Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM System x featuresIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-033
February 5, 2013
Effective February 28, 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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM xSeries® machine types: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 IBM Virtual Media Key For Entry Systems 7376 AC1 5891 MC1 7377 AC1 MC1 iDPx Three-phase 60A/208V Enterprise C13 PDU+ 7197 RC1 6031 7825 RC1 QLogic InfiniBand Ethernet Bridge Module for IBM 8740 HC1 7900 BladeCenter Bay 3 8750 HC1 QLogic InfiniBand Ethernet Bridge Module for IBM 8740 HC1 7901 BladeCenter Bay 4 8750 HC1 QLogic InfiniBand Fibre Ch Bridge Module for IBM 8740 HC1 7902 BladeCenter Bay 3 8750 HC1 QLogic InfiniBand Fibre Ch Bridge Module for IBM 8740 HC1 7903 BladeCenter Bay 4 8750 HC1 QLogic InfiniBand Fibre Bridge Module/IBM 8852 HC1 7917 BladeCenter in Bay 3 QLogic InfiniBand Fibre Bridge Module/IBM 8852 HC1 7918 BladeCenter in Bay 1 QLogic InfiniBand Eth Bridge Module/IBM 8852 HC1 7919 BladeCenter in Bay 3 QLogic InfiniBand Eth Bridge Module/IBM 8852 HC1 7920 BladeCenter in Bay 1 No HDD Selected 7917 AC1 8026 MC1 No 2.5" SAS HDD Selected 7917 45X 8081 AC1 MC1 iDPx Three phase 60A/208V Enterprise C13 PDU+ 9363 RC4 A34Q Qlogic 8200 Dual Port 10GbE SFP+ VFA for IBM 2582 AC1 A3MR System x MC1 7383 AC1 MC1 Qlogic 8200 VFA FCoE/iSCSI License for IBM System 2582 AC1 A3MT x (FoD) MC1 7383 AC1 MC1
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No replacement are available.
Contact your IBM representative, IBM Business Partner, or consult the IBM Sales Manual for the most current information regarding IBM products.
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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