Hardware withdrawal: IBM System x selected systems - Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-115
May 29, 2012

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Effective June 30, 2012, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following IBM® System x® products.

After this date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM .

You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or distributors.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, 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 more information, visit

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number               Description
7145AC1              x3850 X5/x3950 X5
716422U              x3755 M3

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 Withdrawn product       Replacement product      Machine
      name                     name               type
  System x3755 M3         System x3755 M4         7164
  System x3850 X5/        System x3850 X5/        7143
         x3950 X5                x3950 X5

For more information, contact your IBM representative, IBM Business Partner, or consult the IBM Sales Manual for the most current information regarding IBM products.

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).

IBM Certified Used Equipment is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, System x 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.

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