Hardware Withdrawal: Select models and features for Information Archive (MT 2231) - Some replacements available

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WG11-0019
May 9, 2011


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Withdrawn products Withdrawn products AP distribution AP distribution


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IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products on their respective effective withdrawal dates below. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

For new orders of the following products, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than June 24, 2011:

  • Machine type model 2231-D1A and its corresponding features:
    #0021, #4504, #4521, #4522, #9210, #9211, and #9221
  • The following features for machine type model 2231-IA3:
    #5901
  • The following features for machine type model 2231-IS3:
    #5901
  • The following features for machine type model 2231-D1B:
    #0021, #9210, and #9211

For new orders of the following products, the CRAD can be no later than July 29, 2011:

  • Machine type model 2231-S2M and its corresponding features:
    #0021, #9210, #9221, and #9451
  • The following features for machine type model 2231-IA3:
    #5502, #5600, and #5601

These products are no longer available through IBM Business Partners or IBM Personal Computer Distributors.

If you have a continuing need for these machine/model types, see the Replacement product information section to find out more about the replacement.



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Effective withdrawal date June 3, 2011:
 
                                      Machine Model  Feature
Description                           Type    number number
 
Storage System Information Archive    2231    D1A
  Disk Controller
 
JMET orders only                      2231    D1A,   0021
                                              D1B
 
Install ERM (Mirroring) Activation    2231    D1A    4504
 
Specify Primary Mirror Address        2231    D1A    4521
  Configuration
 
Specify Secondary Mirror Address      2231    D1A    4522
  Configuration
 
Install Disk Controller Drawer        2231    IA3,   5901
                                              IS3
 
Factory Install in IA3 Rack           2231    D1A,   9210
                                              D1B
 
Factory Install in IS3 Rack           2231    D1A,   9211
                                              D1B
 
Field Install in IS3 Rack             2231    D1A    9221
 
 
Effective withdrawal date July 1, 2011:
 
                                      Machine Model  Feature
Description                           Type    number number
 
Install 2u archive server             2231    IA3    5502
 
Install management server             2231    IA3    5600
 
Install Remote Service Drawer         2231    IA3    5601
 
Storage System Information Archive    2231    S2M
  Archive 2u server
 
JMET orders only                      2231    S2M    0021
 
Factory Install in IA3 Rack           2231    S2M    9210
 
Field Install in IS3 Rack             2231    S2M    9221
 
Preload Tivoli® File Archive Software  2231    S2M    9451
 


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                     Machine-model                      Machine-model
Withdrawn product    Feature       Replacement product  Feature
 
Storage System       2231-D1A      Storage System       2231-D3A
 Information Archive                Information Archive
 Disk Controller                    Disk Controller
 
Storage System       2231-S2M      Storage System       2231-S3M
 Information Archive                Information Archive
 Archive 2u server                  Archive 2u server
 

For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement AG11-0025, dated May 09, 2011.



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



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Country/region               Announced
 
AP IOT
 ASEAN*                      Yes
 India/South Asia**          Yes
 Australia                   Yes
 People's Republic of China  Yes
 Hong Kong S.A.R of the PRC  Yes
 Macao S.A.R of the PRC      Yes
 Taiwan                      Yes
 Korea                       Yes
 New Zealand                 Yes
Japan IOT
 Japan                       Yes
 
 * Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic
   Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
 **Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, and
   Afghanistan
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