Software support discontinuance: IBM Virtualization Engine TS7510 Software V1 — Replacement available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-066
April 8, 2008

 

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Overview

Effective April 24, 2009, IBM will withdraw support for the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program                                      Withdrawal from
number           Program release name        support date
 
5639-CC7         IBM Virtualization          April 24, 2009
                 Engine TS7510 Software
                 Version 1
 
Software
Maintenance
 
5639-DD3         TS7510 V1R1 Software        April 24, 2009
                 First Year
                 Registration and
                 one year Renewal
 
5639-DD4         TS7510 V1R1 Software        April 24, 2009
                 1 Year After License
 
5639-DD5         TS7510 V1R1 Software        April 24, 2009
                 3 Year Registration
 
5639-DD6         TS7510 V1R1 Software        April 24, 2009
                 3 Year Renewal
 
5639-DD7         TS7510 V1R1 Software        April 24, 2009
                 3 Year After License

Replacement product information: IBM Virtualization Engine™ TS7500 Software V2.1 Enterprise Edition superseded IBM Virtualizaton Engine TS7510 Software V1.1.

Customers with current TS7510 V1 Software Maintenance are entitled to equivalent per server or per TB levels of the same functions in the TS7500 Software V2.1 Enterprise Edition replacement product.

The following replacement product and associated Software Maintenance are available.

                                Replace-
Withdrawn                       ment
program                         program
number    Description           number    Description
 
5639-CC7  IBM Virtualization    5697-N65  IBM Virtualization
          Engine TS7510                   Engine TS7500
          Software Version 1              Software Enterprise
                                          Edition V2
 
5639-DD3  TS7510 V1R1 Software  5697-N69  Enterprise Edition
          First Year                      Maintenance no
          Registration and                charge one year
          one year Renewal                Registration and
                                          one year Renewal
 
5639-DD4  TS7510 V1R1 Software  5697-N70  Enterprise Edition
          1 Year After License            Software
                                          Maintenance One
                                          year After License
 
5639-DD5  TS7510 V1R1 Software  5697-N71  Enterprise Edition
          3 Year Registration             Maintenance 3 year
                                          registration
                                          (2 year uplift)
 
5639-DD6  TS7510 V1R1 Software  5697-N72  Enterprise Edition
          3 Year Renewal                  Software
                                          Maintenance Three
                                          Year Renewal
 
5639-DD7  TS7510 V1R1 Software  5697-N73  Enterprise Edition
          3 Year After License            Software
                                          Maintenance Three
                                          year After License

For assistance in determining product equivalencies, contact your IBM representative or Business Partner.

For additional information, refer to Software Announcement 207-089 , dated April 24, 2007.

Note: The IBM Virtualization Engine V2.1 replacement product software will run on and with hardware models announced for IBM Virtualization Engine V1 software, without hardware additions. Installations of V2.1 on an IBM 3954-CV5 are limited to 32K virtual volumes.

For a current list of supported open system configurations for the TS7500 solution, visit

Also, consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner regarding current options.

This product was withdrawn from marketing effective July 27, 2007.
 
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Reference information

For replacement product information, refer to Software Announcement 207-089 , dated April 24, 2007. or contact your IBM representative.
 
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Technical support

Remote technical support will be withdrawn effective April 24, 2009.

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).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 908-066

Trademarks

 
Virtualization Engine is a trademark 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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