Software withdrawal and service discontinuance: General Parallel File System V3.4 and select cluster offeringsIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 914-002
January 14, 2014
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Effective April 30, 2015, IBM® will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:
Program number Program release name 5765-G66 GPFS for Power®, V3.4 5765-XA3 GPFS for x86 Architecture, V3.4 5765-ESX Parallel ESSL for AIX®, V4.1 5765-PER IBM PE Runtime Edition for AIX, V1.1 5765-PED IBM PE Developer Edition for AIX, V1.1 5765-PDP IBM PE Developer Edition for Linux on Power, V1.1.1
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Effective April 18, 2014, IBM will withdraw from marketing, the following program releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.
Program number Program release name 5765-G66 GPFS for Power, V3.4 5765-XA3 GPFS for x86 Architecture, V3.4 5765-ESX Parallel ESSL for AIX, V4.1 5765-PER IBM PE Runtime Edition for AIX, V1.1 5765-PED IBM PE Developer Edition for AIX, V1.1 5765-PDP IBM PE Developer Edition for Linux on Power, V1.1.1
On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order this release of the product directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.
Effective April 18, 2014, the following System Program Order (SPO) features will be withdrawn:
Program Program Feature number Program/Feature name version number 5692-A6P GPFS for AIX 3.4 2281 5692-LOP GPFS for Linux on Power 3.4 2268 5692-LOP GPFS x86 Architecture 3.4 2269
SPO program numbers 5692-A6P and 5692-LOP are not withdrawing, only the features listed.
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Program Withdrawn Replacement Program name number release release GPFS for Power 5765-G66 3.4 3.5 GPFS for x86 Architect 5765-XA3 3.4 3.5 Parallel ESSL for AIX 5765-ESX 4.1 4.2 IBM PE Runtime for AIX 5765-PER 1.1 1.2 IBM PE Developer f AIX 5765-PED 1.1 1.3 IBM PE Devel for Linux 5765-PDP 1.1.1 1.3
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Refer to the Software support website for product support information
Technical support continues to be available for the follow-on release. The end of support for these releases will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.
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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