Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM XIV Storage System Software V10.0.x and V10.1.x - Replacement available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 911-185
September 27, 2011


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On the effective withdrawal dates, IBM® will withdraw from marketing and discontinue service for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Effective September 30, 2011, the following program will be withdrawn:

Program                                                  Withdrawal from
number    VRM       Program release name                 support date
 
5639-XXA  10.0.x    IBM XIV® Storage System Software V10  09/30/2012

Effective April 30, 2012, the following program will be withdrawn:

Program                                                  Withdrawal from
number    VRM       Program release name                 support date
 
5639-XXA  10.1.x    IBM XIV Storage System Software V10  04/30/2013


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On the effective withdrawal dates, IBM will withdraw from marketing, programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Effective September 30, 2011, the following program will be withdrawn:

Program                                           Program
number    Program release name                    version
 
5639-XXA  IBM XIV Storage System Software V10     10.0.x

Effective April 30, 2012, the following program will be withdrawn:

Program                                           Program
number    Program release name                    version
 
5639-XXA  IBM XIV Storage System Software V10     10.1.x


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The following replacement product are available:

 
Withdrawn                        Replacement
Program                          Program
Number    Description            Number      Description
 
5639-XXA  IBM XIV Storage System 5639-XXA    IBM XIV Storage System
           Software V10.0.x and               Software V10.2.4b and
           V10.1.x                            later 10.x program versions
 
 

Note: IBM Software Services support will continue for IBM XIV Storage System Software V10.2.x, and later program versions. The code for IBM International Program License Agreement for Version 10 remains unchanged. All customers running 10.0.x must upgrade to 10.2.2.a, or later 10.x program version, by September 30, 2012. All customers running 10.1.x must upgrade to 10.2.2.a, or later 10.x program version, by April 30, 2013.

For current supported software levels and related XIV interoperability, visit the XIV Support website

http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/XIV

Consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner regarding current options and product equivalences.

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=911-185
Technical support

Remote Technical support for 5639-XXA IBM XIV Storage System Software V10.0.x will be withdrawn from support with effective date September 30, 2012, and 5639-XXA IBM XIV Storage System Software V10.1.x will be withdrawn from support with effective date April 30, 2013.

Refer to the Software Support website for product support information

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