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IBM PureFlex System and IBM BladeCenter : New features available on selected models

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 112-236
December 11, 2012


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Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Product number Product number Prices Prices


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New optional features are available for selected PureFlex™ System and BladeCenter® offerings:

IBM PureFlex System is a new category of computing that integrates multiple server architectures, networking, storage, and system management capability into a single system.



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Planned availability date
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December 21, 2012



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The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems™ 1164, 7893, and 8406 machine types:

New features available December 21, 2012
                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number

USB 500 GB Removable Disk Drive                   8406  70Y     1107
Active Memory Expansion Enablement                7895  23X     4796
3m (9.8-ft), IBM Passive 10 GbE SFP+ Copper DAC
Cable                                             7893  92X     ECB5
5m (16.4-ft), IBM Passive DAC SFP+ Switch Cable   7893  92X     ECB6
1TB Removable Disk Drive Cartridge                8406  70Y     EU01
RDX 320 GB Removable Disk Drive                   8406  70Y     EU08

Model conversion

Not applicable

Feature conversions

Not applicable

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=112-236


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with the announced products.



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Global Technology Services

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an On Demand Business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/continuity

For details on education offerings related to specific products, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/index.html

Select your country, and then select the product as the category.



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Specified operating environment

Physical specifications

For physical specifications of these features, refer to the machine type/model Sales Manual.

Hardware requirements

For hardware requirements of these features, refer to the model 7895-23X, 8406-70Y, or 7893-92X Sales Manual.

Software requirements

For operating system requirements, refer to operating system level required in the feature descriptions of the machine type/model Sales Manual.

Planning information

Cable orders

No additional cables are required.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of host software and application software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.



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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount

Field-installable feature

Yes

Warranty period

An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to a full warranty effective on the date of installation of the machine. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty effective on its date of installation. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.

Customer setup

Yes

Machine code

Same license terms and conditions as base machine



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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 7893 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine type 7893    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

3m IBM PASSIVE DAC SFP+ Cable
                     92X    ECB5                     Both     Yes No
5m Passive DAC SFP+ Switch Cbl
                     92X    ECB6                     Both     Yes No

The following are features already announced for the IBM Power Systems 8406 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine type 8406    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

USB 500 GB Removable Disk Dr
                     70Y    1107                     Both     Yes No
1TB Removable Disk Cartridge
                     70Y    EU01                     Both     Yes No
RDX 320 GB Removable Disk Driv
                     70Y    EU08                     Both     Yes No

The following are features already announced for the IBM Power Systems 7895 machine type:

                                             Minimum Initial/
                                             Monthly MES/
Description          Model  Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP
Machine type 7895    number number  price    Charge  Support  CSU MES

Active Memory Expansion Enablement
                       23X     4796                  Both     Yes No

Pricing terms

Prices in the following PDF prices link are suggested list prices on day of announcement for the U.S. only. They are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. IBM list price does not include tax or shipping and is subject to change without notice.

ENUS-112-236-LIST_PRICES_2012_12_11.PDF ENUS-112-236-LIST_PRICES_2012_12_11.PDF

Trademarks

PureFlex, IBM Flex System and Power Systems are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

BladeCenter, IBM, Express and PartnerWorld are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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/