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Software withdrawal: IBM System Storage Multilevel Grid Access Manager Software V1 - Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-240
November 25, 2008

 
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Effective February 27, 2009, IBM will withdraw from marketing the IBM System Storage Multilevel Grid Access Manager V1 program product features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order the Version 1 product directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.

Effective February 27, 2009 the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
 
 5639-GA1     IBM System Storage Multilevel       V1       All
              Grid Access Manager

Note: Replacement features for all product features orderable under 5639-GA1, except those listed below, will be orderable under GAM Version 2.1 (5639-GA2) for equivalent functions, beginning November 25, 2008. Original V1 features will no longer be orderable under 5639-GA1, after February 27, 2009. Software Maintenance features will remain orderable, under their originally-announced Program IDs. Product features with no V2 direct replacement:

Grid Group 1 Storage Advanced
Six Tiers
per TB OTC with 1 Year SWM
Cumulative per grid
 
Feature                            Feature
description                        number
-------------------------------    -------
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 1-12             0007
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 1-12
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 13-32            0008
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 13-32
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 33-64            0009
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 33-64
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 65-100           0010
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 65-100
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 101-250          0011
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 101-250
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/TB 251+             0012
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
GAM G1SA+1YRSWM/250TB 251+          0031
IBM System Storage Multilevel
Grid Access Manager Software
Group 1 Storage Advanced
per 250 Terabytes 251+
Replacement program information
                   Program                              Program
Withdrawn program  number  Feature Replacement program  number
----------------- -------- ------- -------------------- --------
Multilevel Grid   5639-GA1 All *   Multilevel Grid      5639-GA2
Access Manager                     Access Manager
Software V1                        Software V2

February 27, 2009. Direct replacement features for all functions except Group 1 Storage Advanced will be available under the replacement product, 5639-GA2.

Software Maintenance PIDs and features (except those supporting Group 1 Storage Advanced) will remain in effect for use with the 5639-GA2 replacement version.

For replacement product information, refer to Software Announcement 208-360, dated November 25, 2008

For the original Multilevel Grid Access Manager V1 announcement, refer to Software Announcement 207-086, dated April 24, 2007

For the supplementary announcement of per 250 order quantities for Grid Access Manager Software V1, refer to Software Announcement 207-153, dated July 10, 2007

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=908-240

Technical support

Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information

http://www.ibm.com/software/support/

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.

Trademarks

PartnerWorld is a registered trademark 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/

 

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