Software withdrawal and discontinuance of support: IBM System Storage ProtecTIER V2.X - Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-187
August 27, 2013


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Effective October 4, 2013, IBM® will withdraw from marketing, programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Effective October 4, 2013, the following programs will be withdrawn:

Program                                          Program
number        Program/Feature name               version
 
5639-XXB      IBM System Storage® ProtecTIER®      2.4.0
               Enterprise Edition
5639-XXP      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      2.4.0
               Appliance Edition
5639-TAA      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      2.1.0
               Entry Edition
 
5639-XXB      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      2.5.0
               Enterprise Edition
5639-XXP      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      2.5.0
               Appliance Edition
5639-TAA      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      2.5.0
               Entry Edition

Effective September 30, 2014, IBM will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program                                          Withdrawal from
number        Program release name               support date
 
5639-XXB      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Enterprise Edition V2.4
5639-XXP      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Appliance Edition V2.4
5639-TAA      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Entry Edition V2.1
 
5639-XXB      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Enterprise Edition V2.5
5639-XXP      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Appliance Edition V2.5
5639-TAA      IBM System Storage ProtecTIER      September 30, 2014
               Entry Edition V2.5


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                         Program                           Program
Withdrawn programs       number    Replacement programs    number
 
IBM System Storage       5639-XXB  IBM System Storage      5639-PTA
 ProtecTIER Enterprise              ProtecTIER Enterprise
 Edition V2.4                       Edition V3
IBM System Storage       5639-XXP  IBM System Storage      5639-PTB
 ProtecTIER Appliance               ProtecTIER Appliance
 Edition V2.4                       Edition V3
IBM System Storage       5639-TAA  IBM System Storage      5639-PTC
 ProtecTIER Entry                   ProtecTIER Entry
 Edition V2.1                       Edition V3
 
IBM System Storage       5639-XXB  IBM System Storage      5639-PTA
 ProtecTIER Enterprise              ProtecTIER Enterprise
 Edition V2.5                       Edition V3
IBM System Storage       5639-XXP  IBM System Storage      5639-PTB
 ProtecTIER Appliance               ProtecTIER Appliance
 Edition V2.5                       Edition V3
IBM System Storage       5639-TAA  IBM System Storage      5639-PTC
 ProtecTIER Entry                   ProtecTIER Entry
 Edition V2.5                       Edition V3

For additional information on IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Enterprise and Appliance Edition V3, refer to Software Announcement 213-007, dated February 05, 2013 , Software Announcement 212-196, dated June 04, 2012 , and Software Announcement 211-155, dated May 09, 2011 .

For additional information on IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Entry Edition V3, refer to Software Announcement 213-009, dated February 05, 2013 , Software Announcement 212-195, dated June 04, 2012 , and Software Announcement 211-157, dated May 09, 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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=913-187
Technical support

Remote technical support will be withdrawn effective September 30, 2014.

Trademarks

IBM, System Storage, ProtecTIER 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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