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Software withdrawal: IBM System Networking Distributed Virtual Switch 5000V

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-216
September 10, 2013

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Effective September 30, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing all release levels of the following programs:

                                              OTC
                                              billing
Program                                       feature  SEO
number    Feature description                 number   number

5641-DS1  IBM System Networking Distributed    0290    00D4686
           Virtual Switch 5000V V1.x
           per Populated Socket with 1 Year
           SW S&S
 
5641-DS3  IBM System Networking Distributed    0291    00D4687
           Virtual Switch 5000V V1.x
           per Populated Socket with 3 Year
           SW S&S
 
5641-DS5  IBM System Networking Distributed    0292    00D4688
           Virtual Switch 5000V V1.x
           per Populated Socket with 5 Year
           SW S&S
 

Expedite shipments

Feature
number        Description

 3445         Expedite

Software Subscription and Support remains in effect through Passport Advantage® and Passport Advantage Express® . Customers with valid S&S contracts will continue to receive Subscription and Support as long their S&S contracts remain in effect. Additionally, customers with valid S&S contracts will be notified that the replacement offering is available for electronic download.



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Effective September 30, 2013, IBM is withdrawing from marketing IBM System Networking Distributed Virtual Switch 5000V.

Effective September, 2013, IBM will withdraw marketing for the products specified in this announcement.

The last dates you can order the withdrawn products are one day previous to the effective withdrawal date.

IBM's supply of the withdrawn products is limited. Orders for the withdrawn products received by IBM up to one day prior to the effective dates listed will be acknowledged on an as-available basis. By the effective date, either your order will be assigned an IBM-calculated arrival date, or you will be notified that the order cannot be accepted.

Orders for which IBM has already assigned a calculated arrival date will be honored. If you defer the calculated arrival date of an on-order product, the order may be cancelled by IBM .



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Withdrawn offering                     Replacement offering
 
                             Program/                               Program/
                             feature/                               feature/
                             SEO                                    SEO
Description                  numbers   Description                  numbers

IBM SN Distributed Virtual   5641-DS1  IBM SwDef Ntwk for Vrt       5641-DS6
 Switch 5000V V1.x, Per Pop  0290       Envir Ed V1.x, Per Pop Skt  0612
 Skt w/1 S&S                 00D4686    w/1 Yr S&S                  00AJ741
 
IBM SN Distributed Virtual   5641-DS3  IBM SwDef Ntwk for Vrt       5641-DS7
 Switch 5000V V1.x, Per Pop  0291       Envir Ed V1.x, Per Pop Skt  0613
 Skt w/3 S&S                 00D4687    w/3 Yr S&S                  00AJ742
 
IBM SN Distributed Virtual   5641-DS5  IBM SwDef Ntwk for Vrt       5641-DS8
 Switch 5000V V1.x, Per Pop  0292       Envir Ed V1.x, Per Pop Skt  0614
 Skt w/5 S&S                 00D4688    w/5 Yr S&S                  00AJ743
 
 

For additional replacement offering information, refer to Software Announcement 213-212, dated June 10, 2013



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For additional replacement offering information, refer to Software Announcement 213-212, dated June 10, 2013 .

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=913-216
Trademarks

IBM, Passport Advantage and Express are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

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