Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway for System z V1.1.0

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-170
September 11, 2012

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Effective September 30, 2013, IBM® will withdraw support for the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program                                          Withdrawal from
number    Program release name                   support date
5639-FPA  IBM System Storage® ProtecTIER®        September 30, 2013
           Deduplication Gateway for System z® V1.1.0

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Effective December 12, 2012, IBM will withdraw from marketing, program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Program                                           Program
number        Program/Feature name                version
5639-FPA      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER       1.1.0
               Deduplication Gateway for System z

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                        Program                            Program
Withdrawn programs      number    Replacement programs     number
IBM System Storage      5639-FPA  IBM System Storage       5639-FPA
 ProtecTIER Deduplication          ProtecTIER Deduplication
 Gateway for System z V1.1.0       Gateway for System z V1.2.0

For additional information, refer to Software Announcement 210-217, dated July 20, 2010 .

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).
Technical support

Remote Technical support will be withdrawn effective September 30, 2013.


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