IBM United States
Withdrawal Announcement 903-015
January 28, 2003

Hardware Withdrawal: IBM eServer pSeries 680 Model S85, Features, and RS/6000 SP Selected Disk Drives — Replacements Available

 ENUS903-015.PDF (10KB)


Overview

Effective March 28, 2003, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following machine type/model and features listed in the Product Withdrawal section. On or after March 28, 2003, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM or an IBM Authorized Distributor. You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

Replacement Product Information

Withdrawn                               Replacement
Product                                 Product
 
7017 Model S85                          7040 Model 671
                                         Or
                                        7040 Model 681
 
Withdrawn Feature                       Replacement Feature
Machine Type 7017                       Machine Type 7017
 
CUoD Processor 8299 (S85 only)          5320
CUoD Processor 8300                     5319
CUoD Processor 8301                     5321
CUoD Processor 8302                     5319
CUoD Processor 8303                     5321

Product Withdrawal

The following IBM eServer pSeries™ 680 Model S85 will be withdrawn:

                               Machine
                               Type/
Description                    Model
 
pSeries 680 Model S85          7017-S85

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the RS/6000® or pSeries machine types:

                               Machine
                               Type/        Feature
Description                    Model        Number
 
RS64 IV 600 MHz 6-Way CUoD     7017-S85     8299
 First Processor, 4-Way Active
RS64 III 450 MHz 6-Way         7017-S80     8300
 CUoD Processor, 0-Way Active  7017-S85
RS64 IV 600 MHz 6-Way CUoD     7017-S80     8301
 Processor, 0-Way Active       7017-S85
RS64 III 450 MHz 6-Way CUoD    7017-S80     8302
 Processor, 2-Way Active       7017-S85
RS64 IV 600 MHz 6-Way CUoD     7017-S80     8303
 Processor, 2-Way Active       7017-S85

The following RS/6000 SP™ features are being withdrawn:

               Machine                      Feature
Description    Type       Model             Number
 
               9076       550  500
                          55H  50H
                          2A2  3A2  3B2
                          2A3  3A3  3B3
                          2A4  3A4  3B4
                          2A5  3A5  3B5
                          2A7  3A7  3B7
                          2A8  3A8  3B8
                          2A9  3A9  3B9
                          2AA  3AA  3BA
                          202  302  402
                          203  303  403
                          204  304  404
                          205  305  405
                          206  306  406
                          207  307  407
                          208  308  408
                          209  309  409
                          20A  30A  40A
 
18.2 GB Ultra SCSI 16-bit                   9146
 1.6-inch (41-mm)
 High Disk Drive Specify
18.2 GB Ultra SCSI 16-bit                   2918
 1.6-inch (41-mm)
 High Disk Drive (pair)

Direct Customer Support

The question submission function under IBMLink™ Ask Questions — Support for these products will be withdrawn. The IBMLink ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for these products remains available.

Trademarks

 
The e-business logo, pSeries, SP, and IBMLink are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
RS/6000 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.