Hardware withdrawal: IBM TS3500 Tape Library models L23 and L53 and select features - Some replacements available

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Withdrawal Announcement ZG16-0129
October 25, 2016

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Effective October 7, 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.

You can obtain the 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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Description Machine type Model number Feature number
TS3500 Tape Library 3584 L53  
TS3500 Tape Library 3584 L23  
TAA Compliance 3584 L23, L53 0983
US RoHS Indicator 3584 L23 1776
OEM - No IBM Logo 3584 L23, L53 7703
Bull OEM Logo 3584 L23, L53 7704
Ultrium™ Cleaning Cartridge 3584 L53 8750
3592 Cleaning Cartridge 3584 L23 8802
Enhanced Grippers/Pivot 3584 L23, L53 9205
Attached to HP-UX System 3584 L23, L53 9210
Attached to Solaris System 3584 L23, L53 9211
Attached to Windows™ System 3584 L23, L53 9212
Attached to Other Non-IBM System 3584 L23, L53 9213
Attached to Linux™ System 3584 L23, L53 9215
8-16 Frame X-Track Cbl. Plant 3584 L23, L53 9316
Attached to i5/OS™ or OS/400® 3584 L23, L53 9400
Attach to AIX® System 3584 L23, L53 9600
3588 F7A/F7C Plant Install 3584 L53 9607
Plant Install E05 in 3584 3584 L23 9680
3588 F3B Plant Install 3584 L53 9681
3588 F4A Plant Install 3584 L53 9682
Plant Install 3592 Model E07/EH7 in 3584 3584 L23 9692
3588 F5A/F5C Plant Install 3584 L53 9695
3588 F6A/F6C Drive Plant Install 3584 L53 9697
3592 E08/EH8 Plant Install 3584 L23 9699
No Host Cables from Plant 3584 L23, L53 9700
Shipping and Handling NC 3584 L23, L53 AG00
Shipping and Handling L2x 3584 L23 AGG2
Shipping and Handling L5x 3584 L53 AGG3


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Withdrawn product Machine type Model Feature number Replacement product Machine type Model Feature number
TS3500 Tape Library 3584 L23   TS4500 HD2 Base Frame 3584 L25  
TS3500 Tape Library 3584 L53   TS4500 HD2 Base Frame 3584 L55  
TAA Compliance 3584 L23, L53 0983 None      
US RoHS Indicator 3584 L23 1776 None      
OEM - No IBM Logo 3584 L23, L53 7703 None      
Bull OEM Logo 3584 L23, L53 7704 None      
Ultrium Cleaning Cartridge 3584 L53 8750 None      
3592 Cleaning Cartridge 3584 L23 8802 None      
Enhanced Grippers/Pivot 3584 L23, L53 9205 None      
Attached to HP-UX System 3584 L23, L53 9210 None      
Attached to Solaris System 3584 L23, L53 9211 None      
Attached to Windows System 3584 L23, L53 9212 None      
Attached to Other Non-IBM System 3584 L23, L53 9213 None      
Attached to Linux System 3584 L23, L53 9215 None      
8-16 Frame X-Track Cbl. Plant 3584 L23, L53 9316 None      
Attached to i5/OS or OS/400 3584 L23, L53 9400 None      
Attach to AIX System 3584 L23, L53 9600 None      
3588 F7A/F7C Plant Install 3584 L53 9607 None      
Plant Install E05 in 3584 3584 L23 9680 None      
3588 F3B Plant Install 3584 L53 9681 None      
3588 F4A Plant Install 3584 L53 9682 None      
Plant Install 3592 Model E07/EH7 in 3584 3584 L23 9692 None      
3588 F5A/F5C Plant Install 3584 L53 9695 None      
3588 F6A/F6C Drive Plant Install 3584 L53 9697 None      
3592 E08/EH8 Plant Install 3584 L23 9699 None      
No Host Cables from Plant 3584 L23, L53 9700 None      
Shipping and Handling NC 3584 L23, L53 AG00 None      
Shipping and Handling L2x 3584 L23 AGG2 None      
Shipping and Handling L5x 3584 L53 AGG3 None      

For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement ZG14-0114, dated May 19, 2014.



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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries except Islamic Republic of Iran, Sudan, and Syrian Arab Republic.

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