IBM Real Time Compression starter kit promotion (expires March 31, 2012)
Announcement Letter Number 311-151
This promotion allows customers to acquire a starter kit of IBM’s exclusive Real-time compression solution. This will allow customers to transparently deploy a storage efficiency solution for their NAS environment (IBM® N series, NetApp FAS and EMC Cellera and VNX) that is designed to reduce the capacity requirements by 50 - 80% while maintaining their performance level.
For a limited time only, you can acquire, for approximately $25,000*, a fixed configuration that includes:
In order to qualify, all components of the configuration must be acquired as part of a single transaction, and appear on a single order submitted to IBM.
For a list of eligible products, refer to the Qualifying/Eligible products section.
* $25,006.55 in the United States, and $25,800 in Canada
Start and/or end dates
Orders must be received by IBM on or before March 31, 2012.
The date of shipment from IBM must occur on or after October 18, 2011, but no later than April 15, 2012.
Information about this promotion can be obtained through ibm.com® by visiting one of the following Web sites:
Eligible fixed configuration
Machine Type Program Feature Description number Model number Qty
IBM Real-time Compression Appliance 2452 650 1 STN6500 WITH 3m Green Cat5e cable 3003 12 Admin N/C Feature 9000 1
IBM Real-time Compression Software V3.7 5641-RT1 1 WITH Per Decimal Terabyte with 1 Yr 0181 25 Software Maintenance
Software maintenance registration
IBM Real-time Compression Base Software 5641-RT5 1 Maintenance One-Year Registration WITH Per Decimal Terabyte Registration 0185 25
In Canada, you are responsible for all applicable taxes such as Goods and Services Tax (GST), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Provincial Sales Tax (PST), and Quebec Sales Tax (QST).
IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.
This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable Agreements.
IBM Global Financing
Financing may be available. Refer to one of the following IBM Global Financing Web sites at:
Can this offer be combined?
This promotion cannot be combined with any other IBM discounts or educational allowances on the eligible products.
IBM - Caribbean North District information
To determine if a country/region is part of the IBM - Caribbean North District, refer to the ibm.com country/region homepage at:
and select Country/region.
Business Partner information
IBM Business Partner - Distributors; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM Business Partner - Distributors; and IBM Business Partner - Systems Integrators may link directly to Business Partner information for the corresponding Business Partner offer. Due to participation eligibility, Business Partners may not be able to view every offer. PartnerWorld® ID and password required (use IBM ID).
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