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Hardware Withdrawal: IBM Power Systems model and miscellaneous features - Replacements available

United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-109
May 29, 2012


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Effective August 3, 2012, August 31, 2012, and October 5, 2012, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following IBM Power Systems™ model and miscellaneous features. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM . You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners

If you have a continuing need for this product, visit our IBM Certified Used website to check on availability or utilize our 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

http://ibm.com/shop/used


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Model withdrawals

The following IBM Power Systems machine type-models are being withdrawn.

Effective August 31, 2012
                                               Machine
Description                                    type   Model
IBM Power® 770                                 9117     MMB
IBM Power 780                                  9179     MHB
Effective October 5, 2012
                                               Machine
Description                                    type   Model
IBM BladeCenter® PS704                         7891    74X

Feature withdrawals

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types.

Effective October 5, 2012
                                               Machine       Feature
Description                                    type    Model number
SSD Placement Indicator (5802/580)             9117     MMB   0463
SSD Placement Indicator - 5886                 9117     MMB   0464
SSD Placement Indicator - 5887                 9117     MMB   0465
#1996 Load Source Specify                      9117     MMB   0724
Decline Electronic Service Agent™ Install     9117     MMB   1120
 Indicator

One and only one rack indicator feature is required on all orders 
(#4650 to #4666).

Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated         9117     MMB   4650
Rack Indicator, Rack #1                        9117     MMB   4651
Rack Indicator, Rack #2                        9117     MMB   4652
Rack Indicator, Rack #3                        9117     MMB   4653
Rack Indicator, Rack #4                        9117     MMB   4654
Rack Indicator, Rack #5                        9117     MMB   4655
Rack Indicator, Rack #6                        9117     MMB   4656
Rack Indicator, Rack #7                        9117     MMB   4657
Rack Indicator, Rack #8                        9117     MMB   4658
Rack Indicator, Rack #9                        9117     MMB   4659
Rack Indicator, Rack #10                       9117     MMB   4660
Rack Indicator, Rack #11                       9117     MMB   4661
Rack Indicator, Rack #12                       9117     MMB   4662
Rack Indicator, Rack #13                       9117     MMB   4663
Rack Indicator, Rack #14                       9117     MMB   4664
Rack Indicator, Rack #15                       9117     MMB   4665
Rack Indicator, Rack #16                       9117     MMB   4666
Software Preload Required                      9117     MMB   5000
 
SDI Software Pre-Install Indicator             9117     MMB   7305

 
Linux Software Preinstall                      9117     MMB   8143
Linux Software Preinstall (Business Partners)  9117     MMB   8144
Base Customer Spec Plcmnt                      9117     MMB   8453
Order Routing Indicator- System Plant          9117     MMB   9169
Language Group Specify - US English            9117     MMB   9300
New AIX® License Core Counter                  9117     MMB   9440
New IBM i License Core Counter                 9117     MMB   9441
New Red Hat License Core Counter               9117     MMB   9442
New SUSE License Core Counter                  9117     MMB   9443
Other AIX License Core Counter                 9117     MMB   9444
Other Linux™ License Core Counter             9117     MMB   9445
3rd Party Linux License Core Counter           9117     MMB   9446
VIOS Core Counter                              9117     MMB   9447
Month Indicator                                9117     MMB   9461
Day Indicator                                  9117     MMB   9462
Hour Indicator                                 9117     MMB   9463
Minute Indicator                               9117     MMB   9464
Qty Indicator                                  9117     MMB   9465
Countable Member Indicator                     9117     MMB   9466
Reserved Rack Space Indicator - 4U             9117     MMB   9570
Language Group Specify - Dutch                 9117     MMB   9700
Language Group Specify - French                9117     MMB   9703
Language Group Specify - German                9117     MMB   9704
Language Group Specify - Polish                9117     MMB   9705
Language Group Specify - Norwegian             9117     MMB   9706
Language Group Specify - Portuguese            9117     MMB   9707
Language Group Specify - Spanish               9117     MMB   9708
Language Group Specify - Italian               9117     MMB   9711
Language Group Specify - Canadian French       9117     MMB   9712
Language Group Specify - Japanese              9117     MMB   9714
Language Group Specify - Traditional Chinese   9117     MMB   9715
 (Taiwan)                                       
Language Group Specify - Korean                9117     MMB   9716
Language Group Specify - Turkish               9117     MMB   9718
Language Group Specify - Hungarian             9117     MMB   9719
Language Group Specify - Slovakian             9117     MMB   9720
Language Group Specify - Russian               9117     MMB   9721
Language Group Specify - Simplified            9117     MMB   9722
 Chinese (PRC)                                  
Language Group Specify - Czech                 9117     MMB   9724
Language Group Specify -- Romanian             9117     MMB   9725
Language Group Specify - Croatian              9117     MMB   9726
Language Group Specify -- Slovenian            9117     MMB   9727
Language Group Specify - Brazilian Portuguese  9117     MMB   9728
Language Group Specify - Thai                  9117     MMB   9729
12X Cable Performance Specify                  9117     MMB   EUC5


                                                    Machine
  Description                                       type  Model  Feature 

  AIX Partition Specify                             7891  74X     0265
  Linux Partition Specify                           7891  74X     0266
  IBM i Operating System Partition Specify          7891  74X     0267
  IBM i 6.1 with 6.1.1 Machine Code Specify Code    7891  74X     0566
  IBM i 7.1 Specify Code                            7891  74X     0567
  Manufacturing Routing Code for CSC                7891  74X     0712

  Integrate Blade Server in Chassis (BP)            7891  74X     4645
  Integrate ITE in Chassis                          7891  74X     4646
  ONE AND ONLY ONE RACK INDICATOR FEATURE IS REQUIRED ON
  ALL ORDERS (#4650 TO #4666).
  Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated            7891  74X     4650
  ONE AND ONLY ONE RACK INDICATOR FEATURE IS REQUIRED ON
  ALL ORDERS (#4650 TO #4666).
  Rack Indicator, Rack #1                           7891  74X     4651
  Rack Indicator, Rack #2                           7891  74X     4652
  Rack Indicator, Rack #3                           7891  74X     4653
  Rack Indicator, Rack #4                           7891  74X     4654
  Rack Indicator, Rack #5                           7891  74X     4655
  Rack Indicator, Rack #6                           7891  74X     4656
  Rack Indicator, Rack #7                           7891  74X     4657
  Rack Indicator, Rack #8                           7891  74X     4658
  Rack Indicator, Rack #9                           7891  74X     4659
  Rack Indicator, Rack #10                          7891  74X     4660
  Rack Indicator, Rack #11                          7891  74X     4661
  Rack Indicator, Rack #12                          7891  74X     4662
  Rack Indicator, Rack #13                          7891  74X     4663
  Rack Indicator, Rack #14                          7891  74X     4664
  Rack Indicator, Rack #15                          7891  74X     4665
  Rack Indicator, Rack #16                          7891  74X     4666
  Chassis indicator-Not Factory Integrated          7891  74X     4680
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #1           7891  74X     4681
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #2           7891  74X     4682
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #3           7891  74X     4683
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #4           7891  74X     4684
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #5           7891  74X     4685
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #6           7891  74X     4686
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #7           7891  74X     4687
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #8           7891  74X     4688
  BladeCenter chassis specify, Chassis #9           7891  74X     4689
  Software Preinstall                               7891  74X     5005
  RFID Tags for Servers, Blades, BladeCenters,      7891  74X     5524
 
  SDI Software Pre-Install Indicator                7891  74X     7305

 
  IBM i Software Preinstall                         7891  74X     8141
  Linux Software Preinstall                         7891  74X     8143
  Linux Software Preinstall (Business Partners)     7891  74X     8144
  AIX/VIOS Software Preinstall                      7891  74X     8146
  Order Routing Indicator- System Plant             7891  74X     9169
  New AIX License Core Counter                      7891  74X     9440
  New IBM i License Core Counter                    7891  74X     9441
  New Red Hat License Core Counter                  7891  74X     9442
  New SUSE License Core Counter                     7891  74X     9443
  Other AIX License Core Counter                    7891  74X     9444
  Other Linux License Core Counter                  7891  74X     9445
  3rd Party Linux License Core Counter              7891  74X     9446
  VIOS Core Counter                                 7891  74X     9447
  Month Indicator                                   7891  74X     9461
  Day Indicator                                     7891  74X     9462
  Hour Indicator                                    7891  74X     9463
  Minute Indicator                                  7891  74X     9464
  Qty Indicator                                     7891  74X     9465
  Countable Member Indicator                        7891  74X     9466
  S&H - No Charge                                   7891  74X     ESC0
  S&H                                               7891  74X     ESC4
Effective August 3, 2012
                                               Machine       Feature
Description                                    type    Model number
BNT 1 Yr SW Update for 1455-48E, G8052         1455     48E   EB21
 (49Y7898)
BNT 1 Yr SW Update for 1455-64C, G8264         1455     64C   EB22
 (49Y7899)
BNT 1 Yr SW Update for 1455-24E, G8124E,       1455     24E   EB23
 (90Y3515)

Effective August 31, 2012
                                               Machine       Feature
Description                                    type    Model number
RISC-to-RISC Data Migration                    9179     MHB   0205
SSD Placement Indicator (5802/5803)            9179     MHB   0463
SSD Placement Indicator - 5886                 9179     MHB   0464
SSD Placement Indicator - 5887                 9179     MHB   0465
IBM i 6.1 Specify Code                         7998     60X   0534
                                               7998     61X
                                               8203     E4A
                                               8204     E8A
                                               8234     EMA
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9119     FHA
                                               9405     520
                                               9406     520
                                               9406     525
                                               9406     550
                                               9406     570
                                               9406     595
                                               9406     800
                                               9406     810
                                               9406     825
                                               9406     870
                                               9406     890
                                               9406     MMA
                                               9407     515
                                               9407     M15
                                               9408     M25
                                               9409     M50
                                               9411     100
                                               9117     MMB
#1996 Load Source Specify                      9179     MHB   0724
USB 160 GB Removable Disk Drive                1457     7FL   1106
                                               7891     73X
                                               7891     74X      
                                               7895     22X
                                               7895     42X
                                               8202     E4B
                                               8202     E4C
                                               8203     E4A
                                               8204     E8A
                                               8205     E6B
                                               8205     E6C
                                               8231     E1C
                                               8231     E2B
                                               8231     E2C
                                               8233     E8B
                                               8234     EMA
                                               8246     L2B
                                               8246     L2C
                                               8246     L2S
                                               8261     E4S
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9117     MMB
                                               9117     MMC
                                               9179     MHB
                                               9179     MHC
Decline Electronic Service Agent Install       9179     MHB   1120
 Indicator
IP Services License for Cisco Catalyst Switch  7989     BCH   3175
Brocade 10-Port Upgrade for IBM BladeCenter    7989     BCH   3229
 4 Gb Module
QLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module for     7989     BCH   3268
  IBM BladeCenter
External connection for 3 of 6 internal        9117     MMA   3650
 SAS Disk Slots
External connection for the 6 internal         8234     EMA   3651
 SAS Disk slots                                9117     MMA
Processor Fabric Cable, 2 enclosure            8234     EMA   3660
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9406     MMA
Processor Fabric Cable, 3 enclosure            9117     MMA   3664
                                               9406     MMA
Processor Fabric Cable, 4 enclosure            9117     MMA   3665
                                               9406     MMA
SAS Cable (YR) -1M                             8234     EMA   3667
                                               9117     MMA

One and only one rack indicator feature is required on all orders 
(#4650 to #4666).

Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated         9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #1                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #2                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #3                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #4                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #5                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #6                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #7                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #8                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #9                        9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #10                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #11                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #12                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #13                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #14                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #15                       9179     MHB
Rack Indicator, Rack #16                       9179     MHB
Software Preload Required                      9179     MHB   5000
Brocade 10-port 8 Gb SAN Switch Module for     7989     BCH   5045
 IBM BladeCenter
PCIe LP 2-Port 1GbE TX Adapter                 8202     E4B   5281
                                               8202     E4C
                                               8205     E6B
                                               8205     E6C
                                               8231     E1C
                                               8231     E2B
                                               8231     E2C
                                               8246     L2B
                                               8246     L2C
                                               8246     L2S
Racks, and HMCs                                8234     EMA   5617
Processor Power Regulator                      9117     MMA
Dual Port 1Gb Integrated Virtual Ethernet      8203     E4A   5623
 Daughter Card                                 8204     E8A
                                               9407     M15
                                               9408     M25
                                               9409     M50
Proc Power Regulator                           9117     MMA   5625
Sys AC Power Supply, 1600 W                    8234     EMA   5628
                                               9117     MMA
Integrated, 2 Port- 1Gb Virtual Ethernet,      8234     EMA   5636
 I/O ports                                     9117     MMA
                                               9406     MMA
Integrated, 2 Port- 10Gb (SR) Virtual          8234     EMA   5637
 Ethernet, I/O ports                           9117     MMA
Integrated, 4 Port- 1Gb Virtual Ethernet,      8234     EMA   5639
 I/O ports                                     9117     MMA
                                               9406     MMA
Service Interface Card                         8234     EMA   5648
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9406     MMA
Serv Interface Cable- 2 Enclosure              8234     EMA   5657
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9406     MMA
Serv Interface Cable- 3 Enclosure              9117     MMA   5658
                                               9406     MMA
Serv Interface Cable- 4 Enclosure              9117     MMA   5660
                                               9406     MMA
Proc Enclosure and Backplane                   9117     MMA   5663
I/O Backplane                                  8234     EMA   5666
                                               9117     MMA
System Midplane                                8234     EMA   5667
                                               9117     MMA
SATA Media Enclosure and Backplane             8234     EMA   5674
                                               9117     MMA

0/4 Core Processor Enclosure and Backplane     8234     EMA   5675
                                               9117     MMA
Power 570 System Bezel                         9117     MMA   5682
System Chassis - 4 EIA                         8234     EMA   5683
                                               9117     MMA
System Ship Group                              8234     EMA   5699
                                               9117     MMA
SAS Disk Backplane -6 slot                     8234     EMA   5878
                                               9117     MMA
Acoustic Doors (F&R), H CEC Rack               9119     FHA   6865
Acoustic/heat Exchanger Doors (F/R),           9119     FHA   6866
 H CEC Rack
Slimline Doors (F&R), H CEC AND I/O Expansion  9119     FHA   6869
 Racks 
Acoustic Doors (F&R), H I/O Expansion Rack     9119     FHA   6870
Cable Restraint Hardware- excess Service       9117     MMA   7099
Interface Cable                                9406     MMA
Power Supply, 1700 Watt AC, Hot-swap,          8204     E8A   7707
 Base and Redundant                            9409     M50
 
SDI Software Pre-Install Indicator             9179     MHB

 
I/O Drawer Mounting Enclosure                  7314     G30   7314
                                               8202     E4B
                                               8202     E4C
                                               8203     E4A
                                               8204     E8A
                                               8205     E6B
                                               8205     E6C
                                               8233     E8B
                                               8234     EMA
                                               8261     E4S
                                               9117     MMA
                                               9117     MMB
                                               9117     MMC
                                               9179     MHB
                                               9179     MHC
                                               9406     MMA
                                               9408     M25
                                               9409     M50
IBM Rack-mount Drawer Bezel and Hardware       8204     E8A   7360
                                               9409     M50
Power Supply, 1700 Watt AC, Hot-swap,          8204     E8A   7707
  Base and Redundant                           9409     M50
Linux Software Preinstall                      9179     MHB
Linux Software Preinstall (Business Partners)  9179     MHB
QLogic 4Gb 2 Port Fibre Channel Expansion      7988     J21   8248
 Card (CFFv) for IBM BladeCenter               7998     60X
                                               7998     61X
4-core 3.7 GHz POWER7® Processor Module        8231     E2B   8348
6-core 3.7 GHz POWER7 Processor Module         8231     E2B   8349
8-core 3.55 GHz POWER7 Processor Module        8231     E2B   8359
Base Customer Spec Plcmnt                      9179     MHB   8453
Order Routing Indicator- System Plant          9179     MHB
Language Group Specify - US English            9179     MHB   9300
New AIX License Core Counter                   9179     MHB
New IBM i License Core Counter                 9179     MHB
New Red Hat License Core Counter               9179     MHB
New SUSE License Core Counter                  9179     MHB
Other AIX License Core Counter                 9179     MHB
Other Linux License Core Counter               9179     MHB
3rd Party Linux License Core Counter           9179     MHB
VIOS Core Counter                              9179     MHB
Month Indicator                                9179     MHB
Day Indicator                                  9179     MHB
Hour Indicator                                 9179     MHB
Minute Indicator                               9179     MHB
Qty Indicator                                  9179     MHB
Countable Member Indicator                     9179     MHB
Reserved Rack Space Indicator - 4U             9179     MHB   9570
Language Group Specify - Dutch                 9179     MHB   9700
Language Group Specify - French                9179     MHB   9703
Language Group Specify - German                9179     MHB   9704
Language Group Specify - Polish                9179     MHB   9705
Language Group Specify - Norwegian             9179     MHB   9706
Language Group Specify - Portuguese            9179     MHB   9707
Language Group Specify - Spanish               9179     MHB   9708
Language Group Specify - Italian               9179     MHB   9711
Language Group Specify - Canadian French       9179     MHB   9712
Language Group Specify - Japanese              9179     MHB   9714
Language Group Specify - Traditional Chinese   9179     MHB   9715
 (Taiwan)                                          
Language Group Specify - Korean                9179     MHB   9716
Language Group Specify - Turkish               9179     MHB   9718
Language Group Specify - Hungarian             9179     MHB   9719
Language Group Specify - Slovakian             9179     MHB   9720
Language Group Specify - Russian               9179     MHB   9721
Language Group Specify - Simplified Chinese    9179     MHB   9722
 (PRC)  
Language Group Specify - Czech                 9179     MHB   9724
Language Group Specify -- Romanian             9179     MHB   9725
Language Group Specify - Croatian              9179     MHB   9726
Language Group Specify -- Slovenian            9179     MHB   9727
Language Group Specify - Brazilian Portuguese  9179     MHB   9728
Language Group Specify - Thai                  9179     MHB   9729
Rational Appliance Cobol Solution Tracking     8233     E8B   ERA5
 Code
Rational Appliance C/C++ Solution Tracking     8233     E8B   ERA6
 Code
12X Cable Performance Specify                  9179     MHB   EUC5

Model conversion withdrawals

Effective August 31, 2012

The following model conversions on the specified machine types are withdrawn.

From              To
Machine           Machine
Type      Model   Type      Model

9117       MMA    9117       MMB
9117       MMA    9179       MHB

Feature conversion withdrawals

Effective August 31, 2012
From              To
Machine Feature   Feature   Machine
type    number    number    type    Model

9117     5625      5617     9117     MMA
9117     5663      5675     9117     MMA


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 Withdrawn product    Replacement product

 9117-MMB             9117-MMC
 9179-MHB             9179-MHC
 7891-74X             None
 

For additional information, refer to IBM Power 770 POWER7 Server (9117-MMC), 111-200, dated October 12, 2011 .

Refer to IBM Power 780 Server 111-201, dated October 12, 2011 .

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