Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM Power Systems (8408-E8E, 9119-MME, and 9119-MHE) - Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 917-046
February 14, 2017

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Effective July 14, 2017, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM. Field-installed features associated with the machine types listed in this announcement continue to be available.

Although IBM POWER7® + 770 and 780 customers will no longer be able to do a same-serial-number upgrade to IBM Power® E870 or E880, they can upgrade to the newer IBM Power E870C or E880C. IBM Power E850 conversion upgrade to IBM Power E850C is not available.

You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, go to the IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment website to check on availability or utilize the request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days.



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Model withdrawals

Effective July 14, 2017, the following IBM Power Systems™ machine type-models are being withdrawn:

Description Machine type Model
IBM Power E850 8408 E8E
IBM Power System E870 9119 MME
IBM Power System E880 9119 MHE

Model conversion withdrawals

Effective July 14, 2017, the following model conversions on the specified machine types are withdrawn:

From machine type From model To machine type To model
9179 MHD 9119 MHE
9117 MMD 9119 MHE
9117 MMD 9119 MME

Feature conversion withdrawals

Effective July 14, 2017, the following feature conversions will be withdrawn:

From    From      From      To        To      To    
type    model     feature   feature   type    model 
-----   -----     -------   -------   -----   ----- 
9117    MMD       7942      5228      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       7942      5228      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       7942      5228      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       7995      5228      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       7995      5228      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       7995      5228      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       4992      EB2R      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       4992      EB2R      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       4992      EB2R      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       4997      EB30      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       4997      EB30      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       4997      EB30      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EB85      EBA0      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EB86      EBA0      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EB85      EBA1      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EB86      EBA1      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EB95      EBA1      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EB96      EBA1      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ1      ELJ5      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ4      ELJ5      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ1      ELJ6      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ1      ELJ6      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ4      ELJ6      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ4      ELJ6      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ1      ELJ7      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ4      ELJ7      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ1      ELJ8      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ1      ELJ8      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ4      ELJ8      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ4      ELJ8      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ1      ELJ9      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ1      ELJ9      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ4      ELJ9      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ4      ELJ9      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ0      ELJG      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ0      ELJG      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ0      ELJG      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ2      ELJH      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ2      ELJH      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ2      ELJH      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       ELJ3      ELJJ      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       ELJ3      ELJJ      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       ELJ3      ELJJ      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       4791      EM82      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       4791      EM82      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       4791      EM82      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8J      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8J      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM40      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8J      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM41      EM8J      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8J      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM40      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM41      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8K      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8K      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5564      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM40      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM41      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM44      EM8L      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8L      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5564      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM40      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM41      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM44      EM8M      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8M      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8U      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8U      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8U      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8U      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8U      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8U      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8V      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8V      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8V      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5564      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8W      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8W      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM44      EM8W      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5564      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8X      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8X      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM44      EM8X      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5564      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5564      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5600      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5600      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5601      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5601      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       5602      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       5602      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM40      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM40      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM41      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM41      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM42      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM42      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EM44      EM8Y      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EM44      EM8Y      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EMA2      EMA5      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EMA2      EMA5      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EMA2      EMA5      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EMA3      EMA6      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EMA3      EMA6      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EMA3      EMA6      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EMAG      EMA9      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EMAG      EMA9      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EMAG      EMA9      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EMA4      EMAF      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EMA4      EMAF      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EMA4      EMAF      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EP22      EP2U      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EP22      EP2V      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EP23      EP2V      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM0      EPBA      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPM1      EPBA      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPH0      EPBB      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPH2      EPBB      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM0      EPBB      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM1      EPBB      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM0      EPBC      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPM1      EPBC      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPH0      EPBD      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPH2      EPBD      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM0      EPBD      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM1      EPBD      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMA      EPBJ      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPMB      EPBJ      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPHA      EPBK      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHC      EPBK      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMA      EPBK      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMB      EPBK      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMA      EPBL      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPMB      EPBL      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPHA      EPBM      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHC      EPBM      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMA      EPBM      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMB      EPBM      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMC      EPBN      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPMD      EPBN      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPHL      EPBP      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHM      EPBP      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMC      EPBP      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMD      EPBP      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMC      EPBQ      9119    MME   
9117    MMD       EPMD      EPBQ      9119    MME   
9179    MHD       EPHL      EPBR      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHM      EPBR      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMC      EPBR      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMD      EPBR      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPH0      EPBS      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPH2      EPBS      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM0      EPBS      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPM1      EPBS      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHA      EPBU      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHC      EPBU      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMA      EPBU      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMB      EPBU      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHL      EPBV      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       EPHM      EPBV      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMC      EPBV      9119    MHE   
9117    MMD       EPMD      EPBV      9119    MHE   
9179    MHD       6250      ERG7      9119    MHE 


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Withdrawn product Machine type-model Replacement product Machine type-model
IBM Power E850 8408-E8E IBM Power E850C 8408-44E
IBM Power System E870 9119-MME IBM Power System E870C 9080-MME
IBM Power System E880 9119-MHE IBM Power System E880C 9080-MHE

For complete information about IBM Power E850 (8408-E8E), refer to Hardware Announcement 115-037, dated May 11, 2015.

For complete information about IBM Power System E870 (9119-MME), refer to Hardware Announcement 114-160, dated October 6, 2014.

For complete information about IBM Power System E880 (9119-MHE), refer to Hardware Announcement 114-158, dated October 6, 2014.



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