Hardware withdrawal: IBM BladeCenter selected features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 910-179
October 7, 2010

ENUS910-179.PDF ENUS910-179.PDF

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Effective October 12, 2010, October 22, 2010, October 29, 2010 and December 31, 2010, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following IBM BladeCenter® features. On or after this date, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM

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



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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems™ machine types:

Effective October 12, 2010

Feature withdrawals

                                                 Machine 
Description                                       type  Model   Feature

CSC Specify                                       7042  C07     0275
                                                        C08
                                                        CR4
                                                        CR5
                                                        CR6
                                                  7778  23X
                                                  7779  BCS
                                                  7809  H22
                                                  7988  J21
                                                  7989  BCH
                                                  7998  60X
                                                        61X
                                                  8202  E4B
                                                  8203  E4A
                                                  8204  E8A
                                                  8205  E6B
                                                  8231  E2B
                                                  8233  E8B
                                                  8234  EMA
                                                  8236  E8C
                                                  8261  E4S
                                                  8406  70Y
                                                        71Y
                                                  9110  51A
                                                  9117  MMA
                                                        MMB
                                                  9119  FHA
                                                  9179  MHB

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective October 22, 2010

Feature withdrawals
                                                 Machine 
Description                                       type  Model   Feature
 
Custom Service Specify, On-Site                   0789  384     5039
 
                                                  7014  B42
 
                                                  7778  23X
 
                                                  7779  BCS
 
                                                  7809  H22
 
                                                  7988  J21
 
                                                  7989  BCH
 
                                                  7998  60X
 
                                                        61X
 
                                                  8406  70Y
 
                                                        71Y

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective October 29, 2010

Feature withdrawals
                                                 Machine 
Description                                       type  Model   Feature

IBM BladeCenter H 2900W AC Power Module w/Fan
Pack                                              7989  BCH     3200
Alpha-Numeric Test FC                             7316  TF3     TE5T

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective October 31, 2010

Feature withdrawals
                                                 Machine 
Description                                       type  Model   Feature

BNT Layer 2-7 GbE Switch Module for BladeCenter   7989  BCH     3211 
4X InfiniBand Pass-Thru Module for IBM
BladeCenter                                       7989  BCH     3216
QLogic 4 Gb Intelligent Pass-Thru Module for IBM
BladeCenter                                       7779  BCS     3245
                                                  7989  BCH
Emulex 4Gb Fibre Channel Expansion Card (CFFv)
for IBM Blade Center                              7998  60X     8251
                                                        61X
Voltaire 4x DDR Expansion Card (CFFh) for IBM
BladeCenter                                       7778  23X     8298
                                                  7998  60X
                                                        61X
                                                  8406  70Y
                                                        71Y



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    Withdrawn Replacement
    product   product
    number    number     Product description

    3200      3205       IBM BladeCenter H 2980W Power Supply -
                         Redundant Power
 
    3211      3212       BNT Layer 2/3 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Switch
                         Modules for BladeCenter
 
    3216      3204       Voltaire 40 Gb InfiniBand Switch Module for
                         IBM BladeCenter
    3245      5449       QLogic 8 Gb Intelligent Pass-thru Module
    8251      8248       QLogic 4Gb 2 Port Fibre Channel Expansion Card (CFFv)
                         for IBM BladeCenter
    8298      8258       4x DDR Expansion Card (CFFh) for IBM BladeCenter
 
 

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=910-179
Trademarks

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

IBM, BladeCenter and PartnerWorld are registered trademarks 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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