Hardware withdrawal: IBM TotalStorage SAN256B and selected features - Some replacements availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 910-187
August 24, 2010
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Effective December 18, 2010, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the IBM TotalStorage® SAN256B and selected features for the IBM TotalStorage SAN Switch M14. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM.
For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than January 15, 2011. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.
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Machine Model Description type number IBM TotalStorage SAN256B 2109 M48 IBM TotalStorage SAN256B and SAN Switch M14 features: Machine Model Feature Description type number number M48 iSCSI Blade 2109 M48 3460 4Gb Upgrade Kit - Field 2109 M14 4444 Remote Switch Activation 2109 M14 7602 Extended Fabric Activation 2109 M14 7603 Advanced Security Activation 2109 M14 7623 M14 FICON® w/ CUP Activation 2109 M14 7631 M14 FICON w/ CUP & Adv. Sec. 2109 M14 7633 First M48 Installed in 2109-C36 2109 M48 9241 Second M48 Installed in 2109-C36 2109 M48 9242 Field Merge M48 in 2109-C36 2109 M48 9243 High Capacity Cable Comb - Plant 2109 M48 9449
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|Replacement product information|
Machine type/ Withdrawn product Replacement product Model IBM TotalStorage SAN256B IBM System Storage® SAN384B 2499-192 (2109-M48) IBM System Storage SAN768B 2499-384
For additional information, refer to the following Hardware Announcements:
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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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