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Hardware withdrawal: IBM TotalStorage SAN m-type and McDATA reseller selected models and features — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 905-224
October 11, 2005

 

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(Corrected on December 22, 2005)

The effective withdrawal date for feature 8001 was changed to June 30, 2006, for the 2031 Models 224 and 232 and the 2032 Models 064 and 140.

(Corrected on November 30, 2005)

The effective withdrawal date for the 2027-257 features 1060 and 1062 was changed from January 31, 2006, to January 2, 2006.

(Corrected on October 27, 2005)

The effective withdrawal date for feature 8001, was changed.
 

 
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Overview

Effective December 30, 2005, and January 31, 2006, IBM will withdraw from marketing selected products and features of McDATA reseller and IBM TotalStorage® SAN m-type products.

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

For details, refer to the Description section.
 
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Description

Affected products

                                            Machine           Feature
Description                                 type      Model   number
 
Effective December 30, 2005
 
The following IBM TotalStorage SAN
m-type models and features:
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN12M-1                   2026      E12
IBM TotalStorage SAN24M-1                   2026      224
-- Field Install 2026-224 in 2032-C40       2026      224     9236
-- Plant Install 2026-224 in 2027-C40       2026      224     9245
-- Field Install 2026-224 in 2027-C40       2026      224     9246
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN32M-1                   2027      232
-- Field Install 2027-232 in 2032-C40       2027      232     9234
-- Plant Install 2027-232 in 2027-C40       2027      232     9243
-- Field Install 2027-232 in 2027-C40       2027      232     9244
 
The following features of the IBM
TotalStorage SAN m-type cabinet:
 
-- Plant install 2027-232 in 2027-C40       2027      C40     9226
-- Plant install 2026-224 in 2027-C40       2027      C40     9227
 
The following features of McDATA
Fabric Switches and Directors:
 
-- International Power Cords (IEC 60309)    2032      C40     1061
-- North America Power Cords (NEMA L6-30P)  2032      C40     1063
-- 1U Rack Mount Management Server          2032      C40     3765
-- Factory install #3765 in FC-512 Cabinet  2032      C40     3768
-- Field install #3765 in FC-512 Cabinet    2032      C40     3767
-- Ethernet Hub                             2032      C40     5030
-- Plant install Intrepid 6064 in FC-512    2032      C40     6083
 Cabinet
 
-- 1U Rack Mount Management Server          2032      064     3765
-- Ethernet Hub                             2032      064     5030
 
-- 1U Rack Mount Management Server          2032      140     3765
-- Ethernet Hub                             2032      140     5030
 
-- 1U Rack Mount Management Server          2031      232     3765
-- Ethernet Hub                             2031      232     5030
 
-- 1U Rack Mount Management Server          2031      224     3765
-- Ethernet Hub                             2031      224     5030
 
Effective January 31, 2006
 
The following features of IBM
TotalStorage SAN m-type Fabric Director:
 
-- International Cable Mount Plug,          2027      256     1060
 Installed
-- Domestic Cable Mount Plug, Installed     2027      256     1062
 
The following features of McDATA
Fabric Switches and Directors:
 
-- EFCM Fabric Mgr Upgrade                  2032      064     8001
-- EFCM Fabric Mgr Upgrade                  2032      140     8001
-- EFCM Fabric Mgr Upgrade                  2031      232     8001
-- EFCM Fabric Mgr Upgrade                  2031      224     8001

Replacement product information

 
 
                                                      Replacement
Withdrawn                   Replacement               machine
product                     product                   type/model
 
Effective December 30, 2005
 
IBM TotalStorage            IBM TotalStorage          2026-416
 SAN12M-1                    SAN16M-2
 
IBM TotalStorage            IBM TotalStorage          2026-416
 SAN24M-1                    SAN16M-2 or
                            IBM TotalStorage          2026-432
                             SAN32M-2
 
IBM TotalStorage            IBM TotalStorage          2026-432
 SAN32M-1                    SAN32M-2
 
2027-256 feature            IBM TotalStorage SAN256M now ships with
 #1060 and #1062             power supplies which are supported by
                             the SANC40M cabinet PDU.  PDU jumpers
                             will ship with all new 2027-256 orders.
 
McDATA products all models
 
2032 Models C40, 064, and 140:
 
Feature #3765               IBM xSeries(R) X306 1U    8836-2SU
                             Network Management
                             Server 8836-2SU
 
Feature #8001               McDATA Enterprise         5697-J37
                             Fabric Connectivity
                             Manager V8
 
2031 Models 232 and 224:
 
Feature #3765               IBM xSeries X306 1U       8836-2SU
                             Network Management
                             Server 8836-2SU
 
Feature #8001               McDATA Enterprise         5697-J37
                             Fabric Connectivity
                             Manager V8

For additional information on the IBM TotalStorage SAN16M-2 or SAN32M-2, refer to Hardware Announcement 105-264 , dated July 26, 2005.

For additional information on McDATA Enterprise Fabric Connectivity Manager V8, refer to Software Announcement 205-132 , dated May 24, 2005.

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 905-224
 
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Direct customer support

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

Trademarks

 
IBMLink is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
TotalStorage and xSeries are registered 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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