Hardware withdrawal: Select features for IBM DS8870 (machine types 2421, 2422, 2423, and 2424) - Replacements available

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Withdrawal Announcement ZG13-0266
November 19, 2013

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Effective December 6, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following features:

Encryption disk drive sets (feature numbers 5758 and 5858)
Encryption Standby Capacity on Demand disk drive sets (feature numbers 5759 and 5859)

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM .

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than March 6, 2014. You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.



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Effective December 6, 2013, the following features will be withdrawn:
 
                                   Machine  Model
Description                        number   number     Feature

Encryption disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set         2421     961,96E    5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set     2421     961,96E    5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set     2421     961,96E    5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive     2421     961,96E    5859
   set
 
                                   Machine  Model
Description                        number   number     Feature

Encryption disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set         2422     961,96E    5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set     2422     961,96E    5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set     2422     961,96E    5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive     2422     961,96E    5859
   set
 
                                   Machine  Model
Description                        number   number     Feature

Encryption disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set         2423     961,96E    5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set     2423     961,96E    5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set     2423     961,96E    5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive     2423     961,96E    5859
   set
 
                                   Machine  Model
Description                        number   number     Feature

Encryption disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set         2424     961,96E    5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set     2424     961,96E    5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set     2424     961,96E    5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive     2424     961,96E    5859
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                          Machine/                              Machine/
Withdrawn product         model      Replacement product        model

Encryption disk drive     2421,2422  Encryption disk drive      2421,2422
 sets:                    2423,2422   sets:                     2423,2422
900 GB 10K FDE drive set  961,96E    1.2 TB 10K FDE drive set   961,96E
 (#5758)                              (#5768)
 
Encryption Standby CoD    2421,2422  Encryption Standby CoD     2421,2422
 disk drive sets:         2423,2422   disk drive sets:          2423,2422
900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive  961,96E    1.2 TB 10K FDE CoD drive   961,96E
 set (#5759)                          set (#5769)
 
Encryption disk drive     2421,2422  Encryption disk drive      2421,2422
 sets:                    2423,2422   sets:                     2423,2422
3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive  961,96E    4 TB 7.2K FDE half drive   961,96E
 set (#5858)                          set (#5868)
 
Encryption Standby CoD    2421,2422  Encryption Standby CoD     2421,2422
 disk drive sets:         2423,2422   disk drive sets:          2423,2422
3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half    961,96E    4 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half     961,96E
 drive set (#5859)                    drive set (#5869)

For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement ZG13-0298, dated November 19, 2013 .



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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

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