Storage Enclosures. The new cable features are:

  • 4.5 m SAS X12 Active Optical Cable (Two Adapter to Enclosure) (#ECDK)
  • 4.5 m SAS YO12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to Enclosure) (#ECDV)
  • 10 m SAS YO12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to Enclosure) (#ECDW)
  • 4.5 m SAS AA12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to Adapter) (#ECE4)
  • 10 m SAS X12 Active Optical Cable (Two Adapter to Enclosure) (#ECDL)


Note: AOC cables require minimum level of SAS Adapter firmware. Refer to the latest IBM prerequisites website.

Support for 5xx (512 or 528) byte sector drives

Support for 5xx (512 or 528) byte sector drives is announced to the EXP24SX I/O drawer for AIX and Linux environments. When the EXP24SX was announced in October 2016, only support for 4k byte sector drives was announced, but a statement of direction was shared that indicated 5xx drives would be announced later. 5xx drives have a slightly higher price than 4k drives, but there are a very small number of AIX/Linux applications that do not use the AIX or Linux drive facilities and run the drives directly. Such an application requires 5xx drives.

The supported 5xx drives available are already supported on the earlier EXP24S drawer, thus no new features are announced. Only a change in support rules is announced. Support will be generally available March 2017.

For Linux-only servers using EXP24SX (#ELLS), the drives which are supported are:

  • 387 GB SSD (#EL78)
  • 775 GB SSD (#EL7E)
  • 300 GB 15k rpm HDD (#EL1P)
  • 600 GB 10k rpm (#EL1Q)

For AIX/Linux servers using EXP24SX (#ESLS), the drives which are supported are:

  • 387 GB SSD (#ES78)
  • 775 GB SSD (#ES7E)
  • 300 GB 15k rpm HDD (#1953)
  • 600 GB 10k rpm (#1964)

In addition to now supporting these 5xx drive features, support for the corresponding "quantity 150" features is also announced.



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New features

The following is a newly announced feature on the specific model of the IBM Power Systems 8286 machine type:

New feature available February 3, 2017

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number

32 GB DDR4 Memory                                 8286  42A     EM9Z 

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 8247, 8284, 8286, 8408, 9080, and 9119 machine types:

New features available March 17, 2017

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number

100Gb Optical Transceiver QSFP28                  8408  E8E     EB59 
0.5M 100GbE Copper Cable QSFP28                   8408  E8E     EB5J 
1.0M 100GbE Copper Cable QSFP28                   8408  E8E     EB5K 
1.5M 100GbE Copper Cable QSFP28                   8408  E8E     EB5L 
2.0M 100GbE Copper Cable QSFP28                   8408  E8E     EB5M 
3M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)              8408  E8E     EB5R 
5M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)              8408  E8E     EB5S 
10M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)             8408  E8E     EB5T 
15M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)             8408  E8E     EB5U 
20M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)             8408  E8E     EB5V 
30M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)             8408  E8E     EB5W 
50M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)             8408  E8E     EB5X 
100M 100GbE Optical Cable QSFP28 (AOC)            8408  E8E     EB5Y 
PCIe3 2-port 100Gb EDR IB Adapter x16             8408  E8E     EC3F 
PCIe3 2-port 100GbE (NIC&RoCE) QSFP28 Adapter x16 8408  E8E     EC3M 
PCIe3 1-port 100Gb EDR IB Adapter x16             8408  E8E     EC3U 
PCIe3 LP 3D Graphics Adapter x16                  8247  21L     EC51 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8284  22A          
3.0M SAS X12 Cable (Two Adapter to Enclosure)     8408  E8E     ECDJ 
4.5M SAS X12 Active Optical Cable (Two Adapter
to Enclosure)                                     8247  21L     ECDK 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
10M SAS X12 Active Optical Cable (Two Adapter to
Enclosure)                                        8247  21L     ECDL 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
1.5M SAS YO12 Cable (Adapter to Enclosure)        8408  E8E     ECDT 
3.0M SAS YO12 Cable (Adapter to Enclosure)        8408  E8E     ECDU 
4.5M SAS YO12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to
Enclosure)                                        8247  21L     ECDV 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
10M SAS YO12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to
Enclosure)                                        8247  21L     ECDW 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
0.6M SAS AA12 Cable (Adapter to Adapter)          8408  E8E     ECE0 
3.0M SAS AA12 Cable (Adapter to Adapter)          8408  E8E     ECE3 
4.5M SAS AA12 Active Optical Cable (Adapter to
Adapter)                                          8247  21L     ECE4 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
Boot Drive / Load Source in EXP12SX Specify (in
#ESLL or #ELLL)                                   8408  E8E     EHR1 
Boot Drive / Load Source in EXP24SX Specify (in
#ESLS or #ELLS)                                   8408  E8E     EHR2 
SSD Placement Indicator - #ESLS/#ELLS             8408  E8E     EHS2 
PCIe1 LP SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 Adapter    8247  21L     EJ1N 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8284  22A          
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD Dual-port 3Gb x8 Adapter       8247  21L     EJ1P 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
PCIe3 Crypto Coprocessor no BSC 4767              8408  E8E     EJ32 
PCIe3 Crypto Coprocessor BSC-Gen3 4767            8408  E8E     EJ33 
Specify Mode-1 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(1)YO12 for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                    8408  E8E     EJV1 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                    8408  E8E     EJV2 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJV3 
Specify Mode-2 & (4)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJV4 
Specify Mode-4 & (4)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJV5 
Specify Mode-2 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                    8408  E8E     EJV6 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                    8408  E8E     EJV7 
Specify Mode-2 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(1)YO12 for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                    8408  E8E     EJVA 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJVB 
Specify Mode-4 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJVC 
Specify Mode-4 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJVD 
Specify Mode-4 & (3)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP12SX #ESLL/ELLL                            8408  E8E     EJVE 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ14 & (2)YO12 for EXP12SX
#ESLL/ELLL                                        8408  E8E     EJVF 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ0L & (2)YO12 for EXP12SX
#ESLL/ELLL                                        8408  E8E     EJVP 
Specify Mode-1 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(1)YO12 for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                    8408  E8E     EJW1 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                    8408  E8E     EJW2 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJW3 
Specify Mode-2 & (4)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJW4 
Specify Mode-4 & (4)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJW5 
Specify Mode-2 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                    8408  E8E     EJW6 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(2)YO12 for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                    8408  E8E     EJW7 
Specify Mode-2 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 &
(1)YO12 for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                    8408  E8E     EJWA 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJWB 
Specify Mode-4 & (1)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJWC 
Specify Mode-4 & (2)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (1)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJWD 
Specify Mode-4 & (3)EJ0J/EJ0M/EL3B/EL59 & (2)X12
for EXP24SX #ESLS/ELLS                            8408  E8E     EJWE 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ14 & (2)YO12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWF 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ14 & (2)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWG 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ14 & (1)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWH 
Specify Mode-2 & (4)EJ14 & (2)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWJ 
Specify Mode-1 & (2)EJ0L & (2)YO12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWP 
Specify Mode-2 & (4)EJ0L & (2)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWR 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0L & (2)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWS 
Specify Mode-2 & (2)EJ0L& (1)X12 for EXP24SX
#ESLS/ELLS                                        8408  E8E     EJWT 
16 GB DDR4 Memory                                 8408  E8E     EM8P 
32 GB DDR4 Memory                                 8408  E8E     EM8Q 
64 GB DDR4 Memory                                 8408  E8E     EM8R 
Quantity 150 of #ES62 3.86-4.0 TB 7200 rpm 4k
LFF-1 Disk                                        8408  E8E     EQ62 
Quantity 150 of #ES64 7.72-8.0 TB 7200 rpm 4k
LFF-1 Disk                                        8408  E8E     EQ64 
3.86-4.0 TB 7200 RPM 4K SAS LFF-1 Nearline Disk
Drive (AIX/Linux)                                 8408  E8E     ES62 
7.72-8.0 TB 7200 RPM 4K SAS LFF-1 Nearline Disk
Drive (AIX/Linux)                                 8408  E8E     ES64 
Specify AC Power Supply for EXP12SX/EXP24SX
Storage Enclosure                                 8408  E8E     ESLA 
EXP12SX SAS Storage Enclosure                     8408  E8E     ESLL 
EXP24SX SAS Storage Enclosure                     8408  E8E     ESLS 



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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount


Field-installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

This feature assumes the same warranty or maintenance terms as the machine in which they are installed for the full warranty or maintenance period announced for such machine.


Customer setup

Yes


Machine code

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 8247, 8284, 8286, 8408, 9080, and 9119 machine types:

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 8247    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
PCIe LP 3D Graphics adpt x16
                       21L     EC51                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       21L     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       21L     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       21L     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       21L     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       21L     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 LP SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb
                       21L     EJ1N                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       21L     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 
                       22L                           Both     Yes No 
                       42L                           Both     Yes No 

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 8284    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
PCIe LP 3D Graphics adpt x16
                       22A     EC51                  Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       22A     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       22A     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       22A     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       22A     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       22A     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 LP SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb
                       22A     EJ1N                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       22A     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 8286    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       41A     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       41A     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       41A     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       41A     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       41A     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       41A     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 
                       42A                           Both     Yes No 
32 GB DDR4 Memory
                       42A     EM9Z                  Initial  N/A No
 
                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 8408    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       44E     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       44E     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       44E     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       44E     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       44E     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       44E     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 
                       E8E                           Both     Yes No 

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9080    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       MHE     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       MHE     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9119    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
4.5M SAS X12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDK                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS X12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDL                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDV                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
10M SAS YO12 Cable
                       MHE     ECDW                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
4.5M SAS AA12 Cable
                       MHE     ECE4                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 
PCIe1 SAS Tape/DVD 2P 3Gb x8
                       MHE     EJ1P                  Both     Yes No 
                       MME                           Both     Yes No 

The following are features already announced for the IBM Power Systems 8408 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/         
                                             Monthly MES/             
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 8408    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES 
 
100Gb Optic Transceiver QSFP28
                       E8E     EB59                  Both     Yes No 
0.5M 100GbE Cu Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5J                  Both     Yes No 
1.0M 100GbE Cu Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5K                  Both     Yes No 
1.5M 100GbE Cu Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5L                  Both     Yes No 
2.0M 100GbE Cu Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5M                  Both     Yes No 
3M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5R                  Both     Yes No 
5M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5S                  Both     Yes No 
10M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5T                  Both     Yes No 
15M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5U                  Both     Yes No 
20M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5V                  Both     Yes No 
30M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5W                  Both     Yes No 
50M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5X                  Both     Yes No 
100M 100GbE Optic Cable QSFP28
                       E8E     EB5Y                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 2port 100Gb EDR IB Ad
                       E8E     EC3F                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 2-port 100GbE Adapterx16
                       E8E     EC3M                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 1port 100Gb EDR IB Ad
                       E8E     EC3U                  Both     Yes No 
3.0M SAS X12 Cable
                       E8E     ECDJ                  Both     Yes No 
1.5M SAS YO12 Cable
                       E8E     ECDT                  Both     Yes No 
3.0M SAS YO12 Cable
                       E8E     ECDU                  Both     Yes No 
0.6M SAS AA12 Cable
                       E8E     ECE0                  Both     Yes No 
3.0M SAS AA12 Cable
                       E8E     ECE3                  Both     Yes No 
Boot Drive in EXP12SX Specify
                       E8E     EHR1                  Both     Yes No 
Boot / Load in EXP24SX Specify
                       E8E     EHR2                  Both     Yes No 
SSD Placement Ind- #ESLS/#ELLS
                       E8E     EHS2                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 Crypto Coproc noBSC 4767
                       E8E     EJ32                  Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 Crypto Coproc BSC-3 4767
                       E8E     EJ33                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP12SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJV1                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP12SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJV2                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJV3                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJV4                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP12SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJV5                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 1&2
                       E8E     EJV6                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJV7                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJVA                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP12SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJVB                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP12SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJVC                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP12SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJVD                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP12SX 3&2
                       E8E     EJVE                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP12SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJVF                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP12SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJVP                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP24SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJW1                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJW2                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJW3                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJW4                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP24SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJW5                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 1&2
                       E8E     EJW6                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJW7                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJWA                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJWB                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP24SX 1&1
                       E8E     EJWC                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP24SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJWD                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-4 for EXP24SX 3&2
                       E8E     EJWE                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJWF                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJWG                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJWH                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJWJ                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-1 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJWP                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 4&2
                       E8E     EJWR                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&2
                       E8E     EJWS                  Both     Yes No 
Specify Mode-2 for EXP24SX 2&1
                       E8E     EJWT                  Both     Yes No 
16 GB DDR4 Memory
                       E8E     EM8P                  Both     Yes No 
32 GB DDR4 Memory
                       E8E     EM8Q                  Both     Yes No 
64 GB DDR4 Memory
                       E8E     EM8R                  Both     Yes No 
Qty 150 #ES62 3.86TB LFF Dsk
                       E8E     EQ62                  Both     Yes No 
Qty 150 #ES64 7.72TB LFF Dsk
                       E8E     EQ64                  Both     Yes No 
3.86TB 7200 RPM SAS LFF Disk
                       E8E     ES62                  Both     Yes No 
7.72TB 7200 RPM SAS LFF Disk
                       E8E     ES64                  Both     Yes No 
Specify AC Power Supply
                       E8E     ESLA                  Both     Yes No 
EXP12SX SAS Storage Enclosure
                       E8E     ESLL                  Both     Yes No 
EXP24SX SAS Storage Enclosure
                       E8E     ESLS                  Both     Yes No 



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