Hardware withdrawal: Model 2073-700 for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified - Replacement available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-147
July 9, 2013

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Effective August 10, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing IBM Storwize® V7000 Unified File Module, 2073-700. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM .

For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than August 31, 2013. You can obtain the product on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, visit our IBM Certified Used website to check on availability or utilize our request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment™ has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit


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                                            Machine   Model
Description                                 type      number
IBM Storwize V7000 Unified File Module      2073      700

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Withdrawn product     Replacement product      Machine/model
IBM Storwize V7000    IBM Storwize V7000       2073/720
 Unified (2073-700)    Unified File Module

For additional information on the replacement models, refer to Hardware Announcement 113-126, dated July 09, 2013 .

For additional information on withdrawn models, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-180, dated October 11, 2011 .

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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The IBMLink ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the product remains available.


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