IBM System Storage V3700 Advanced Function offering

Announcement Letter Number 313-094

September 26, 2013

Value proposition

IBM® Storwize® V3700 advanced functions provide enterprise class capabilities. With this offer, End Users can utilize these functions more affordably.

IBM Storwize Turbo performance potentially increases system maximum IOPS by 50 percent and maximum throughput by 100 percent.

IBM Storwize V3700 FlashCopy® upgrade extends the basic standard 64 point-in-time FlashCopy targets to a maximum of 2,040 targets.

IBM Storwize V3700 Fiber Channel (FC) Remote Mirroring delivers replication either synchronously or asynchronously over distances between V3700 systems, IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC), or other members of the Storwize family. The metro or global Remote Mirroring capability is used as failover in disaster recovery and for remote copy over distances.

IBM System Storage Easy Tier® enhances use of Solid State disks by providing automatic migration of frequently accessed data elements to flash storage delivering better performance while controlling costs.

The offer

If you acquire an eligible new IBM Storwize V3700 minimum configuration, you can receive one of the following eligible new advanced functions at no additional charge:

In order to qualify, the eligible IBM Storwize V3700 and eligible advanced function must be ordered at the same time.

If your acquisition includes more than one eligible advanced function, you will receive the advanced function with the highest IBM List Price at no additional charge.

U.S. Public Sector entities are not eligible to participate.

For a description of the eligible V3700 minimum configuration and advanced functions, refer to the Qualifying/Eligible products section.

Questions about this offering should be directed to Nancy Bearry at

Start and/or end dates

Orders for the eligible products must be received by IBM on or after September 26, 2013. This offering is featured at the following websites:

Where is it available?

This offering is available only in:

This offering is not available in the IBM - Caribbean North District.

Qualifying/Eligible products

Eligible V3700 minimum configuration

                         Part         Type/
Description              number*      Model*         Qty

V3700 LFF Dual Control   2072L2C or   2072-12C or    1
V3700 SFF Dual Control   2072S2C      2072-24C  

- AND -

HDD/SSD minimum quantity of 12 in any combination of the following:

                         Part          Feature     Minimum
                         number        number      quantity

900GB 10K 3.5 HDD        00AR112 or    ACKJ or       12
1.2TB 10K 3.5 HDD        00AR113 or    ACKK or
300GB 15K 3.5 HDD        00AR114 or    ACKS or
2TB 7.2K 3.5 NL HDD      00Y2471 or    ACKA or 
3TB 7.2K 3.5 NL HDD      00Y2473 or    ACKB or
4TB 7.2K 3.5 NL HDD      00Y2475 or    ACKC or 
146GB 15K 2.5 HDD        00Y2497 or    ACLA or
300GB 15K 2.5 HDD        00Y2499 or    ACLB or
300GB 10K 2.5 HDD        00Y2501 or    ACLJ or
600GB 10K 2.5 HDD        00Y2503 or    ACLK or
900GB 10K 2.5 HDD        00Y2505 or    ACLL or
1.2TB 10K 2.5 HDD        00Y2507 or    ACLM or
500GB 7.2K 2.5 NL HDD    00Y2509 or    ACLS or
1TB 7.2K 2.5 NL HDD      00Y2511 or    ACLT or
200GB 2.5 SAS SSD        00Y2518 or    ACMA or
400GB 2.5 SAS SSD        00Y2520       ACMB

Eligible V3700 Advanced Function

                    Part      Feature      IBM List Price
Description         number    number  Qty  U.S.    Canada  Discount**

Turbo Performance   00Y2481   ACFA     1   $6,850  $7,084    100%
FlashCopy           00Y2483   ACFE          2,999   3,094    100%
Remote Mirroring    00Y2485   ACFJ          8,499   8,764    100%
Easy Tier           00Y2487   ACFN          3,999   4,124    100%

* SEO part numbers are to be used for stand-alone orders. Machine type /Model/ Feature numbers are to be used for Configure to Order machines.

** If the order includes more than one eligible advanced function, the 100% discount will be applied to the advanced function with the highest IBM List Price.

Additional information/conditions

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 offering at any time.

This offering 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 websites at:

For information on IBM special offers, refer to the following websites:

Can this offer be combined?

This offering can be combined with other applicable IBM discounts, rebates or 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 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 access 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).

Business Partner Announcement Letter 513-397

Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

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                  L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

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