Selected IBM Flex System and Power Systems offer new optional features

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 113-125
August 6, 2013

Table of contents
Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Product number Product number Prices Prices


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The following IBM® PureFlex™ System features deliver increased functionality:



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New optional features are available for selected Flex System and Power Systems™ .

New functionality is now available on the IBM Flex System :

Note: The use of the IBM Power Hardware Management Console (HMC) and the IBM Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM) are only supported as part of a Flex System configuration with Power compute nodes and cannot be used in the same configuration with IBM Flex System Management node.



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Sales Manual for individual feature requirements.



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Planned availability date
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Planned availability date: August 16, 2013

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 1164, 1455, 1457, 1611, 7042, 7779, 7809, 7863, 7891, 7893, 7895, 7953, 7955, 7989, 8202, 8205, 8231, 8233, 8236, 8246, 8248, 8268, 8406, 8408, 9109, 9117, 9119, and 9179 machine types:

New features
Description                                        MT  Model   Feature
 
One CSC Billing Unit                              1164  95X     0010
                                                  1455  24E
                                                  1455  48E
                                                  1455  48T
                                                  1455  64C
                                                  1455  64F
                                                  1611  16E
                                                  7042  CR7
                                                  7863  10X
                                                  7953  94X
                                                  7955  01M
                                                  8246  L1C
                                                  8246  L1D
                                                  8246  L1S
                                                  8246  L1T
                                                  8246  L2C
                                                  8246  L2D
                                                  8246  L2S
                                                  8246  L2T
Ten CSC Billing Units                             1164  95X     0011
                                                  1455  24E
                                                  1455  48E
                                                  1455  48T
                                                  1455  64C
                                                  1455  64F
                                                  1611  16E
                                                  7042  CR7
                                                  7863  10X
                                                  7953  94X
                                                  7955  01M
                                                  8246  L1C
                                                  8246  L1D
                                                  8246  L1S
                                                  8246  L1T
                                                  8246  L2C
                                                  8246  L2D
                                                  8246  L2S
                                                  8246  L2T
Custom Service Specify, Rochester Minn, USA       1455  24E     1140
Custom Service Specify, Shenzhen, China           1455  24E     ECSC
                                                  1455  48E
                                                  1455  48T
                                                  1455  64C
                                                  1455  64F
                                                  1611  16E

Planned availability date: August 23, 2013

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 1455, 1611, 7042, 7779, 7809, 7891, 7989, 8202, 8205, 8231, 8233, 8236, 8246, 8248, 8268, 8406, 8408, 9109, 9117, 9119, and 9179 machine types:

New features
Description                                        MT  Model   Feature
                                                    
Rack Content Specify: 7316-TF3 -- 1 EIA           7953  94X     0233
Rack Content Specify for 7042-CR6/CR7             7953  94X     0324
AIX Solution Edition for IBM PureFlex System      7895  23X     EU22

Planned availability date: September 10, 2013

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 1455, 1611, 7042, 7779, 7809, 7891, 7989, 8202, 8205, 8231, 8233, 8236, 8246, 8248, 8268, 8406, 8408, 9109, 9117, 9119, and 9179 machine types:

New features
Description                                        MT  Model   Feature
  
IBM Flex System FC5052 2-port 16Gb Fibre Channel
Adapter                                           1457  7FL     EC23
                                                  7895  22X
                                                  7895  23X
                                                  7895  42X
IBM Flex System FC5054 4-port 16Gb FC Adapter     1457  7FL     EC2E
                                                  7895  22X
                                                  7895  23X
                                                  7895  42X
IBM Flex System EN6132 2-port 40Gb Ethernet
Adapter                                           7863  10X     EC31
Flex System Enterprise Chassis Content Specify -
7954-24X                                          7893  92X     ECS4
Flex System Enterprise Chassis Content Specify -
7895-43X                                          7893  92X     ECS9
Flex System Enterprise Chassis Content Specify -
7916-27X                                          7893  92X     ECSB
Flex System Enterprise Chassis Content Specify -
7895-23A                                          7893  92X     ECSD
Custom Service Specify, Mexico                    1164  95X     ECSM
                                                  1455  24E
                                                  1455  48E
                                                  1455  48T
                                                  1455  64C
                                                  1455  64F
                                                  1457  7FL
                                                  1611  16E
                                                  7042  CR7
                                                  7779  BCS
                                                  7809  H22
                                                  7863  10X
                                                  7891  73X
                                                  7893  92X
                                                  7895  23X
                                                  7895  42X
                                                  7953  94X
                                                  7955  01M
                                                  7989  BCH
                                                  8202  E4C
                                                  8202  E4D
                                                  8205  E6C
                                                  8205  E6D
                                                  8231  E1C
                                                  8231  E1D
                                                  8231  E2C
                                                  8231  E2D
                                                  8233  E8B
                                                  8236  E8C
                                                  8246  L1C
                                                  8246  L1D
                                                  8246  L1S
                                                  8246  L1T
                                                  8246  L2C
                                                  8246  L2D
                                                  8246  L2S
                                                  8246  L2T
                                                  8248  L4T
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8406  70Y
                                                  8406  71Y
                                                  8408  E8D
                                                  9109  RMD
                                                  9117  MMC
                                                  9117  MMD
                                                  9119  FHB
                                                  9179  MHC
                                                  9179  MHD
IBM Flex System EN6131 40Gb Ethernet Switch       7893  92X     ESW6
IBM Flex System Fabric SI4093 Server
Interconnect Module Upgrade 1                     7893  92X     ESW8
IBM Flex System Fabric SI4093 Server
Interconnect Module Upgrade 2                     7893  92X     ESW9
IBM Flex System Fabric SI4093 Server
Interconnect Module                               7893  92X     ESWA 

Planned availability date: September 27, 2013

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 8205 machine type:

New features
Description                                        MT  Model   Feature

IBM Ethernet Switch J48E                          8205  E6D     1109
Integrated Storage Controller w/ 24 - 600GB
drives                                            8205  E6D     1136

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=113-125


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with the announced products.



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Services
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Global Technology Services®

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/continuity

For details on education offerings related to specific products, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/index.html

Select your country, and then select the product as the category.



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Specified operating environment

Physical specifications

For physical specifications of these features, refer to the machine type/model in the Sales Manual.

Hardware requirements

For hardware requirements of these features, refer to the model 7895-22X, 7895-23X, 7895-42X, 1457-7FL, 7893-92X, or 7953-94X in the Sales Manual.

Software requirements

For operating system requirements, refer to operating system level required in the feature descriptions of the machine type/model in the Sales Manual.

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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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount.

Field installable feature

Yes

Warranty period

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.

Customer setup

Yes

Machine code

Same license terms and conditions as base machine



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The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 1164, 1455, 1457, 1611, 7042, 7779, 7809, 7863, 7891, 7893, 7895, 7953, 7955, 7989, 8202, 8205, 8231, 8233, 8236, 8246, 8248, 8268, 8406, 8408, 9109, 9117, 9119, and 9179 machine types:

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                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 1164     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES
 
One CSC Billing Unit
                       95X     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       95X     0011                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       95X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                    Initial/
                                                    MES/
Description          Model   Feature                Both/         RP
Machine Type 1455    Number  Number                 Support   CSU MES
 
One CSC Billing Unit
                       24E     0010                  Both     Yes No
                       48E                           Both     Yes No
                       48T                           Both     Yes No
                       64C                           Both     Yes No
                       64F                           Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       24E     0011                  Both     Yes No
                       48E                           Both     Yes No
                       48T                           Both     Yes No
                       64C                           Both     Yes No
                       64F                           Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Shen
                       24E     ECSC                  Both     Yes No
                       48E                           Both     Yes No
                       48T                           Both     Yes No
                       64C                           Both     Yes No
                       64F                           Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       24E     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       48E                           Both     Yes No
                       48T                           Both     Yes No
                       64C                           Both     Yes No
                       64F                           Both     Yes No

                                                    Initial/
                                                    MES/
Description          Model   Feature                Both/         RP
Machine Type 1457    Number  Number                 Support   CSU MES
 
FC5052 2-port 16Gb FC Adapter
                       7FL     EC23                  Both     Yes No
FC5054 4-port 16Gb FC Adapter
                       7FL     EC2E                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       7FL     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                    Initial/
                                                    MES/
Description          Model   Feature                Both/         RP
Machine Type 1611    Number  Number                 Support   CSU MES
 
One CSC Billing Unit
                       16E     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       16E     0011                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Shen
                       16E     ECSC                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       16E     ECSM                  Both     Yes No


                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7042     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES
 
One CSC Billing Unit
                       CR7     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       CR7     0011                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       CR7     ECSM                  Both     Yes No


                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7779     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       BCS     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7809     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       H22     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7863     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

One CSC Billing Unit
                       10X     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       10X     0011                  Both     Yes No
EN6132 2-Port 40Gb Ethernet Ad
                       10X     EC31                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       10X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7891     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       73X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7893     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Content Specify - 7954-24X
                       92X     ECS4                  Initial  N/A No
Content Specify - 7895-43X
                       92X     ECS9                  Initial  N/A No
Content Specify - 7916-27X
                       92X     ECSB                  Initial  N/A No
Content Specify - 7895-23A
                       92X     ECSD                  Initial  N/A No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       92X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
EN6131 40Gb Ethernet Switch
                       92X     ESW6                  Both     Yes No
Fabric SI4093 Upgrade 1
                       92X     ESW8                  Both     Yes No
Fabric SI4093 Upgrade 2
                       92X     ESW9                  Both     Yes No
Fabric SI4093 Interconnect Mod
                       92X     ESWA                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7895     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

FC5052 2-port 16Gb FC Adapter
                       22X     EC23                  Both     Yes No
                       23X                           Both     Yes No
                       42X                           Both     Yes No
FC5054 4-port 16Gb FC Adapter
                       22X     EC2E                  Both     Yes No
                       23X                           Both     Yes No
                       42X                           Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       23X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       42X                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7953     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES
One CSC Billing Unit
                       94X     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       94X     0011                  Both     Yes No
Rack Cont.Spcf:7316-TF3-1EIA
                       94X     0233                  Initial  N/A No
Rack Specify: 7042-CR6/CR7
                       94X     0324                  Initial  N/A No
 Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       94X     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7955     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

One CSC Billing Unit
                       01M     0010                  Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       01M     0011                  Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       01M     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7989     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       BCH     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8202     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E4C     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       E4D                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8205     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E6C     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       E6D                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8231     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E1C     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       E1D                           Both     Yes No
                       E2C                           Both     Yes No
                       E2D                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8233     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E8B     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8236     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E8C     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8246     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

One CSC Billing Unit
                       L1C     0010                  Both     Yes No
                       L1D                           Both     Yes No
                       L1S                           Both     Yes No
                       L1T                           Both     Yes No
                       L2C                           Both     Yes No
                       L2D                           Both     Yes No
                       L2S                           Both     Yes No
                       L2T                           Both     Yes No
Ten CSC Billing Units
                       L1C     0011                  Both     Yes No
                       L1D                           Both     Yes No
                       L1S                           Both     Yes No
                       L1T                           Both     Yes No
                       L2C                           Both     Yes No
                       L2D                           Both     Yes No
                       L2S                           Both     Yes No
                       L2T                           Both     Yes No
Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       L1C     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       L1D                           Both     Yes No
                       L1S                           Both     Yes No
                       L1T                           Both     Yes No
                       L2C                           Both     Yes No
                       L2D                           Both     Yes No
                       L2S                           Both     Yes No
                       L2T                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8248     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       L4T     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8268     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E1D     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8406     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       70Y     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       71Y                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8408     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       E8D     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 9109     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       RMD     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 9117     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       MMC     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       MMD                           Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 9119     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       FHB     ECSM                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 9179     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Mexico
                       MHC     ECSM                  Both     Yes No
                       MHD                           Both     Yes No

The following are features already announced for the IBM Power Systems 1455, 7895, and 8205 machine types:

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 1455     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

Custom Serv. Specify, Roch
                       24E     1140                  Both     Yes No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 7895     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

AIX Solution Edition
                       23X     EU22                  Initial  N/A No

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
Description           Model   Feature                Both/        RP
Machine Type 8205     Number  Number                 Support  CSU MES

IBM E'Net Switch J48E
                       E6D     1109                  Initial  N/A No
Integrated Stor Cont - 600GB
                       E6D     1136                  Initial  N/A No

Feature conversions

Feature conversions for 7895-23X virtualization engine features
                                                    Parts     
From FC:                  To FC:                    Returned 
 
5227 - PowerVM Standard   EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No       
Edition                   Small Server

Feature conversions for 8202-E4D virtualization engine features

                                                    Parts     
From FC:                  To FC:                    Returned  
 
5225 - PowerVM Express    EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No        
Edition                   Small Server
5227 - PowerVM Standard   EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No        
Edition                   Small Server

Feature conversions for 8231-E1D virtualization engine features

                                                    Parts     
From FC:                  To FC:                    Returned  
 
5225 - PowerVM Express    EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No        
Edition                   Small Server
5227 - PowerVM Standard   EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No        
Edition                   Small Server

Feature conversions for 8231-E2D virtualization engine features

                                                    Parts    
From FC:                  To FC:                    Returned  
 
5225 - PowerVM Express    EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No       
Edition                   Small Server
5227 - PowerVM Standard   EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No        
Edition                   Small Server

Feature conversions for 8268-E1D virtualization engine features

                                                    Parts     
From FC:                  To FC:                    Returned  
 
5225 - PowerVM Express    EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No      
Edition                   Small Server
5227 - PowerVM Standard   EC21 - PowerVM EE for     No       
Edition                   Small Server

Pricing terms

Prices in the following PDF prices link are suggested list prices on day of announcement for the US 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-113-125-LIST_PRICES_2013_08_06.PDF ENUS-113-125-LIST_PRICES_2013_08_06.PDF

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