Hardware withdrawal: IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server Models 750 and 800, and IBM Standby Capacity on Demand for ESS offering — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 906-016
January 24, 2006

 

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Overview

Effective April 28, 2006, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following products:

  • IBM TotalStorage® Enterprise Storage Server™ (ESS) Models 750 and 800
  • IBM Standby Capacity on Demand for ESS offering

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM. You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners. For details refer to the Withdrawn products section.

Replacement product information

Withdrawn product                     Replacement product
 
IBM TotalStorage Enterprise           IBM TotalStorage DS8000 Series
 Storage Server                        (2107 Models 921, 922, or 9A2)
 Models 750 and 800                   IBM TotalStorage DS6000 Series
                                       (1750 Model 511)
                                      Refurbished ESS Model 800
                                       (2105 Model 800 with
                                       feature number 9940)
 
IBM Standby Capacity                  None
 on Demand for ESS

For more information, refer to the following announcements:

  • Hardware Announcement 104-382 , dated October 12, 2004, IBM TotalStorage DS8000 Series — Setting new standards for on demand enterprise disk storage.
  • Hardware Announcement 104-384 , dated October 12, 2004, IBM TotalStorage DS6000 series offers enterprise disk technology on a modular platform.
  • Hardware Announcement 106-052 , dated January 24, 2006, Refurbished IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server Model 800.

 
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Withdrawn products

                                           Machine            Feature
Description                                type   Model       number
 
IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server 2105   750 and 800
 
IBM Standby Capacity on Demand:
 Standby Disk Eight-Pack --                       F20/800     2133
  36.4 GB (10,000 rpm)
 Standby Disk Eight-Pack --                       F20/750/800 2134
  72.8 GB (10,000 rpm)
 Standby Disk Eight-Pack --                       750/800     2135
  145.6 GB (10,000 rpm)
 Standby Disk Eight-Pack --                       F20/800     2153
  36.4 GB (15,000 rpm)
 Standby Disk Eight-Pack --                       F20/800     2154
  72.8 GB (15,000 rpm)
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2132         F20/800     2162
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2133         F20/800     2163
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2134         F20/750/800 2164
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2135         750/800     2165
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2152         F20/800     2172
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2153         F20/800     2173
 Standby Annual Renewal for feature #2154         F20/800     2174

 
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Direct customer support

The IBMLink™ ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the product remains available.

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 906-016

Trademarks

 
Enterprise Storage Server and IBMLink are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
TotalStorage 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.

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