Software support discontinuance: IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500 Software V2 - Replacement available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 910-142
June 15, 2010

 
 ENUS910-142.PDF (49KB)

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Effective April 13, 2012, IBM® will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program                                         Withdrawal from
number        Program release name              support date
 
5697-N65      IBM Virtualization                April 13, 2012
              Engine TS7500 Enterprise
              Edition V2.1
 
5697-N66      IBM Virtualization                April 13, 2012
              Engine TS7500 Limited
              Edition V2.1
 

 
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These products were withdrawn from marketing effective August 15, 2008.


 
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IBM Virtualization Engine™ TS7500 Software V3 Enterprise Edition replaces the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500 Software V2.1.

Customers with current TS7500 V2.1 Software Maintenance are entitled to equivalent per server or per TB levels of the same functions in the TS7500 Software V3 Enterprise Edition replacement product.

The following replacement products are available.

                                  
 Withdrawn                        Replacement
 program                          program
 number    Description            number     Description
 
 5697-N65  IBM Virtualization     5697-P19   IBM Virtualization
           Engine TS7500                     Engine TS7500
           Enterprise Edition V2.1           Enterprise Edition V3
 
 5697-N66  IBM Virtualization     none       none
           Engine TS7500
           Limited Edition V2.1
 

For assistance in determining product equivalencies, contact your IBM representative or Business Partner.

For replacement product information, refer to IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500 Enterprise Edition V3 Software Announcement 210-061, dated February 09, 2010.

For a current list of supported open system configurations for the TS7500 solution, visit

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/tape

Also, consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner regarding current options.


 
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For replacement product information, refer to IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500 Enterprise Edition V3 Software Announcement 210-061, dated February 09, 2010.

Technical support

Remote Technical support will be withdrawn effective April 13, 2012.

Trademarks

Virtualization Engine is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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