IBM United States
Withdrawal Announcement 903-069
April 8, 2003

Hardware Withdrawal: IBM RS/6000 SP 9076 Models 550/55H/50H and Selected Features from RS/6000 SP — Replacements Available

 ENUS903-069.PDF (11KB)


Overview

Effective June 27, 2003, IBM will withdraw from marketing the RS/6000® SP™ 9076 Models 550/55H/50H and selected features listed in the Product Withdrawals section. After July 25, 2003, you can no longer obtain these features directly from IBM or an IBM Authorized Distributor.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

Replacement Product Information

SP Withdrawn          SP Replacement         SP Machine
Product               Product                Type/Model
 
9076-550              Cluster 1600           9078-160
9076-55H              Cluster 1600           9078-160
9076-50H              Cluster 1600           9078-160

Product Withdrawals

The following RS/6000 Machine Type Models are being withdrawn:

                              Machine
                              Type/
Description                   Model
 
RS/6000 SP                    9076-550
                              9076-55H
                              9076-50H

The following features will be withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM 9076 machine types:

                                                       Feature
Description                   Models                   Number
 
Machine Type 9076
 
375/450 MHz POWER3(TM)        550  55H  500            2056
 SMP Thin Node                50H  302  402
                              202  303  403
                              203  304  404
                              204  305  405
                              205  306  406
                              206  307  407
                              207  308  408
                              208  309  409
                              209  30A  40A
                              20A  2A3  2A4
                              2A2  2A7  2A8
                              2A5  2AA  3A4
                              2A9  3A3  3A8
                              3A2  3A7  3B4
                              3A5  3AA  3B8
                              3A9  3B3  3B9
                              3B2  3B7
                              3B5  3BA
 
375/450 MHz POWER3            550  55H  500            2057
 SMP Wide Node                50H  302  402
                              202  303  403
                              203  304  404
                              204  305  405
                              205  306  406
                              206  307  407
                              207  308  408
                              208  309  409
                              209  30A  40A
                              20A  2A3  2A4
                              2A2  2A7  2A8
                              2A5  2AA  3A4
                              2A9  3A3  3A8
                              3A2  3A7  3B4
                              3A5  3AA  3B8
                              3A9  3B3  3B9
                              3B2  3B7
                              3B5  3BA
 
Short-Expansion               500  50H  2A4            1500
 Frame 5.0 KW                 2A2  2A3  2A8
                              2A5  2A7  3A4
                              2A9  2AA  3A8
                              3A2  3A3
                              3A5  3A7
                              3A9  3AA
 
                                                       Feature
Description                   Models                   Number
 
Tall-Expansion                550  55H  402            1550
 Frame 10.5 KW                202  302  403
                              203  303  404
                              204  304  405
                              205  305  406
                              206  306  407
                              207  307  408
                              208  308  409
                              209  309  40A
                              20A  30A  3B4
                              3B2  3B3  3B8
                              3B5  3B7
                              3B9  3BA
 
SP Expansion I/O Unit         550  55H  402            2055
                              202  302  403
                              203  303  404
                              204  304  405
                              205  305  406
                              206  306  407
                              207  307  408
                              208  308  409
                              209  309  40A
                              20A  30A  T70

                                                       Feature
Description                                            Number
 
Machine Type/Model 9076-T70
 
N+1 5.0 KW Power Book for Short Frame                  1213
SCSI Disk Storage Jumper                               1243
Custom QuickShip Indicator                             1748
PCI SCSI Adapter 16-bit Differential                   2114
 External Y Cable
0.6 m 16-bit SCSI-2 System to System Cable             2424
2.5 m 16-bit SCSI-2 System to System Cable             2425
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port T1 RJ45 Cable                        2709
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port E1 RJ45 Cable                        2710
IBM Short Wave Serial HIPPI                            2732
 PCI Adapter for RS/6000
IBM Long Wave Serial HIPPI                             2733
 PCI Adapter for RS/6000
SysKonnect SK-NET FDDI-LP SAS                          2741
SysKonnect SK-NET FDDI-LP DAS                          2742
SysKonnect SK-NET FDDI-UP SAS                          2743
S/390(R) ESCON(R) Channel PCI                          2751
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port EIA-232 Cable                        2861
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port RS449 Cable                          2862
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port X.21 Cable                           2863
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port V.35 (DTE) Cable                     2864
ARTIC960Hx 4-Port EIA-530 Cable                        2865
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, T1, 100 Ohm,                     2871
 3 m 4-Port Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, T1, 100 Ohm,                     2872
 15 m 4-Port Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, E1, 120 Ohm                      2873
 Balanced, 3 m 4-Port Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, E1, 120 Ohm                      2874
 Balanced, 7.5 m Extension Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, E1, 75 Ohm                       2875
 unbalanced-Grounded, 1.8 m 4-Port Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, E1, 75 Ohm                       2876
 unbalanced-ungrounded,1.8 m 4-Port Cable
ARTIC960RxD Quad DTA, H.100, 4-Drop Cable              2877
9.1 GB Ultra SCSI (pair)                               2909
 
                                                       Feature
Description                                            Number
 
18.2 GB Ultra SCSI (pair)                              2918
Token-Ring Auto LANStream                              2920
WAN RS232 8 Port                                       2943
WAN RS232 128 Port                                     2944
ARTIC960HX 4-Port                                      2947
V.24 interface using 2-Port Cable, V.24 /              2951
 EIA-232
V.35 interface using 2-Port Cable, V.35                2952
V.36 interface using 2-Port Cable, V.36 /              2953
 EIA-449
X.21 interface using 2-Port Cable, X.21                2954
PCI 2-Port Multiprotocol                               2962
Gigabit Ethernet                                       2969
Ethernet BNC/RJ-45                                     2985
Serial to Serial Port Cable for Drawer/Drawer          3124
SP Expansion I/O Unit Cable -- 2 meters                3126
9.1 GB Ultra SCSI (pair)                               3800
18.2 GB Ultra SCSI (pair)                              3803
1 GB (8 x 128 MB DIMMs)                                4133
Memory Expansion Feature (32 POS)                      4880
IBM Token-Ring PCI Adapter                             4959
Single-Ended Ultra SCSI                                6206
Differential Ultra SCSI                                6207
Gigabit Fibre Channel                                  6227
Advanced SerialRAID                                    6230
128 MB DRAM Option Card                                6231
32 MB Fast-Write Cache Option Card                     6235
Artic960RxD Quad Digital Trunk PCI Adapter             6310
External SSA Disk Drive Booting                        9121
External SCSI Disk Drive Booting                       9124
SP Service Lift Tool                                   9204
AIX(R) V4.3.2 with PSSP V3.1                           9431
High Node Return Packaging                             9607
Disk Drive Air Baffle                                  9612
PCI Card Filler, Expansion I/O Unit                    9613
200-240 V 50-60 Hz Single Phase                        9919
Expansion I/O Unit Enclosure                           9935
Expansion I/O Unit Filler Plates                       9936

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