Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage DS8000 series 2107 Models 931, 932, 9B2, 92E, and 9AE

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Announcement Letter No. ZG06-0933 dated October 31, 2006.

  • Title
  • Overview
  • Product number
  • Replacement product information
  • Announcement countries

  • Announcement Letter No. ZG06-0933 dated October 31, 2006.


    See final section for details of availability and limitations, if applicable.


    Title

    Hardware withdrawal: IBM System Storage DS8000 series 2107 Models 931, 932, 9B2, 92E, and 9AE


    Overview

    Effective December 31, 2006,

    IBM will withdraw from marketing the following products:

    • IBM System Storage DS8000 series 2107 Models 931, 932, 9B2, 92E, and 9AE
    On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

    Product number

                                         Machine   Model
    Description                          number    number
    --------------------------------     -------   ------
    IBM System Storage DS8100             2107      931
    IBM System Storage DS8300             2107      932
    IBM System Storage DS8300             2107      9B2
    IBM System Storage DS8000             2107      92E
      Expansion Unit
    IBM System Storage DS8000             2107      9AE
      Expansion Unit
     
    

    Replacement product information

    Withdrawn product                      Replacement product
    ------------------------------    -------------------------------
    IBM System Storage DS8100          IBM System Storage DS8100
     M/T 2107 Model 931                 M/T 2424 Turbo Model 931
     
    IBM System Storage DS8300          IBM System Storage DS8300
     M/T 2107 Model 932                 M/T 2424 Turbo Model 932
     
    IBM System Storage DS8300          IBM System Storage DS8300
     M/T 2107 Model 9B2                 M/T 2424 Turbo Model 9B2
     
    IBM System Storage DS8000          IBM System Storage DS8000
     M/T 2107 Expansion Unit            M/T 2424 Expansion Unit
     Model 92E                          Model 92E
     
    IBM System Storage DS8000          IBM System Storage DS8000
     M/T 2107 Expansion Unit            M/T 2424 Expansion Unit
     Model 9AE                          Model 9AE
    

    For more information, refer to the following announcement:

      Product Announcement letter ZG06-0884 dated October 31, 2006 (IBM System Storage DS8000 series offers a four year "Enterprise Choice" length of warranty)

    Announcement countries

    All European, Middle Eastern and African Countries.

    Sales and Business Partner action required

    Any orders/bids for Machine Type 2107 that are being worked prior to November 17, 2006 will be accepted into the IBM ordering system (configurator use is mandatory) until December 31, 2006. This means that if you have an order/bid in place prior to November 17, 2006, the order can remain a 2107 Machine Type and we will accept the order into the IBM ordering system until December 31, 2006.

    If you start a new order/bid on or after November 17, 2006, you will need to place an order for one of the new warranty machine types (242x) and corequisite function authorization machine types (239x).


    The data in this letter is subject to the disclaimer in Letter ZS90-0112, which is available from the same IBM announcement letters database.

    This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, please contact your IBM Representative or IBM Business Partner as appropriate.

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