Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage TS7680 ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway (3958-DE2) - No replacements available

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Withdrawal Announcement ZG12-0339
September 25, 2012

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Effective September 28, 2012, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following product. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM .

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than September 28, 2012. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

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                                         Machine   Model
Description                              type      number
IBM TS7680 System Storage® ProtecTIER®   3958      DE2
 Deduplication Gateway for System z

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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.


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