Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage DS8700 and DS8800 (MT 242x) DS8000 LMC R6.2 - Replacement availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-013
February 5, 2013
Effective March 1, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing DS8000® LMC R6.2, feature number 1723. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM .
For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than March 29, 2013. You can obtain this product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.
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Effective March 1, 2013, the following product will be withdrawn: Machine Model Description number number Feature DS8000 Licensed Machine Code: DS8000 LMC R6.2 2421,2422 941,951 1723 2423,2424
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Machine/ Machine/ Withdrawn product model Replacement product model DS8000 Licensed Machine 2421-941 DS8000 Licensed Machine 2421-941 Code: 2421-951 Code: 2421-951 DS8000 LMC R6.2 (#1723) DS8000 LMC R6.3 (#1724) DS8000 Licensed Machine 2422-941 DS8000 Licensed Machine 2422-941 Code: 2422-951 Code: 2422-951 DS8000 LMC R6.2 (#1723) DS8000 LMC R6.3 (#1724) DS8000 Licensed Machine 2423-941 DS8000 Licensed Machine 2423-941 Code: 2423-951 Code: 2423-951 DS8000 LMC R6.2 (#1723) DS8000 LMC R6.3 (#1724) DS8000 Licensed Machine 2424-941 DS8000 Licensed Machine 2424-941 Code: 2424-951 Code: 2424-951 DS8000 LMC R6.2 (#1723) DS8000 LMC R6.3 (#1724)
For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement 112-010, dated April 10, 2012
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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