Hardware withdrawal: IBM Real-time Compression Appliance STN6500 and STN6800 - Replacements availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-009
February 5, 2013
Effective March 30, 2013, 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 or an IBM Authorized Distributor. IBM's supply of the withdrawn products is limited. Orders for the withdrawn products, received before the effective date, will be acknowledged on an as-available basis.
For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than March 29, 2013. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.
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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Description Machine Model Feature IBM Real-time Compression 2452 650 Appliance STN6500 IBM Real-time Compression 2452 680 Appliance STN6800 Features 4x10Gb and 8x1Gb Enet ports 2452 680 1001 8x10Gb Ethernet ports 2452 680 1010
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Withdrawn product Replacement product Machine/model Real-time Compression Real-time Compression 2452-780 Appliance STN6500 Appliance STN7800 Real-time Compression Real-time Compression 2452-780 Appliance STN6800 Appliance STN7800 Machine/model Withdrawn feature Replacement product feature 4x10Gb and 8x1Gb 4x10Gb and 8x1Gb 2452/780/2005 Ethernet Ports Ethernet Ports 8x10Gb Ethernet Ports 8x10Gb Ethernet Ports 2452/780/2015
For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement 113-012, dated February 05, 2013 .
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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