Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage EXP5060 and selected features - No replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-065
April 23, 2013

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Effective July 20, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following features. On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these features directly from IBM .

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than August 9, 2013. You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners

If you have a continuing need for these features, 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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                                  Machine Model    Feature
Description                       type    number   number

EXP5060 Storage Expansion Unit    1818    G1A
Attach to DS5000 (MT 1818)        1818    G1A      9019
Plant integrate in 2101-200 Rack  1818    G1A      9201
Flied integrate                   1818    G1A      9202

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


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

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