Hardware withdrawal: Selected IBM System x systemsIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-078
April 2, 2013
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Corrected on April 29, 2013
Updated withdrawal date in Overview, Customer notification, and Administrative information sections.
Effective April 30, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following IBM System x® products.
After this date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM , the exception being for the System 7949 Models N2x thru N6x which will be orderable until June 30, 2013.
You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or distributors.
If you have a continuing need for this machine type/model, visit the IBM Certified Used website to check on availability or utilize request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit
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Revenue part number Description 4190AC1 IBM System x3250 M2 4190MC1 IBM System x3250 M2 4194AC1 IBM System x3250 M2 4194MC1 IBM System x3250 M2 7873F1U IBM BladeCenter® HX5 7873F2U IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F3U IBM BladeCenter HX5 with MAX5 7873FAU IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FBU IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FHU IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FJU IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873G1U IBM BladeCenter HX5: Workload Optimized System for Virtualization 7873G2U IBM BladeCenter HX5: Workload Optimized System for Database 7873G4U IBM BladeCenter HX5: Workload Optimized System for Database 7946AC1 IBM System x3550 M2 7946MC1 IBM System x3550 M2 7949N21 IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 7949N31 IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 7949N41 IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 7949N51 IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 7949N61 IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 88524TU IBM BladeCenter H 4252B2U IBM System x3250 M3 7328B2U IBM System x3200 M3 4251B2U IBM System x3250 M3 7327B2U IBM System x3200 M3 7875E1U IBM BladeCenter HS23 7875E2U IBM BladeCenter HS23 7875E3U IBM BladeCenter HS23 8038E1U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E2U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E3U IBM BladeCenter HS23E
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|Replacement product information|
Withdrawn product name Replacement product number/name 4252B2x IBM System x3250 M3 2583A2x IBM System x3250 M4 7328B2x IBM System x3200 M3 2582A2x IBM System x3100 M4 7873F1x IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F4x IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F2x IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F5x IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F3x IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873F6x IBM BladeCenter HX5 with MAX5 with MAX5 7873FAx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FDx IBM BladeCenter HX5: 4S Configs 7873FBx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FEx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FHx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FMx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FJx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873FNx IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873G1x IBM BladeCenter HX5: None Workload Optimized System for Virtualization 7873G2x IBM BladeCenter HX5: None Workload Optimized System for Database 7873G4x IBM BladeCenter HX5: None Workload Optimized System for Database 88524Tx IBM BladeCenter H 88525Tx IBM BladeCenter H: Foundation for Cloud (x) indicates generic naming for Machine Type Models (MTM). Check with your geography and country sales contacts for specific part numbers. 4190AC1 IBM System x3250 M2 None 4190MC1 IBM System x3250 M2 None 4194AC1 IBM System x3250 M2 None 4194MC1 IBM System x3250 M2 None 7875E1U IBM BladeCenter HS23 7873E4U IBM BladeCenter HX5 7875E2U IBM BladeCenter HS23 7873E5U IBM BladeCenter HX5 7875E3U IBM BladeCenter HS23 7873E6U IBM BladeCenter HX5 7946AC1 IBM System x3550 M2 None 7946MC1 IBM System x3550 M2 None 7949N21 IBM Smart Analytics 7915AC1 IBM System x3650 M4 System 5600 7949N31 IBM Smart Analytics 7915AC1 IBM System x3650 M4 System 5600 7949N41 IBM Smart Analytics 7915AC1 IBM System x3650 M4 System 5600 7949N51 IBM Smart Analytics 7915AC1 IBM System x3650 M4 System 5600 7949N61 IBM Smart Analytics 7915AC1 IBM System x3650 M4 System 5600 8038E1U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E5U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E2U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E4U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E3U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 8038E6U IBM BladeCenter HS23E 4251B2x IBM System x3250 M3 2583A2x IBM System x3250 M4 7327B2x IBM System x3200 M3 2582A2x IBM System x3100 M4
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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).
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