Hardware withdrawal: IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage Models 2851-SI1 and 2851-SS1 - Replacements available

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WG11-0029
May 9, 2011


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Effective July 1, 2011, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following models:

                                 Machine   Model
Description                      type      number

IBM System Storage® SONAS        2851      SI1
 Interface Node
 
IBM System Storage SONAS         2851      SS1
 Storage Node
 

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than July 29, 2011. You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners and IBM Personal Computer Distributors.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, visit the IBM Certified Used website to check on availability or utilize request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment™ has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit

http://ibm.com/shop/used


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                                            Machine   Model
Description                                 type      number
 
IBM System Storage SONAS Interface Node     2851      SI1
 
 
IBM System Storage SONAS Storage Node       2851      SS1
 


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Withdrawn product                      Replacement feature
 
IBM System Storage SONAS               IBM System Storage SONAS
 Interface Node (2851-SI1)              Interface Node (2851-SI2)
 
 
IBM System Storage SONAS               IBM System Storage SONAS
 Storage Node (2851-SS1)               Storage Node (2851-SS2)
 

For additional information on the replacement models, refer to Hardware Announcement AG11-0070, dated May 09, 2011.

For additional information on withdrawn models, refer to Hardware Announcement AG10-0036, dated February 09, 2010.



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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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