Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM System x featuresIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-257
December 18, 2012
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Effective December 28, 2012, IBM® will withdraw the following products from marketing. As of this date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM . You can obtain these products through authorized remarketers or IBM-authorized System x® and BladeCenter® dealers while supplies last.
These products, while no longer marketed by IBM , may continue to be available from authorized Option Continuation Program (OCP) resellers. For details on this program, visit the following link
These products may be obtained on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or distributors.
If you have a continuing need for these options, visit our IBM Certified Used Equipment 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
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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM System x machine types:
Machine Feature Description type Model number ServeRAID-MR10is VAULT SAS/SATA Controller 4251 MC1 3584 Cisco Nexus 4001i Switch Module for IBM 8677 HC1 A3FF BladeCenter
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|Replacement product information|
No replacements are available.
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 BladeCenter 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.
For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page