Software withdrawal and service discontinuance: General Parallel File System V3.4 and select cluster offerings

IBM 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Effective April 18, 2014, the following System Program Order (SPO) features will be withdrawn: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                         Program   Withdrawn  Replacement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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Technical support

Refer to the Software support website for product support information

http://www.ibm.com/software/support/

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=914-002
Trademarks

GPFS is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Power, AIX and PartnerWorld are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

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