Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: Selected IBM Systems software Replacements availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 906-089
April 25, 2006
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Effective on the dates listed, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs and all associated features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA):
Program Program Effective number name date 5771-PSP PSSP SW Maintenance May 31, 2006 5773-PSP PSSP SW Maintenance May 31, 2006 5771-GPF GPFS for AIX(R), SW Maintenance April 25, 2006 5773-GPF GPFS for AIX, SW Maintenance April 25, 2006 5771-GLP GPFS for Linux(TM), April 25, 2006 SW Maintenance 5773-GLP GPFS for Linux, SW Maintenance April 25, 2006 5765-G22 IBM Grid Toolbox for AIX, V1 July 28, 2006 5765-G29 IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux July 28, 2006 on xSeries(R), V1 5733-GD1 IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux July 28, 2006 on iSeries(R) and pSeries(R), V1 5733-GT1 IBM Grid Toolbox for OS/400(R), V1 July 28, 2006
Effective July 28, 2006, IBM will withdraw program warranty service for the following program releases licensed under the IPLA:
- IBM Grid Toolbox for AIX, V1 (5765-G22)
- IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux on xSeries, V1 (5765-G29)
- IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux on iSeries and pSeries, V1 (5733-GD1)
- IBM Grid Toolbox for OS/400, V1 (5733-GT1)
On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.
The IBM Grid Toolbox functionality is replaced by Univa's product, Univa Globus Enterprise (UGE). This product is available through Univa Corporation
Inquiries and downloads should be directed to email@example.com.
Withdrawn program Replacement program 5771-PSP PSSP for AIX 1YR SW Maint. 5660-CSA, 5661-CSA 5773-PSP PSSP for AIX 3YR SW Maint. 5662-CSA, 5663-CSA, 5664-CSA 5771-GPF GPFS for AIX 1YR SW Maint. 5660-GPF, 5661-GPF 5773-GPF GPFS for AIX 3YR SW Maint. 5662-GPF, 5663-GPF, 5664-GPF 5771-GLP GPFS for Linux 1YR SW Maint. 5660-GLP, 5661-GLP 5773-GLP GPFS for Linux 3YR SW Maint. 5662-GLP, 5663-GLP, 5664-GLP 5765-G22 IBM Grid Toolbox for AIX, V1 IBM Globus toolbox 5765-G29 IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux functionality for on xSeries, V1 xSeries, iSeries, 5733-GD1 IBM Grid Toolbox for Linux and pSeries, will now on iSeries and pSeries, V1 be delivered by 5733-GT1 IBM Grid Toolbox for OS/400, V1 IBM Business Partners.
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For additional information regarding SW Maintenance for GPFS, refer to Software Announcement 206-101 , dated April 25, 2006 (GPFS for AIX 5L, V3), and Software Announcement 206-100 , dated April 25, 2006, (GPFS for Linux on POWER, V3).
Technical support: Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information
Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.
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).
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