Hardware withdrawal: IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510 Model SX5, CV5 and selected features — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-008
January 22, 2008

 

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Overview

Effective March 29, 2008, and April 26, 2008, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following:

Effective March 29, 2008

  • Machine type 3952 Model F05 feature:

      Fibre Channel Switch Kit (#1907)

Effective April 26, 2008

  • IBM Virtualization Engine™ TS7510 Model CV5 and select features:

      LC/LC Fibre Cables; (#6013, #6025, #6061)
      Activate Virtualization (#7100)
      Failover/Fallback Enable (#7420)
      VE Preload — AAS (#9301)
      Plant Install 3954-CV5 (#9320)
      Field Merge 3954-CV5 (#9321)
      No Factory Cables (#9700)
  • IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510 Model SX5 and features for Field Merge in F05 (#9325) and 3.5 TB SATA Storage (#7110)
  • IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510 Model SV5 features:

      LC/LC Fibre Cables; (#6013, #6025, #6061)
      Enable SX5 in Exp Frame (#7400)
      No Factory Cables (#9700)
  • Machine type 3952 Model F05 features:

      Field Install 3954-CV5 (#5727)
      Field Install 3955-SX5 (#5747)

On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

                                     Machine            Feature
Description                          type      Model    number
 
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510     3954      CV5
 
 13 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3954      CV5      6013
 25 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3954      CV5      6025
 61 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3954      CV5      6061
 Activate Virtualization Engine      3954      CV5      7100
 Failover/Fallback Enable            3954      CV5      7420
 VE Preload -- AAS                   3954      CV5      9301
 Plant Install 3954-CV5              3954      CV5      9320
 Field Merge 3954-CV5                3954      CV5      9321
 No Factory Cables                   3954      CV5      9700
 
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510     3955      SX5
 
 3.5 TB SATA Storage                 3955      SX5      7110
 Field Merge in F05                  3955      SX5      9325
 
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510
 Model SV5 features:
 
 13 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3955      SV5      6013
 25 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3955      SV5      6025
 61 m LC/LC Fibre Cable              3955      SV5      6061
 3.5 TB SATA Storage                 3955      SV5      7110
 Enable SX5 in Exp Frame             3955      SV5      7400
 
IBM System Storage(TM) Tape Frame
 features:
 
 Fibre Channel Switch Kit            3952      F05      1907
 Field Install 3954-CV5              3952      F05      5727
 Field Install 3955-SX5              3952      F05      5747

Replacement product information

Machine type 3954 Model CV5

Withdrawn product                    Replacement product
 
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510     IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 Machine type 3954 Model CV5          Machine type 3954 Model CV6
 
Features 3954 Model CV5:
 
LC/LC Fibre Cables                   IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 (#6013, #6025, #6061)                Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      25m Fibre Cable (#6025)
 
Activate Virtualization Engine       None
 (#7100)
 
Failover/Fallback (#7420)            IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      Failover/Failback Enable
                                      (#7420)
 
VE Preload -- AAS (#9301)            IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      VE Preload -- AAS (5697-N65)
                                      (#9302)
 
Plant Install 3954-CV5 (#9320)       IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      Plant Install 3954-CV6 (#9326)
 
Field Merge 3954-CV5 (#9321)         IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      Field Install 3954-CV6 (#9327)
 
No Factory Cables (#9700)            IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3954 Model CV6
                                      No Factory Cables (#9700)

Machine type 3955 Model SX5

Withdrawn product                    Replacement product
 
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510     IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 Machine type 3955 Model SX5          Machine type 3955 Model SX6
 
Features 3955 Model SX5:
 
3.5 TB SATA Storage (#7110)          IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 on Machine type 3955 Model SX5       Machine type 3955 Model SX6
                                      8 TB SATA Storage (#7111)
 
Field Merge in F05 (#9325)           IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
                                      Machine type 3955 Model SX6
                                      Plant Install 3955-SX6 (#9331)

Features for machine type 3955 Model SV5

Withdrawn product                    Replacement product
 
LC/LC Fibre Cables                   IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 (#6013, #6025, #6061)                Machine type 3955 Model SV6
                                      13 m LC/LC Fibre Cable (#6013)
 
3.5 TB SATA Storage (#7110)          IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 on Machine type 3955 Model SV5       Machine type 3955 Model SV6
                                      8 TB SATA Storage (#7111)
 
Enable SX5 in Exp Frame (#7400)      IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
 Machine type 3955 Model SV6          Machine type 3955 Model SV6
                                      Enable 1st SX6 (#7401) and
                                      Enable 4th SX6 (#7402)

Features for machine type 3952 Model F05

Withdrawn product                    Replacement product
 
Fibre Channel Switch Kit (#1907)     Fibre Channel Switch Kit (#1910)
Field Install 3954-CV5 (#5727)       Field Install 3954-CV6 (#5729)
Field Install 3955-SX5 (#5747)       Field Install 3954-SX6 (#5749)

For more information, refer to the following announcements:

  • Hardware Announcement 107-236 , dated April 24, 2007, IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520 speeds data backup and recovery for open and enterprise systems
  • Hardware Announcement 107-232 , dated April 24, 2007, the IBM 3952 Tape Frame Model F05 contains the components of the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7520
  • Hardware Announcement 107-235 , dated April 24, 2007, IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500 Series for Tape supports the 3955 Model SV6 and SX6 Cache
  • Hardware Withdrawal 907-091 , dated April 24, 2007, Selected IBM Virtualization Engine models and features
  • Software Withdrawal 907-092 , dated April 24, 2007, IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510 Software V1

 
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Direct customer support

The IBMLink™ ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the product remains available.

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).

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Virtualization Engine, System Storage, and IBMLink are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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