Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM System x features

IBM 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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM System x machine types: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

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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.

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