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Hardware withdrawal: IBM Information Archive (MT 2231) and selected features - No replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-123
July 10, 2012


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On their respective effective withdrawal dates, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products:

Effective August 10, 2012:

Storage System Information Archive Rack 2231-IA3
Storage System Information Archive Disk Expansion Drawer 2231-D1B

Effective June 30, 2013:

Storage System Information Archive Disk Controller DS3950 2231-D3A
Storage System Information Archive Disk Expansion Drawer 2231-D3B
Storage System Information Archive 3u server 2231-S3M
Storage System Information Archive Storage Rack 2231-IS3

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM .

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than September 7, 2012, for Storage System Information Archive Rack 2231-IA3 and Storage System Information Archive Disk Expansion Drawer 2231-D1B and July 26, 2013, for Storage System Information Archive Disk Controller DS3950 2231-D3A, Storage System Information Archive Disk Expansion Drawer 2231-D3B, Storage System Information Archive 3u server 2231-S3M, and Storage System Information Archive Storage Rack 2231-IS3.

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 further information, visit

http://ibm.com/shop/used


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Effective August 10, 2012, the following products will be withdrawn:

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    IA3
 Archive Rack
 
 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    D1B
 Disk Expansion Drawer
 
 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
JEMT orders only                       2231    D3A    0021
                                               D3B
                                               S3M
                                               IS3
Factory Install in IA3 Rack            2231    D3A    9210
                                               D3B
                                               S3M

Effective June 30, 2013, the following products will be withdrawn:

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    D3A
 Disk Controller DS3950
 
Install ERM (Mirroring) Activation                    4505
Specify Primary Mirror Address                        4521
 Configuration
Specify Secondary Mirror Address                      4522
 Configuration
8 pack of 2 TB HDDs                                   7117
Factory Install in IS3 Rack                           9211
Field Install in IS3 Rack                             9221

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    D3B
 Disk Expansion Drawer
 
8 pack of 2 TB HDDs                                   7117
Factory Install in IS3 Rack                           9211
Field Install in 2231 Rack                            9221

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    S3M
 3u server
 
Host Fibre Eth (SX) Adapter                           3550
Install 8GB Additional Memory                         4201
Field Install in IA3 Rack                             9221
Preload Tivoli® File Archive Software                  9451

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive     2231    IS3
 Storage Rack
 
Install Disk Exp for 1st controller                   5902
Install Disk Exp for 2nd controller                   5903
Install Disk Controller Drawer                        5904
Install Disk Exp for 1st controller                   5905
Install Disk Exp for 2nd controller                   5906
Install 2 pack SW SFP in D1A / D1B                    5911
IS3 Switch Mirror Cabling + FPs                       5929
NEMA L6-30 Power Cord (US, Canada,                    9954
 LA, and Japan)
RS 3750 DP Power Cord (US, Canada,                    9955
 LA, and Japan)
IEC 309 Power Cord (EMEA)                             9956
PDL 4.3 Power Cord (Australia and                     9957
 New Zealand)
Korean 4.3M Power Cord (South Korea)                  9958
Unterminated Pwr Crd (Argentina,                      9959
 Taiwan)
China Unterminated Power Cord                         9966

 
                                       Machine Model  Feature
Description                            type    number number
 
Install Fibre Channel Switch Kit       2231    IA3    1906
Install 2-pack of shortwave SFPs       2231    IA3    4511
Install 2-pack of longwave 10km SFPs   2231    IA3    4513
Activate 8 Ports on both FC switches   2231    IA3    4520
Specify Primary Mirror Address         2231    IA3    4521
 Configuration
Specify Secondary Mirror Address       2231    IA3    4522
 Configuration
Fibre Channel Tape support             2231    IA3    4530
Attach to one IS3                      2231    IA3    4540
Specify LW ERM Connection              2231    IA3    4550
Specify LW Tape Connection             2231    IA3    4551
Install 2u archive server              2231    IA3    5503
Fibre Eth(SX) Adapter for Mgmt Server  2231    IA3    5620
Fibre Eth(SX) Adapter for RSM Server   2231    IA3    5621
Modem Card for RSM Server              2231    IA3    5622
Install Disk Expansion Drawer          2231    IA3    5902
Install Disk Expansion Drawer          2231    IA3    5905
Install 2 pack SW SFPs in D1A/D1B      2231    IA3    5911
IA3 Switch Mirror Cabling: 2m          2231    IA3    5929
File Archive Configuration             2231    IA3    9910
NEMA L6-30 Power Cord (US, Canada,     2231    IA3    9954
 LA, and Japan)
RS 3750 DP Power Cord (US, Canada,     2231    IA3    9955
 LA, and Japan)
IEC 309 Power Cord (EMEA)              2231    IA3    9956
PDL 4.3 Power Cord (Australia and      2231    IA3    9957
 New Zealand)
Korean 4.3M Power Cord (South Korea)   2231    IA3    9958
Unterminated Pwr Crd (Argentina,       2231    IA3    9959
 Taiwan)
China Unterminated Power Cord          2231    IA3    9966
8 pack of 1TB HDDs                     2231    D1A    7115
                                               D1B
8 pack of 2 TB HDDs                    2231    D1A    7116
                                               D1B
Field Install in 2231 Rack             2231    D1B    9221


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https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=912-123
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