Software support discontinuance: IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition V2.3 - Replacements availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-054
April 3, 2012
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Effective April 30, 2013, IBM® will withdraw support from the following product releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:
Program number VRM Program release name 5639-XXB 2.3.0 IBM System Storage® ProtecTIER Enterprise Edition V2.3 5639-XXP 2.3.0 IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Appliance Edition V2.3
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ProtecTIER® V2.3 was withdrawn from marketing effective June 15, 2010.
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|Replacement program information|
The following replacement products are available:
Withdrawn Replacement Program Program Number Description Number Description 5639-XXB IBM System Storage 5639-PTA IBM System Storage ProtecTIER ProtecTIER Enterprise Edition V2.3 Enterprise Edition V3.1 5639-XXP IBM System Storage 5639-PTB IBM System Storage ProtecTIER ProtecTIER Appliance Edition V2.3 Appliance Edition V3.1
For replacement product information, refer to IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Appliance and Enterprise Edition V3.1 Software Announcement 211-155, dated May 09, 2011.
For a current list of supported open system configurations for the ProtecTIER solution, visit
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).
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For replacement product information, refer to IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Appliance and Enterprise Edition V3.1 Software Announcement 211-155, dated May 09, 2011, or contact your IBM representative.
Remote Technical support will be withdrawn effective April 30, 2013.
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