Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage DS8700 Expansion Unit and select features - Some replacements available

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Withdrawal Announcement ZG14-0059
March 25, 2014

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On their respective dates of withdrawal, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products.

On or after the effective dates 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 May 2, 2014, August 29, 2014, and October 14, 2014, respectively.

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



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Effective April 4, 2014, the following features will be withdrawn:

Description Machine type Model number Feature number
DS8000® LMC R7.1 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 961 1732
DS8000 LMC R7.1 indicator 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 96E 1832

Effective July 7, 2014, the following features will be withdrawn:

Description Machine type Model number Feature number
2-core Processor indicator 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 961 4401
4-core Processor indicator 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 961 4402
8-core Processor indicator 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 961 4403
16-core Processor indicator 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 961 4404

Effective October 1, 2014, the following products and features will be withdrawn:

Description Machine type Model number
IBM System Storage® DS8700 Expansion Unit 2421 94E
IBM System Storage DS8700 Expansion Unit 2422 94E
IBM System Storage DS8700 Expansion Unit 2423 94E
IBM System Storage DS8700 Expansion Unit 2424 94E
Description Machine Type Model number Feature number
Remote Power Control 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1000
Battery Assembly 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1050
Extended PLD 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1055
Line Cord (US/LA/AP/Canada) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1090
Line Cord (EMEA) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1091
Line Cord (Japan) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1092
Mgmt console - English Laptop internal 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1120
Mgmt console - English Laptop external 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1130
MC Line Cord Standard Rack 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1170
MC Line Cord Group 1 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1171
MC Line Cord Group 2 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1172
Disk Enclosure Pair 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1210
Disk Drive Cable Group 2 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 94E 1212
Disk Drive Cable Group 4 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 94E 1214
I/O enclosure pair PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1301
PCI-E cable group 1 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1320
PCI-E cable group 2 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1321
PCI-E cable group 3 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 94E 1322
50 um Fibre Cable (LC) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1410
50 um Fibre Cable (LC/SC) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1411
50 um Fibre Cable (Jumper) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1412
9 um Fibre Cable (LC) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1420
9 um Fibre Cable (LC/SC) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1421
9 um Fibre Cable (Jumper) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 1422
TKLM isolated key server 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 1760
300 GB 15K Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2416
300 GB 15K CoD Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2417
450 GB 15K Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2616
450 GB 15K CoD Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2617
600 GB 15K FC drive set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2716
600 GB 15K FC CoD drive set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2717
Disk enclosure filler half set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2998
Disk Enclosure Filler Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 2999
Device Adapter Pair III 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3043
4 Gb SW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3143
8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3153
4 Gb LW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3243
4 Gb 10km LW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3245
8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIE 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 3253
32 GB Processor Memory (2 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4212
64 GB Processor Memory (2 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4213
128 GB Processor Memory (2 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4214
32 GB Processor Memory (4 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4222
64 GB Processor Memory (4 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4223
128 GB Processor Memory (4 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4224
256 GB Processor Memory (4 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4225
384 GB Processor Memory (4 Way only) 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4226
2 Way Processor Card 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4301
4 Way Processor Card 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941 4302
300 GB 15K FDE Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 5116
300 GB 15K FDE CoD Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 5117
450 GB 15K FDE Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 5216
450 GB 15K FDE CoD Drive Set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 5217
600 GB SSD half drive set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 6214
600 GB SSD disk drive set 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424 941, 94E 6216
300 GB 15K Drive Set 2107 921, 922, 931, 932, 92E 2416
300 GB 15K CoD Drive Set 2107 921, 922, 931, 932, 92E 2417
300 GB 15K Drive Set A 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2426
300 GB 15K CoD Drive Set A 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2427
300 GB 15K Drive Set B 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2436
300 GB 15K CoD Drive Set B 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2437
450 GB 15K Drive Set 2107 921, 922, 931, 932, 92E 2616
450 GB 15K CoD Drive Set 2107 921, 922, 931, 932, 92E 2617
450 GB 15K Drive Set A 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2626
450 GB 15K CoD Drive Set A 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2627
450 GB 15k Drive Set B 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2636
450 GB 15k CoD Drive Set B 2107 9B2, 9A2, 9AE 2637


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There are not direct replacements for DS8700 Expansion Model 94E. IBM DS8870 has available options of high-performance, high-capacity, flexible, and resilient disk storage systems.

For additional information about DS8870 options, refer to the following Hardware Announcements:

Withdrawn product Machine-model Replacement product Machine-model
DS8000 LMC R7.1 (#1732) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961 DS8000 LMC R7.2 (#1733) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961
DS8000 LMC R7.1 indicator (#1832) 2421-96E, 2422-96E, 2423-96E, 2424-96E DS8000 LMC R7.2 indicator (#1833) 2421-96E, 2422-96E, 2423-96E, 2424-96E
2-core Processor indicator (#4401) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961 2-core P7+ processor indicator (#4411) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961
4-core Processor indicator (#4402) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961 4-core P7+ processor indicator (#4412) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961
8-core Processor indicator (#4403) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961 8-core P7+ processor indicator (#4413) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961
16-core Processor indicator (#4404) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961 16-core P7+ processor indicator (#4414) 2421-961, 2422-961, 2423-961, 2424-961

For additional information on the products listed above, refer to Hardware Announcement ZG13-0298, dated November 19, 2013.



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