Software withdrawal: IBM TotalStorage SAN Volume Controller Storage Software V4 -- Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 909-179
October 20, 2009

 
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Effective January 22, 2010, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the indicated program numbers, AAS features, and Passport Advantage® media part numbers for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

 
  Program                                         Feature    Part
  number        Program name                      number     number
 
  5639-VC4      IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume    All        BH031ML
                Controller Storage Software V4               Media pack
 
  5639-VW1      IBM System Storage SAN Volume     All        N/A
                Controller Entry Edition
                Storage Software V4
 
  
 

SAN Volume Controller AAS Software Maintenance PIDs and features, and Passport Advantage product part numbers for this product will be updated.

After January 22, 2010, the following related SAN Volume Controller Software Maintenance PIDs and their features will remain available in AAS for Software Maintenance Renewal.

  • 5639-SSA One Year Registration/Renewal
  • 5639-SSB One Year After License
  • 5639-SSC Three Year Registration
  • 5639-SSD Three Year Renewal
  • 5639-SSE Three Year After License
  • 5639-SSF Two Year Registration
  • 5639-SSG Four Year Registration
  • 5639-SSH Five Year Registration
  • 5639-VV1 Entry Edition One Year Registration/Renewal
  • 5639-VV2 Entry Edition One Year After License
  • 5639-VV3 Entry Edition Three Year Registration
  • 5639-VV4 Entry Edition Three Year Renewal
  • 5639-VV5 Entry Edition Three Year After License
  • 5639-VV6 Entry Edition Two Year Registration
  • 5639-VV7 Entry Edition Four Year Registration
  • 5639-VV8 Entry Edition Five Year Registration

Software Maintenance Registration features under 5639-SSA, 5639-SSC, 5639-SSF, 5639-SSG, 5639-SSH, 5639-VV1, 5639-VV3, 639-VV6, 5639-VV7, and 5639-VV8 will remain available only in association with new 5639-VC5 product authorizations.


 
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Program                                         Feature    Part
number        Program name                      number     number
 
5639-VC4      IBM TotalStorage® SAN Volume      All        BH031ML
              Controller Storage Software V4               Media pack
 
5639-VW1      IBM TotalStorage SAN Volume       All        N/A
              Controller Entry Edition
              Software V4
 
 

SAN Volume Controller AAS Software Maintenance PIDs and features, and Passport Advantage product part numbers for this product will be updated and remain orderable with the replacement version.

After January 22, 2010 the following related SAN Volume Controller Software Maintenance PIDs and their features will remain available in AAS for Software Maintenance Renewal.

5639-SSA One Year Registration/Renewal
5639-SSB One Year After License
5639-SSC Three Year Registration
5639-SSD Three Year Renewal
5639-SSE Three Year After License
5639-SSF Two Year Registration
5639-SSG Four Year Registration
5639-SSH Five Year Registration
5639-VV1 Entry Edition One Year Registration/Renewal
5639-VV2 Entry Edition One Year After License
5639-VV3 Entry Edition Three Year Registration
5639-VV4 Entry Edition Three Year Renewal
5639-VV5 Entry Edition Three Year After License
5639-VV6 Entry Edition Two Year Registration
5639-VV7 Entry Edition Four Year Registration
5639-VV8 Entry Edition Five Year Registration

Software Maintenance Registration features under 5639-SSA, 5639-SSC, 5639-SSF, 5639-SSG, 5639-SSH, 5639-VV1, 5639-VV3, 5639-VV6, 5639-VV7, and 5639-VV8 will remain available only in association with new 5639-VC5 and 5639-VW2 product authorizations. On or after that date, you can no longer obtain this program directly from IBM. You can obtain this program on an as-available basis through IBM Remarketers.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.


 
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For additional information, refer to Software Announcement 209-261, dated October 20, 2009.

 
 
   Withdrawn program ID    Replacement program ID
 
   5639-VC4                5639-VC5  Product program
 
   5639-VW1                5639-VW2  Product program

Note: In the table below, AAS product features representing 250 terabytes per selection require a multiple quantity of the corresponding Passport Advantage part number for an equivalent order.
 5639-VC4                     5639-VC4   5639-VC5
 Withdrawn program/           Withdrawn  Replacement Passport
 Build-to-order               BTO        BTO         Advantage
 feature                      feature    feature     part
 description                  number     number      number
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN
Volume Controller
Storage Software V4
with Cumulative Tiers
 
No-Charge Preload              5005       5005        NA
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 1-12         4407       0001        D5579LL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization
Per Terabyte 1-12
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 13-32        4408       0002        D557FLL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization
Per Terabyte 13-32
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 33-64        4409       0003        D557JLL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization
Per Terabyte 33-64
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 65-100       4410       0004        D557LLL
SVC Virtualization
Per Terabyte 65-100
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 101-250      4411       0005        D557NLL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization
Per Terabyte 101-250
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/TB 251+         4412       0006        D557QLL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization
Per Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC VZN+1YRSWM/250TB 251+      4413       0007        D557QLL
SVC Storage SW Virtualization                         X Q=250
Per 250 Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 

Optional FlashCopy® authorization features

 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 1-12         4414       0008        D557BLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 1-12
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 13-32        4415       0009        D557DLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 13-32
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 33-64        4416       0010        D557HLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 33-64
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 65-100       4417       0011        D557SLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 65-100
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 101-250      4418       0012        D557WLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 101-250
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/TB 251+         4419       0013        D557YLL
FlashCopy
Per Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC FLC+1YRSWM/250TB 251+      4420       0014        D557YLL
FlashCopy                                             X Q=250
Per 250 Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 

Optional Metro Mirror for SAN Volume Controller authorization features

 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 1-12         4421       0015        D5580LL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 1-12
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 13-32        4422       0016        D5582LL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 13-32
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 33-64        4423       0017        D5584LL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 33-64
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 65-100       4424       0018        D5586LL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 65-100
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 101-250      4425       0019        D5588LL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 101-250
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/TB 251+         4426       0020        D558ALL
Metro Mirror
Per Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
SVC MRM+1YRSWM/250TB 251+      4427       0021        D558ALL
Metro Mirror                                          X Q=250
Per 250 Terabyte 251+
with 1 Year SW Maintenance
 
No-charge Media Supply         6146       6183        NA
 
 
 5639-VW1                     5639-VW1   5639-VW2
 Withdrawn program/           Withdrawn  Replacement Passport
 Build-to-order               BTO        BTO         Advantage
 feature                      feature    feature     part
 description                  number     number      number
 
IBM TotalStorage SAN
Volume Controller
Entry Edition Software V4
per Disk Drive
 
No-Charge Preload              5005       5005        NA
 
SVC Entry Edition Base         0001       0001        D0581LL
Virtualization V5
per Disk Drive
with one year SW Maintenance
 
SVC Entry Edition FlashCopy    0003       0002        D058BLL
per Disk Drive
with one year SW Maintenance
 
SVC Entry Edition Metro/Global 0005       0003        D057RLL
Mirror
per Disk Drive
with one year SW Maintenance
 
No-charge Media Supply         6159       6184        NA
 

NA = Not applicable

AAS Software Maintenance product IDs 5639-SSA, 5639-SSB, 5639-SSC, 5639-SSD, 5639-SSE, 5639-SSF, 5639-SSG, and 5639-SSH will remain available in AAS with the same feature numbers applicable in conjunction with the V5.1 replacement product, 5639-VC5. AAS Software Maintenance product IDs 5639-VV1, 5639-VV2, 5639-VV3, 5639-VV4, 5639-VV5, 5639-VV6, 5639-VV7, and 5639-VV8 will remain available in AAS with the same feature numbers applicable in conjunction with the V5.1 Entry Edition replacement product, 5639-VW2.

Passport Advantage part numbers established for order of 5639-VC4 remain unchanged for order of 5639-VC5, with the exception of the Media Pack part number; that Media Pack part number has no replacement in V5.1 as shown in the table below.

 
 
 
           program/                  program/      Program/feature
 Withdrawn part number   Replacement part number   number
 
 BH031ML                 NA                        6183 (for 5639-VC5)
 IBM TotalStorage                                  6184 (for 5639-VW1)
 SAN Volume Controller                             No-Charge
 V4.1 per TB                                       Media Supply
 with cumulative tiers,
 5639-VC4
 Software V4.1.0.
 MP Eng/Jpn
 
 
 
 
 
          Withdrawn parts                 Replacement parts
 
                       Withdrawal
                       from
Part    Part           marketing  Part    Part           Availability
number  description    date       number  description    date
 
BH031ML SVC Software   11/27/2009 NA      NA             NA
        V4.1.0.1
        MP Eng/Jpn
 
 
 
 

 
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For information regarding the replacement products for 5639-VC4 and 5639-VW1, refer to Software Announcement 209-261, dated October 20, 2009.

Technical support

Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information

http://www.ibm.com/software/support/

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.

For specific SAN Volume Controller information, refer to the product support Web site at

http://www.ibm.com/storage/support/2145

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=909-179
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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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