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IBM Power 720 server offers IBM POWER7 technology and large enterprise compute capability in small form-factor

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 111-165
October 12, 2011

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(Corrected on November 22, 2011)

The Model upgrades portion of the Description section was modified.



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IBM Power 720 Express Server

The Power® 720 Express® server is designed to bring the performance and reliability capabilities of POWER7® to your small and distributed business needs. The new Power 720 Express model (8202-E4C) offers:

  • Powerful 64-bit POWER7 processors that offer 4-core, 6-core, and 8-core configuration options
  • Tower or rack-mount configuration
  • Memory capacity increased up to 256 GB of memory with optional memory riser card, optionally augmented with Active Memory™ Expansion
  • Up to two optional PCIe I/O drawers or up to four optional PCI-X I/O drawers, adding up to 20 PCIe slots or 24 PCI-X slots
  • Rich I/O options in the system unit
    • Five PCIe x8 Gen2 slots in the system unit
    • An additional four PCIe Low-Profile slots available as an option
    • Eight hard disk drive (HDD)/solid-state drive (SSD) SAS SFF (small form-factor) bays -- up to 4.8 TB
    • Optional slimline DVD-RAM
    • Half-high bay for tape or removable drive
    • Integrated SAS/SATA controller for HDD/SSD/tape/DVD
    • 1 Gbps 2-port Ethernet adapter (#9055)
  • EnergyScale™ technology

For ordering, contact your IBM® representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).



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The performance, availability, and flexibility of the Power 720 Express server can enable companies to spend more time running their business, utilizing proven solutions from thousands of ISVs that support the AIX®, IBM i, and Linux™ operating systems. The new Power 720 model (8202-E4C) provides enhancements that can be particularly beneficial to customers running applications driving very high I/O or memory requirements.

As a distributed application server, the Power 720 Express is designed with capabilities to deliver leading-edge application availability and enable more work to be processed with less operational disruption for branch office and in-store applications. As consolidation servers, PowerVM™ Editions provide the flexibility to use leading-edge AIX, IBM i, Linux for Power, and x86 Linux applications. PowerVM Editions offer comprehensive virtualization technologies designed to aggregate and manage resources while helping to simplify and optimize your IT infrastructure and deliver one of the most cost-efficient solutions for UNIX™, IBM i, and Linux deployments.

The Power 720 Express server with IBM i provides a technology foundation with proven reliability and security for the small or midsized company seeking a complete, integrated business system. This business system enables you to avoid increased spending and staffing requirements while becoming more responsive to your customers, improving your productivity, and keeping your data secure. IBM i integrates features to simplify your IT environment and delivers a complete, cost-effective business system that can grow with a business. The Power 720 delivers the performance and capacity to run new and existing core business applications on a single server, to greatly integrate and simplify your IT environment.

The Power 720 Express offers a choice of a 4-core, 6-core, or 8-core configuration, provided in your choice of a 4U rack-mount or a tower form factor. The Power 720 POWER7 3.0 GHz chip offers industry-leading 64-bit, SMT4 threading and up to 32 MB on-chip embedded DRAM L3 cache, among other advantages.

The Power 720 Express server supports a maximum of 16 DDR3 DIMM slots, with eight DIMM slots included in the base configuration and eight DIMM slots available with an optional memory riser card. Memory features (two memory DIMMs per feature) supported are 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB that run at speeds of 1066 MHz. A system with the optional memory riser card installed has a maximum memory of 256 GB. Also, the optional Active Memory Expansion can allow the effective maximum memory capacity to be much larger than the true physical memory. Innovative compression or decompression of memory content using processor cycles can allow memory expansion up to 100%. A server with a maximum of 256 GB can effectively be expanded up to 512 GB. This can enhance virtualization and server consolidation by allowing a partition to do significantly more work with the same physical amount of memory or a server to run more partitions and do more work with the same physical amount of memory.

The 6-core and 8-core Power 720 Express server provides great I/O expandability. For example, with 12X-attached I/O drawers, you can have up to 24 PCI-X slots or up to 20 PCIe slots in addition to the PCI slots in the system unit. Using disk bays in the system unit, 12X feature 5802 I/O drawers, and feature 5887 EXP24S Disk Drawers, up to 380 disk drives can be attached. Plus extensive quantities of externally attached storage and tape drives and libraries can also be attached. Note the 4-core Power 720 Express server does not support the attachment of 12X I/O drawers or feature 5887 EXP24S Disk Drawers, and uses just the expansion capabilities in the system unit to offer very adequate expandability for many clients.

The Power 720 Express system offers two storage backplanes. The first supports up to six SFF SAS HDDs/SSDs, an SATA DVD, and a half-high tape drive. The second is a higher-function backplane that supports up to eight SFF SAS HDDs/SSDs, an SATA DVD, a half-high tape drive, Dual 175 MB Write Cache RAID, and an external SAS port. HDDs and SSDs are hot-swap and front accessible.

Other integrated features include:

  • Up to 9 PCIe Gen2 expansion slots
    • Five PCIe Gen2 x8 expansion slots
    • Four additional PCIe Gen2 x8 low-profile slots (optional)
  • One GX++ slot for 12X I/O loop (6-core and 8-core only)
  • One 2-port 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet adapter (#9055)
  • Service Processor
  • Integrated SAS or SATA controller for HDD, SSD, tape, or DVD with RAID 10 support in system unit; RAID 5 and 6 available
  • EnergyScale technology
  • Two system ports and three USB ports
  • Two Hardware Management Console (HMC) ports and two System Power Control Network (SPCN) ports
  • Redundant and hot-swap power available
  • Redundant and hot-swap cooling

The new Power 720 Express model (8202-E4C) should be particularly recommended when a customer's solution has high communications or other I/O requirements, or requires the maximum amount of memory available. PCIe Gen2 slots can transfer data at double the speed. The high data transfer rates offered by the PCIe Gen2 slots can allow higher I/O performance or consolidation of the I/O demands onto fewer adapters running at higher rates. This can result in better system performance at a lower cost when I/O demands are high.



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Refer to the Hardware requirements section and Software requirements section.



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  • October 21, 2011, except for feature EUC6 on the 8233-E8B and 7989-BCH
  • November 22, 2011, for feature EUC6 on the 8233-E8B and 7989-BCH


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Power 720

IBM Power 720 Server

Summary of standard features:

  • Tower or rack-mount (4U) configuration
  • 4-core, 6-core, and 8-core configurations with one processor module
  • 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, or 32 GB of 1066 MHz DDR3 ECC memory (error checking and correcting) memory, expandable to 256 GB
  • 6 x 2.5-inch HDD or SSD/Media backplane or 8 x 2.5-inch HDD or SSD/Media backplane with Dual 175 MB Write Cache RAID, and an external SAS port
    • One to eight SFF HDDs or SSDs (mixing allowed)
  • Two media bays:
    • One slim bay for an optional DVD-RAM
    • One half-high bay for an optional tape drive or removable disk
  • A maximum of five PCIe x8 slots in base configuration:
    • Optional PCIe Riser Card provides an additional four PCIe x8 Low Profile slots.
    • One GX++ slot for I/O loop available unless the PCIe Riser Card is installed in the system (6-core and 8-core systems only).
  • Integrated:
    • Service Processor
    • EnergyScale technology
    • Hot-swap and redundant cooling
    • Three USB ports; two system ports
    • Two HMC ports; two SPCN ports
  • One Power supply, 1725 watt ac
    • Additional power supply available for redundant power and hot-swap

The minimum Power 720 initial order must include a processor, processor activations, memory, a power supply, a power cord, one HDD/SSD, a storage backplane, an operating system indicator, a cover set indicator, and a Language Group Specify.

If IBM i is the Primary Operating System (#2145), the initial order must also include one additional HDD/SSD, a Mirrored System Disk Level Specify Code, and a System Console on HMC Indicator. A DVD is defaulted on every order but may be de-selected.

The minimum defined initial order configuration, if no choice is made, when AIX or Linux is the primary operating system is:

Feature number   Description

EPC5             0/4 core 3.0 GHz POWER7 Processor
4 x EPD5         4 Processor Activations
EM04             4 GB (2 x 2048 MB) Memory
1886             146.8 GB 15k rpm, SFF HDD
5618             Storage Backplane for 2.5-inch HDD or SSD/SATA
                 DVD/Tape
9055             2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCIe Adapter
5603             Power Supply, 1725 watt ac, Base
7134             IBM Rack-mount Drawer Bezel and Hardware
9300/97xx        Language Group Specify
2146 or 2147     Primary Operating System Indicator - IBM AIX (#2146)
                 or Linux (#2147)
6xxx             One Power Cord

Note: No internal HDD or SSD is required if feature 0837 (Boot from SAN) is selected. A Fibre Channel or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adapter must be ordered if feature 0837 is selected.

The minimum defined initial order configuration, if no choice is made, when IBM i is the primary operating system is:

Feature number   Description

EPC5             0/4 core 3.0 GHz POWER7 Processor
4 x EPD5         4 Processor Activations
EM04             4 GB (2 x 2048 MB) Memory
2 x 1888         139.5 GB, 15k rpm, SAS SFF HDD
EJ01             Storage Backplane for 2.5-inch HDD or SSD/SATA
                  DVD/Tape/RAID/External SAS Port
9055             2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCIe Adapter
5603             Power Supply, 1725 watt ac, Base
7134             IBM Rack-mount Drawer Bezel and Hardware
9300/97xx        Language Group Specify
2145             Primary Operating System Indicator - IBM i
0040             Mirrored System Disk Level Specify Code
0566 or 0567     IBM i 6.1.1 or IBM i 7.1 indicator
5550 or 5553     System Console on HMC Indicator or System
                  Console-Ethernet No IOP
6xxx             One Power Cord

Note: No internal HDD/SSD is required if feature 0837 (Boot from SAN) is selected. A Fibre Channel adapter must be ordered if feature 0837 is selected.
Note: When IBM i is the primary operating system (#2145), a DVD-ROM or DVD-RAM must be accessible by the Power 720.

IBM Editions

IBM Editions are available only as initial order.

If you order a Power 720 Express server IBM Edition as defined below, you can qualify for half the initial configuration's processor core activations at no additional charge.

The total memory (based on the number of cores) and the quantity/size of disk, SSD, Fibre Channel adapters, or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adapters shipped with the server are the only features that determine if a client is entitled to a processor activation at no additional charge.

Specifically, with an IBM Edition, processor activations for the processor card options are:

  • 3.0 GHz 4-core processor module (#EPC5)
    • 2 x #EPD5 (chargeable) and 2 x #EPE5 (no-charge) with 4-core (1 x #EPC5) configuration
  • 3.0 GHz 6-core processor module (#EPC6)
    • 3 x #EPD6 (chargeable) and 3 x #EPE6 (no-charge) with 6-core (1 x #EPC6) configuration
  • 3.0 GHz 8-core processor module (#EPC7)
    • 4 x #EPD7 (chargeable) and 4 x #EPE7 (no-charge) with 8-core (1 x #EPC7) configuration

When you purchase an IBM Edition, you must purchase an AIX or IBM i operating system license, or you may choose to purchase the system with or without a Linux operating system. The AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating system is processed via a feature number on AIX 5.3, 6.1, or 7.1; IBM i 6.1.1 or IBM i 7.1; and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server or Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If you choose AIX 5.3, 6.1, or 7.1 for your primary operating system, you can also order IBM i 6.1.1 or IBM i 7.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server or Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The converse is true if you choose an IBM i or Linux subscription as your primary operating system.

These sample configurations can be changed as needed and still qualify for processor entitlements at no additional charge. However, selection of total memory or HDD or SSD/Fibre Channel/FCoE adapter quantities smaller than the totals defined as the minimums disqualifies the order as an IBM Edition, and the no-charge processor activations are then removed.

Processor modules and processor activations are only available to Solution Delivery Integration (SDIs) as MES orders.

IBM Edition minimum memory definition details

A minimum of 2 GB memory per core is needed to qualify for the IBM Edition. There can be different valid memory configurations that meet the minimum requirement.

Edition minimum disk/SSD/Fibre Channel/FCoE definition details

  • A minimum of two HDD, or two SSD, or two Fibre Channel adapters, or two FCoE adapters. You only need to meet one of these disk/SSD/FC/FCoE criteria. Partial criteria cannot be combined.
    • Two SAS HDDs -- any capacity drives located in the system unit, features 5802, 5886, or 5887 DASD drawers qualify.
    • Two SAS SSDs -- any capacity drives located in the system unit, features 5802, 5886, or 5887 DASD drawers qualify.
    • Two SSD Modules with eMLC (#1995/#1996) -- modules located in the system unit with feature 2053 or 2054, or in feature 5802 or 5887 DASD drawer with feature 2055 qualify.
    • Two Fibre Channel adapters -- Either PCI-X or PCI-e adapters located in the system unit or 12X-attached I/O drawer.
    • Two Fibre Channel over Ethernet adapters -- located in the system unit or PCIe 12X-attached I/O drawer.

Multiple sample POWER7 IBM Edition configurations are provided in the IBM internal configurator tool, including:

  • 3.0 GHz 4-core processor module
  • 3.0 GHz 6-core processor module
  • 3.0 GHz 8-core processor module

Express Editions and Solution Editions with the IBM i Operating System

Express Editions enable initial ease of ordering and feature a lower price than if you ordered them "a la carte" or build-to-order. Taking advantage of the edition is the only way you can use no-charge features for processor activations and IBM i user license entitlements. The Express Editions are available only during the initial system order and cannot be ordered after your system is shipped.

The IBM configurator offers these easy-to-order Express Editions that include no-charge activations or no-charge IBM i user entitlements. You can modify the Express Edition configurations to match your exact requirements for your initial shipment -- increasing or decreasing the configuration. If you create a configuration that falls below any of the defined minimums, the IBM configurator replaces the no-charge features with equivalent function regular charge features.

Express Editions for the Power 720

4-core Power 720 Express Editions (#0777):

To use the no-charge features on your initial order, you must order:

  • 3.0 GHz 4-core processor module (#EPC5).
  • IBM i Primary Operating System Indicator (#2145).
  • 8 GB minimum memory -- 2 x 4 GB (2 x 2 GB DIMMs)(#EM04) or 1 x 8 GB (2 x 4 GB DIMMs)(#EM08). Memory features EM16 and EM32 are not supported with the 4-core processor module.
  • Minimum of two HDD, or two SSD, or two Fibre Channel adapters, or two FCoE adapters. You only need to meet one of these disk/SSD/FC/FCoE criteria. Partial criteria cannot be combined.
    • Two SAS disk drives -- any capacity drives located in the system unit.
    • Two SAS SSDs -- drives located in the system unit.
    • Two SSD Modules with eMLC (#1995/#1996) -- modules located in the system unit with feature 2053 or feature 2054.
    • Two Fibre Channel adapters -- PCIe adapters located in the system unit.
    • Two Fibre Channel over Ethernet adapters -- located in the system unit.

If the above requirements are met, the following are included:

  • Two no-charge activations (2 x #EPE5)
  • IBM i 5 user entitlements (no-charge)
  • One IBM i Access Family license with unlimited users (57xx-XW1)
  • Reduced price on 57xx-WDS and 5733-SOA

4-core Entry Edition (#0777) suggested starting configuration:

  • One 4-core 3.0 GHz processor card (#EPC5)
  • One 8 GB memory feature (#EM08)
  • Two 139.5 GB SAS SFF 15,000 rpm disk drives (#1888)
  • One 2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI Express Adapter (#9055)
  • One storage backplane with external SAS port (#EJ01)
  • One SATA DVD-RAM (#5762)
  • One 1.5 TB/3.0 TB LTO-5 SAS tape drive (#5638)
  • Two 1725 watt ac power supplies (2 x #5603)
  • Two power cords (2 x 6xxx)
  • Two processor activations (2 x #EPC5)
  • Two processor activations (2 x #EPE5) (no additional charge)
  • IBM Tower cover set (#7567) or IBM Rack-mount Bezel and Hardware (#7134)
  • IBM i Primary Operating System Indicator (#2145)
  • PowerVM Express Edition (#5225), or later
  • Five IBM i user entitlements (no additional charge) (57xx--SSC)
  • One IBM i Access Family license with unlimited users (57xx-XW1)
  • Reduced price on 57xx-WDS and 5733-SOA

6-core and 8-core Power 720 Express Editions (#0779):

To use the no-charge features on your initial order of 6-core and 8-core Power 720 Express Editions (#0779), you must order:

  • 3.0 GHz 6-core processor module (#EPC6) or 3.0 GHz 8-core processor module (#EPC7)
  • IBM i Primary Operating System Indicator (#2145)
  • 16 GB minimum memory -- 4 x 4 GB (2 x 2 GB DIMMs), or 2 x 8 GB (2 x 4 GB DIMMs)(#EM08), or 1 x 16 GB (2 x 8 GB DIMMs)(#EM16), or 1 x 32 GB (2 x 16 GB DIMMs)(#EM32)
  • Minimum of two HDD, or two SSD, or two Fibre Channel adapters, or two FCoE adapters. You only need to meet one of these disk/SSD/FC/FCoE criteria. Partial criteria cannot be combined.
    • Two SAS disk drives -- any capacity drives located in the system unit, feature 5802 I/O drawer, feature 5886 DASD drawer, or feature 5887 DASD drawer qualify.
    • Two SAS SSDs -- any capacity drives located in the system unit, feature 5802 I/O drawer, feature 5886 DASD drawer, or feature 5887 DASD drawer qualify.
    • Two SSD Modules with eMLC (#1995/#1996) -- modules located in the system unit with feature 2053 or 2054, or in the feature 5802/5877 I/O drawer with feature 2055 qualify.
    • Two Fibre Channel adapters -- Either PCI-X or PCI-e adapters located in the system unit or 12X-attached I/O drawer.
    • Two Fibre Channel over Ethernet adapters -- Either PCI-X or PCI-e adapters located in the system unit or 12X-attached I/O drawer.

If the above requirements are met, the following are included:

  • Three no-charge activations (3 x #EPE6) with feature EPC6 or four no-charge activations (4 x #EPE7) with feature EPC7
  • Thirty IBM i user entitlements (charged)
  • One IBM i Access Family license with unlimited users (57xx-XW1)
  • Reduced price on 57xx-WDS and 5733-SOA

The suggested starting configuration for the 6-core or 8-core Entry Edition (#0779) is:

  • One 6-core 3.0 GHz processor card (#EPC6) or one 8-core 3.0 GHz processor card (#EPC7)
  • Two 8 GB memory features (2 x #EM08)
  • Two 139.5 GB SAS SFF 15,000 rpm disk drives (#1888)
  • One 2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI Express Adapter (#9055)
  • One storage backplane with external SAS port (#EJ01)
  • One SATA DVD-RAM (#5762)
  • One 1.5 TB/3.0 TB LTO-5 SAS tape drive (#5638)
  • Two 1725 watt ac Power Supplies (2 x #5603)
  • Two power cords (2 x 6xxx)
  • Three processor activations (3 x #EPD6) with feature EPC6 or four processor activations (4 x #EPD7) with feature EPC7
  • Three no-charge processor activations (3 x #EPE6) with feature EPC6 or four no-charge processor activations (4 x #EPE7) with feature EPC7
  • IBM Tower cover set (#7567) or IBM Rack-mount Bezel and Hardware (#7134)
  • IBM i Primary Operating System Indicator (#2145)
  • PowerVM Express Edition (#5225), or later
  • Thirty IBM i user entitlements (charged) (57xx-SSC)
  • One IBM i Access Family license with unlimited users (57xx-XW1)
  • Reduced price on 57xx-WDS and 5733-SOA

IBM i Solution Edition for Power 720

The IBM i Solution Editions are designed to help you take advantage of the combined experience and expertise of IBM and ISVs in building business value with your IT investments. A qualifying purchase of software, maintenance, services, or training for a participating ISV solution is required when purchasing an IBM i Solution Edition.

The Power 720 Solution Edition feature 4928 supports the 4-core configuration and feature 4927 supports both 6-core and 8-core configurations. For a list of participating ISVs, registration form, and additional details, visit the Solution Edition website at

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/hardware/editions/solutions.html

The Power 720 Solution Edition includes no-charge features, resulting in a lower initial list price for qualifying clients. Also included is an IBM Service voucher to help speed implementation of the ISV solution.

The requirements to be eligible to purchase a 720 Solution Edition order are:

  • The offering must include new or upgrade software licenses or software maintenance from the ISV for the qualifying IBM server. Services or training for the qualifying server can also be provided.
  • Proof of purchase of the solution with a participating ISV must be provided to IBM on request. The proof must be dated within 90 days before or after the date of order of the qualifying server.

IBM i for Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence remains a top priority of mid-market companies, but budgets and staff/skills to support enterprise BI solutions are very small in comparison to enterprise accounts. IBM i clients have 90% or more of their data already in DB2® for i, yet a large majority (1000s) are still using Query/400 for reporting purposes. A significant number of clients have invested in tools that have a limited future or are not keeping up with DB2 for IBM i query technology. Other offerings force clients to move data to other systems.

The momentum around "analytics" is creating interest and opportunities to deliver an alternative to Business Intelligence that makes sense by laying the groundwork for data warehousing while showing immediate results with new levels of operational reporting results.

Solution benefits

  • Low-cost, value-built solution (IBM i with Power Systems™)
  • Builds on popular DB2 Web Query
  • Two-stage implementation: Start with operational reporting and optionally grow into data warehousing

Stage 1: Building a reporting foundation

  • Get new reports/information in days
  • Replicate production database to a second system
  • Isolate query workloads (tune, optimize)
  • Provide limited data transformation
  • Provide low-entry price point that you can build on
  • Leverage the system for additional purposes

Stage 2: Growing into a data warehouse

  • Requires the additional purchase of ETL software and associated services
  • Transforms and cleanses data using the ETL process
  • Improves analytics by restructuring of the data (for example, create a client profiling database)
  • Isolates query workloads (tune, optimize)
  • Needs longer implementations -- more services required

Solution features

Three new orderable hardware features that generate a configuration of defaults/minimums for the Power 720 (8202-E4C):

Feature         Feature description
 
4934            IBM i for BI - Small configuration
4935            IBM i for BI - Medium configuration
4936            IBM i for BI - Large configuration

Solution configurations:

Business Intelligence Solution #1

  • Feature 4934: IBM i for BI -- Small configuration
  • Power 720 Express (four cores active) -- one core licensed for use
  • DB2 WebQuery
  • Other BI software:
    • IBM i Processor License
    • IBM i User Entitlements (15)
    • One year of SWMA
    • iAccess Family
    • OmniFind® Text Sch DB2
    • DB2 Symmetric Multi-processor
    • RDPower Source Code
    • WebSphere® Development Studio
    • Rational® Developer

Change Data Capture (5724-U70): This software, a key component of the solution, is separately purchased through IBM's Passport order fulfillment system using pre-approved Special Bid pricing.

Business Intelligence Solution #2

  • Feature 4935: IBM i for BI -- Medium configuration
  • Power 720 Express (six cores active) -- two cores licensed for use
  • DB2 WebQuery
  • Other BI software:
    • IBM i Processor License
    • IBM i User Entitlements (30)
    • One year of SWMA
    • iAccess Family
    • OmniFind Text Sch DB2
    • DB2 Symmetric Multi-processor
    • RDPower Source Code
    • WebSphere Development Studio
    • Rational Developer

Change Data Capture (5724-U70): This software, a key component of the solution, is separately purchased through IBM's Passport order fulfillment system using pre-approved Special Bid pricing.

Business Intelligence Solution #3

  • Feature 4936: IBM i for BI -- Large configuration
  • Power 720 Express (six cores active) -- four cores licensed for use
  • DB2 WebQuery
  • Other BI software:
    • IBM i Processor License
    • IBM i User Entitlements (50)
    • One year of SWMA
    • iAccess Family
    • OmniFind Text Sch DB2
    • DB2 Symmetric Multi-processor
    • RDPower Source Code
    • WebSphere Development Studio
    • Rational Developer

Change Data Capture (5724-U70): This software, a key component of the solution, is separately purchased through IBM's Passport order fulfillment system using pre-approved Special Bid pricing.

Model upgrades

Power 520 (8203-E4A) to the Power 720 (8202-E4C)

You can upgrade the 2-core or 4-core 8203-E4A with IBM POWER6® or POWER6+™ processors to the 6-core or 8-core IBM Power 720 (8202-E4C) with POWER7 processors. For upgrades from POWER6 or POWER6+ processor-based systems, IBM will install new CEC enclosures to replace the enclosures the client currently has. The client's current CEC enclosures will be returned to IBM.

Clients taking advantage of the model upgrade offer from a POWER6 or POWER6+ processor-based system are required to return all components of the serialized machine type/model that were not ordered via feature numbers. Any feature for which a feature conversion is used to obtain a new part must be returned to IBM also. Clients may keep and reuse any features from the CEC enclosures that were not involved in a feature conversion transaction.

Upgrade considerations

Feature conversions have been set up for the following:

  • POWER6 and POWER6+ processors to POWER7 processors

The following processor conversions are supported:

8203-E4A Feature         8202-E4C Feature

#5634 2-core 4.2 GHz     #EPC6 6-core 3.0 GHz
#5577 2-core 4.7 GHz     #EPC6 6-core 3.0 GHz
#5635 4-core 4.2 GHz     #EPC6 6-core 3.0 GHz
#5587 4-core 4.7 GHz     #EPC6 6-core 3.0 GHz
#5634 2-core 4.2 GHz     #EPC7 8-core 3.0 GHz
#5577 2-core 4.7 GHz     #EPC7 8-core 3.0 GHz
#5635 4-core 4.2 GHz     #EPC7 8-core 3.0 GHz
#5587 4-core 4.7 GHz     #EPC7 8-core 3.0 GHz

The following features present on the current system can be moved to the new system:

  • PCIe adapters with cables
  • Line cords, keyboards, and displays
  • PowerVM (#5225, #5227, and #5228)
  • I/O drawers (#5786, #5796, #5802, #5877, #5886, and #5887)
  • Racks (#0551, #0553, and #0555)
  • Rack doors (#6068, #6069, #6248, and #6249)
  • Rack trim kits (#6246 and #6247)
  • SATA DVD-ROM (#5743)
  • SATA DVD-RAM (#5762)

The Power 720 can support the following 12X drawers and disk-only drawers:

  • Feature 5802 and 5877 PCIe 12X I/O drawers
  • Feature 5796 and 7413-G30 PCI-X (12X) I/O Drawer
  • Feature 5786 and 7031-D24 TotalStorage EXP24 SCSI Disk Drawer
  • Feature 5886 EXP12S SAS DASD Drawer
  • Feature 5997 EXP24S DASD Drawer

In the Power 720 system unit SAS bays, only the SAS SFF hard disks or SFF solid-state drives are supported internally. The 3.5-inch HDD or SSD can be attached to the Power 720 but must be located in a I/O drawer such as feature 5886.

Dynamic logical partitioning

The dynamic logical partitioning (LPAR) function provides enhanced resource management for the Power 720 Express server. Dynamic LPAR allows available system resources to be quickly and easily configured across multiple logical partitions to meet the rapidly changing needs of your business.

Dynamic LPAR also allows you to add new system resources such as new HDDs or SSDs into your system's configuration without requiring a reboot. Without the optional PowerVM Standard Edition (#5227) or PowerVM Enterprise Edition (#5228) feature, as many as eight LPARs are supported in an 8-core Power 720. If the PowerVM Standard or Enterprise Edition feature is installed in the system, a maximum of 10 dynamic LPARs for each physical processor can be defined, with a system maximum of 80 dynamic LPARs.

An HMC or Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM) is required to manage the Power 720 (8202-E4C) implementing partitioning. Multiple Power 720 servers can be supported by a single HMC.

If an HMC is used to manage any Power 720 server, the HMC must be a rack-mount HMC model CR3, or later, or deskside HMC model C05, or later.

When IBM Systems Director is used to manage an HMC or if the HMC manages more than 254 partitions, the HMC should have 3 GB of RAM minimum and be the rack-mount model CR3, or later, or deskside model C06, or later.

PowerVM Editions (optional)

Three optional PowerVM Edition features are now available on the Power 720: PowerVM Express Edition, PowerVM Standard Edition, and PowerVM Enterprise Edition. These are managed using built-in IVM software or optionally through use of an HMC.

PowerVM Standard Edition (#5227) and PowerVM Enterprise Edition (#5228) allow clients to create partitions in units of less than 1 CPU (sub-CPU LPARs) and allow the same system I/O to be virtually added to these partitions. The optional features, available for a fee, also include a software component that provides cross-partition workload management.

PowerVM Standard and Enterprise Editions offer:

  • Micro-Partitioning® (up to 10 partitions per processor, 80 per system)
  • Virtualized disk and optical devices (VIOS)
  • Automated CPU reconfiguration
  • Real-time partition configuration and load statistics
  • Support for dedicated and shared processor LPAR groups
  • Support for manual provisioning of resources

At initial order entry, selecting feature number 5227 or 5228 will result in Micro-Partitioning to be enabled during manufacture and the enabling software media and publications to be shipped to the client. When ordering feature number 5227 or 5228 as an MES, an activation key will be posted on an IBM website, and the client must retrieve it and install it on the system.

The IBM website is

http://www-912.ibm.com/pod/pod

Other features of PowerVM Editions:

  • If any processors in a system have the Virtualization feature, all active processors must have it.
  • Once the Virtualization feature is installed in a system, it cannot be removed.
  • Virtual Ethernet and Virtual Storage are part of PowerVM Editions.

PowerVM Enterprise Edition also includes Live Partition Mobility, which allows for the movement of a logical partition from one POWER6 or POWER7 server to another with no application downtime, and Active Memory Sharing, which dynamically reallocates memory between running logical partitions on a server. Also available is PowerVM Express (#5225), designed for users looking for an introduction to more advanced virtualization features at a highly affordable price. With PowerVM Express and IVM, users can create up to three partitions on the server, leverage VIOS, utilize Shared Dedicated Capacity to help optimize use of processor cycles, and even try out the Shared Processor Pool. With its intuitive browser-based interface, IVM is easy to use and helps reduce the time and effort required to manage virtual devices, processors, and partitions. An HMC is not required.

Notes:

  • PowerVM 2.1.2.11 with Fix Pack 22.1 and Service Pack 1, or later, and a supported AIX or Linux operating system level are minimum requirements for performing Live Partition Mobility functions on POWER7. Refer to the Software Requirements section for more information on minimum AIX and Linux operating system levels.
  • Active Memory Sharing is planned to be supported with the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP1.

Clients can upgrade from PowerVM Express to either PowerVM Standard or PowerVM Enterprise, or they can upgrade from PowerVM Standard to PowerVM Enterprise.

By upgrading to PowerVM Standard or PowerVM Enterprise, users gain the ability to create up to 80 logical partitions on the Power 720. Users also gain the ability to manage their PowerVM enabled machine with either an HMC or the Integrated Virtualization Manager.

By upgrading to PowerVM Enterprise, users can leverage Live Partition Mobility and Active Memory Sharing.

Power 720 Capacity BackUp (CBU) capability

(Applies to IBM i only)

The Power 720 system's CBU designation can help meet your requirements for a second system to use for backup, high availability, and disaster recovery. It enables you to temporarily transfer IBM i processor license entitlements and IBM i user license entitlements purchased for a primary machine to a secondary CBU-designated system. Temporarily transferring these resources instead of purchasing them for your secondary system may result in significant savings. Processor activations cannot be transferred.

The CBU specify feature 0444 is available only as part of a new server purchase or during a model upgrade from a Power 520 into the Power 720. Certain system prerequisites must be met and system registration and approval are required before the CBU specify feature can be applied on a new server. Standard IBM i terms and conditions do not allow either IBM i processor license entitlements or IBM i user license entitlements to be transferred permanently or temporarily. These entitlements remain with the machine they were ordered for. When you register the association between your primary and on-order CBU system, you must agree to certain terms and conditions regarding the temporary transfer.

After a CBU system designation is approved and the system is installed, you can temporarily move your optional IBM i processor license entitlement and IBM i user license entitlements from the primary system to the CBU system when the primary system is down or while the primary system processors are inactive. The CBU system can then better support failover and role swapping for a full range of test, disaster recovery, and high availability scenarios. Temporary entitlement transfer means that the entitlement is a property transferred from the primary system to the CBU system and may remain in use on the CBU system as long as the registered primary and CBU system are in deployment for the high availability or disaster recovery operation.

The primary system for a 4-core Power 720 (8202-E4C) server with its IBM i P05 software tier can be a POWER6 or POWER7 server with a P05, P10, or P20 software tier listed below:

Power 520: 9407-M15, 9408-M25, 8203-E4A (1-core, 2-core, 4-core)
Power 720: 8202-E4B, 8202-E4C (4-core, 6-core, 8-core)
Power 740: 8205-E6B, 8205-E6C
Power 750: 8233-E8B
Power 550: 9409-M50, 8204-E8A
Power 560: 8234-EMA

The primary system for a 6-core or 8-core Power 720 (8202-E6C) server with its IBM i P10 software tier can be a POWER6 or POWER7 server with a P10, P20, or P30 software tier listed below:

Power 520: 9408-M25, 8203-E4A (2-core, 4-core)
Power 720: 8202-E4B, 8202-E4C (6-core, 8-core)
Power 740: 8205-E6B, 8205-E6C
Power 750: 8233-E8B
Power 550: 9409-M50, 8204-E8A
Power 560: 8234-EMA
Power 570: 9406-MMA, 9117-MMA
Power 770: 9117-MMB

The primary machine must be in the same enterprise and country as the CBU system.

Before you can temporarily transfer IBM i processor license entitlements from the registered primary system, you must have more than one IBM i processor license on the primary machine and at least one IBM i processor license on the CBU server. An activated processor must be available on the CBU server to use the transferred entitlement. You can then transfer any IBM i processor entitlements above the minimum one, assuming the total IBM i workload on the primary system does not require the IBM i entitlement you would like to transfer during the time of the transfer. During this temporary transfer, the CBU system's internal records of its total number of IBM i processor license entitlements are not updated, and you may see IBM i license noncompliance warning messages from the CBU system. These warning messages in this situation do not mean you are not in compliance.

Before you can temporarily transfer IBM i user entitlements, you must have more than the minimum number of IBM i user entitlements on a 9408, 8203, or 8202 primary server. You can then transfer any IBM i user entitlements above the minimum, assuming the total IBM i users on the primary system do not require the IBM i entitlement you want to transfer during the time of the transfer. The Power 550, 560, 740, and 750 do not have user entitlements that can be transferred and only processor license entitlements can be transferred. The minimum number of IBM i users on the POWER6 and POWER7 with i user entitlements are:

  • Power 520 1-core (9407-M15, 8203-E4A): 5 users
  • Power 520 2-core (9408-M25, 8203-E4A): 30 users
  • Power 520 4-core (8203-E4A): 50 users
  • Power 720 4-core (8202-E4B): 5 users
  • Power 720 6-core or 8-core (8202-E4B): 30 users

For example, if you have a 2-core Power 520 (8203-E4A or 9408-M25) as your primary system with two IBM i processor license entitlements (one above the minimum) and 50 IBM i user entitlements (20 above the minimum), you can temporarily transfer up to one IBM i entitlement and up to 20 user entitlements. During this temporary transfer, the CBU system's internal records of its total number of IBM i processor and user license entitlements is not updated, and you may see IBM i license noncompliance warning messages from the CBU system.

Note that if the Power 720 CBU server has just one partition and if it is using the default parameters set by IBM Manufacturing, the IBM i licensing manager will ignore the temporary transfer and will not use additional processor cores. To work around this restriction for valid CBU situations, you can add a partition with no resource on your server or implement a shared processor pool.

If your primary or CBU machine is sold or discontinued from use, any temporary entitlement transfers must be returned to the machine on which they were originally acquired. For CBU registration and further information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/systems/power/hardware/cbu

I/O drawer availability

Four 12X attached I/O drawers are supported on the Power 720, providing extensive capability to expand the overall server expandability and connectivity.

  • Feature 5802 provides 10 PCIe slots and 18 SFF SAS DASD slots.
  • Feature 5877 provides 10 PCIe slots.
  • Feature 5796 provides six PCI-X slots (supported but not orderable).
  • The 7314-G30 provides six PCI-X slots (supported but not orderable).

Four disk-only I/O drawers are also supported, providing large storage capacity and multiple partition support:

  • Feature 5886 EXP12S holds twelve 3.5-inch SAS HDDs or SSDs (supported but not orderable).
  • Feature 5887 EXP24S holds twenty-four 2.5-inch (SFF) SAS HDDs or SSDs.
  • Feature 5786 EXP24 holds a 3.5-inch SCSI disk (used for migrating existing SCSI drives) (supported but not orderable).
  • The 7031-D24/T24 holds twenty-four 3.5-inch SCSI disk (supported but not orderable).

TotalStorage EXP24 Disk Drawer (#5786)(supported only -- not orderable)

The TotalStorage EXP24 (#5786) is a 4 EIA unit drawer and mounts in a 19-inch rack. The front of the IBM TotalStorage EXP24 Ultra320 SCSI Expandable Storage Disk Enclosure has bays for up to 12 disk drives organized in two SCSI groups of up to six drives. The rear also has bays for up to 12 disk drives organized in two additional SCSI groups of up to six drives plus slots for the four SCSI interface cards. Each SCSI drive group can be connected by either a Single Bus Ultra320 SCSI Repeater Card (#5741) or a Dual Bus Ultra320 SCSI Repeater Card (#5742). This allows the EXP24 to be configured as four sets of six bays, two sets of 12 bays, or two sets of six bays plus one set of 12 bays.

The EXP24 feature 5786 has three cooling fans and two power supplies to provide redundant power and cooling. The SCSI disk drives contained in the EXP24 are controlled by PCI-X SCSI adapters connected to the EXP24 SCSI repeater cards via SCSI cables. The PCI-X adapters are located in the Power 720 system unit or in an attached I/O drawer with PCI-X slots.

The EXP24S SCSI Disk Drawer is an earlier technology drawer compared to the later SAS EXP12S drawer. It is used to house the older SCSI disk drives that are supported but no longer orderable.

Feature number I/O drawers available for order on the Power 720

PCI-X DDR 12X Expansion Drawer (#5796) (supported only -- not orderable)

The PCI-X DDR 12X Expansion Drawer (#5796) is a 4 EIA unit tall drawer and mounts in a 19-inch rack. Feature 5796 is 22.4 cm (8.8 in) wide and takes up half the width of the 4 EIA rack space. Feature 5796 requires the use of a feature 7314 drawer-mounting enclosure. The 4 EIA tall enclosure can hold up to two feature 5796 drawers mounted side by side in the enclosure. The PCI-DDR 12X Expansion Drawer has six 64-bit, 3.3 V, PCI-X DDR slots running at 266 MHz that use blind-swap cassettes and support hot plugging of adapter cards. The drawer includes redundant hot-plug power and cooling. The client must select one of the two available interface adapters for use in the feature 5796 drawer, either the Dual-Port 12X Channel Attach Adapter -- Long Run (#6457) or the Dual-Port 12X Channel Attach Adapter Short Run (#6446). The adapter selection is based on how close the host system or the next I/O drawer in the loop is physically located.

A maximum of four feature 5796 drawers can be placed on the same 12X loop. Mixing features 5802 or 5877 and 5796 on the same loop is not supported. Mixing feature 5796 and the 7314-G30 on the same loop is supported with a maximum of four drawers total per loop. A minimum configuration of two 12X cables (either SDR or DDR) and two ac power cables and two SPCN cables is required to ensure proper redundancy. The drawer attaches to the host CEC enclosure with a 12X adapter in a GX slot via 12X SDR or DDR cables.

The Power 720 uses the GX++ Dual-port 12x Channel Attach (#EJ04) adapter to attach a feature 5796 12X I/O Drawer using SDR speed.

PCI-X DDR 12X Expansion Drawer (7314-G30) (supported -- not orderable)

The 7314-G30 is equivalent to the feature 5796 described above with one key difference: IBM i does not support this I/O drawer. Otherwise, it provides the same six PCI-X DDR slots per unit and has the same configuration rules/considerations as feature 5796.

12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF disk (#5802)

This feature provides a 4U high, 19-inch I/O drawer containing 10 PCIe 8x I/O adapter slots and 18 SAS hot-swap SFF SAS disk bays, which can be used for either disk drives or SSDs. Using 300 GB disk drives, the feature 5802 provides up to 5.4 TB of storage.

The 18 disk bays can be organized either into one group of 18 bays (AIX/Linux), two groups of nine slots (AIX/IBM i/Linux), or four groups of four or five bays (AIX/Linux). Selecting either one, two, or four groups of drive bays is done with a mode switch on the drawer.

A maximum of two feature 5802 drawers can be placed on the same 12X loop. Mixing feature 5802 and feature 5796 and the 7314-G30 on the same loop is not supported. Mixing feature 5802 and feature 5877 on the same loop is supported with a maximum of two drawers total per loop. The PCIe adapter slots use Gen3 blind-swap cassettes and support hot plugging of adapter cards. A minimum configuration of two 12X DDR cables and two ac power cables and two SPCN cables is required to ensure proper redundancy. 12X SDR cables are not supported. The drawer attaches to the host CEC enclosure with a 12X adapter in a GX slot via 12X DDR cables (#1861/#1862/#1864/#1865).

The Power 720 uses the GX++ Dual-port 12x Channel Attach (#EJ04) adapter to attach a feature 5802 12X I/O Drawer. The feature EJ04 provides double data rate (DDR) capacity bandwidth.

12X I/O Drawer PCIe, No disk (#5877)

This feature provides a 4U high 19-inch I/O drawer containing 10 PCIe 8x I/O adapter slots.

A maximum of two feature 5877 drawers can be placed on the same 12X loop. Mixing features 5877 and 5796/7314-G30 on the same loop is not supported. Mixing features 5802 and 5877 on the same loop is supported with a maximum of two drawers total per loop. The PCIe adapter slots use Gen3 blind-swap cassettes and support hot plugging of adapter cards. A minimum configuration of two 12X DDR cables and two ac power cables and two SPCN cables is required to ensure proper redundancy; 12X SDR cables are not supported. The drawer attaches to the host CEC enclosure with a 12X adapter in a GX slot via 12X DDR cables (#1861/#1862/#1864/#1865).

The Power 720 uses the GX++ Dual-port 12x Channel Attach (#EJ04) adapter to attach a feature 5877 12X I/O Drawer. Feature EJ04 provides double data rate (DDR) capacity bandwidth.

Note that conversions between a diskless feature 5877 and a feature 5802 with disk bays are not available.

EXP 12S SAS Drawer (#5886) (supported only -- not orderable)

The EXP 12S SAS drawer (#5886) is a 2 EIA drawer and mounts in a 19-inch rack. The drawer can hold either SAS disk drives or SSDs. The EXP 12S SAS drawer has twelve 3.5-inch SAS disk bays with redundant data paths to each bay. The drawer supports redundant hot-plug power and cooling and redundant hot-swap SAS expanders (Enclosure Services Manager-ESM). Each ESM has an independent SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) diagnostic processor.

The SAS disk drives or SSDs contained in the EXP12S are controlled by one or two PCIe or PCI-X SAS adapters connected to the EXP12S via SAS cables. The SAS cable will vary, depending upon the adapter being used, the operating system being used, and the protection desired.

  • The large cache PCI-X feature 5908 uses a SAS Y cable when a single port is running the EXP12S. A SAS X cable is used when a pair of adapters is used for controller redundancy.
  • The medium cache PCI-X feature 5902 and PCIe feature 5805 adapters are always paired and use a SAS X cable to attach the feature 5886 I/O drawer.
  • The zero cache PCI-X feature 5912 and PCIe feature 5901 use a SAS Y cable when a single port is running the EXP12S. A SAS X cable is used for AIX/Linux environments when a pair of adapters is used for controller redundancy.

In all of the above configurations, all 12 SAS bays are controlled by a single controller or a single pair of controllers.

A second EXP12S drawer can be attached to another drawer using two SAS EE cables, providing 24 SAS bays instead of 12 bays for the same SAS controller port. This is called cascading. In this configuration, all 24 SAS bays are controlled by a single controller or a single pair of controllers.

The feature 5886 can also be directly attached to the SAS port on the rear of the Power 720, providing a very low cost disk storage solution. When used this way, the imbedded SAS controllers in the system unit drive the disk drives in EXP12S. A second unit cannot be cascaded to a feature 5886 attached in this way.

EXP24S SFF Gen2-Bay Drawer (#5887)

The EXP24S SFF Gen2-Bay Drawer is an expansion drawer with twenty-four 2.5-inch small form-factor (SFF) SAS bays. It supports up to 24 hot-swap SFF SAS HDDs on POWER6 or POWER7 servers in 2U of 19-inch rack space. The EXP24S bays are controlled by SAS adapters/controllers attached to the I/O drawer by SAS X or Y cables.

The SFF bays of the EXP24S are different from the SFF bays of the POWER7 system units or 12X PCIe I/O Drawer (#5802). The EXP24S uses Gen2 or SFF-2 SAS drives that physically do not fit in the Gen1 or SFF-1 bays of the POWER7 system unit or 12X PCIe I/O Drawers or vice versa.

The following SFF-2/Gen2 SAS drives can be used in the EXP24S:

  • HDD
    • 10,000 rpm 283 GB/300 GB (#1956, #1925, #1844, and #1869)
    • 10,000 rpm 571 GB/600 GB (#1962, #1964, #1817, and #1818)
    • 15,000 rpm 139 GB/146 GB (#1947, #1917, #1868, and #1866)
    • 15,000 rpm 283 GB/300 GB (#1948, #1953, #1927, and #1929)
  • SSD
    • 177 GB (#1793, #1794, #1887, and #1958)

The SAS adapters/controllers that support the EXP24S are:

  • PCI-X 1.5 GB Cache SAS RAID Adapter 3 Gb (#5908)
  • PCIe2 1.8 GB Cache RAID SAS Adapter Tri-port 6 Gb (#5913)
  • PCIe Dual-x4 SAS Adapter 3 Gb (#5901, #5278)

The integrated SAS controllers that support the EXP24S off the imbedded SAS port on the rear of the server are in:

  • The Power 710, 720, 730, 740, 750, 755, 770, and 780
  • The Power 520 (8203-E4A) and Power 550 (8204-E8A)

AIX, Linux, and VIOS support all of the above SAS adapters/controllers with the EXP24S. IBM i supports all but the feature 5901 and 5278 adapters with the EXP24S.

Up to 24 HDDs can be supported with any of the supported SAS adapters/controllers.

The EXP24S has a fixed-length set of rails that allows it to fit in standard Power Systems 19-inch racks such as the 7014-T42 or -T00 or the feature 0551 or 0553.

19-inch racks

The Model 8202-E4C and its I/O drawers are designed to mount in the 25U 7014-S25 (#0555), 36U 7014-T00 (#0551), or the 42U 7014-T42 (#0553) rack. These racks are built to the 19-inch EIA standard. When you order a new 8202 system, you can also order the appropriate 7014 rack model with the system hardware on the same initial order. IBM is making the racks available as features of the 8202-E4C when you order additional I/O drawer hardware for an existing system (MES order). The rack feature number should be used if you want IBM to integrate the newly ordered I/O drawer in a 19-inch rack before shipping the MES order.

1.3-meter rack (#0555 -- supported only)

The 1.3-meter rack (#0555) is a 25 EIA unit rack. The rack is the same rack delivered when you order the 7014-S25 rack.

1.8-meter rack (#0551)

The 1.8-meter rack (#0551) is a 36 EIA unit rack. The rack that is delivered as feature 0551 is the same rack delivered when you order the 7014-T00 rack; the included features may be different. Some features that are delivered as part of the 7014-T00 must be ordered separately with the feature 0551. Order the feature 0551 only when required to support rack integration of MES orders prior to shipment from IBM.

2.0-meter rack (#0553)

The 2.0-meter rack (#0553) is a 42 EIA unit tall rack. The rack that is delivered as feature 0553 is the same rack delivered when you order the 7014-T42 rack; the included features may be different. Some features that are delivered as part of the 7014-T42 must be ordered separately with the feature 0553. Order the feature 0553 only when required to support rack integration of MES orders prior to shipment from IBM.

IBM Power Systems Deployment-ready Services

IBM offers a portfolio of integration, configuration, and customization services for IBM Power Systems. These Deployment-ready Services are designed to accelerate client solution deployment and reduce related resources and cost. Offerings include:

  • Integration
    • Component integration
    • Rack integration
    • Operating system preinstallation
    • Unit personalization
    • Third-party hardware/software installation
    • Client-specified placement
  • Asset tagging
    • Standard tagging Radio Frequency Item Device (RFID)
  • Special packaging
    • Box consolidation
  • System customization
    • Remote access Partitioning Customized operating system/firmware

For more information on Deployment-ready Services, refer to

http://www.ibm.com/power/deploymentreadyservices/


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Top rule
Reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) features
Bottom rule

Reliability, fault tolerance, and data correction

The reliability of systems starts with components, devices, and subsystems that are designed to be highly reliable. The POWER7 processor SCM uses lower-voltage technology, improving reliability with stacked latches to reduce soft error (SER) susceptibility. During the design and development process, subsystems go through rigorous verification and integration testing processes. During system manufacturing, systems go through a thorough testing process to help ensure the highest level of product quality.

The system cache and memory offer ECC (error checking and correcting) fault-tolerant features. ECC is designed to correct environmentally induced, single-bit, intermittent memory failures and single-bit hard failures. With ECC, the likelihood of memory failures will be reduced. ECC also provides double-bit memory error detection that helps protect data in the event of a double-bit memory failure.

The AIX and IBM i operating systems provide disk drive mirroring and disk drive controller duplexing. The Linux operating system supports disk drive mirroring (RAID 1) through software, while other RAID protection schemes are provided via hardware RAID adapters.

Memory error correction extensions

The memory has single-bit-error correction and double-bit-error detection ECC circuitry. The ECC code is also designed such that the failure of any one specific memory module within an ECC word by itself can be corrected absent any other fault.

Memory protection features include scrubbing to detect errors, a means to call for the deallocation of memory pages for a pattern of correctable errors detected, and signaling deallocation of a logical memory block when an error occurs that cannot be corrected by the ECC code.

Fault monitoring functions
  • When a POWER7 processor-based system is initially powered on, BIST and POST (power-on self-test) check the processor, cache, memory, and associated hardware required for proper booting of the operating system. If a noncritical error is detected or if the errors occur in resources that can be removed from the system configuration, the restarting process is designed to proceed to completion. The errors are logged in the system nonvolatile RAM (NVRAM).
  • Disk drive fault tracking is designed to alert the system administrator of an impending disk drive failure before it impacts client operation.
Mutual surveillance

The Service Processor monitors the operation of the firmware during the boot process, and also monitors the hypervisor for termination. The hypervisor monitors the Service Processor and will perform a reset/reload if it detects the loss of the Service Processor. If the reset/reload does not correct the problem with the Service Processor, the hypervisor will notify the operating system and the operating system can take appropriate action, including calling for service.

Environmental monitoring functions

POWER7 technology-based servers include a range of environmental monitoring functions:

  • Temperature monitoring warns the system administrator of potential environmental-related problems by monitoring the air inlet temperature. When the inlet temperature rises above a warning threshold, the system initiates an orderly shutdown. When the temperature exceeds the critical level or if the temperature remains above the warning level for too long, the system will shut down immediately.
  • Fan speed is controlled by monitoring actual temperatures on critical components and adjusting accordingly. If internal component temperatures reach critical levels, the system will shut down immediately, regardless of fan speed. When a redundant fan fails, the system calls out the failing fan and continues running. When a nonredundant fan fails, the system shuts down immediately.
Availability enhancement functions

The POWER7 family of systems continues to offer and introduce significant enhancements designed to increase system availability.

POWER7 processor functions

As in POWER6, the POWER7 processor has the ability to do processor instruction retry and alternate processor recovery for a number of core-related faults. This is designed to significantly reduce exposure to both hard (logic) and soft (transient) errors in the processor core. Soft failures in the processor core are transient (intermittent) errors, often due to cosmic rays or other sources of radiation, and generally are not repeatable. When an error is encountered in the core, the POWER7 processor is designed to first automatically retry the instruction. If the source of the error was truly transient, the instruction will succeed and the system will continue as before. On IBM systems prior to POWER6, this error would have caused a checkstop.

Hard failures are more difficult, being true logical errors that will be replicated each time the instruction is repeated. Retrying the instruction will not help in this situation. As in POWER6, POWER7 processors have the ability to extract the failing instruction from the faulty core and retry it elsewhere in the system for a number of faults, after which the failing core is dynamically deconfigured and called out for replacement. These systems are designed to avoid a full system outage.

POWER7 single processor checkstopping

As in POWER6, POWER7 provides single processor checkstopping. This is designed to reduce the probability of a fault in any one processor affecting total system availability.

Partition availability priority

Also available is the ability to assign availability priorities to partitions. If an alternate processor recovery event requires spare processor resources in order to protect a workload, when no other means of obtaining the spare resources is available, the system will determine which partition has the lowest priority and attempt to claim the needed resource. On a properly configured POWER7 processor-based server, this allows that capacity to be first obtained from, for example, a test partition instead of a financial accounting system.

POWER7 cache availability

The POWER® processor-based line of servers continues to be at the forefront of cache availability enhancements. The L3 cache is now integrated on the POWER7 processor. The POWER7 processor provides both L2 and L3 cache line delete functions.

Special uncorrectable error handling

Special Uncorrectable Error (SUE) handling was an IBM innovation introduced for POWER5 processors, where an uncorrectable error in memory or cache does not immediately cause the system to terminate. Rather, the system tags the data and determines whether it will ever be used again. If the error is irrelevant, it will not force a checkstop.

PCI extended error handling

PCI extended error handling (EEH)-enabled adapters respond to a special data packet generated from the affected PCI slot hardware by calling system firmware, which will examine the affected bus, allow the device driver to reset it, and continue without a system reboot. For Linux, EEH support extends to the majority of frequently used devices, although some third-party PCI devices may not provide native EEH support.

Predictive failure and dynamic component deallocation

Servers with Power processors have long had the capability to perform predictive failure analysis on certain critical components such as processors and memory. When these components exhibit certain symptoms that may indicate a failure is imminent, the system can dynamically deallocate and call home, when enabled, about the failing part before the error is propagated system-wide. In many cases, the system will first attempt to reallocate resources in such a way that will avoid unplanned outages. In the event that insufficient resources exist to maintain full system availability, these servers will attempt to maintain partition availability by user-defined priority.

Uncorrectable error recovery

When the auto-restart option is enabled, the system can automatically restart following an unrecoverable software error, hardware failure, or environmentally induced (ac power) failure.

Serviceability

The purpose of serviceability is to repair the system while attempting to minimize or eliminate service cost (within budget objectives), while maintaining high client satisfaction. Serviceability includes system installation, MES (system upgrades/downgrades), and system maintenance/repair. Depending upon the system and warranty contract, service may be performed by the client, an IBM representative, or an authorized warranty service provider.

The serviceability features delivered in this system provide a highly efficient service environment by incorporating the following attributes

  • Design for Client Set Up (CSU), Client Installed Features (CIF), and Customer Replaceable Units (CRU)
  • Error detection and Fault Isolation (ED/FI)
  • First Failure Data Capture (FFDC)
  • Converged service approach across multiple IBM server platforms

Service environments

The HMC is a dedicated server that provides functions for configuring and managing servers for either partitioned or full-system partition using a GUI or command-line interface (CLI). An HMC attached to the system allows support personnel (with client authorization) to remotely log in to review error logs and perform remote maintenance if required.

The POWER7 processor-based platforms support two main service environments:

  • Attachment to one or more HMCs is a supported option by the system. This is the default configuration for servers supporting logical partitions with dedicated or virtual I/O. In this case, all servers have at least one logical partition.
  • No HMC. There are two service strategies for non-HMC systems:
    • Full system partition: A single partition owns all the server resources and only one operating system may be installed.
    • Partitioned system: In this configuration, the system can have more than one partition and can be running more than one operating system. In this environment, partitions are managed by the Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM), which provides some of the functions provided by the HMC.

Service Interface

The Service Interface allows support personnel to communicate with the service support applications in a server using a console, interface, or terminal. Delivering a clear, concise view of available service applications, the Service Interface allows the support team to manage system resources and service information in an efficient and effective way. Applications available via the Service Interface are carefully configured and placed to give service providers access to important service functions.

Different service interfaces are used, depending on the state of the system and its operating environment. The primary service interfaces are:

  • LEDs
  • Operator Panel
  • Service Processor menu
  • Operating system service menu
  • Service Focal Point™ on the HMC
  • Service Focal Point Lite on IVM

In the light path LED implementation, the system can clearly identify components for replacement by using specific component-level LEDs, and can also guide the servicer directly to the component by signaling (turning on solid) the amber system fault LED, enclosure fault LED, and the component FRU fault LED. The servicer can also use the identify function to blink the FRU-level LED. When this function is activated, a roll-up to the blue enclosure locate and system locate LEDs will occur. These LEDs will turn on solid and can be used to follow the light path from the system to the enclosure and down to the specific FRU.

First Failure Data Capture and Error Data Analysis

First Failure Data Capture is a technique that helps ensure that when a fault is detected in a system, the root cause of the fault will be captured without the need to re-create the problem or run any sort of extending tracing or diagnostics program. For the vast majority of faults, a good FFDC design means that the root cause can also be detected automatically without servicer intervention.

FFDC information, error data analysis, and fault isolation are necessary to implement the advanced serviceability techniques that enable efficient service of the systems and to help determine the failing items.

In the rare absence of FFDC and Error Data Analysis, diagnostics are required to re-create the failure and determine the failing items.

Diagnostics

General diagnostic objectives are to detect and identify problems such that they can be resolved quickly. Elements of IBM's diagnostics strategy include:

  • Provide a common error code format equivalent to a system reference code, system reference number, checkpoint, or firmware error code.
  • Provide fault detection and problem isolation procedures.
  • Support the remote connection ability to be used by the IBM Remote Support Center or IBM Designated Service.
  • Provide interactive intelligence within the diagnostics with detailed online failure information while connected to IBM's back-end system.

Automatic diagnostics

Because of the FFDC technology designed into IBM servers, it is not necessary to perform re-create diagnostics for failures or require user intervention. Solid and intermittent errors are designed to be correctly detected and isolated at the time the failure occurs. Runtime and boottime diagnostics fall into this category.

Stand-alone diagnostics

As the name implies, stand-alone or user-initiated diagnostics require user intervention. The user must perform manual steps, including:

  • Compact disk-based diagnostics
  • Keying in commands
  • Interactively selecting steps from a list of choices

Concurrent maintenance

The system will continue to support concurrent maintenance of power, cooling, HDD or SSD, DVD, and firmware updates (when possible). The determination of whether a firmware release can be updated concurrently is identified in the readme information file released with the firmware.

Service labels

Service providers use these labels to assist them in performing maintenance actions. Service labels are found in various formats and positions, and are intended to transmit readily available information to the servicer during the repair process. Following are some of these service labels and their purpose:

  • Location diagrams: Location diagrams are strategically located on the system hardware, relating information regarding the placement of hardware components. Location diagrams may include location codes, drawings of physical locations, concurrent maintenance status, or other data pertinent to a repair. Location diagrams are especially useful when multiple components are installed such as DIMMs, CPUs, processor books, fans, adapter cards, LEDs, and power supplies.
  • Remove/replace procedures: Service labels that contain remove/replace procedures are often found on a cover of the system or in other spots accessible to the servicer. These labels provide systematic procedures, including diagrams, detailing how to remove or replace certain serviceable hardware components.
  • Arrows: Numbered arrows are used to indicate the order of operation and serviceability direction of components. Some serviceable parts such as latches, levers, and touch points need to be pulled or pushed in a certain direction and certain order for the mechanical mechanisms to engage or disengage. Arrows generally improve the ease of serviceability.

Packaging for service The following service enhancements are included in the physical packaging of the systems to facilitate service:

  • Color coding (touch points): Terracotta-colored touch points indicate that a component (FRU/CRU) can be concurrently maintained. Blue-colored touch points delineate components that are not concurrently maintained -- those that require the system to be turned off for removal or repair.
  • Tool-less design: Selected IBM systems support tool-less or simple tool designs. These designs require no tools or simple tools such as flathead screw drivers to service the hardware components.
  • Positive retention: Positive retention mechanisms help to assure proper connections between hardware components such as cables to connectors, and between two cards that attach to each other. Without positive retention, hardware components run the risk of becoming loose during shipping or installation, preventing a good electrical connection. Positive retention mechanisms like latches, levers, thumb-screws, pop Nylatches (U-clips), and cables are included to help prevent loose connections and aid in installing (seating) parts correctly. These positive retention items do not require tools.
Error handling and reporting

In the event of system hardware or environmentally induced failure, the system runtime error capture capability systematically analyzes the hardware error signature to determine the cause of failure. The analysis result will be stored in system NVRAM. When the system can be successfully restarted either manually or automatically, the error will be reported to the operating system. Error Log Analysis (ELA) can be used to display the failure cause and the physical location of the failing hardware.

With the integrated Service Processor, the system has the ability to automatically send out an alert via phone line to a pager or call for service in the event of a critical system failure. A hardware fault will also turn on the amber system fault LED located on the system unit to alert the user of an internal hardware problem. The indicator may also be set to blink by the operator as a tool to allow system identification. For identification, the blue locate LED on the enclosure and at the system level will turn on solid. The amber system fault LED will be on solid when an error condition occurs.

On POWER7 processor-based servers, hardware and software failures are recorded in the system log. When an HMC is attached, an ELA routine analyzes the error, forwards the event to the Service Focal Point (SFP) application running on the HMC, and notifies the system administrator that it has isolated a likely cause of the system problem. The Service Processor event log also records unrecoverable checkstop conditions, forwards them to the SFP application, and notifies the system administrator. Once the information is logged in the SFP application, if the system is properly configured, a call home service request will be initiated and the pertinent failure data with service parts information and part locations will be sent to an IBM service organization. Client contact information and specific system-related data such as the machine type, model, and serial number, along with error log data related to the failure are sent to IBM Service.

Service Processor

The Service Processor provides the capability to diagnose, check the status of, and sense the operational conditions of a system. It runs on its own power boundary and does not require resources from a system processor to be operational to perform its tasks.

The Service Processor supports surveillance of the connection to the HMC and to the system firmware (hypervisor). It also provides several remote power control options, environmental monitoring, reset, restart, remote maintenance, and diagnostic functions, including console mirroring. The Service Processors menus (ASMI) can be accessed concurrently with system operation, allowing nondisruptive abilities to change system default parameters.

Call Home

Call Home refers to an automatic or manual call from a client location to IBM support structure with error log data, server status, or other service-related information. Call Home invokes the service organization in order for the appropriate service action to begin. Call Home can be done through HMC or most non-HMC managed systems. While configuring Call Home is optional, clients are encouraged to implement this feature in order to obtain service enhancements such as reduced problem determination and faster and potentially more accurate transmittal of error information. In general, using the Call Home feature can result in increased system availability. The Electronic Service Agent™ application can be configured for automated call home. Refer to the next section for specific details on this application.

IBM Electronics Services

Electronic Service Agent and the IBM Electronic Services web portal comprise the IBM Electronic Services solution -- dedicated to providing fast, exceptional support to IBM clients. IBM Electronic Service Agent is a no-charge tool that proactively monitors and reports hardware events such as system errors, performance issues, and inventory. Electronic Service Agent can help focus on the client's company strategic business initiatives, save time, and spend less effort managing day-to-day IT maintenance issues.

Integrated in the operating system in addition to the HMC, Electronic Service Agent is designed to automatically and electronically report system failures and client-perceived issues to IBM, which can result in faster problem resolution and increased availability. System configuration and inventory information collected by Electronic Service Agent also can be viewed on the secure Electronic Services web portal and used to improve problem determination and resolution between the client and the IBM support team. As part of an increased focus to provide even better service to IBM clients, Electronic Service Agent tool configuration and activation comes standard with the system. In support of this effort, a new HMC External Connectivity security whitepaper has been published, which describes data exchanges between the HMC and the IBM Service Delivery Center (SDC) and the methods and protocols for this exchange. To read the whitepaper and prepare for Electronic Service Agent installation, go to the "Reference Guide" section at

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

Select your country.

Click on "IBM Electronic Service Agent Connectivity Guide."

Benefits

Increased uptime: Electronic Service Agent is designed to enhance the warranty and maintenance service by providing faster hardware error reporting and uploading system information to IBM Support. This can optimize the time monitoring the symptoms, diagnosing the error, and manually calling IBM Support to open a problem record. And 24x7 monitoring and reporting means no more dependency on human intervention or off-hours client personnel when errors are encountered in the middle of the night.

Security: Electronic Service Agent is secure in monitoring, reporting, and storing the data at IBM. Electronic Service Agent securely transmits via the Internet (HTTPS or VPN) and can be configured to communicate securely through gateways to provide clients a single point of exit from their site. Communication between the client and IBM only flows one way; activating Service Agent does not enable IBM to call into a client's system. System inventory information is stored in a secure database, which is protected behind IBM firewalls. The client's business applications or business data is never transmitted to IBM.

More accurate reporting: Because system information and error logs are automatically uploaded to the IBM Support Center in conjunction with the service request, clients are not required to find and send system information, decreasing the risk of misreported or misdiagnosed errors. Once inside IBM, problem error data is run through a data knowledge management system and knowledge articles are appended to the problem record.

Customized support: Using the IBM ID entered during activation, clients can view system and support information in the "My Systems" and "Premium Search" sections of the Electronic Services website.

The Electronic Services web portal is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. This web portal enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems. The newly improved My Systems and Premium Search functions make it even easier for Electronic Service Agent-enabled clients to track system inventory and find pertinent fixes.

My Systems provides valuable reports of installed hardware and software using information collected from the systems by IBM Electronic Service Agent. Reports are available for any system associated with the client's IBM ID. Premium Search combines the function of search and the value of Electronic Service Agent information, providing advanced search of the technical support knowledgebase. Using Premium Search and the Service Agent information that has been collected from the system, clients are able to see search results that apply specifically to their systems.

For more information on how to utilize the power of IBM Electronic Services, visit the following website or contact an IBM Systems Services Representative

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

IBM Power 720 server is capable as of October 21, 2011, when used in accordance with associated IBM documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested via the IBM website

http://www-03.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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IBM plans to offer a 15 meter, 3 Gb bandwidth SAS cable for the PCIe2 1.8 GB Cache RAID SAS Adapter (#5913) when attaching the EXP24S Drawer (#5887) for large configurations where the 10 meter cable is a distance limitation.

IBM intends to enhance the IBM Systems Director Management Console (SDMC) to support the Power 720 (8202-E4C). IBM also intends for the current Hardware Management Console (HMC) (7042-CR6) to be upgradable to an IBM SDMC that supports the Power 720 (8202-E4C).

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The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 8202 machine type:

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number
IBM Power 720                                     8202  E4C
Power 720 4 core Express Edit                     8202  E4C     0777
Power 720 6 8 core Express E                      8202  E4C     0779
#1879 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0870
#1948 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0872
283GB 15K RPM SAS Disk                            8202  E4C     1879
300GB 15K RPM SAS Disk                            8202  E4C     1880
Quantity 150 of #1948                             8202  E4C     1927
Quantity 150 of #1953                             8202  E4C     1929
283GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1948
300GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1953
SAS YO Cable 1.5m - HD 6Gb Ada                    8202  E4C     3450
SAS YO Cable 3m - HD 6Gb Adapt                    8202  E4C     3451
SAS YO Cable 6m - HD 6Gb Adapt                    8202  E4C     3452
SAS YO Cable 10m - HD 6Gb Adap                    8202  E4C     3453
SAS X Cable 3m - HD 6Gb 2-Adap                    8202  E4C     3454
SAS X Cable 6m - HD 6Gb 2-Adap                    8202  E4C     3455
SAS X Cable 10m - HD 6Gb 2-Ada                    8202  E4C     3456
SAS AT Cable 0.6m - HD 6Gb Ada                    8202  E4C     3689
Power 720 Solution Edition                        8202  E4C     4927
Power 720 Solution Edition                        8202  E4C     4928
IBM i for BI - Small Config                       8202  E4C     4934
IBM i for BI - Medium Config                      8202  E4C     4935
IBM i for BI - Large Config                       8202  E4C     4936
PCIe2 4Port 10GBE&1GBE SFP+ LP                    8202  E4C     5279
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&1GbE SR LP                     8202  E4C     5280
PCIe LP 2-Port 1GbE TX Adapter                    8202  E4C     5281
PCIe 2-Port 4X IB QDR Adapt                       8202  E4C     5285
PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SR Adapter                     8202  E4C     5287
PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SFP+ Adaptr                    8202  E4C     5288
2 Port Async EIA 232 PCIe Adap                    8202  E4C     5289
PCIe LP 2 Port Async EIA 232 A                    8202  E4C     5290
Sys Console-Ethernet No IOP                       8202  E4C     5557
PCIe2 8x 4-port Fibre Channel                     8202  E4C     5729
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&1GbE SR&RJ4                    8202  E4C     5744
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&GbE SFP+Cop                    8202  E4C     5745
PCIe2 1.8GB Cache RAID SAS Ada                    8202  E4C     5913
SAS AA Cable 3m - HD 6Gb Adapt                    8202  E4C     5915
SAS AA Cable 6m - HD 6Gb Adapt                    8202  E4C     5916
SAS AA Cable 1.5m - HD 6Gb Ada                    8202  E4C     5917
SAS AA Cbl 0.6m - HD 6Gb Adapt                    8202  E4C     5918
Non-paired Indicator 5913 PCIe                    8202  E4C     5924
Redundant or Base PWR Supply                      8202  E4C     6260
Redundant or Base PWR Supply                      8202  E4C     6261
2 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX Eth                    8202  E4C     9055
Specify mode-1 & (2) 5913 EXP                     8202  E4C     9385
Specify mode-2 & (4) 5913 EXP                     8202  E4C     9386
Storage B/P--8 SFF/RAID/IOA                       8202  E4C     EJ01
Split Drive Capability/#5618                      8202  E4C     EJ02
GX++ Dual-port 12x Chan Attach                    8202  E4C     EJ04
Memory Riser Card                                 8202  E4C     EM01
4GB (2x2GB) Memory DIMMs 1066                     8202  E4C     EM04
8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs 1066                     8202  E4C     EM08
16GB(2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066                    8202  E4C     EM16
32GB (2x16GB) MemoryDIMMs,1066                    8202  E4C     EM32
4-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module                        8202  E4C     EPC5
6-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module                        8202  E4C     EPC6
8-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module                        8202  E4C     EPC7
One Processor Activ for #EPC5                     8202  E4C     EPD5
One Processor Activ for #EPC6                     8202  E4C     EPD6
One Processor Activ for #EPC7                     8202  E4C     EPD7
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC5                    8202  E4C     EPE5
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC6                    8202  E4C     EPE6
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC7                    8202  E4C     EPE7
1TB Removable Disk Cartridge                      8202  E4C     EU01

The following are features already announced for the IBM Power Systems 8202 machine type:

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number

One CSC Billing Unit                              8202  E4C     0010
Ten CSC Billing Uits                              8202  E4C     0011
Mirrored System Disk Level, Sp                    8202  E4C     0040
Device Parity Protection All                      8202  E4C     0041
Mirrored System Bus Level                         8202  E4C     0043
Device Parity RAID 6 All                          8202  E4C     0047

RISC to RISC Data Migration                       8202  E4C     0205
AIX Partition Specify                             8202  E4C     0265
Linux Partition Specify                           8202  E4C     0266
IBM i Partition Specify                           8202  E4C     0267
Specify Custom Data Protection                    8202  E4C     0296
Mirrored Level System Specify                     8202  E4C     0308
RAID Hot Spare Specify                            8202  E4C     0347
V.24/EIA232 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI C                    8202  E4C     0348
V.24/EIA232 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI                     8202  E4C     0349
V.35 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable                       8202  E4C     0353
V.35 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI Cable                      8202  E4C     0354
V.36 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable                       8202  E4C     0356
X.21 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable                       8202  E4C     0359
X.21 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI Cable                      8202  E4C     0360
V.24/EIA232 (80 Ft) PCI Cable                     8202  E4C     0365

CBU Specify                                       8202  E4C     0444
Customer Specified Placement                      8202  E4C     0456
SSD Placement Indicator CEC                       8202  E4C     0462
SSD Placement Indicator 5802/3                    8202  E4C     0463
SSD Placement Indicator 5886                      8202  E4C     0464
SSD Placement Indicator 5887                      8202  E4C     0465
19 inch, 1.8 meter high rack                      8202  E4C     0551
19 inch, 2.0 meter high rack                      8202  E4C     0553
19 inch, 1.3 meter high rack                      8202  E4C     0555
IBM i 6.1 w/6.1.1 Machine Code                    8202  E4C     0566
IBM i 7.1 Specify Code                            8202  E4C     0567
Rack Filler Panel Kit                             8202  E4C     0599
Load Source Not in CEC                            8202  E4C     0719
#1787 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0722
#1996 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0724
Specify Load Source in 5786                       8202  E4C     0725
Specify Load Source 5802/3/77                     8202  E4C     0726
Specify 5886 Load Source plac                     8202  E4C     0727
#5887 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0728
4327 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0835
4328 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0836
SAN Load Source Specify                           8202  E4C     0837
3676 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0838
3677 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0839
3678 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0840
4329 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0841
3658 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0844
1884 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0851
1888 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0853
1909 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0854
3587 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0855
1911 Load Source Specify                          8202  E4C     0856
#1916 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0857
#1947 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0871
#1956 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0874
#1962 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0875
#1794 Load Source Specify                         8202  E4C     0876
US TAA Compliance Indicator                       8202  E4C     0983

USB Internal Docking Station R                    8202  E4C     1103
USB External Docking Station R                    8202  E4C     1104
USB 160 GB Removable Disk Dr                      8202  E4C     1106
USB 500 GB Removable Disk Dr                      8202  E4C     1107
Custom Serv. Specify, Roch                        8202  E4C     1140



200V 16A 4.3m (14 Ft) TL Line                     8202  E4C     1406

4.3m 200V/16A Pwr Cd Italy                        8202  E4C     1408


125V 4.3m (14 Ft) Line Cord                       8202  E4C     1413
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Locking Line                     8202  E4C     1414
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Watertight LC                    8202  E4C     1415

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Locking Line                    8202  E4C     1416

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Watertight L                    8202  E4C     1417



4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord EU/As                    8202  E4C     1420
4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord CH/DK                    8202  E4C     1421
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Locking Line                     8202  E4C     1424
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Watertight Li                    8202  E4C     1425

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Locking Line                    8202  E4C     1426
200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Watertight L                    8202  E4C     1427


4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord EU/As                    8202  E4C     1439
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Denma                    8202  E4C     1440
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord S. Af                    8202  E4C     1441
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Swiss                    8202  E4C     1442
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord UK                       8202  E4C     1443
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Israe                    8202  E4C     1445

4.3m 200V/32A Power Cord EU 1                     8202  E4C     1449
4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord EU 2                     8202  E4C     1450
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Line Cord                        8202  E4C     1451

200V (14 Ft) 4.3m Line Cord                       8202  E4C     1452

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Locking Line                     8202  E4C     1453

200V 12A (14 Ft) 4.3m TL Line                     8202  E4C     1454

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Watertight Li                    8202  E4C     1455

200V (14 Ft) 4.3m Watertight L                    8202  E4C     1456

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Upper Line Co                    8202  E4C     1457
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Upper Locking                    8202  E4C     1458
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Locking                          8202  E4C     1459


4.3m 200V/16A Pwr Cd                              8202  E4C     1477
177GB SFF-1 SSD w/ eMLC AIX/Li                    8202  E4C     1775
177GB SFF-1 SSD w/ eMLC IBM i                     8202  E4C     1787
600GB 10k RPM SAS SFF Disk                        8202  E4C     1790
177GB SFF-2 SSD w/ eMLC AIX/Li                    8202  E4C     1793
177GB SFF-2 SSD w/ eMLC IBM i                     8202  E4C     1794
Quantity 150 of #1962                             8202  E4C     1817
Quantity 150 of #1964                             8202  E4C     1818
System port/UPS Conversion Cab                    8202  E4C     1827
1.5 Meter 12X to 4X Channel CC                    8202  E4C     1828
0.6 Meter 12X Cable                               8202  E4C     1829
1.5 Meter 12X cable                               8202  E4C     1830
8.0 Meter 12X Cable                               8202  E4C     1834
3.0 Meter 12X Cable                               8202  E4C     1840
3 Meter 12X to 4X Channel CC                      8202  E4C     1841
Quantity 150 of #1956                             8202  E4C     1844
10 Meter 12X to 4X Enhance CCC                    8202  E4C     1854
0.6 Meter 12X DDR Cable                           8202  E4C     1861
1.5 Meter 12X DDR Cable                           8202  E4C     1862
8 Meter 12X DDR Cable                             8202  E4C     1864
3.0 Meter 12X DDR Cable                           8202  E4C     1865
Quantity 150 of #1917                             8202  E4C     1866
Quantity 150 of #1947                             8202  E4C     1868
Quantity 150 of #1925                             8202  E4C     1869
146.8GB 10K RPM SAS SFF Disk D                    8202  E4C     1882
73.4 GB 15K RPM SAS SFF Disk D                    8202  E4C     1883
69.7 GB 15K RPM SAS SFF Disk D                    8202  E4C     1884
300GB 10K RPM SFF SAS Disk D                      8202  E4C     1885
146GB 15K RPM SFF SAS Disk D                      8202  E4C     1886
Quantity 150 of #1793                             8202  E4C     1887
139GB 15K RPM SFF SAS Disk D                      8202  E4C     1888
69GB SFF SAS Solid State D                        8202  E4C     1890
4 GB Single Port Fibre Channel                    8202  E4C     1905
69GB SFF SAS Solid State Drive                    8202  E4C     1909
4 GB Dual Port Fibre Channel P                    8202  E4C     1910
283GB 10K RPM SFF SAS Disk Dri                    8202  E4C     1911
PCI X DDR Dual Channel Ultra32                    8202  E4C     1912
571GB 10k RPM SAS SFF Disk                        8202  E4C     1916
146GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1917
300GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1925
139GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1947
4 Port 10 100 1000 Base TX PCI                    8202  E4C     1954
283GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1956
Quantity 150 of #1794                             8202  E4C     1958
571GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1962
600GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk                      8202  E4C     1964
73.4 GB 15,000 RPM Ultra320 SC                    8202  E4C     1971
146.8 GB 15,000 RPM Ultra320 S                    8202  E4C     1972
2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI X                     8202  E4C     1977
IBM Gigabit Ethernet SX PCI X                     8202  E4C     1978
10 100 1000 Base TX Ethernet P                    8202  E4C     1979
POWER GXT135P Graphics Acceler                    8202  E4C     1980
2-Port Base-TX Etht PCI-X Adpt                    8202  E4C     1983
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on C                    8202  E4C     1986
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on O                    8202  E4C     1987
177GB SSD Module with eMLC (AI                    8202  E4C     1995
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on C                    8202  E4C     1996
PCIe LP RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3                    8202  E4C     2053
PCIe RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3Gb                     8202  E4C     2054
PCIe RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3Gb                     8202  E4C     2055
Converter Cable, VHDCI to P, M                    8202  E4C     2118
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -1M                          8202  E4C     2124
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -3M                          8202  E4C     2125
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -5M                          8202  E4C     2126
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -10M                         8202  E4C     2127
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -20M                         8202  E4C     2128
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -0.55M                       8202  E4C     2138
Primary OS - IBM i                                8202  E4C     2145
Primary OS AIX                                    8202  E4C     2146
Primary OS Linux                                  8202  E4C     2147
Factory Deconfiguration of 1 c                    8202  E4C     2319
LC-SC 50 Micron Fiber Conv Cab                    8202  E4C     2456
LC-SC 62.5 Mic.Fib.Conv.Cable                     8202  E4C     2459
4 port USB PCIe Adapter                           8202  E4C     2728
2 Port USB PCI Adapter                            8202  E4C     2738
POWER GXT135P Graphics Acceler                    8202  E4C     2849
ARTIC960Hx 4 Port EIA 232 Cabl                    8202  E4C     2861
ARTIC960Hx 4 Port X 21 Cable                      8202  E4C     2863
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port V.35(DTE)Cab                    8202  E4C     2864
PCIe 2 Line WAN w/Modem                           8202  E4C     2893

Asynch.Termin/Print.Cbl EIA232                    8202  E4C     2934
Asynchronous Cable EIA 232/V                      8202  E4C     2936
8P Async Adp. EIA232/RS-422                       8202  E4C     2943
ARTIC960Hx 4Port Mult.PCI Adp                     8202  E4C     2947
Cable, V.24 / EIA-232                             8202  E4C     2951
Cable, V.35                                       8202  E4C     2952
Cable, V.36 / EIA 499                             8202  E4C     2953
Cable, X.21                                       8202  E4C     2954
2-Port Multip. PCI Adapter                        8202  E4C     2962
Ser to Ser Port Cab Draw/Draw                     8202  E4C     3124
Serial to Se.Port Cbl Rack 8M                     8202  E4C     3125
73.4GB 15K RPM U320 SCSI DDA                      8202  E4C     3278
146.8GB 15K RPM U320 SCSI DDA                     8202  E4C     3279
1m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable                      8202  E4C     3287
3m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable                      8202  E4C     3288
5m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable                      8202  E4C     3289
10m QDR IB Optic Cable                            8202  E4C     3290
30m QDR IB Optic Cable                            8202  E4C     3293
300 GB 15K RPM SCSI Disk Drive                    8202  E4C     3585
69GB 3.5 SAS Solid State Driv                     8202  E4C     3586
69GB 3.5 SAS Solid State Driv                     8202  E4C     3587
Widescreen LCD Monitor                            8202  E4C     3632
T541H/L150p 15inchTFT Col.M                       8202  E4C     3637
ThinkVision L170p Flat Pan.M                      8202  E4C     3639
ThinkVision L171p Flat Panel M                    8202  E4C     3640
IBM T115 Flat Panel Monitor                       8202  E4C     3641
ThinkVision L191p Flat Panel M                    8202  E4C     3642
IBM T120 Flat Panel Monitor                       8202  E4C     3643
19in. Flat Panel Monitor                          8202  E4C     3644
17in. Flat Panel Monitor                          8202  E4C     3645
73GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive                       8202  E4C     3646
146GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive                      8202  E4C     3647
300GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive                      8202  E4C     3648
450GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive                      8202  E4C     3649
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 1M                    8202  E4C     3652
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 3M                    8202  E4C     3653
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 6M                    8202  E4C     3654
SAS SFF Cable                                     8202  E4C     3656
428GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive                      8202  E4C     3658
SAS Cable (X) Adapter to SAS E                    8202  E4C     3661
SAS Cbl X Adp SAS Enclosure 6M                    8202  E4C     3662
SAS Cbl X Adp SAS Encl 15M                        8202  E4C     3663
69.7GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drv                       8202  E4C     3676
139.5GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drive                    8202  E4C     3677
283.7GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drive                    8202  E4C     3678
3M SAS CABLE, ADPTR TO ADPTR (                    8202  E4C     3681
6M SAS CABLE, ADPTR TO ADPTR (                    8202  E4C     3682
SAS Cab (AE) Adapter to En 3M                     8202  E4C     3684
SAS Cable(AE) Adapter to En 6M                    8202  E4C     3685
SAS Ca(YI) System to SAS 1.5M                     8202  E4C     3686
SAS Ca(YI) System to SAS 3M                       8202  E4C     3687
SAS Cable (AT) 0.6 Meter                          8202  E4C     3688
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS1.5M                    8202  E4C     3691
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 3M                     8202  E4C     3692
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 6M                     8202  E4C     3693
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 15M                    8202  E4C     3694
0.3M Serial Prt Converter Cbl                     8202  E4C     3925
Asynch Printer/Term.Cab,4M                        8202  E4C     3926
Serial Port Null Mod Cab 3.7M                     8202  E4C     3927
Ser.Port Null Modem Cable,10M                     8202  E4C     3928
System Serial Port Converter C                    8202  E4C     3930
6Foot Extend.Cbl for Displays                     8202  E4C     4242
Extender Cable USB Keybo 1.8M                     8202  E4C     4256
VGA to DVI Connection Converte                    8202  E4C     4276
70.56GB 15k rpm Disk Unit                         8202  E4C     4327
141.12GB 15k RPM Disk Unit                        8202  E4C     4328
282.25GB 15k rpm Disk Unit                        8202  E4C     4329
Package 5X 2055 20X 1995                          8202  E4C     4367
Package 5X 2055 20X 1995                          8202  E4C     4377
One and only one rack indicator feature is required on
all orders (#4650 to #4666).
No Factory Integration Ind.                       8202  E4C     4650
Rack Indicator, Rack 1                            8202  E4C     4651
Rack Indicator, Rack 2                            8202  E4C     4652
Rack Indicator, Rack 3                            8202  E4C     4653
Rack Indicator, Rack 1                            8202  E4C     4654
Rack Indicator, Rack 5                            8202  E4C     4655
Rack Indicator, Rack 6                            8202  E4C     4656
Rack Indicator, Rack 7                            8202  E4C     4657
Rack Indicator, Rack 8                            8202  E4C     4658
Rack Indicator, Rack 9                            8202  E4C     4659
Rack Indicator, Rack 10                           8202  E4C     4660
Rack Indicator, Rack 11                           8202  E4C     4661
Rack Indicator, Rack 12                           8202  E4C     4662
Rack Indicator, Rack 13                           8202  E4C     4663
Rack Indicator, Rack 14                           8202  E4C     4664
Rack Indicator, Rack 15                           8202  E4C     4665
Rack Indicator, Rack 16                           8202  E4C     4666
PCI-X Crypt.Coproc.(FIPS 4)                       8202  E4C     4764
Power Active Memory Expansion                     8202  E4C     4793
PCIe Crypto Coprocessor No B                      8202  E4C     4807
PCIe Crypto Coprocessor Gen3                      8202  E4C     4808
Software Preload Required                         8202  E4C     5000
Customer Solution Center Roche                    8202  E4C     5002

Power Dist Unit 1 Phase NEMA                      8202  E4C     5160
Power Dist Unit 1 Phase IEC                       8202  E4C     5161
Power Dist Unit 2 of 3 Phase                      8202  E4C     5162
Power Dist Unit - 3 Phase                         8202  E4C     5163
PowerVM Express Edition                           8202  E4C     5225
PowerVM Standard Edition                          8202  E4C     5227
PowerVM Enterprise Edition                        8202  E4C     5228
PCIe LP POWER GXT145 Graphics                     8202  E4C     5269
PCIe LP 10Gb FCoE 2 port Adapt                    8202  E4C     5270
PCIe LP 4 Port 10/100/1000 Bas                    8202  E4C     5271
PCIe LP 10GbE CX4 1 port Adapt                    8202  E4C     5272
PCIe LP 8Gb 2 Port Fibre Chann                    8202  E4C     5273
PCIe LP 2 Port 1GbE SX Adapter                    8202  E4C     5274
PCIe LP 10GbE SR 1 port Adapt                     8202  E4C     5275
PCIe LP 4Gb 2 Port Fibre Chann                    8202  E4C     5276
PCIe LP 4 Port Async EIA 232 A                    8202  E4C     5277
PCIe LP 2 x4 port SAS Adapter                     8202  E4C     5278
PCIe2 LP 2-Port 4X IB QDR Adap                    8202  E4C     5283
PCIe2 LP 2 port 10GbE SR Adapt                    8202  E4C     5284
PCIe2 LP 2 Port 10GbE SFP Copp                    8202  E4C     5286
RFID Tags for Servers, Blades                     8202  E4C     5524
Sys Console On HMC                                8202  E4C     5550
System AC Power Supply, 1725 W                    8202  E4C     5603
Storage Backplane 6 SFF Bays                      8202  E4C     5618
80/160GB DAT160 SAS Tape Drive                    8202  E4C     5619
1.5TB/3.0TB LTO™ 5 SAS Tape Dr                    8202  E4C     5638
DAT320 160/320 GB Tape Drive                      8202  E4C     5661
DAT320 160 GB USB Tape Drive                      8202  E4C     5673
PCIe Riser Card (Gen2)                            8202  E4C     5685
DAT160 Data Cartridge                             8202  E4C     5689
IBM Gigab.Eth-SX PCI-X Adapter                    8202  E4C     5700
10/100/1000 BaseTX Eth.PCI-X                      8202  E4C     5701
2-Port BaseTX Etht.PCI-X Adp                      8202  E4C     5706
10Gb FCoE PCIe Dual Port Adapt                    8202  E4C     5708
1Gb iSCSI TOE PCI-X-Copp.Adpt                     8202  E4C     5713
1Gb iSCSI TOE PCI-X-Opt.Adpt                      8202  E4C     5714
2 Gigab.Fibre Chann.PCI-X Adp                     8202  E4C     5716
4 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX PCI                    8202  E4C     5717
10Gb Etht-SR PCI-X 2.0 DDR Adp                    8202  E4C     5721
10Gb Etht-LR PCI-X 2.0 DDR Adp                    8202  E4C     5722
2 Port Asyn.EIA-232 PCI Adpt                      8202  E4C     5723
10 Gigabit Ethernet CX4 PCI Ex                    8202  E4C     5732
8 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Por                    8202  E4C     5735
PCI X DDR Dual Channel Ultra32                    8202  E4C     5736
4-Port 10/100/1000 BaseTX Adpt                    8202  E4C     5740
Single Bus repeater for 5786                      8202  E4C     5741
Dual Bus repeater for 5786                        8202  E4C     5742
SATA Slim DVD-ROM drive                           8202  E4C     5743
Half High 800GB/1.6TB LTO4 SAS                    8202  E4C     5746
LTO Ultrium™ 4 800 GB Data Cart                   8202  E4C     5747
POWER GXT145 PCI Express Graph                    8202  E4C     5748
4Gbps Fibre Channel (2 Port)                      8202  E4C     5749
4 GB Single-Port Fibre Channel                    8202  E4C     5758
4 Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel                      8202  E4C     5759
SATA Slimline DVD RAM Drive                       8202  E4C     5762
2 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX Eth                    8202  E4C     5767
2 Port Gigabit Ethernet SX PCI                    8202  E4C     5768
10 Gb Eth SR PCI Express Adp                      8202  E4C     5769
10 Gigabit Ethernet LR PCI                        8202  E4C     5772
4GigabitPCI-E Single Port Fibr                    8202  E4C     5773
4 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Por                    8202  E4C     5774
PCI-X EXP24 Ctl-1.5GB No IOP                      8202  E4C     5782
4 Port Async EIA 232 PCIe Adap                    8202  E4C     5785
TotalStorage EXP24 Disk Dwr                       8202  E4C     5786
TotalStorage EXP24 Disk Twr                       8202  E4C     5787
PCI DDR 12X Expansion Drawer                      8202  E4C     5796
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF disk                     8202  E4C     5802
PCIe 380MB Cache Dual x4 3Gb S                    8202  E4C     5805
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, No Disk                      8202  E4C     5877
EXP 12S Expansion Drawer                          8202  E4C     5886
EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer                        8202  E4C     5887
PCI-X SAS Adaper                                  8202  E4C     5900
PCIe Dual x4 SAS Adapter                          8202  E4C     5901
PCI X DDR Dual x4 3Gb SAS RAID                    8202  E4C     5902
PCI X DDR 1.5GB Cache SAS RAID                    8202  E4C     5908
PCI X DDR Dual x4 SAS Adapter                     8202  E4C     5912
Non paired SAS RAID indicator                     8202  E4C     5922
Non paired PCIe SAS RAID Ind                      8202  E4C     5923
Full Width Key USB, US English                    8202  E4C     5951
Full Width Key USB, French                        8202  E4C     5952
Full Width Key USB, Italian                       8202  E4C     5953
Full Width Key USB, German/Aus                    8202  E4C     5954
Full Width Key USB, UK English                    8202  E4C     5955
Full Width Key USB, Spanish                       8202  E4C     5956
Full Width Key USB, Japanese                      8202  E4C     5957
Full Width Key USB, BrazilianP                    8202  E4C     5958
Full Width Key USB, Hungarian                     8202  E4C     5959
Full Width Key USB, Korean                        8202  E4C     5960
Full Width Key USB, Chinese                       8202  E4C     5961
Full Width Key USB, French Can                    8202  E4C     5962
Full Width Key USB, Belgian/UK                    8202  E4C     5964
Full Width Key USB, Swedish/Fi                    8202  E4C     5965
Full Width Key USB, Danish                        8202  E4C     5966
Full Width Key USB, Bulgarian                     8202  E4C     5967
Full Width Key USB, Swiss/Fr/G                    8202  E4C     5968
Full Width Key USB, Norwegian                     8202  E4C     5969
Full Width Key USB, Dutch                         8202  E4C     5970
Full Width Key USB, Portuguese                    8202  E4C     5971
Full Width Key USB, Greek                         8202  E4C     5972
Full Width Key USB, Hebrew                        8202  E4C     5973
Full Width Key USB, Polish                        8202  E4C     5974
Full Width Key USB, Slovakian                     8202  E4C     5975
Full Width Key USB, Czech                         8202  E4C     5976
Full Width Key USB, Turkish                       8202  E4C     5977
Full Width Key USB, LA Spanish                    8202  E4C     5978
Full Width Key USB, Arabic                        8202  E4C     5979
Full Width Key USB, Thai                          8202  E4C     5980
Full Width Key USB, Russian                       8202  E4C     5981
Full Width Key USB, Slovenian                     8202  E4C     5982
Full Width Key USB, US English                    8202  E4C     5983
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-2m                      8202  E4C     6001
Power Control Cbl (SPCN) 3 m                      8202  E4C     6006
Power Control Cbl (SPCN) 15 m                     8202  E4C     6007
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-6m                      8202  E4C     6008
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-30m                     8202  E4C     6029
Opt Front Door for 1.8m Rack                      8202  E4C     6068
Opt Front Door for 2.0m Rack                      8202  E4C     6069
1.8m Rack Trim Kit                                8202  E4C     6246
2.0m Rack Trim Kit                                8202  E4C     6247
1.8m Rack Acoustic Doors                          8202  E4C     6248
2.0m Rack Acoustic Doors                          8202  E4C     6249
1.8m Rack Trim Kit                                8202  E4C     6263
2.0m Rack Trim Kit                                8202  E4C     6272
Dual prt 12X Chan Attach Short                    8202  E4C     6446
Dual port 12X Chan Attach Long                    8202  E4C     6457
Pwr Cbl 14FT, Drwr - IBM PDU                      8202  E4C     6458
Pwr Crd (14FT), Drwr - OEM PDU                    8202  E4C     6460
Pwr Crd 4.3M, Drwr - OEM PDU                      8202  E4C     6469
PWR Cord(6foot),To Wall                           8202  E4C     6470
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6471
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6472
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6473
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6474
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6475
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6476
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6477
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6478
PWR Cord(9foot),(250V,10A)                        8202  E4C     6479
PWR Cord(9foot),(125V,15A)                        8202  E4C     6488
4.3m (14 Ft) 3PH/24A Power Cor                    8202  E4C     6489
4.3m (14 Ft) 1PH/48A Pwr Cord                     8202  E4C     6491
4.3m (14 Ft) 1PH/48 60A Pwr Co                    8202  E4C     6492

Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A                    8202  E4C     6493
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A                    8202  E4C     6494
To Wall/OEM PDU, (250V, 10A)                      8202  E4C     6495
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A                    8202  E4C     6496
PWR Cord(6ft),To Wall/OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6497
Power Cord 6ftTo Wall OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6498
Power Cable Drawer to IBM PD                      8202  E4C     6577
Optional Rack Security Kit                        8202  E4C     6580
Modem Tray for 19-Inch Rack                       8202  E4C     6586
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 125V,15A                    8202  E4C     6651

4.3m 1PH/24-30A Pwr Cord                          8202  E4C     6654
4.3m 14Ft 1PH/24 30A WR Pwr                       8202  E4C     6655
4.3m 14Ft 1PH/24A Power Cord                      8202  E4C     6656


Pwr.Cord(9ft),To Wall/OEM PDU                     8202  E4C     6659
PWR Cord(14ft),Dr.to OEM PDU                      8202  E4C     6660

Pwr Cord 3M, Drwr to IBM PDU                      8202  E4C     6665
Pwr Crd 4.3M, Drwr - OEM PDU                      8202  E4C     6669
Pwr Crd 6-FT, (125V,15A)PT#59                     8202  E4C     6670
Pwr Crd 2.7M, Drwr - IBM PDU                      8202  E4C     6671
Pwr Crd 1.5M, Drwr - IBM PDU                      8202  E4C     6672
Pwr Crd 2.7M, Wall - OEM PDU                      8202  E4C     6680

Power Cord (6ft),To Wall                          8202  E4C     6687


PCI 2-Line WAN IOA No IOP                         8202  E4C     6805
PCI 4-Modem WAN IOA No IOP                        8202  E4C     6808

PCI 2-Line WAN w/Modem NoIOP                      8202  E4C     6833

IIntelligent PDU+ 1 EIA Unit                      8202  E4C     7109
Environmental Monitoring Probe                    8202  E4C     7118
IBM Rack mount Drawer Bezel                       8202  E4C     7134
OEM Rack mount Drawer Bezel                       8202  E4C     7135
IBM/OEM Rack mount Drawer Rail                    8202  E4C     7145
Power Distribution Unit                           8202  E4C     7188
Quantity 150 of #2124                             8202  E4C     7204
Quantity 150 of #2125                             8202  E4C     7205
Quantity 150 of #2126                             8202  E4C     7206
Quantity 150 of #2127                             8202  E4C     7207
Quantity 150 of #2128                             8202  E4C     7208
Quantity 150 of #2138                             8202  E4C     7213
AAP Software Pre-Inst.Indic.                      8202  E4C     7305

Dual I/O Unit Enclosure                           8202  E4C     7311
I/O Drawer Mounting Enclosure                     8202  E4C     7314
Quantity 150 of #4327                             8202  E4C     7509
Quantity 150 of #4328                             8202  E4C     7510
Quantity 150 of #4329                             8202  E4C     7511
Quantity 150 of #3676                             8202  E4C     7517
Quantity 150 of #3677                             8202  E4C     7518
Quantity 150 of #3678                             8202  E4C     7519
Quantity 150 of 3586                              8202  E4C     7535
Quantity 150 of 3587                              8202  E4C     7536
Quantity 150 of 3658                              8202  E4C     7538
Quantity 150 of 3647                              8202  E4C     7549
Quantity 150 of 3648                              8202  E4C     7564
Quantity 150 of 3649                              8202  E4C     7565
IBM Tower Cover Set                               8202  E4C     7567
OEM Tower Cover Set                               8202  E4C     7568
2.0m Rack Side Attach Kit                         8202  E4C     7780
Eth Cbl 6M HW Management                          8202  E4C     7801
Eth Cbl 15M HW Management                         8202  E4C     7802
Side-by-Side for 1.8m Racks                       8202  E4C     7840
Ruggedize Rack Kit                                8202  E4C     7841
Linux Software Preinstall                         8202  E4C     8143
Linux Software Preinstall BP                      8202  E4C     8144
Mouse-USB,Black KBD Att C                         8202  E4C     8841
USB Mouse                                         8202  E4C     8845
Order Routing Indicator Syste                     8202  E4C     9169
Language Group Spcf-US Eng                        8202  E4C     9300
specify mode-1 & (1)5901/5278                     8202  E4C     9359
Specify mode-1 & (2)5901/5278                     8202  E4C     9360
Specify mode-2 & (2)5901/5278                     8202  E4C     9361
Specify mode-4 & (4)5901/5278                     8202  E4C     9365
Specify mode-2 & (4)5901/5278                     8202  E4C     9366
Specify mode-1 & (2)5903/5805                     8202  E4C     9367
Specify mode-2 & (4)5903/5805                     8202  E4C     9368
Specify mode-1 & (1)5904/6/8                      8202  E4C     9382
Specify mode-1 & (2) 5904/6/8                     8202  E4C     9383
Specify mode-1 & CEC SAS port                     8202  E4C     9384
New AIX License Core Counter                      8202  E4C     9440
New IBM i Lic Core Counter                        8202  E4C     9441
New Red Hat Lic Core Counter                      8202  E4C     9442
New SUSE Lic Core Counter                         8202  E4C     9443
Other AIX Lic Core Counter                        8202  E4C     9444
Other Linux Lic Core Counter                      8202  E4C     9445
3rd Party Linux Lic Core Cnt                      8202  E4C     9446
VIOS Core Counter                                 8202  E4C     9447
Month Indicator                                   8202  E4C     9461
Day Indicator                                     8202  E4C     9462
Hour Indicator                                    8202  E4C     9463
Minute Indicator                                  8202  E4C     9464
Qty Indicator                                     8202  E4C     9465
Countable Member Indicator                        8202  E4C     9466
Language Group Spcf-Dutch                         8202  E4C     9700
Language Group Spcf-French                        8202  E4C     9703
Language Group Spcf-German                        8202  E4C     9704
Language Group Spcf-Polish                        8202  E4C     9705
Lang Group Specify - Norwegian                    8202  E4C     9706
Lang.Group Spcf-Portuguese                        8202  E4C     9707
Language Group Spcf-Spanish                       8202  E4C     9708
Language Group Spcf-Italian                       8202  E4C     9711
Langua Gr Speci Canadian Frenc                    8202  E4C     9712
Language Group Spcf-Japanese                      8202  E4C     9714
Language Group Specify Tr Chin                    8202  E4C     9715
Language Group Spcf-Korean                        8202  E4C     9716
Language Group Spcf-Turkish                       8202  E4C     9718
Language Group Spcf-Hungarian                     8202  E4C     9719
Language Group Spcf-Slovakian                     8202  E4C     9720
Language Group Spcf-Russian                       8202  E4C     9721
Lang Group Spcf Simpl Chinese                     8202  E4C     9722
Language Group Spcf-Czech                         8202  E4C     9724
Language Group Spcf-Romanian                      8202  E4C     9725
Lang Group Specify - Croatian                     8202  E4C     9726
Language Group Spcf-Slovenian                     8202  E4C     9727
Lang Group Specify - Braz Port                    8202  E4C     9728
Lang Group Specify - Thai                         8202  E4C     9729
Trial Live Partition Mobility                     8202  E4C     ELPM
1m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax                    8202  E4C     EN01
3m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax                    8202  E4C     EN02
5m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax                    8202  E4C     EN03

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 7891, 7989, 8233, and 8236 machine type:

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number
8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs 1066                     8233  E8B     EM08
                                                  8236  E8C
16GB(2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066                    8233  E8B     EM16
                                                  8236  E8C
32GB (2x16GB) MemoryDIMMs,1066                    8233  E8B     EM32
                                                  8236  E8C
32GB (2x16GB RDIMMs) Memory                       7891  73X     EM34
                                                        74X
Service Provider Payment                          7989  BCH     EUC6
                                                  8233  E8B

Model conversion

   From          To
Type Model   Type Model

8203  E4A    8202  E4C

Feature conversions

The existing components being replaced during a model or feature conversion become the property of IBM and must be returned.

Feature conversions are always implemented on a "quantity of one for quantity of one" basis. Multiple existing features may not be converted to a single new feature. Single existing features may not be converted to multiple new features.

The following conversions are available to customers:

Feature conversions for 8202-E4C adapter features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts

2054 - PCIe RAID & SSD SAS   2055 - PCIe RAID & SSD SAS   No
Adapter 3Gb                  Adapter 3Gb w/ Blind Swap
                             Cassette
4807 - PCIe Crypto           4808 - PCIe Crypto           No
Coprocessor No BSC 4765-001  Coprocessor Gen3 BSC
                             4765-001
Feature conversions for 8202-E4C rack-related features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts

6246 - 1.8m Rack Trim Kit    6263 - 1.8m Rack Trim Kit    No
6247 - 2.0m Rack Trim Kit    6272 - 2.0m Rack Trim Kit    No
Feature conversions for 8202-E4C virtualization engine features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts

5225 - PowerVM Express       5227 - PowerVM Standard      No
Edition                      Edition
5225 - PowerVM Express       5228 - PowerVM Enterprise    No
Edition                      Edition
5227 - PowerVM Standard      5228 - PowerVM Enterprise    No
Edition                      Edition
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C adapter features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts
5903 - PCIe 380MB Cache      5805 - PCIe 380MB Cache      No
Dual - x4 3Gb SAS RAID       Dual - x4 3Gb SAS RAID
Adapter                      Adapter
5904 - PCI-X DDR 1.5GB       5908 - PCI-X DDR 1.5GB       No
Cache SAS RAID Adapter       Cache SAS RAID Adapter (BSC)
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C processor features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts
5577 - 2-core 4.7 GHz        EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 4     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5587 - 4-core 4.7 GHz        EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 8     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5634 - 2-core 4.2 GHz        EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 4     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5635 - 4-core 4.2 GHz        EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 8     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5577 - 2-core 4.7 GHz        EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 4     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5587 - 4-core 4.7 GHz        EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 8     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5634 - 2-core 4.2 GHz        EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 4     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5635 - 4-core 4.2 GHz        EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz        No
POWER6 Processor Card, 8     POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C virtualization engine features
                                                          Return
From FC:                     To FC:                       parts
7983 - PowerVM Express       5225 - PowerVM Express       No
                             Edition
8506 - PowerVM Standard      5227 - PowerVM Standard      No
                             Edition
8507 - PowerVM Enterprise    5228 - PowerVM Enterprise    No
                             Edition

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=111-165


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System overview
Planning for the system
Installing and configuring the system
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Working with operating systems and software applications
Troubleshooting, service, and support

You can access the product documentation on a DVD (SK5T-7087) or at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/powersys/v3r1m5/index.jsp

The following information is shipped with the 8202-E4C:

  • Power Hardware Information DVD (SK5T-7087)
  • Installing the 8202-E4C
  • Safety Information
  • Statement of Warranty

Hardware documentation such as installation instructions, user's information, and service information is available to download or view at

http://www.ibm.com/systems/support

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http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/pseries/index.jsp

The IBM Systems Information Center provides you with a single information center where you can access product documentation for IBM systems hardware, operating systems, and server software. Through a consistent framework, you can efficiently find information and personalize your access. The IBM Systems Information Center

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Specified operating environment

Physical specifications
Rack-mount:
  Width: 440 mm (17.3 in)
  Depth: 610 mm (24.0 in)
  Height: 173 mm (6.81 in)
  Weight: 48.7 kg (107.4 lb)
 
Tower:
  Width without tip plate:  183 mm (7.2 in)
  Width with tip plate:  328.5 mm (12.9 in)
  Depth :  688 mm (27.1 in)
  Height:  541 mm (21.3 in)
  Weight without tip plate: 53.7 kg (118.1 lb)
  Weight with tip plate: 57.2 kg (125.8 lb)
Operating environment

Operating environment system exception with the 1.5 TB/3.0 TB LTO-5 SAS Tape Drive (#5638)

  • Temperature (operating) 10° to 25° C (50° to 95° F); allowable operating temperature 10° to 40° C (50° to 104° F)
  • Relative humidity: Nonoperating 10% to 80% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 3,048 m (10,000 ft)

System environment limits without the 1.5 TB/3.0 TB LTO-5 SAS Tape Drive (#5638)

  • Temperature: (nonoperating) 5° to 45° C (41° to 113° F); recommended temperature (operating) 18° to 27° C (64° to 80° F); allowable operating temperature 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F)
  • Relative humidity: Nonoperating 8% to 80%; recommended 5.5° C (42 F) dew point to 60% RH and 15° C (59° F) dew point
  • Maximum dew point: 28° C (84° F)(operating)
  • Operating voltage: 100 to 127 V ac or 200 to 240 V ac
  • Operating frequency: 47/63 Hz
  • Maximum measured power consumption: 840 watts (maximum)
  • Power factor: 0.98
  • Thermal output: 3,024,845 joules/hour (2,867 Btu/hour) (maximum)
  • Power-source loading
    • 0.857 kVa (maximum configuration)
    • Maximum altitude: 3,050 m (10,000 ft)


    Note: The maximum measured value is the worst case power consumption expected from a fully populated server under an intensive workload. The maximum measured value also accounts for component tolerance and non-ideal operating conditions. Power consumption and heat load vary greatly by server configuration and utilization. The IBM Systems Energy Estimator should be used to obtain a heat output estimate based on a specific configuration

    http://www-912.ibm.com/see/EnergyEstimator

Noise level and sound power

  • Tower system: 5.6 bels operating; 5.5 bels idling
  • Rack-mount system: 5.6 bels operating; 5.5 bels idling

EMC conformance classification:

This equipment is subject to FCC rules and shall comply with the appropriate FCC rules before final delivery to the buyer or centers of distribution.

  • US: FCC Class A
  • Europe: CISPR 22 Class A
  • Japan: VCCI-A
  • Korea: Korean Requirement Class A
  • China: People's Republic of China commodity inspection law Class A

Homologation -- Telecom environmental testing (Safety and EMC):

Homologation approval for specific countries has been initiated with the IBM Homologation and Type Approval (HT&A) organization in LaGaude, France. This Power Systems model and applicable features meet the environmental testing requirements of the country telecom and have been designed and tested in compliance with the Full Quality Assurance Approval (FQAA) process as delivered by the British Approval Board for Telecom (BABT), the UK Telecom regulatory authority.

This product is not certified for connection by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks. Certification may be required by law prior to making any such connection. Contact an IBM representative or reseller for any questions.

Product safety/Country testing/Certification

  • UL 60950 Underwriters Laboratory, Safety Information
  • CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00, Canadian Standards Association
  • EN60950 European Norm
  • IEC 60950, Edition 1, International Electrotechnical Commission, Safety Information
  • Nordic deviations to IEC 60950-1 1st Edition

General requirements:

The product is in compliance with IBM Corporate Bulletin C-B 0-2594-000 Statement of Conformity of IBM Product to External Standard (Suppliers Declaration).

Hardware requirements

Power 720 minimum system configuration:

The Power 720 offers 4-core, 6-core, and 8-core configurations with one processor module. The system can contain up to 256 GB of system memory (128 GB maximum per memory riser card), six PCIe adapters in the base system with an additional four PCIe Low Profile adapters possible with the optional PCIe adapter riser card, and multiple media devices, as desired. This flexibility is made available through the many optional features for the Power 720.

Each Power 720 initial order must include a minimum of the following items:

  • One system central electronics complex (CEC) enclosure with the following items:
    • One power cord (#6458, #6460, #6469-#6478, #6488-#6494, #6496, #6577, #6580, #6651, #6653-#6660, #6665, #6669, #6671, #6672, or #6680)
    • One Language Group, Specify (#9300 or #97xx)
  • Choose one processor module from:
    • 4-core 3.0 GHz POWER7 processor module (#EPC5)
    • 6-core 3.0 GHz POWER7 processor module (#EPC6)
    • 8-core 3.0 GHz POWER7 processor module (#EPC7)
  • Choose processor activations from:
    • 4 x #EPD5, or 2 x #EPD5 and 2 x #EPE5 with processor module #EPC5
    • 6 x #EPD6, or 3 x #EPD6 and 3 x #EPE6 with processor module #EPC6
    • 8 x #EPD7, or 4 x #EPD7 and 4 x #EPE7 with processor module #EPC7
    • Features EPE5, EPE6, and EPE7 are part of IBM Editions.
    • Processor activations are only available to SDIs as MES orders.
  • Choose 4 GB minimum memory from:
    • 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, DDR3 (#EM04)
    • 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, DDR3 (#EM08)
    • 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, DDR3 (#EM16)
    • 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, DDR3 (#EM32)
      Note: 16 GB memory feature EM16 and 32 GB memory feature EM32 are not orderable with 4-core processor module feature EPC5.
  • Choose Storage Backplane from:
    • 6 x SFF HDD or SSD/SATA DVD/Media backplane (#5618)
    • 8 x SFF HDD or SSD/SATA DVD/Media backplane with Dual Write Cache RAID, and an external SAS port (#EJ01)
  • One 2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI Express Adapter (#9055)
    Note: Takes up one PCIe slot.
  • Choose HDD/SSD from:
    • 177 GB SAS SFF SSD (#1775) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 177 GB SAS SFF SSD (#1787) (IBM i)
    • 600 GB SAS SFF HDD 10,000 RPM (#1790) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 177 GB SAS SFF HDD (#1793) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 177 GB SAS SFF HDD (#1794) (IBM i)
    • 283 GB SAS SFF HDD 10,000 RPM (#1879) (IBM i)
    • 300 GB SAS SFF HDD 15,000 RPM (#1880) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 146.8 GB SAS SFF HDD 15,000 RPM (#1886) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 300 GB SAS SFF HDD 15,000 RPM (#1885) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 139.5 GB SAS SFF HDD 15,000 RPM (#1888) (IBM i)
    • 283 GB SAS SFF HDD 10,000 RPM (#1911) (IBM i)
    • 571 GB SAS SFF 10,000 RPM (#1916) (IBM i)
    • 146.8 GB SAS HDD 15,000 RPM (#1917) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 300 GB SAS HDD 10,000 RPM (#1925) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 139 GB SAS HDD 15,000 RPM (#1947) (IBM i)
    • 283 GB SAS HDD 15,000 RPM (#1948) (IBM i)
    • 283 GB SAS HDD 10,000 RPM (#1953) (IBM i)
    • 283 GB SAS HDD 10,000 RPM (#1956) (IBM i)
    • 571 GB SAS HDD 10,000 RPM (#1962) (IBM i)
    • 600 GB SAS HDD 10,000 RPM (#1964) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 177 GB SAS 1.8" Solid State Drive (#1995) (AIX/Linux/VIOS)
    • 177 GB SAS 1.8" Solid State Drive (#1996) (IBM i)
    • Features 1995 and 1996 require feature 2053, 2054, or 2055.
    • When feature 2145, the IBM i operating system, is selected, a minimum of two HDDs or SSDs is required.
    • No internal HDD or SSD is required if feature 0837 (Boot from SAN) is selected. In this case, a Fibre Channel or Fibre Channel over Ethernet adapter must also be ordered.
  • One 1725 watt ac power supply (#5603)
  • Choose cover set from:
    • IBM Tower cover set (#7567)
    • OEM Tower cover set (#7568)
    • IBM Rack-mount Drawer Bezel and Hardware (#7134)
    • OEM Rack-mount Drawer Bezel and Hardware (#7135)
  • Choose Primary Operating System Indicator from:
    • IBM i (#2145 -- requires #0566 or #0567, and #0040)
    • AIX (#2146)
    • Linux (#2147)

Note: One nonfeaturized memory riser card is included in the base system. A second memory riser card feature (#EM01) can be ordered.

RAID

Multiple protection options exist for HDD/SSD drives in the SAS SFF bays in the Power 720 system unit or drives in 12X attached I/O drawers or drives in disk-only I/O drawers. Although protecting drives is always recommended, AIX/Linux users may choose to leave some or all drives unprotected at their own risk and IBM supports these configurations. IBM i configuration rules differ in this regard, and IBM supports IBM i partition configurations only when HDD/SSD drives are protected.

This HDD/SSD drive protection can be provided by AIX/IBM i/Linux software or by the HDD/SSD hardware controllers. Mirroring of drives is provided by AIX/IBM i/Linux software. In addition, AIX/Linux supports controllers providing RAID 0, 5, 6, or 10. IBM i integrated storage management already provides striping, so IBM i also supports controllers providing RAID 5 or RAID 6. To further augment HDD/SSD protection, hot spare capability can be used for protected drives. Specific hot spare prerequisites apply.

An integrated SAS HDD/SSD controller is provided in the Power 720 system unit and is indicated by feature 5618 and provides support for JBOD and RAID 0, 1, and 10. Feature 5618 is optionally augmented by the ability to split the drive bays into two groups when feature EJ02 is added to the configuration. For even more function, feature EJ01 can be used instead of feature 5618 or feature 5618 plus feature EJ02. Feature EJ01 provides JBOD, RAID 0, 5, 6, and 10. In addition to these protection options, mirroring of drives by the operating system is supported. AIX or Linux supports all of these options. IBM i does not use JBOD and uses imbedded functions instead of RAID 10, but does leverage the RAID 5 or 6 function of the integrated controllers. Other disk/SSD controllers are provided as PCI adapters. PCI-X SCSI, PCI-X SAS, and PCIe SAS adapters are supported. PCI Controllers with and without write cache are supported. RAID 5 and RAID 6 on controllers with write cache are supported with one exception. The PCIe RAID and SSD SAS Adapter has no write cache but supports RAID 5 and RAID 6.

AIX/Linux can use disk drives formatted with 512 byte blocks when being mirrored by the operating system. These disk drives must be reformatted to 528 byte sectors when used in RAID arrays. Although a small percentage of the drive's capacity is lost, additional data protection such as ECC and bad block detection is gained in this reformatting. For example, a 300 GB disk drive when reformatted provides around 283 GB. IBM i always uses drives formatted to 528 byte. IBM Power SSDs are formatted to 528 byte.

Software requirements

If installing the AIX operating system (one of these):

  • AIX Version 7.1 with the 7100-01 Technology Level, or later
  • AIX Version 7.1 with the 7100-00 Technology Level and Service Pack 4, or later (planned availability November 16, 2011)
  • AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-07 Technology Level, or later
  • AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-06 Technology Level and Service Pack 6, or later
  • AIX Version 6.1 with the 6100-05 Technology Level and Service Pack 7, or later
  • AIX Version 5.3 with the 5300-12 Technology Level and Service Pack 5, or later

Note: VIOS support requires VIOS 2.2.1.0, or later.

If installing the IBM i operating system (one of these):

  • IBM i 6.1 with i 6.1.1 machine code, or later
  • IBM i 7.1, or later

If installing the Linux operating system (one of these):

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1, or later, with current maintenance updates available from SUSE to enable all planned functionality
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4, or later, with current maintenance updates available from SUSE to enable all planned functionality
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 for POWER, or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 for POWER, or later

    Users should also update their systems with the latest Linux for Power service and productivity tools available at

    http://www.ibm.com/support/customercare/sas/f/lopdiags/home.html

If installing VIOS:

  • VIOS 2.2.1.0, or later

If installing IBM Systems Director:

  • IBM Systems Director for Power Systems, V6.2.1, or later
  • IBM Systems Director Editions for Power Systems, V6.2.1, or later

Firmware level 7.4, or later, is required.

Java™ 1.4.2 on POWER7

There are unique considerations when running Java 1.4.2 on POWER7. For best exploitation of the outstanding performance capabilities and most recent improvements of POWER7 technology, IBM recommends upgrading Java-based applications to Java 6 or Java 5 whenever possible.

For more information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/aix/service.html

Refer to the IBM Prerequisite website for software requirements for each feature number

https://www-912.ibm.com/e_dir/eServerPrereq.nsf
Limitations

System

  • Integrated system ports are not supported under AIX or Linux when the HMC ports are connected to an HMC. Either the HMC ports or the integrated system ports can be used, but not both. IBM i can continue to use a system port for communication to a UPS, even with an HMC attached.
  • The integrated system ports are supported for modem and async terminal connections by AIX or Linux. Any other application using serial ports requires a serial port adapter to be installed in a PCI slot. The integrated system ports do not support HACMP™ configurations. IBM i only supports the use of the system ports for attachment to a UPS.

Hardware Management Console (HMC) machine code

An HMC or IVM is required to manage the Power 720 (8202-E4C) implementing partitioning. Multiple POWER7 processor-based servers can be supported by a single HMC.

If an HMC is used to manage the Power 720, the HMC must be a rack-mount HMC model CR3, or later, or deskside HMC model C05, or later.

If attaching an HMC to a new server or adding function to an existing server that requires a firmware update, the HMC machine code may need to be updated.

To determine the HMC machine code level required for the firmware level on any server, go to the following web page to access the Fix Level Recommendation Tool (FLRT) on or after the planned availability date for this product. FLRT will identify the correct HMC machine code for the selected system firmware level

https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/hmc/home.html

If a single HMC is attached to multiple servers, the HMC machine code level must be updated to the server with the most recent firmware level. All prior levels of server firmware are supported with the latest HMC machine code level.

When IBM Systems Director is used to manage an HMC or if the HMC manages more than 254 partitions, the HMC should have 3 GB of RAM minimum and be CR3 model, or later, rack-mount or C06, or later, deskside.

Boot requirements

  • Selection of feature 0837 will indicate boot from SAN.
  • If IBM i (#2145) is selected as the primary operating system and SAN boot is not selected (#0837), one of the following Load/Source specify codes must be specified:
    • #0722 -- #1787 (177 GB SFF SSD) Load Source Specify
    • #0724 -- #1996 (177 GB 1.8" SSD) Load Source Specify
    • #0725 -- Remote Load Source Specify in #5786/#5787 (supported)
    • #0726 -- Remote Load Source Specify in #5802/#5803
    • #0727 -- Remote Load Source Specify in #5886
    • #0728 -- Remote Load Source Specify in #5887
    • #0835 -- #4327 (70.56 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify (supported)
    • #0836 -- #4328 (141.12 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify (supported)
    • #0838 -- #3676 (69.7 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify (supported)
    • #0839 -- #3677 (139.5 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0840 -- #3678 (283.7 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0841 -- #4329 (282.25 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify (supported)
    • #0844 -- #3658 (428 GB 15K RPM HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0851 -- #1884 (69.7 GB 15K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0853 -- #1888 (139.5 GB 15K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0854 -- #1909 (69 GB SFF SSD) Load Source Specify
    • #0855 -- #3586 (69 GB SSD) Load Source Specify
    • #0856 -- #1911 (283 GB 10K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0857 -- #1916 (571 GB 10K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0870 -- #1879 (283 GB 15K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0871 -- #1947 (139 GB 15K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0872 -- #1948 (283 GB 15K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0874 -- #1956 (283 GB 10K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0875 -- #1962 (571 GB 10K RPM SFF HDD) Load Source Specify
    • #0876 -- #1794 (177 GB SFF SSD) Load Source Specify
  • If IBM i (#2145) is selected and the load source disk unit is not in the CEC (system unit), one of the following specify codes must also be selected:
    • #0726 -- Remote Load Source in #5802 12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF Disk
    • #0727 -- Remote Load Source in #5886 EXP 12S Expansion Drawer
    • #0728 -- Remote Load Source in #5887 EXP 24S Expansion Drawer
    • #0837 -- SAN Load Source Specify (Boot from SAN)
  • If IBM i (#2145) is selected, one of the following system console specify codes must be selected:
    • #5550 -- System Console on HMC
    • #5553 -- System Console - Internal LAN

Processor modules

  • A minimum of one processor module is required on an order with four, six, or eight processor cores on the processor module. A maximum of one processor module is allowed on an order.
  • All processor cores must be activated.
    • The 4-core 3.0 GHz processor module (#EPC5) requires that four processor activation codes be ordered. A maximum of four processor activation code features (4 x #EPD5, or 2 x #EPD5 and 2 x #EPE5) is allowed per processor module.
    • The 6-core 3.0 GHz processor module (#EPC6) requires that six processor activation codes be ordered. A maximum of six processor activation code features (6 x #EPD6, or 3 x #EPD6 and 3 x #EPE6) are allowed per processor module.
    • The 8-core 3.0 GHz processor module (#EPC7) requires that eight processor activation codes be ordered. A maximum of eight processor activation code features (8 x #EPD7, or 4 x #EPD7 and 4 x #EPE7) are allowed per processor module.

Power supply

  • The base machine contains one 1725 watt ac power supply.
  • A second 1725 watt ac power supply (#5603) is available for redundant power and hot-swap.

Redundant fans

  • Redundant fans standard

Power cords

One power cord is required for each power supply installed in the system. A maximum of 2 x feature 6665 is allowed on the system unless a valid I/O drawer or tower is attached to the system.

The Power 720 supports 110-127 V ac and 200-240 V ac.

System memory

  • A minimum 4 GB or two DIMMs of memory is required on the Power 720 system.
  • A system with the 4-core processor module (#EPC5) does not support the 16 GB memory feature EM16 or the 32 GB memory feature EM32. Maximum system memory with feature EPC5 is 32 GB without feature EM01 and 64 GB with feature EM01.
  • The base machine contains one nonfeaturized memory riser card with eight DIMM sockets. Memory features consume two memory DIMM sockets.
  • An optional memory riser card feature (#EM01) with an additional eight DIMM sockets is available. Maximum system memory is 128 GB without feature EM01 and 256 GB with feature EM01.
  • A system can be ordered with a single memory feature.
  • It is generally recommended that memory be installed evenly across all memory riser cards in the system. Balancing memory across the installed memory riser cards allows memory access in a consistent manner and typically results in the best possible performance for your configuration. However, balancing memory fairly evenly across multiple memory riser cards, compared to balancing memory exactly evenly, typically has a very small performance difference.

Plans for future memory upgrades should be taken into account when deciding which memory feature size to use at the time of initial system order.

Figure 1.                     Memory features
 
                          Feature     Minimum    Maximum
Feature                   number      quantity   quantity
 
4 GB 1066 MHz             EM04           0          8
  (2 x 2 GB RDIMMs)
 
8 GB 1066 MHz             EM08           0          8
  (2 x 4 GB RDIMMs)
 
16 GB 1066 MHz            EM16           0          8
  (2 x 8 GB RDIMMs)
 
32 GB 1066 MHz            EM32           0          8
 (2 x 16 GB RDIMMs)
 

Drawer/Tower attachment:

  • 7314-G30 (#5796) PCIX Expansion Drawer (supported -- not orderable)
    • A maximum of four drawers is allowed per GX++ adapter (#EJ04 or follow-ons) or per 12X loop.
    • A maximum of one GX++ adapter is allowed on the Power 720.
    • The system maximum is 4.
    • The PCIX Expansion Drawer is not supported on a 4-core system (#EPC5).
  • 7031-D24/T24 (#5786/#5787) EXP4 SCSI HDD or SSD Drawer/Tower (supported -- not orderable)
    • EXP24 drawers/towers are attached to a PCI-X SCSI adapter via one or more SCSI cables.
    • The system maximum is 14.
    • The 7031-D24/T24 is not supported on a 4-core system (#EPC5).
  • Feature number 5886 EXP12S SAS HDD or SSD Expansion Drawer (supported -- not orderable)
    • Feature number EJ01 supports one feature number 5886 drawer directly off the system unit's SAS port.
    • EXP12S drawers are attached to a PCI-X or PCIe SAS adapter via SAS cables.
    • The system maximum is 28.
    • Feature 5886 is not supported on a 4-core system (#EPC5).
  • Feature number 5887 EXP24S SAS HDD or SSD Expansion Drawer
    • Feature number EJ01 supports one feature number 5887 drawer directly off the system unit's SAS port.
    • EXP24S drawers are attached to a PCI-X or PCIe SAS adapter via SAS cables.
    • The system maximum is 14.
    • Feature 5887 is not orderable on a 4-core system (#EPC5).
  • Feature number 5802 12X I/O Drawer PCIe SFF Disk and feature number 5877 12X I/O Drawer PCIe No Disks
    • A maximum of two per 12X loop is allowed.
    • A maximum of two is supported on the Power 720.
    • No mixing of features 5802 and 5877 is allowed with other drawers on the same loop.
    • Feature 5887 is not orderable on a 4-core system (#EPC5).

The following list shows I/O drawers that are supported or available on the 8202 machine type and the correct interface to use for each of the drawers.

                                          Order
Feature description                       status     Interface
 
5786    EXP24 SCSI Disk Drawer            Supported  SCSI
5787    EXP24 SCSI Disk Tower             Supported  SCSI
5796    PCI-X DDR 12X Exp Drawer          Supported  12X
5802    PCIe 12X I/O Drawer (W/Disk Bays) Available  12X
5877    PCIe 12X I/O Drawer (No Disk Bays)Available  12X
5886    Exp 12S SAS DASD Drawer           Supported  SAS
5887    Exp 24S SAS DASD Drawer           Available  SAS
7031-D24/T24 EXP24 SCSI Disk Drawer/Tower Supported  SCSI
7214-1U2 Tape and DVD Enclosure           Supported  SAS/USB
7216-1U2 Tape and DVD Enclosure           Available  SAS
7314-G30 PCI-X DDR 12X I/O Drawer         Supported  12X

Maximum number of attached I/O drawers per system:

              Power 720
Feature   (6-core or 8-core)

      O/S  AIX  Linux  IBM i
 
5786       14    14     14
5787       14    14     14
5796        4     4      4
5802        2     2      2
5877        2     2      2
5886       28    28     28
5887       14    14     14
7031-D24   14    14     14
7031-T24   14    14     14
7214-1U2    6     6      6
7314-G30    4     4      4

I/O drawers are connected to the adapters in the CEC with the following cables:

  • Data transfer cables:
    • 12X DDR cables for the feature 5802 and 5877 I/O drawers
    • 12X SDR or DDR cables for the feature 5796 and 7314-G30 I/O drawers
  • Power control cables

12X I/O drawer cable connections are always made in loops to help protect against a single point-of-failure resulting from an open, missing, or disconnected cable. A system with nonlooped configurations could experience degraded performance and serviceability. If a nonloop connection is detected, a problem is reported.

The first 12X I/O drawer attached in any I/O drawer loop requires two data transfer cables. Each additional drawer in the loop (up to the maximum allowed) requires one additional data transfer cable.

The first 12X I/O drawer attached to a system unit requires two power control cables. Each additional I/O drawer added to a system requires one additional power control cable. Each system has one power control loop. All I/O drawers attached to a system are included in the same power control loop. Power control cable loops are different in this regard from data transfer cable loops.

Dual-Port 12X Adapter options

Dual-Port 12X Channel Attach Adapter (#6446): Use the Short Run adapter for feature 5796 or 7314-G30 expansion I/O drawers located in close proximity to the host system or to other drawers in the I/O expansion loop. This adapter does not include signal repeaters.

Dual-Port 12X Channel Attach Adapter (#6457): Use the Long Run adapter for feature 5796 or 7314-G30 expansion I/O drawers located farther from the host system or other I/O drawers in the I/O expansion loop. This adapter includes signal repeaters to accommodate the longer cable lengths.

12X Cable choice

Each feature 5796 or 7314-G30 12X drawer requires one Dual-Port 12X Channel Adapter, either Short Run (#6446) or Long Run (#6457). The choice of adapters is dependent on the distance to the next 12X Channel connection in the loop, either to another I/O drawer or the system unit. The following table identifies the supported cable lengths for each 12X Channel adapter. I/O drawers containing the Short Run adapter can be mixed in a single loop with I/O drawers containing the Long Run adapter. In this table, a "Yes" indicates that the 12X cable identified in that column can be used to connect the drawer configuration identified to the left. A "No" means it cannot be used. The 12X DDR or SDR cables can be used with the feature 5796 or 7314-G30.

 
                               12X Cable Options
                         0.6 M     1.5 M    3.0 M      8.0 M

                        (#1829)(1)(#1830)(1)(#1840)(2) (#1834)(3)
 
             12X DDR    (#1861)(1)(#1862)(1)(#1865)(2) (#1864)(3)
 
    5796 to 5796 w/12X
    Short Run adapter
    (#6446) in both
    drawers               Yes       Yes      No         No
 
    5796 w/12X Short
    Run adapter (#6446)
    to 5796 w/12X Long
    Run adapter (#6457)   Yes       Yes      Yes        No
 
    5796 to 5796 w/12X
    Long Run adapter
    (#6457) in both
    drawers               Yes       Yes      Yes        Yes
 
    5796 w/12X Short
    Run adapter (#6446)
    to system unit        No        Yes      Yes        No
 
    5796 w/12X Long
    Run adapter (#6457)
    to system unit        No        Yes      Yes        Yes
 
1
The 0.6M and 1.5M 12X cables (#1829/#1830 or #1861/#1862) have very limited use due to their short length. They cannot be used to connect to a system drawer because of the short length. They are intended for use between two feature 5796 or 7314-G30 drawers mounted side by side in the same enclosure (#7314). They can also be used to connect between two modules located one beneath the other in a 19-inch rack.
2
It is possible in some limited configurations to use the 3.0 M, 12X cable (#1840 or #1865) to locate 5796 modules in adjacent racks. The cable length requires careful management of each drawer location within the rack. The best choice for connecting a feature 5796 or G30 I/O Drawer in an adjacent rack is the 8.0 M, 12X cable (#1834 or #1864).
3
The 8M 12X cable (#1834 or #1864) is intended for use when connecting between two modules that are located in adjacent racks. This cable may not be connected to the 12X Short Run adapter (#6446).

PCI card slots

The Power 720 (8202-E4C) contains five full-height, short, 8x, PCIe slots. An optional PCIe Adapter Riser Card feature 5685 adds four short, 8x, PCIe Low Profile slots. One GX++ slot is available. When feature 5685 is installed in the system, the GX++ slot is unavailable. Feature EJ04 can be installed in the GX++ slot. Feature number 9055 is required in the 8202-E4C minimum configuration.

Notes:

  • Optional 12X GX++ adapter is used for attaching I/O expansion drawers with PCI slots and, optionally, disk/SSD bays.
  • Full-height PCIe adapters and low-profile PCIe adapters are not interchangeable. Even if the card was designed with low-profile dimensions, the tail stock at the end of the adapter is specific to either low-profile or full-height PCIe slots.

Graphics adapters

  • A graphics adapter, keyboard, and mouse are not required in the minimum configuration.
  • The maximum number of graphics adapters supported in the Power 720 CEC is four. Not supported under IBM i.

I/O adapters

  • 2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI Express Adapter (#9055) is in the 8202-E4C minimum configuration.
  • All low-profile adapters can be installed in the PCIe Adapter Riser Card (#5685).
  • Refer to Figure 2 for additional I/O adapter information.
 
Figure 2.  I/O adapter features
 
                                   Orderable Supported CEC Sys
                                   feature   feature   Max Max
I/O adapter                        number    number    qty qty  Size
 
 PCIe LP RAID & SSD SAS A          2053                 2   2   Short
 PCIe RAID & SSD SAS                         2054       2   2   Short
 PCIe RAID & SSD SAS w/ BSC        2055                 0  10   Short
 4-port USB PCIe                   2728                 5  25   Short
 2-port USB PCI                              2738       0  24   Short
 8-port Asynchronous EIA-232                 2943       0  24   Short
 4-port ARTIC960Hx                           2947       0  24   Long
 2-port Multiprotocol                        2962       0  24   Short
 GXT135P Graphics Accelerator                2849/1980  0   8   Short
 PCIe 2-Line WAN w/Modem           2893                 5  25   Short
 PCIe 2-Line WAN w/Modem CIM       2894                 5  25   Short
 PCI-X Cryptographic Coprocessor             4764       0  24   Long
 PCIe Crypto Coprocessor No BSC    4807                 2   2   Short
 PCIe Crypto Coprocessor Gen3 BSC  4808                 0   8   Short
 PCIe LP POWER GXT145 Graphics Acc 5269                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 10Gb FCoE 2-port Adapter  5270                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 4-Port 10/100/1000 Base-T 5271                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 10GbE CX4 1-port Adapter  5272                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 8Gb 2-Port Fibre Channel  5273                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 2-Port 1GbE SX Adapter    5274                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 10GbE SR 1-port Adapter   5275                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 4Gb 2-Port Fibre Channel  5276                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 4-Port Async EIA-232 Adap 5277                 4   4   LP
 PCIe LP 2-x4-port SAS Adapter 3Gb 5278                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 LP 4-port 1/10GbE SFP+      5279                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 LP 4-port 1/10GbE SR        5280                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 LP 2-port 1GbE              5281                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 LP PCIe2 2-port 4X IB QDR   5283                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 LP PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SR    5284                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 PCIe2 2-port 4X IB QDR      5285                 5   5   Short
 PCIe2 LP PCIe2 2-Port 10GbE SFP   5286                 4   4   LP
 PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SR             5287                 5   5   Short
 PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SFP+           5288                 5   5   Short
 PCIe2 2-Port Async EIA 232        5289                 2  12   Short
 PCIe LP 2-Port Async EIA 232      5290                 2   2   LP
 Gigabit Ethernet                            5700/1978  0  24   Short
 10/100/1000 Ethernet                        5701/1979  0  24   Short
 2-port 10/100/1000 Ethernet       5706      1983       0  24   Short
 10 Gigabit FCoE PCIe Dual Port    5708                 5  25   Short
 ISCI TOE Gb Ethernet (Copper)     5713           1986  0  24   Short
 ISCI TOE Gb Ethernet (Fiber)                5714/1987  0  24   Short
 2 Gb Fibre Channel PCI-X                    5716/1977  0  24   Short
 4-port 1 Gb Ethernet PCI-e 4x     5717                 5  25   Short
 10 Gb Ethernet - Short Reach                5721       0  24   Short
 10 Gb Ethernet - Long Reach                 5722       0  24   Short
 2-port Asynchronous EIA-232                 5723       0  24   Short
 PCIe2 8x 4-port Fibre Channel     5729                 5   5   Short
 10 Gigabit Ethernet-CX4 PCI Exp.  5732                 5  25   Short
 8 Gb Dual-port Fibre Channel      5735                 5  25   Short
 PCI-X Ultra320 SCSI DDR           5736      1912       0  24   Short
 4-port 10/100/1000 Ethernet                 5740/1954  0  24   Short
 PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE/1GbE SR&RJ4    5744                 5   5   Short
 PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE/1GbE SFP+Cop   5745                 5   5   Short
 GXT145 PCIe Graphics Accelerator  5748                 4   8   Short
 2-port 4 Gbps Fibre Channel       5749                 0  24   Short
 1-port 4 Gb Fibre Channel                   5758/1905  0  24   Short
 2-port 4 Gb Fibre Channel         5759      1910       0  24   Short
 2-port 1 Gb Ethernet (UTP) PCIe   5767                 5  25   Short
 2-port 1 Gb Ethernet (Fiber) PCIe 5768                 5  25   Short
 10 Gb Ethernet-SR                 5769                 5  25   Short
 10 Gb Ethernet-LR                 5772                 5  25   Short
 1-port 4 Gb Fibre Channel                   5773       5  25   Short
 2-port 4 Gb Fibre Channel         5774                 5  25   Short
 PCI-X EXP24 Ctl-1.5GB No IOP                5782       0   8   Short
 4-port Asynch EIA-232 PCIe        5785                 5  25   Short
 PCIe 380MB Cache Dual SAS RAID    5805                 5  25   Short
 SAS Controller PCI-X 2.0                    5900       0  24   Short
 PCIe Dual-x4 SAS                  5901                 5  25   Short
 PCI-X DDR Dual-x4 SAS RAID                  5902       0  24   Long
 PCI-X DDR SAS RAID Adapter (BSC)  5908                 0  12   Long
 PCI-X DDR Dual-x4 SAS             5912                 0  24   Short
 PCIe2 1.8GB Cache RAID SAS        5913                 2  18   Short
 PCI 2-line WAN IOA, no IOP                  6805       0  24   Short
 PCI 4-Modem WAN IOA, no IOP                 6808       0  24   Short
 PCI 4-Modem WAN IOA, no IOP, CIM            6809       0  24   Short
 PCI 2-line WAN w/Modem, no IOP              6833       0  24   Short
 PCI 2-line WAN w/Modem, no IOP, CIM         6834       0  24   Short
 GX++ Dual-port 12x Chan Attach    EJ04                 1   1   GX++
 

Note: All low-profile (LP) adapter cards require feature number 5685.

Storage devices/bays

  • The Power 720 has a slim media bay that can contain an optional DVD-ROM (#5743, or follow-on) or DVD-RAM (#5762 or follow-on) and a half-high bay that can contain a tape drive or removable disk drive.
  • Either feature number 5618 or EJ01 must be selected.
    • Feature number 5618 supports six small form-factor (SFF) disk units, either HDD or SSD. Split (3x3) drive bays supported with feature EJ02. No RAID 5/6 support. No IBM i support.
    • Feature number EJ01 supports eight SFF disk units, either HDD or SSD. RAID 5 or RAID 6 support. No split backplane.
    • A valid orderable HDD or SSD is required in a minimum configuration. (No HDDs/SSDs are required in the CEC if feature number 0837 is selected).
    • If tape device feature 5619, 5638, 5746, or 5661 is installed in the half-high media bay, feature 3656 must be selected.
    • Disk units can be placed in any slot at any time with or without a split backplane.
    • A half-high tape feature and a feature 1103 Removable USB Disk Drive Docking Station are mutually exclusive. One or the other can be in the half-high bay in the system but not both. Feature 3656 is not required with feature 1103.
  • Split storage backplane drive bay support requirements:
    • Storage backplane feature 5618 with feature EJ02 supports 3 x 3 split drive bays.
  • SAS-bay-based SSDs (#1775, #1787, #1793, #1794, #1890, #1909, #3586, and #3587) support restrictions:
    • SFF features 1775, 1787, 1793, 1794, 1890, and 1909 are supported in the Power 720 CEC.
    • 3.5-inch features 3586 and 3587 are not supported in the Power 720 CEC.
    • SSDs and HDDs are not allowed to mirror each other.
    • SSDs are not supported by features 5278, 5900, 5901, 5902, and 5912.
    • When an SSD is placed in feature EJ01, no feature 5886 or 5887 DASD drawer is allowed to connect to the system's external SAS port.
    • When an SSD is placed in a feature 5886 or 5887 DASD drawer, the drawer is not allowed to connect to the system's external SAS port.
    • A maximum of eight per feature 5886 drawer is allowed. No mixing of SSDs and HDDs is allowed in a feature 5886. A maximum of one feature 5886 EXP12S drawer containing SSDs attached to a single controller or pair of controllers is allowed. A feature 5886 containing SSD drives cannot be connected to other feature 5886's. A feature 5886 containing SSD drives cannot be attached to the CEC external SAS port on the Power 720.
    • In a Power 720 with a split backplane, SSDs and HDDs may be placed in either "split," but no mixing of SSDs and HDDs within a split is allowed. IBM i does not support split backplane.
    • In a Power 720 without a split backplane, SSDs and HDDs may be mixed in any combination. However, they cannot be in the same RAID array.
  • HDD/SSD Data Protection -- if IBM i (#2145) is selected, one of the following is required:
    • Disk mirroring (default) -- requires feature 0040, 0043, or 0308
    • SAN boot (#0837)
    • RAID -- requires feature EJ01
    • Mixed Data Protection (#0296)
Figure 3. Storage device features
 
                                               Orderable Supported
                         Maximum               feature   feature
Device                   quantity   Bay        number    number

DVD-ROM (SATA)               1      Slim                 5743
DVD-RAM (SATA)               1      Slim        5762
 
 80GB/160GB DAT160 Tape-SAS  1      Half high   5619
 1.5TB/3.0TB LTO-5 Tape-SAS  1      Half high   5638
 800GB/1.6TB LTO4 Tape-SAS   1      Half high            5746
 DAT320 160/320GB Tape-SAS   1      Half high            5661
 DAT320 160 GB Tape-USB      1      Half high            5673
Internal Docking Station
   for Removable Disk Drive  1      Half high   1103
External Docking Station
   for Removable Disk Drive  1      USB Port    1104
                                                     Orderable Supported
                       Maximum                       feature   feature
 Device                quantity         Bay          number    number

                  AIX IBM i Linux
 
177 GB SAS SFF,    44    0     44  SFF 1-8,          1775
   SSD                             36 in 2 x #5802
177 GB SAS SFF,     0   44      0  SFF 1-8,          1787
   SSD                             36 in 2 x #5802
600 GB 10K,        44    0     44  SFF 1-8,          1790
   SAS, SFF                        36 in 2 x #5802
177 GB SAS SFF,   336    0    336  336 in 14 x #5887 1793
   SSD, GEN2
177 GB SAS SFF,     0  336      0  336 in 14 x #5887 1794
  SSD, GEN2
283 GB 10K,         0   44      0  SFF 1-8           1879
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
300 GB 10K,        44    0     44  SFF 1-8,          1880
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
146.8 GB 15K,      44    0     44  SFF 1-8,                    1882
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5887
73.4 GB 15K,       44    0     44  SFF 1-8,                    1883
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
69.7 GB 15K,        0   44      0  SFF 1-8,                    1884
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
300 GB 10K,        44    0     44  SFF 1-8,          1885
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
146.8 GB 15K,      44    0     44  SFF 1-8,          1886
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
139.5 GB 15K,       0   44      0  SFF 1-8,          1888
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
69 GB SAS, SFF,    44    0     44  SFF 1-8,                    1890
  Solid-state                      36 in 2 x #5802
69 GB SAS, SFF,     0   44      0  SFF 1-8,                    1909
  Solid-state                      36 in 2 x #5802
283 GB 10K          0   44      0  SFF 1-8,          1911
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
571 GB 10K,         0   44      0  SFF 1-8,          1916
  SAS, SFF                         36 in 2 x #5802
146.8 GB, 15K,    336    0    336  336 in 14 x #5887 1917
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
300 GB 10K,       336    0    336  336 in 14 x #5887 1925
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
139 GB 15K,         0  336      0  336 in 14 x #5887 1947
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
283 GB 15K,         0  336      0  336 in 14 x #5887 1948
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
300 GB 15K,       336    0    336  336 in 14 x #5887 1953
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
283 GB 10K,         0  336      0  336 in 14 x #5887 1956
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
571 GB 10K,         0  336      0  336 in 14 x #5887 1962
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
600 GB 10K,       336    0    336  336 in 14 x #5887 1964
  SAS, SFF, GEN2
69 GB SAS, SFF,    48    0     48  2 per #2053,      1995
  SDD                              #2054, #2055
69 GB SAS, SFF,     0   48      0  2 per #2053,      1996
  SDD                              #2054, #2055
69 GB SAS, 3.5",  224    0    224                              3586
  Solid-state                      224 in 28 x #5886
69 GB SAS, 3.5",    0  224      0                              3587
  Solid-state                      224 in 28 x #5886
  • Eight HDD or SSD drives maximum can be installed internally.
  • A maximum of 336 Gen2 HDDs or SSDs can be installed in 14 x feature 5887.
  • A maximum of 36 HDDs or SSDs can be installed in 2 x feature 5802.
  • Feature 3586 and 3587 cannot be installed internally. Eight of feature 3586 or 3587 can be placed in each feature 5886.
                                               Orderable Supported
                     Maximum                   feature   feature
Device               quantity        Bay       number    number

                   AIX IBM i Linux
73.4 GB 15K,RPM    336  0      336 28 x #5886            3646
  SAS
146.8 GB 15K RPM,  336  0      336 28 x #5886   3647
  SAS
300 GB 15K RPM,    336  0      336 28 x #5886   3648
  SAS
450 GB 15K RPM,    336  0      336 28 x #5886   3649
  SAS
69.8 GB 15K RPM,     0  336      0 28 x #5886            3676
  SAS
139.6 GB 15K RPM,    0  336      0 28 x #5886   3677
  SAS
283.8 GB 15K RPM,    0  336      0 28 x #5886   3678
  SAS
428.4 GB 15K RPM,    0  336      0 28 x #5886   3658
  SAS

Note: 3.5-inch DASD is not supported in the 8202-E4C CEC.
 
                                             Orderable Supported
                  Maximum                    feature   feature
Device            quantity         Bay       number    number

                  AIX IBM i Linux
 
73.4 GB 15K RPM,  336    0   336   See note            3278/1971
SCSI
146.8 GB 15K RPM, 336    0   336   See note            3279/1972
SCSI
300 GB 15K RPM,   336    0   336   See note            3585
SCSI
70.56 GB 15K RPM,   0  336     0   See note            4327
SCSI
141.14 GB 15K RPM,  0  336     0   See note            4328
SCSI
282.25 GB 15K RPM,  0  336     0   See note            4329
SCSI
 
TotalStorage EXP24 14   14    14   See note            5786
Disk Drawer
TotalStorage EXP24 14   14    14   See note            5787
Disk Tower
 

Note: SCSI disks are not supported in the 8202-E4C CEC. The 336 system maximum is achieved with a maximum of 14 disks in a maximum of 24 Total Storage EXP 24-Disk Drawers (#5786) or 14 TotalStorage EXP2 4-Disk Towers (#5787).

Planning information

Cable orders

No cables required.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of host software and application software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.



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Three year.

Alternative warranty options are available on a special bid basis from your IBM representative or Business Partner.

An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to a full warranty effective on the date of installation of the machine. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty effective on its date of installation. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.

Warranty service

If required, IBM provides repair or exchange service depending on the types of warranty service specified for the machine. IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone, or electronically via an IBM website. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Scheduling of service will depend the time of your call and is subject to parts availability. If applicable to your product, parts considered Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) will be provided as part of the machine's standard warranty service.

Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of warranty service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside IBM's normal service area. Contact your local IBM representative or your reseller for country-specific and location-specific information.

CRU Service

IBM provides replacement CRUs to you for you to install. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your machine and are available from IBM upon your request. CRUs are designated as being either a Tier 1 (mandatory) or a Tier 2 (optional) CRU.

Tier 1 CRU

Installation of Tier 1 CRUs is your responsibility. If IBM installs a Tier 1 CRU at your request, you will be charged for the installation.

Tier 2 CRU

You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request IBM to install it, at no additional charge.

Based upon availability, CRUs will be shipped for next-business-day (NBD) delivery. IBM specifies, in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU, whether a defective CRU must be returned to IBM. When return is required, return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU. You may be charged for the replacement CRU if IBM does not receive the defective CRU within 15 days of your receipt of the replacement.

The following parts have been designated as Tier 1 CRUs:

  • DASD Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • DASD Backplane
  • Fan Air Baffle
  • Fans
  • All PCI Adapters
  • Power Supply
  • Adapter - GX ++
  • Line/power cord
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • External cables
  • Display
  • Operator Panel
  • TOD Battery
  • Memory DIMMs
  • Processor VRM
  • SAS Conduit Cable
  • Tape drive power/signal cable
  • Interlock Switch
  • RAID Battery
  • RAID Battery Card
  • RAID Package Card
  • SPCN Cable
  • Memory Riser Card
On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well-lit, and suitable for the purpose.

Service level is:

  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, next-business-day response. Calls must be received by 5:00 pm local time in order to qualify for next-business-day response.

Non-IBM parts service

IBM is now shipping machines with selected non-IBM parts that contain an IBM field replaceable unit (FRU) part number label. These parts are to be serviced during the IBM machine warranty period. IBM is covering the service on these selected non-IBM parts as an accommodation to their customers, and normal warranty service procedures for the IBM machine apply.

Warranty service upgrades

During the warranty period, warranty service upgrades provide an enhanced level of On-site Service for an additional charge. A warranty service upgrade must be purchased during the warranty period and is for a fixed term (duration). It is not refundable or transferable and may not be prorated. If required, IBM will provide the warranty service upgrade enhanced level of On-Site Service acquired by the customer. Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. See the Warranty services section for additional details.

IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone or electronically by access to an IBM website. Certain machines contain remote support capabilities for direct problem reporting, remote problem determination, and resolution with IBM. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Following problem determination, if IBM determines on-site service is required, scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call, machine technology and redundancy, and availability of parts.

On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well lit, and suitable for the purpose. The following on-site response-time objectives are available as warranty service upgrades for your machine.

The service level is:

  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, 4-hour average, same-business-day response
  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 4-hour average response, same day
  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 2-hour average response, same day

Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) may be provided as part of the machine's standard warranty CRU Service except that you may install a CRU yourself or request IBM installation, at no additional charge, under the CRU and On-site Service level specified above. For additional information on the CRU Service, see the warranty information.

Maintenance services

If required, IBM provides repair or exchange service depending on the types of maintenance service specified for the machine. IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone or electronically, via an IBM website. Certain machines contain remote support capabilities for direct problem reporting, remote problem determination, and resolution with IBM. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call and is subject to parts availability. Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of maintenance service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside IBM's normal service area. Contact your local IBM representative or your reseller for country-specific and location-specific information. The following service selections are available as maintenance options for your machine type.

On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well-lit, and suitable for the purpose.

Service levels are:

  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, next-business-day response
  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, 4-hour average response, same-business-day
  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 4-hour average response, same day
  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 2-hour average response, same day
Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Service

If your problem can be resolved with a CRU (for example, keyboard, mouse, speaker, memory, or hard disk drive), and depending upon the maintenance service offerings in your geography, IBM will ship the replacement CRU to you for you to install. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your machine and are available from IBM upon your request.

Based upon availability, CRUs will be shipped for next-business-day delivery. IBM specifies, in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU, whether a defective CRU must be returned to IBM. When return is required, 1) return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU, and 2) you may be charged for the replacement CRU if IBM does not receive the defective CRU within 15 days of your receipt of the replacement.

CRUs may be provided as part of the machine's standard maintenance service except that you may install a CRU yourself or request IBM installation, at no additional charge, under any of the On-site Service levels specified above.

Non-IBM parts service

Under certain conditions, IBM provides services for selected non-IBM parts at no additional charge for machines that are covered under warranty service upgrades or maintenance services.

This service includes hardware problem determination (PD) on the non-IBM parts (for example, adapter cards, PCMCIA cards, disk drives, memory) installed within IBM machines and provides the labor to replace the failing parts at no additional charge.

If IBM has a Technical Service Agreement with the manufacturer of the failing part, or if the failing part is an accommodations part (a part with an IBM FRU label), IBM may also source and replace the failing part at no additional charge. For all other non-IBM parts, customers are responsible for sourcing the parts. Installation labor is provided at no additional charge, if the machine is covered under a warranty service upgrade or a maintenance service.

Usage plan machine

No

IBM hourly service rate classification

Two

When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.

Field-installable features

Yes

Model conversions

Yes

Machine installation

Customer setup. Customers are responsible for installation according to the instructions IBM provides with the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply

Yes The applicable processor tier is: Small

Licensed machine code

IBM Machine Code is licensed for use by a customer on the IBM Machine for which it was provided by IBM under the terms and conditions of the IBM License Agreement for Machine Code, to enable the machine to function in accordance with its specifications, and only for the capacity authorized by IBM and acquired by the customer. You can obtain the agreement by contacting your IBM representative or visiting

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/support/machine_warranties/machine_code.html

Machine using LMC Type Model: 8202-E4C

IBM may release changes to the Machine Code. IBM plans to make the Machine Code changes available for download from the IBM pSeries® technical support website

http://techsupport.services.ibm.com/server/mdownload

If the machine does not function as warranted and your problem can be resolved through your application of downloadable machine code, you are responsible for downloading and installing these designated machine code changes as IBM specifies. If you would prefer, you may request IBM to install downloadable Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Educational allowance

A reduced charge is available to qualified education customers. The educational allowance may not be added to any other discount or allowance.

The educational allowance is 8% for the products in this announcement.



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

Product charges

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 8202 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
                     Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Description          number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

IBM Power 720
                       E4C                                    Yes
One CSC Billing Unit
                       E4C     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       E4C     0011                  Both     Yes No
Mirrored System Disk Level, Sp
                       E4C     0040                  Both     Yes No
Device Parity Protection All
                       E4C     0041                  Both     Yes No
Mirrored System Bus Level
                       E4C     0043                  Both     Yes No
Device Parity RAID 6 All
                       E4C     0047                  Both     Yes No
RISC to RISC Data Migration
                       E4C     0205                  Initial  N/A No
AIX Partition Specify
                       E4C     0265                  Both     Yes No
Linux Partition Specify
                       E4C     0266                  Both     Yes No
IBM i Partition Specify
                       E4C     0267                  Both     Yes No
Specify Custom Data Protection
                       E4C     0296                  Both     Yes No
Mirrored Level System Specify
                       E4C     0308                  Both     Yes No
RAID Hot Spare Specify
                       E4C     0347                  Both     Yes No
V.24/EIA232 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI C
                       E4C     0348                  Both     Yes No
V.24/EIA232 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI
                       E4C     0349                  Support  Yes No
V.35 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0353                  Both     Yes No
V.35 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0354                  Support  Yes No
V.36 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0356                  Support  Yes No
X.21 6.1m (20 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0359                  Both     Yes No
X.21 15.2m (50 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0360                  Support  Yes No
V.24/EIA232 (80 Ft) PCI Cable
                       E4C     0365                  Support  Yes No
CBU Specify
                       E4C     0444                  Both     Yes No
Customer Specified Placement
                       E4C     0456                  Initial  N/A No
SSD Placement Indicator CEC
                       E4C     0462                  Both     Yes No
SSD Placement Indicator 5802/3
                       E4C     0463                  Initial  N/A No
SSD Placement Indicator 5886
                       E4C     0464                  Initial  N/A No
SSD Placement Indicator 5887
                       E4C     0465                  Initial  N/A No
19 inch, 1.8 meter high rack
                       E4C     0551                  MES      Yes No
19 inch, 2.0 meter high rack
                       E4C     0553                  MES      Yes No
19 inch, 1.3 meter high rack
                       E4C     0555                  Support  Yes No
IBM i 6.1 w/6.1.1 Machine Code
                       E4C     0566                  Both     Yes No
IBM i 7.1 Specify Code
                       E4C     0567                  Both     Yes No
Rack Filler Panel Kit
                       E4C     0599                  Both     Yes No
Load Source Not in CEC
                       E4C     0719                  Both     Yes No
#1787 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0722                  Both     Yes No
#1996 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0724                  Both     Yes No
Specify Load Source in 5786
                       E4C     0725                  Support  N/A No
Specify Load Source 5802/3/77
                       E4C     0726                  Both     Yes No
Specify 5886 Load Source plac
                       E4C     0727                  Both     Yes No
#5887 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0728                  Both     Yes No
Power 720 4 core Express Edit
                       E4C     0777                  Initial  N/A No
Power 720 6 8 core Express E
                       E4C     0779                  Initial  N/A No
4327 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0835                  Support  Yes No
4328 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0836                  Support  Yes No
SAN Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0837                  Both     Yes No
3676 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0838                  Support  Yes No
3677 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0839                  Support  Yes No
3678 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0840                  Support  Yes No
4329 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0841                  Support  Yes No
3658 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0844                  Support  Yes No
1884 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0851                  Support  Yes No
1888 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0853                  Both     Yes No
1909 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0854                  Support  Yes No
3587 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0855                  Support  Yes No
1911 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0856                  Both     Yes No
#1916 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0857                  Both     Yes No
#1879 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0870                  Both     Yes No
#1947 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0871                  Both     Yes No
#1948 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0872                  Both     Yes No
#1956 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0874                  Both     Yes No
#1962 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0875                  Both     Yes No
#1794 Load Source Specify
                       E4C     0876                  Both     Yes No
US TAA Compliance Indicator
                       E4C     0983                  Both     Yes No

USB Internal Docking Station R
                       E4C     1103                  Both     Yes No
USB External Docking Station R
                       E4C     1104                  Both     Yes No
USB 160 GB Removable Disk Dr
                       E4C     1106                  Both     Yes No
USB 500 GB Removable Disk Dr
                       E4C     1107                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Roch
                       E4C     1140                  Both     Yes No

200V 16A 4.3m (14 Ft) TL Line
                       E4C     1406                  Support  Yes No

4.3m 200V/16A Pwr Cd Italy
                       E4C     1408                  Support  Yes No


125V 4.3m (14 Ft) Line Cord
                       E4C     1413                  Support  Yes No
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Locking Line
                       E4C     1414                  Support  Yes No
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Watertight LC
                       E4C     1415                  Support  Yes No

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Locking Line
                       E4C     1416                  Support  Yes No

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Watertight L
                       E4C     1417                  Support  Yes No



4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord EU/As
                       E4C     1420                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord CH/DK
                       E4C     1421                  Support  Yes No
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Locking Line
                       E4C     1424                  Support  Yes No
200V 1.8m (6 Ft) Watertight Li
                       E4C     1425                  Support  Yes No

200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Locking Line
                       E4C     1426                  Support  Yes No
200V 4.3m (14 Ft) Watertight L
                       E4C     1427                  Support  Yes No


4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord EU/As
                       E4C     1439                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Denma
                       E4C     1440                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord S. Af
                       E4C     1441                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Swiss
                       E4C     1442                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord UK
                       E4C     1443                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/10A Power Cord Israe
                       E4C     1445                  Support  Yes No

4.3m 200V/32A Power Cord EU 1
                       E4C     1449                  Support  Yes No
4.3m 200V/16A Power Cord EU 2
                       E4C     1450                  Support  Yes No
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Line Cord
                       E4C     1451                  Support  Yes No

200V (14 Ft) 4.3m Line Cord
                       E4C     1452                  Support  Yes No

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Locking Line
                       E4C     1453                  Support  Yes No

200V 12A (14 Ft) 4.3m TL Line
                       E4C     1454                  Support  Yes No

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Watertight Li
                       E4C     1455                  Support  Yes No

200V (14 Ft) 4.3m Watertight L
                       E4C     1456                  Support  Yes No

200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Upper Line Co
                       E4C     1457                  Support  Yes No
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Upper Locking
                       E4C     1458                  Support  Yes No
200V (6 Ft) 1.8m Locking
                       E4C     1459                  Support  Yes No


4.3m 200V/16A Pwr Cd
                       E4C     1477                  Support  Yes No
177GB SFF-1 SSD w/ eMLC AIX/Li
                       E4C     1775                  Both     Yes No
177GB SFF-1 SSD w/ eMLC IBM i
                       E4C     1787                  Both     Yes No
600GB 10k RPM SAS SFF Disk
                       E4C     1790                  Both     Yes No
177GB SFF-2 SSD w/ eMLC AIX/Li
                       E4C     1793                  Both     Yes No
177GB SFF-2 SSD w/ eMLC IBM i
                       E4C     1794                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1962
                       E4C     1817                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1964
                       E4C     1818                  Both     Yes No
System port/UPS Conversion Cab
                       E4C     1827                  Both     Yes No
1.5 Meter 12X to 4X Channel CC
                       E4C     1828                  Both     Yes No
0.6 Meter 12X Cable
                       E4C     1829                  Support  Yes No
1.5 Meter 12X cable
                       E4C     1830                  Support  Yes No
8.0 Meter 12X Cable
                       E4C     1834                  Support  Yes No
3.0 Meter 12X Cable
                       E4C     1840                  Support  Yes No
3 Meter 12X to 4X Channel CC
                       E4C     1841                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1956
                       E4C     1844                  Both     Yes No
10 Meter 12X to 4X Enhance CCC
                       E4C     1854                  Both     Yes No
0.6 Meter 12X DDR Cable
                       E4C     1861                  Both     Yes No
1.5 Meter 12X DDR Cable
                       E4C     1862                  Both     Yes No
8 Meter 12X DDR Cable
                       E4C     1864                  Both     Yes No
3.0 Meter 12X DDR Cable
                       E4C     1865                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1917
                       E4C     1866                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1947
                       E4C     1868                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1925
                       E4C     1869                  Both     Yes No
283GB 15K RPM SAS Disk
                       E4C     1879                  Both     Yes No
300GB 15K RPM SAS Disk
                       E4C     1880                  Both     Yes No
146.8GB 10K RPM SAS SFF Disk D
                       E4C     1882                  Support  Yes No
73.4 GB 15K RPM SAS SFF Disk D
                       E4C     1883                  Support  Yes No
69.7 GB 15K RPM SAS SFF Disk D
                       E4C     1884                  Support  Yes No
300GB 10K RPM SFF SAS Disk D
                       E4C     1885                  Both     Yes No
146GB 15K RPM SFF SAS Disk D
                       E4C     1886                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1793
                       E4C     1887                  Both     Yes No
139GB 15K RPM SFF SAS Disk D
                       E4C     1888                  Both     Yes No
69GB SFF SAS Solid State D
                       E4C     1890                  Support  Yes No
4 GB Single Port Fibre Channel
                       E4C     1905                  Support  Yes No
69GB SFF SAS Solid State Drive
                       E4C     1909                  Support  Yes No
4 GB Dual Port Fibre Channel P
                       E4C     1910                  Support  Yes No
283GB 10K RPM SFF SAS Disk Dri
                       E4C     1911                  Both     Yes No
PCI X DDR Dual Channel Ultra32
                       E4C     1912                  Support  Yes No
571GB 10k RPM SAS SFF Disk
                       E4C     1916                  Both     Yes No
146GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1917                  Both     Yes No
300GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1925                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1948
                       E4C     1927                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1953
                       E4C     1929                  Both     Yes No
139GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1947                  Both     Yes No
283GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1948                  Both     Yes No
300GB 15k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1953                  Both     Yes No
4 Port 10 100 1000 Base TX PCI
                       E4C     1954                  Support  Yes No
283GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1956                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #1794
                       E4C     1958                  Both     Yes No
571GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1962                  Both     Yes No
600GB 10k RPM SAS SFF-2 Disk
                       E4C     1964                  Both     Yes No
73.4 GB 15,000 RPM Ultra320 SC
                       E4C     1971                  Support  Yes No
146.8 GB 15,000 RPM Ultra320 S
                       E4C     1972                  Support  Yes No
2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI X
                       E4C     1977                  Support  Yes No
IBM Gigabit Ethernet SX PCI X
                       E4C     1978                  Support  Yes No
10 100 1000 Base TX Ethernet P
                       E4C     1979                  Support  Yes No
POWER GXT135P Graphics Acceler
                       E4C     1980                  Support  Yes No
2-Port Base-TX Etht PCI-X Adpt
                       E4C     1983                  Support  Yes No
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on C
                       E4C     1986                  Support  Yes No
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on O
                       E4C     1987                  Support  Yes No
177GB SSD Module with eMLC (AI
                       E4C     1995                  Both     No  No
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI X on C
                       E4C     1996                  Both     No  No
PCIe LP RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3
                       E4C     2053                  Both     Yes No
PCIe RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3Gb
                       E4C     2054                  Support  Yes No
PCIe RAID SSD SAS Adapter 3Gb
                       E4C     2055                  Both     Yes No
Converter Cable, VHDCI to P, M
                       E4C     2118                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -1M
                       E4C     2124                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -3M
                       E4C     2125                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -5M
                       E4C     2126                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -10M
                       E4C     2127                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -20M
                       E4C     2128                  Support  Yes No
Ultra 320 SCSI Cable -0.55M
                       E4C     2138                  Support  Yes No
Primary OS - IBM i
                       E4C     2145                  Both     Yes No
Primary OS AIX
                       E4C     2146                  Both     Yes No
Primary OS Linux
                       E4C     2147                  Both     Yes No
Factory Deconfiguration of 1 c
                       E4C     2319                  Initial  N/A No
LC-SC 50 Micron Fiber Conv Cab
                       E4C     2456                  Both     Yes No
LC-SC 62.5 Mic.Fib.Conv.Cable
                       E4C     2459                  Both     Yes No
4 port USB PCIe Adapter
                       E4C     2728                  Both     Yes No
2 Port USB PCI Adapter
                       E4C     2738                  Support  Yes No
POWER GXT135P Graphics Acceler
                       E4C     2849                  Support  Yes No
ARTIC960Hx 4 Port EIA 232 Cabl
                       E4C     2861                  Support  Yes No
ARTIC960Hx 4 Port X 21 Cable
                       E4C     2863                  Support  Yes No
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port V.35(DTE)Cab
                       E4C     2864                  Support  Yes No
PCIe 2 Line WAN w/Modem
                       E4C     2893                  Both     Yes No
Asynch.Termin/Print.Cbl EIA232
                       E4C     2934                  Both     Yes No
Asynchronous Cable EIA 232/V
                       E4C     2936                  Both     Yes No
8P Async Adp. EIA232/RS-422
                       E4C     2943                  Support  Yes No
ARTIC960Hx 4Port Mult.PCI Adp
                       E4C     2947                  Support  Yes No
Cable, V.24 / EIA-232
                       E4C     2951                  Support  Yes No
Cable, V.35
                       E4C     2952                  Support  Yes No
Cable, V.36 / EIA 499
                       E4C     2953                  Support  Yes No
Cable, X.21
                       E4C     2954                  Support  Yes No
2-Port Multip. PCI Adapter
                       E4C     2962                  Support  Yes No
Ser to Ser Port Cab Draw/Draw
                       E4C     3124                  Both     Yes No
Serial to Se.Port Cbl Rack 8M
                       E4C     3125                  Both     Yes No
73.4GB 15K RPM U320 SCSI DDA
                       E4C     3278                  Support  Yes No
146.8GB 15K RPM U320 SCSI DDA
                       E4C     3279                  Support  Yes No
1m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable
                       E4C     3287                  Both     Yes No
3m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable
                       E4C     3288                  Both     Yes No
5m QDR IB/E'Net Copper Cable
                       E4C     3289                  Both     Yes No
10m QDR IB Optic Cable
                       E4C     3290                  Both     Yes No
30m QDR IB Optic Cable
                       E4C     3293                  Both     Yes No
SAS YO Cable 1.5m - HD 6Gb Ada
                       E4C     3450                  Both     Yes No
SAS YO Cable 3m - HD 6Gb Adapt
                       E4C     3451                  Both     Yes No
SAS YO Cable 6m - HD 6Gb Adapt
                       E4C     3452                  Both     Yes No
SAS YO Cable 10m - HD 6Gb Adap
                       E4C     3453                  Both     Yes No
SAS X Cable 3m - HD 6Gb 2-Adap
                       E4C     3454                  Both     Yes No
SAS X Cable 6m - HD 6Gb 2-Adap
                       E4C     3455                  Both     Yes No
SAS X Cable 10m - HD 6Gb 2-Ada
                       E4C     3456                  Both     Yes No
300 GB 15K RPM SCSI Disk Drive
                       E4C     3585                  Support  Yes No
69GB 3.5 SAS Solid State Driv
                       E4C     3586                  Support  Yes No
69GB 3.5 SAS Solid State Driv
                       E4C     3587                  Support  Yes No

NOTE - The monitor or display features are subject to a $16 
Electronic Waste Recycling Fee (15-INCH TO 34-INCH VIDEO DEVICE.)

Widescreen LCD Monitor
                       E4C     3632                  Both     Yes No
T541H/L150p 15inchTFT Col.M
                       E4C     3637                  Support  Yes No
ThinkVision L170p Flat Pan.M
                       E4C     3639                  Support  Yes No
ThinkVision L171p Flat Panel M
                       E4C     3640                  Support  Yes No
IBM T115 Flat Panel Monitor
                       E4C     3641                  Support  Yes No
ThinkVision L191p Flat Panel M
                       E4C     3642                  Support  Yes No
IBM T120 Flat Panel Monitor
                       E4C     3643                  Support  Yes No
19in. Flat Panel Monitor
                       E4C     3644                  Support  Yes No
17in. Flat Panel Monitor
                       E4C     3645                  Support  Yes No
73GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3646                  Support  Yes No
146GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3647                  Both     Yes No
300GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3648                  Both     Yes No
450GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3649                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 1M
                       E4C     3652                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 3M
                       E4C     3653                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable (EE) Drawer to Dr 6M
                       E4C     3654                  Both     Yes No
SAS SFF Cable
                       E4C     3656                  Both     Yes No
428GB 15K RPM SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3658                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable (X) Adapter to SAS E
                       E4C     3661                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cbl X Adp SAS Enclosure 6M
                       E4C     3662                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cbl X Adp SAS Encl 15M
                       E4C     3663                  Both     Yes No
69.7GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drv
                       E4C     3676                  Support  Yes No
139.5GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3677                  Both     Yes No
283.7GB 15k rpm SAS Disk Drive
                       E4C     3678                  Both     Yes No
3M SAS CABLE, ADPTR TO ADPTR (
                       E4C     3681                  Both     Yes No
6M SAS CABLE, ADPTR TO ADPTR (
                       E4C     3682                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cab (AE) Adapter to En 3M
                       E4C     3684                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable(AE) Adapter to En 6M
                       E4C     3685                  Both     Yes No
SAS Ca(YI) System to SAS 1.5M
                       E4C     3686                  Support  Yes No
SAS Ca(YI) System to SAS 3M
                       E4C     3687                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cable (AT) 0.6 Meter
                       E4C     3688                  Both     Yes No
SAS AT Cable 0.6m - HD 6Gb Ada
                       E4C     3689                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS1.5M
                       E4C     3691                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 3M
                       E4C     3692                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 6M
                       E4C     3693                  Both     Yes No
SAS Cab(YO) Adapter to SAS 15M
                       E4C     3694                  Both     Yes No
0.3M Serial Prt Converter Cbl
                       E4C     3925                  Both     Yes No
Asynch Printer/Term.Cab,4M
                       E4C     3926                  Support  Yes No
Serial Port Null Mod Cab 3.7M
                       E4C     3927                  Both     Yes No
Ser.Port Null Modem Cable,10M
                       E4C     3928                  Both     Yes No
System Serial Port Converter C
                       E4C     3930                  Both     Yes No
6Foot Extend.Cbl for Displays
                       E4C     4242                  Both     Yes No
Extender Cable USB Keybo 1.8M
                       E4C     4256                  Both     Yes No
VGA to DVI Connection Converte
                       E4C     4276                  Both     Yes No
70.56GB 15k rpm Disk Unit
                       E4C     4327                  Support  Yes No
141.12GB 15k RPM Disk Unit
                       E4C     4328                  Support  Yes No
282.25GB 15k rpm Disk Unit
                       E4C     4329                  Support  Yes No
Package 5X 2055 20X 1995
                       E4C     4367                  Both     Yes No
Package 5X 2055 20X 1995
                       E4C     4377                  Both     Yes No
One and only one rack indicator feature is required on
all orders (#4650 to #4666).
No Factory Integration Ind.
                       E4C     4650                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 1
                       E4C     4651                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 2
                       E4C     4652                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 3
                       E4C     4653                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 1
                       E4C     4654                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 5
                       E4C     4655                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 6
                       E4C     4656                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 7
                       E4C     4657                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 8
                       E4C     4658                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 9
                       E4C     4659                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 10
                       E4C     4660                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 11
                       E4C     4661                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 12
                       E4C     4662                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 13
                       E4C     4663                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 14
                       E4C     4664                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 15
                       E4C     4665                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Indicator, Rack 16
                       E4C     4666                  Initial  N/A No
PCI-X Crypt.Coproc.(FIPS 4)
                       E4C     4764                  Support  Yes No
Power Active Memory Expansion
                       E4C     4793                  Both     Yes No
PCIe Crypto Coprocessor No B
                       E4C     4807                  Both     Yes No
PCIe Crypto Coprocessor Gen3
                       E4C     4808                  Both     Yes No
Power 720 Solution Edition
                       E4C     4927                  Initial  N/A No
Power 720 Solution Edition
                       E4C     4928                  Initial  N/A No
IBM i for BI - Small Config
                       E4C     4934                  Initial  N/A No
IBM i for BI - Medium Config
                       E4C     4935                  Initial  N/A No
IBM i for BI - Large Config
                       E4C     4936                  Initial  N/A No
Software Preload Required
                       E4C     5000                  Initial  N/A No
Customer Solution Center Roche
                       E4C     5002                  Initial  N/A No

Power Dist Unit 1 Phase NEMA
                       E4C     5160                  Support  Yes No
Power Dist Unit 1 Phase IEC
                       E4C     5161                  Support  Yes No
Power Dist Unit 2 of 3 Phase
                       E4C     5162                  Support  Yes No
Power Dist Unit - 3 Phase
                       E4C     5163                  Support  Yes No
PowerVM Express Edition
                       E4C     5225                  Both     Yes No
PowerVM Standard Edition
                       E4C     5227                  Both     Yes No
PowerVM Enterprise Edition
                       E4C     5228                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP POWER GXT145 Graphics
                       E4C     5269                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 10Gb FCoE 2 port Adapt
                       E4C     5270                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 4 Port 10/100/1000 Bas
                       E4C     5271                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 10GbE CX4 1 port Adapt
                       E4C     5272                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 8Gb 2 Port Fibre Chann
                       E4C     5273                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 2 Port 1GbE SX Adapter
                       E4C     5274                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 10GbE SR 1 port Adapt
                       E4C     5275                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 4Gb 2 Port Fibre Chann
                       E4C     5276                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 4 Port Async EIA 232 A
                       E4C     5277                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 2 x4 port SAS Adapter
                       E4C     5278                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 4Port 10GBE&1GBE SFP+ LP
                       E4C     5279                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&1GbE SR LP
                       E4C     5280                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 2-Port 1GbE TX Adapter
                       E4C     5281                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 LP 2-Port 4X IB QDR Adap
                       E4C     5283                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 LP 2 port 10GbE SR Adapt
                       E4C     5284                  Both     Yes No
PCIe 2-Port 4X IB QDR Adapt
                       E4C     5285                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 LP 2 Port 10GbE SFP Copp
                       E4C     5286                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SR Adapter
                       E4C     5287                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SFP+ Adaptr
                       E4C     5288                  Both     Yes No
2 Port Async EIA 232 PCIe Adap
                       E4C     5289                  Both     Yes No
PCIe LP 2 Port Async EIA 232 A
                       E4C     5290                  Both     Yes No
RFID Tags for Servers, Blades
                       E4C     5524                  Both     Yes No
Sys Console On HMC
                       E4C     5550                  Both     Yes No
Sys Console-Ethernet No IOP
                       E4C     5557                  Both     Yes No
System AC Power Supply, 1725 W
                       E4C     5603                  Both     Yes No
Storage Backplane 6 SFF Bays
                       E4C     5618                  Both     Yes No
80/160GB DAT160 SAS Tape Drive
                       E4C     5619                  Both     Yes No
1.5TB/3.0TB LTO 5 SAS Tape Dr
                       E4C     5638                  Both     Yes No
DAT320 160/320 GB Tape Drive
                       E4C     5661                  Support  Yes No
DAT320 160 GB USB Tape Drive
                       E4C     5673                  Support  Yes No
PCIe Riser Card (Gen2)
                       E4C     5685                  Both     Yes No
DAT160 Data Cartridge
                       E4C     5689                  Support  Yes No
IBM Gigab.Eth-SX PCI-X Adapter
                       E4C     5700                  Support  Yes No
10/100/1000 BaseTX Eth.PCI-X
                       E4C     5701                  Support  Yes No
2-Port BaseTX Etht.PCI-X Adp
                       E4C     5706                  Both     Yes No
10Gb FCoE PCIe Dual Port Adapt
                       E4C     5708                  Both     Yes No
1Gb iSCSI TOE PCI-X-Copp.Adpt
                       E4C     5713                  Both     Yes No
1Gb iSCSI TOE PCI-X-Opt.Adpt
                       E4C     5714                  Support  Yes No
2 Gigab.Fibre Chann.PCI-X Adp
                       E4C     5716                  Support  Yes No
4 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX PCI
                       E4C     5717                  Both     Yes No
10Gb Etht-SR PCI-X 2.0 DDR Adp
                       E4C     5721                  Support  Yes No
10Gb Etht-LR PCI-X 2.0 DDR Adp
                       E4C     5722                  Support  Yes No
2 Port Asyn.EIA-232 PCI Adpt
                       E4C     5723                  Support  Yes No
PCIe2 8x 4-port Fibre Channel
                       E4C     5729                  Both     Yes No
10 Gigabit Ethernet CX4 PCI Ex
                       E4C     5732                  Both     Yes No
8 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Por
                       E4C     5735                  Both     Yes No
PCI X DDR Dual Channel Ultra32
                       E4C     5736                  Both     Yes No
4-Port 10/100/1000 BaseTX Adpt
                       E4C     5740                  Support  Yes No
Single Bus repeater for 5786
                       E4C     5741                  Support  Yes No
Dual Bus repeater for 5786
                       E4C     5742                  Support  Yes No
SATA Slim DVD-ROM drive
                       E4C     5743                  Support  Yes No
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&1GbE SR&RJ4
                       E4C     5744                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 4-Port 10GbE&GbE SFP+Cop
                       E4C     5745                  Both     Yes No
Half High 800GB/1.6TB LTO4 SAS
                       E4C     5746                  Support  Yes No
LTO Ultrium 4 800 GB Data Cart
                       E4C     5747                  Both     Yes No
POWER GXT145 PCI Express Graph
                       E4C     5748                  Both     Yes No
4Gbps Fibre Channel (2 Port)
                       E4C     5749                  Both     Yes No
4 GB Single-Port Fibre Channel
                       E4C     5758                  Support  Yes No
4 Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel
                       E4C     5759                  Both     Yes No
SATA Slimline DVD RAM Drive
                       E4C     5762                  Both     Yes No
2 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX Eth
                       E4C     5767                  Both     Yes No
2 Port Gigabit Ethernet SX PCI
                       E4C     5768                  Both     Yes No
10 Gb Eth SR PCI Express Adp
                       E4C     5769                  Both     Yes No
10 Gigabit Ethernet LR PCI
                       E4C     5772                  Both     Yes No
4GigabitPCI-E Single Port Fibr
                       E4C     5773                  Support  Yes No
4 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Por
                       E4C     5774                  Both     Yes No
PCI-X EXP24 Ctl-1.5GB No IOP
                       E4C     5782                  Support  Yes No
4 Port Async EIA 232 PCIe Adap
                       E4C     5785                  Both     Yes No
TotalStorage EXP24 Disk Dwr
                       E4C     5786                  Support  Yes No
TotalStorage EXP24 Disk Twr
                       E4C     5787                  Support  Yes No
PCI DDR 12X Expansion Drawer
                       E4C     5796                  Both     Yes No
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF disk
                       E4C     5802                  Both     Yes No
PCIe 380MB Cache Dual x4 3Gb S
                       E4C     5805                  Both     Yes No
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, No Disk
                       E4C     5877                  Both     Yes No
EXP 12S Expansion Drawer
                       E4C     5886                  Support  Yes No
EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer
                       E4C     5887                  Both     Yes No
PCI-X SAS Adaper
                       E4C     5900                  Support  Yes No
PCIe Dual x4 SAS Adapter
                       E4C     5901                  Both     Yes No
PCI X DDR Dual x4 3Gb SAS RAID
                       E4C     5902                  Support  Yes No
PCI X DDR 1.5GB Cache SAS RAID
                       E4C     5908                  Both     Yes No
PCI X DDR Dual x4 SAS Adapter
                       E4C     5912                  Both     Yes No
PCIe2 1.8GB Cache RAID SAS Ada
                       E4C     5913                  Both     Yes No
SAS AA Cable 3m - HD 6Gb Adapt
                       E4C     5915                  Both     Yes No
SAS AA Cable 6m - HD 6Gb Adapt
                       E4C     5916                  Both     Yes No
SAS AA Cable 1.5m - HD 6Gb Ada
                       E4C     5917                  Both     Yes No
SAS AA Cbl 0.6m - HD 6Gb Adapt
                       E4C     5918                  Both     Yes No
Non paired SAS RAID indicator
                       E4C     5922                  Support  Yes No
Non paired PCIe SAS RAID Ind
                       E4C     5923                  Both     Yes No
Non-paired Indicator 5913 PCIe
                       E4C     5924                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, US English
                       E4C     5951                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, French
                       E4C     5952                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Italian
                       E4C     5953                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, German/Aus
                       E4C     5954                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, UK English
                       E4C     5955                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Spanish
                       E4C     5956                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Japanese
                       E4C     5957                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, BrazilianP
                       E4C     5958                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Hungarian
                       E4C     5959                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Korean
                       E4C     5960                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Chinese
                       E4C     5961                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, French Can
                       E4C     5962                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Belgian/UK
                       E4C     5964                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Swedish/Fi
                       E4C     5965                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Danish
                       E4C     5966                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Bulgarian
                       E4C     5967                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Swiss/Fr/G
                       E4C     5968                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Norwegian
                       E4C     5969                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Dutch
                       E4C     5970                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Portuguese
                       E4C     5971                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Greek
                       E4C     5972                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Hebrew
                       E4C     5973                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Polish
                       E4C     5974                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Slovakian
                       E4C     5975                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Czech
                       E4C     5976                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Turkish
                       E4C     5977                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, LA Spanish
                       E4C     5978                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Arabic
                       E4C     5979                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Thai
                       E4C     5980                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Russian
                       E4C     5981                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, Slovenian
                       E4C     5982                  Both     Yes No
Full Width Key USB, US English
                       E4C     5983                  Both     Yes No
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-2m
                       E4C     6001                  Support  Yes No
Power Control Cbl (SPCN) 3 m
                       E4C     6006                  Both     Yes No
Power Control Cbl (SPCN) 15 m
                       E4C     6007                  Both     Yes No
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-6m
                       E4C     6008                  Support  Yes No
Power Control Cable(SPCN)-30m
                       E4C     6029                  Support  Yes No
Opt Front Door for 1.8m Rack
                       E4C     6068                  MES      Yes No
Opt Front Door for 2.0m Rack
                       E4C     6069                  MES      Yes No
1.8m Rack Trim Kit
                       E4C     6246                  Support  Yes No
2.0m Rack Trim Kit
                       E4C     6247                  Support  Yes No
1.8m Rack Acoustic Doors
                       E4C     6248                  MES      Yes No
2.0m Rack Acoustic Doors
                       E4C     6249                  MES      Yes No
Redundant or Base PWR Supply
                       E4C     6260                  Support  Yes No
Redundant or Base PWR Supply
                       E4C     6261                  Support  Yes No
1.8m Rack Trim Kit
                       E4C     6263                  MES      Yes No
2.0m Rack Trim Kit
                       E4C     6272                  MES      Yes No
Dual prt 12X Chan Attach Short
                       E4C     6446                  Both     Yes No
Dual port 12X Chan Attach Long
                       E4C     6457                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Cbl 14FT, Drwr - IBM PDU
                       E4C     6458                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd (14FT), Drwr - OEM PDU
                       E4C     6460                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 4.3M, Drwr - OEM PDU
                       E4C     6469                  Both     Yes No
PWR Cord(6foot),To Wall
                       E4C     6470                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6471                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6472                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6473                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6474                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6475                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6476                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6477                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6478                  Both     Yes No
PWR Cord(9foot),(250V,10A)
                       E4C     6479                  Support  Yes No
PWR Cord(9foot),(125V,15A)
                       E4C     6488                  Both     Yes No
4.3m (14 Ft) 3PH/24A Power Cor
                       E4C     6489                  MES      Yes No
4.3m (14 Ft) 1PH/48A Pwr Cord
                       E4C     6491                  MES      Yes No
4.3m (14 Ft) 1PH/48 60A Pwr Co
                       E4C     6492                  MES      Yes No

Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A
                       E4C     6493                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A
                       E4C     6494                  Both     Yes No
To Wall/OEM PDU, (250V, 10A)
                       E4C     6495                  Support  Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 250V,10A
                       E4C     6496                  Both     Yes No
PWR Cord(6ft),To Wall/OEM PDU
                       E4C     6497                  Support  Yes No
Power Cord 6ftTo Wall OEM PDU
                       E4C     6498                  Support  Yes No
Power Cable Drawer to IBM PD
                       E4C     6577                  Both     Yes No
Optional Rack Security Kit
                       E4C     6580                  MES      Yes No
Modem Tray for 19-Inch Rack
                       E4C     6586                  MES      Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7m 9ft Wall 125V,15A
                       E4C     6651                  Both     Yes No
4.3m 1PH/24-30A Pwr Cord
                       E4C     6654                  MES      Yes No
4.3m 14Ft 1PH/24 30A WR Pwr
                       E4C     6655                  MES      Yes No
4.3m 14Ft 1PH/24A Power Cord
                       E4C     6656                  MES      Yes No
Pwr.Cord(9ft),To Wall/OEM PDU
                       E4C     6659                  Both     Yes No
PWR Cord(14ft),Dr.to OEM PDU
                       E4C     6660                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Cord 3M, Drwr to IBM PDU
                       E4C     6665                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 4.3M, Drwr - OEM PDU
                       E4C     6669                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 6-FT, (125V,15A)PT#59
                       E4C     6670                  Support  Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7M, Drwr - IBM PDU
                       E4C     6671                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 1.5M, Drwr - IBM PDU
                       E4C     6672                  Both     Yes No
Pwr Crd 2.7M, Wall - OEM PDU
                       E4C     6680                  Both     Yes No
Power Cord (6ft),To Wall
                       E4C     6687                  Support  Yes No
PCI 2-Line WAN IOA No IOP
                       E4C     6805                  Support  Yes No
PCI 4-Modem WAN IOA No IOP
                       E4C     6808                  Support  Yes No
PCI 2-Line WAN w/Modem NoIOP
                       E4C     6833                  Support  Yes No
IIntelligent PDU+ 1 EIA Unit
                       E4C     7109                  MES      Yes No
Environmental Monitoring Probe
                       E4C     7118                  Both     Yes No
IBM Rack mount Drawer Bezel
                       E4C     7134                  Both     Yes No
OEM Rack mount Drawer Bezel
                       E4C     7135                  Both     Yes No
IBM/OEM Rack mount Drawer Rail
                       E4C     7145                  Both     Yes No
Power Distribution Unit
                       E4C     7188                  MES      Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2124
                       E4C     7204                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2125
                       E4C     7205                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2126
                       E4C     7206                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2127
                       E4C     7207                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2128
                       E4C     7208                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #2138
                       E4C     7213                  Support  Yes No
AAP Software Pre-Inst.Indic.
                       E4C     7305                  Initial  N/A No

Dual I/O Unit Enclosure
                       E4C     7311                  Support  Yes No
I/O Drawer Mounting Enclosure
                       E4C     7314                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #4327
                       E4C     7509                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #4328
                       E4C     7510                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #4329
                       E4C     7511                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #3676
                       E4C     7517                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of #3677
                       E4C     7518                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of #3678
                       E4C     7519                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3586
                       E4C     7535                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3587
                       E4C     7536                  Support  Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3658
                       E4C     7538                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3647
                       E4C     7549                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3648
                       E4C     7564                  Both     Yes No
Quantity 150 of 3649
                       E4C     7565                  Both     Yes No
IBM Tower Cover Set
                       E4C     7567                  Both     Yes No
OEM Tower Cover Set
                       E4C     7568                  Both     Yes No
2.0m Rack Side Attach Kit
                       E4C     7780                  Support  Yes No
Eth Cbl 6M HW Management
                       E4C     7801                  Support  Yes No
Eth Cbl 15M HW Management
                       E4C     7802                  Both     Yes No
Side-by-Side for 1.8m Racks
                       E4C     7840                  Support  Yes No
Ruggedize Rack Kit
                       E4C     7841                  Support  Yes No
Linux Software Preinstall
                       E4C     8143                  Initial  N/A No
Linux Software Preinstall BP
                       E4C     8144                  Initial  N/A No
Mouse-USB,Black KBD Att C
                       E4C     8841                  Support  Yes No
USB Mouse
                       E4C     8845                  Both     Yes No
2 Port 10/100/1000 Base TX Eth
                       E4C     9055                  Both     N/A No
Order Routing Indicator Syste
                       E4C     9169                  Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-US Eng
                       E4C     9300     NC           Initial  N/A No
specify mode-1 & (1)5901/5278
                       E4C     9359                  Initial  N/A No
Specify mode-1 & (2)5901/5278
                       E4C     9360                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-2 & (2)5901/5278
                       E4C     9361                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-4 & (4)5901/5278
                       E4C     9365                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-2 & (4)5901/5278
                       E4C     9366                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-1 & (2)5903/5805
                       E4C     9367                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-2 & (4)5903/5805
                       E4C     9368                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-1 & (1)5904/6/8
                       E4C     9382                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-1 & (2) 5904/6/8
                       E4C     9383                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-1 & CEC SAS port
                       E4C     9384                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-1 & (2) 5913 EXP
                       E4C     9385                  Both     Yes No
Specify mode-2 & (4) 5913 EXP
                       E4C     9386                  Both     Yes No
New AIX License Core Counter
                       E4C     9440     NC           Initial  N/A No
New IBM i Lic Core Counter
                       E4C     9441     NC           Initial  N/A No
New Red Hat Lic Core Counter
                       E4C     9442     NC           Initial  N/A No
New SUSE Lic Core Counter
                       E4C     9443     NC           Initial  N/A No
Other AIX Lic Core Counter
                       E4C     9444     NC           Initial  N/A No
Other Linux Lic Core Counter
                       E4C     9445     NC           Initial  N/A No
3rd Party Linux Lic Core Cnt
                       E4C     9446     NC           Initial  N/A No
VIOS Core Counter
                       E4C     9447     NC           Initial  N/A No
Month Indicator
                       E4C     9461                  Initial  N/A No
Day Indicator
                       E4C     9462                  Initial  N/A No
Hour Indicator
                       E4C     9463                  Initial  N/A No
Minute Indicator
                       E4C     9464                  Initial  N/A No
Qty Indicator
                       E4C     9465                  Initial  N/A No
Countable Member Indicator
                       E4C     9466                  Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Dutch
                       E4C     9700     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-French
                       E4C     9703     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-German
                       E4C     9704     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Polish
                       E4C     9705     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang Group Specify - Norwegian
                       E4C     9706     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang.Group Spcf-Portuguese
                       E4C     9707     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Spanish
                       E4C     9708     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Italian
                       E4C     9711     NC           Initial  N/A No
Langua Gr Speci Canadian Frenc
                       E4C     9712     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Japanese
                       E4C     9714     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Specify Tr Chin
                       E4C     9715     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Korean
                       E4C     9716     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Turkish
                       E4C     9718     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Hungarian
                       E4C     9719     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Slovakian
                       E4C     9720     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Russian
                       E4C     9721     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang Group Spcf Simpl Chinese
                       E4C     9722     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Czech
                       E4C     9724     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Romanian
                       E4C     9725     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang Group Specify - Croatian
                       E4C     9726     NC           Initial  N/A No
Language Group Spcf-Slovenian
                       E4C     9727     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang Group Specify - Braz Port
                       E4C     9728     NC           Initial  N/A No
Lang Group Specify - Thai
                       E4C     9729     NC           Initial  N/A No
Storage B/P--8 SFF/RAID/IOA
                       E4C     EJ01                  Both     Yes No
Split Drive Capability/#5618
                       E4C     EJ02                  Both     Yes No
GX++ Dual-port 12x Chan Attach
                       E4C     EJ04                  Both     Yes No
Trial Live Partition Mobility
                       E4C     ELPM                  Both     Yes No
Memory Riser Card
                       E4C     EM01                  Both     Yes No
4GB (2x2GB) Memory DIMMs 1066
                       E4C     EM04                  Both     Yes No
8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs 1066
                       E4C     EM08                  Both     Yes No
16GB(2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066
                       E4C     EM16                  Both     Yes No
32GB (2x16GB) MemoryDIMMs,1066
                       E4C     EM32                  Both     Yes No
1m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax
                       E4C     EN01                  Both     Yes No
3m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax
                       E4C     EN02                  Both     Yes No
5m 10GbE Cable SFP+ Act Twinax
                       E4C     EN03                  Both     Yes No
4-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module
                       E4C     EPC5                  Both     No  No
6-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module
                       E4C     EPC6                  Both     No  No
8-core 3.0 GHz Proc Module
                       E4C     EPC7                  Both     No  No
One Processor Activ for #EPC5
                       E4C     EPD5                  Both     Yes No
One Processor Activ for #EPC6
                       E4C     EPD6                  Both     Yes No
One Processor Activ for #EPC7
                       E4C     EPD7                  Both     Yes No
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC5
                       E4C     EPE5                  Both     Yes No
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC6
                       E4C     EPE6                  Both     Yes No
Zero-priced Proc Act for #EPC7
                       E4C     EPE7                  Both     Yes No
1TB Removable Disk Cartridge
                       E4C     EU01                  Both     Yes No

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 7891, 7989, 8233, and 8236 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine type 7891    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES
32GB (2x16GB RDIMMs) Memory
                       73X     EM34                  Both     Yes
                       74X                           Both     Yes
                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine type 7989    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

Service Provider Payment
                       BCH     EUC6                  MES      Yes No
                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine Type 8233    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs 1066
                       E8B     EM08                  Both     Yes No
16GB(2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066
                       E8B     EM16                  Both     Yes No
32GB (2x16GB) MemoryDIMMs,1066
                       E8B     EM32                  Both     Yes No
Service Provider Payment
                       E8B     EUC6                  MES      Yes No
                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine Type 8236    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs 1066
                       E8C     EM08                  Both     Yes No
16GB(2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066
                       E8C     EM16                  Both     Yes No
32GB (2x16GB) MemoryDIMMs,1066
                       E8C     EM32                  Both     Yes No

Feature conversions

Feature conversions for 8202-E4C adapter features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

2054 - PCIe RAID & SSD    2055 - PCIe RAID & SSD    No           
SAS Adapter 3Gb           SAS Adapter 3Gb w/ Blind
                          Swap Cassette
4807 - PCIe Crypto        4808 - PCIe Crypto        No           
Coprocessor No BSC        Coprocessor Gen3 BSC
4765-001                  4765-001
Feature conversions for 8202-E4C rack-related features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

6246 - 1.8m Rack Trim Kit 6263 - 1.8m Rack Trim Kit No           
6247 - 2.0m Rack Trim Kit 6272 - 2.0m Rack Trim Kit No           
Feature conversions for 8202-E4C virtualization engine features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

5225 - PowerVM Express    5227 - PowerVM Standard   No           
Edition                   Edition
5225 - PowerVM Express    5228 - PowerVM            No           
Edition                   Enterprise Edition
5227 - PowerVM Standard   5228 - PowerVM            No           
Edition                   Enterprise Edition
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C adapter features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

5903 - PCIe 380MB Cache   5805 - PCIe 380MB Cache   No           
Dual - x4 3Gb SAS RAID    Dual - x4 3Gb SAS RAID
Adapter                   Adapter
5904 - PCI-X DDR 1.5GB    5908 - PCI-X DDR 1.5GB    No           
Cache SAS RAID Adapter    Cache SAS RAID Adapter
                          (BSC)
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C processor features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

5577 - 2-core 4.7 GHz     EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 4  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5587 - 4-core 4.7 GHz     EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 8  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5634 - 2-core 4.2 GHz     EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 4  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5635 - 4-core 4.2 GHz     EPC6 - 6-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 8  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5577 - 2-core 4.7 GHz     EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 4  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5587 - 4-core 4.7 GHz     EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 8  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5634 - 2-core 4.2 GHz     EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 4  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
5635 - 4-core 4.2 GHz     EPC7 - 8-core 3.0 GHz     No           
POWER6 Processor Card, 8  POWER7 Processor Module
Memory DIMM Slots
Feature conversions for 8203-E4A to 8202-E4C virtualization engine features
                                                    Parts    Purchase
From FC:                  To FC:                    returned price

7983 - PowerVM Express    5225 - PowerVM Express    No           
                          Edition
8506 - PowerVM Standard   5227 - PowerVM Standard   No           
                          Edition
8507 - PowerVM Enterprise 5228 - PowerVM            No           
                          Enterprise Edition

Pricing terms

Prices in the following PDF prices link are suggested list prices on day of announcement for the U.S. only. They are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. IBM list price does not include tax or shipping and is subject to change without notice.

ENUS-111-165-List_prices_2011_10_12.PDF ENUS-111-165-List_prices_2011_10_12.PDF

ServicePac prices

For ServiceElect (ESA) maintenance service charges, contact IBM Global Services at 888-IBM-4343 (426-4343).

Model conversion purchase price
        Model              Model conversion
From        To             purchase price*

8203-E4A    8202-E4C       
 
* Parts removed or replaced become the property of IBM and must
   be returned.
 

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IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.

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