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Hardware Withdrawal: IBM System Storage SAN b-type products -- Replacement available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-194
September 02, 2008

 
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Effective November 29, 2008, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following products of the IBM System Storage and TotalStorage SAN product families:

  • IBM TotalStorage SAN16B-2 (2005-B16) and selected features
  • IBM System Storage SAN32B-3 (2005-B5K) and selected features
  • IBM TotalStorage SAN64B-2 (2005-B64) and selected features
  • M14/M48 N_Port ID Virtualization feature

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM. You can obtain these features on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.


 
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The following models and associated features are withdrawn:

 
                                      Machine            Feature
Description                            type     Model    number
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN64B-2              2005      B64
 GSA and/or Title w/U.S. Govt Order                       0980
 B64 Performance Bundle (Plant)                           7565
 Desktop with Country Power Cord                          9205
 Line Cord  
  US/Canada                                               9800
  France                                                  9820
  Denmark                                                 9821
  UK                                                      9825
  Israel                                                  9827
  Switzerland                                             9828
  South Africa                                            9829
  Italy                                                   9830
  Australia                                               9831
  Taiwan                                                  9832
  Uruguay                                                 9834
  China                                                   9840
  US - Chicago                                            9986
 
 
IBM System Storage SAN32B-3            2005     B5K
 Balanced Warehouse                                       0710
 GSA and/or Title w/U.S. Govt Order                       0980
 Performance Bundle (Plant)                               7555
 TAA Compliant Order                                      8067
 Desktop with Country Power Cord                          9205
 Line cord
  US/Canada                                               9800
  France                                                  9820
  Denmark                                                 9821
  UK                                                      9825
  Israel                                                  9827
  Switzerland                                             9828
  South Africa                                            9829
  Italy                                                   9830
  Australia                                               9831
  Uruguay                                                 9834
  China                                                   9840
  US - Chicago                                            9986
 
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN16B-2              2005     B16
 GSA and/or Title w/U.S. Govt Order                       0980
 B16 Full Fabric-Plant                                    7450
 B16/B32 Performance Bundle-Plant                         7555
 TAA Compliant Order                                      8067
 Desktop with Country Power Cord                          9205
 Line cord
  US/Canada                                               9800
  France                                                  9820
  Denmark                                                 9821
  UK                                                      9825
  Israel                                                  9827
  Switzerland                                             9828
  South Africa                                            9829
  Italy                                                   9830
  Australia                                               9831
  Taiwan                                                  9832
  Uruguay                                                 9834
  China                                                   9840
  US - Chicago                                            9986
 

The following feature is withdrawn:

                                      Machine            Feature
Description                            type     Model    number
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN Switch 
 N_Port ID Virtualization              2109     M14, M48  4745


 
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  Withdrawn
  machine                                          Machine 
  type/model       Replacement product             type/model
 
 
  2005-B64         IBM System Storage SAN80B-4     2498-B80
  2005-B5K         IBM System Storage SAN40B-4     2498-B40
  2005-B16         IBM System Storage SAN24B-4     2498-B24
 

For more information, refer to Hardware Announcement 108-322, dated May 13, 2008, IBM System Storage SAN b-type switches feature 8 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity.


 
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The IBMLink ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the product remains available.

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=908-194
Trademarks

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

 

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