Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM z Systems products

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 915-005
January 14, 2015


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Effective March 31, 2015, IBM® is withdrawing from marketing:

Field-installed features and conversions that are delivered solely through a modification to the machine's Licensed Internal Code (LIC) will continue to be available until the withdrawal on December 31, 2015. Effective December 31, 2015, features and conversions that are delivered solely through a modification to the LIC will be withdrawn.

Adding Power® and System x Blade Enablements for the zBX Model 003

On or after March 31, 2015, an MES order can be placed that will allow additional enablements for Power and System x Blade Servers to be installed in a zBX that had server slots available in their existing chassis assemblies. No zBX Model 003 orders will be accepted that include zBX Chassis Assembly (#0603) or other hardware on or after March 31, 2015.

zBX Model 002 upgrade path

The zBX Model 002s can only upgrade to a zBX Model 004.

For more information, refer to IBM z13 Hardware Announcement 115-001, dated January 14, 2015.



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Effective March 31, 2015, the following machine types and models will be withdrawn.

                                Machine         Feature
Description                     Type     Model  number  Conversions

 
 
IBM DataPower XI50z             2462      4BX
Basic enablement                                0650    All
Tivoli Access Manager                           0651    All
Application Optimization                        0654    All
IBM zBX                         2458      003
Service Docs Optional Print                     0033    All
DP Detach feature                               0055    All
HMC                                             0091    All
HMC                                             0092    All
zBX Model 003                                   0502    All
Power 3Ph Delta w/cord                          0520    All
Power w/o cord                                  0521    All
60A/208V 1Ph Cord                               0531    All
63A/230V 1Ph Cord                               0532    All
32A/380-415V 3Ph WYE Cord                       0533    All
Rear Door Heat Exchanger                        0540    All
Std Front Door                                  0541    All
Std Rear Door                                   0542    All
Acoustic Door Set                               0543    All
Chassis Counter Weight                          0544    All
Top Exit                                        0545    All
Rack height reduction                           0570    All
Primary zBX Rack                                0601    All
Expansion zBX Rack                              0602    All
zBX configured chassis asm                      0603    All
10GbE ESM Switch                                0605    All
Fibre Channel Switch                            0606    All
Mgmt TOR switch                                 0607    All
IEDN TOR switch                                 0608    All
8 GB SW optical module                          0615    All
ESM filler plate                                0618    All
Rack filler plate                               0619    All
1000 mm CAT6 cable                              0620    All
15 ft CAT6 cable                                0624    All
3200 mm CAT6 cable                              0625    All
10 GbE 1mSFP cable                              0626    All
10 GbE 3mSFP cable                              0627    All
10 GbE 7mSFP cable                              0628    All
10 GbE LR 10km SFP                              0632    All
10 GbE SR SFP                                   0633    All
1000BASE-LX 1310nm 10km SFP                     0634    All
1000BASE-SX 850nm 550m SFP                      0635    All
US English                                      2924    All
France                                          2928    All
German                                          2929    All
Spanish - Non Spain                             2930    All
Spain                                           2931    All
Italian                                         2932    All
Canadian French                                 2935    All
Portuguese                                      2978    All
Brazilian Portuguese                            2979    All
UK English                                      2980    All
Norwegian                                       2983    All
Sweden Finland                                  2987    All
Netherlands                                     2988    All
Belgian French                                  2989    All
Denmark                                         2993    All
Swiss French, German                            2997    All
Luxembourg-Belgium ordered                      5560    All
Iceland-Ordered in Denmark                      5561    All
China-Ordered in Hong Kong                      5562    All
Flat panel display                              6096    All

Effective December 31, 2015, the following features and conversions that are delivered solely through a modification to the Licensed Internal Code (LIC) will be withdrawn.

                                Machine         Feature
Description                     Type     Model  number  Conversions

IBM zBX                         2458      003
DP Attach feature                               0056    All
DP Blade Enablement                             0611    All
Pwr Blade Enablement                            0612    All
System x Blade Enablement                       0613    All
Month Indicator                                 0660    All
Day Indicator                                   0661    All
Hour Indicator                                  0662    All
Minute Indicator                                0663    All
Qty Indicator                                   0664    All
Countable Member Indicator                      0665    All
RPO action flag                                 9003    All  
IBM DataPower XI50z             2462      4BX
TIBCO                                           0652    All
Database Connectivity                           0653    All
Month Indicator                                 0660    All
Day Indicator                                   0661    All
Hour Indicator                                  0662    All
Minute Indicator                                0663    All
Qty Indicator                                   0664    All
Countable Member Indicator                      0665    All
IBM zEnterprise EC12            2827      H20
                                          H43
                                          H66
                                          H89
                                          HA1
Manage FW DP                                    0047    All
Manage FW Pwr Blade                             0048    All
Manage FW IBM System x Bl                       0049    All
Automate FW DP                                  0050    All
Automate FW Pwr Blade                           0051    All
Adv Mgmt FW System x Blade                      0053    All
Automate FW IBM System x Bl                     0071    All
IBM zEnterprise BC12            2828      H06
                                          H13
Manage FW DP                                    0064    All
Manage FW Pwr Blade                             0065    All
Manage FW System x Bl                           0066    All
Automate FW DP                                  0067    All
Automate FW Pwr Blade                           0068    All
Automate FW IBM System x Bl                     0069    All
 

Adding Power and System x Blade Enablements for the zBX Model 003

On or after March 31, 2015, an MES order can be placed that will allow additional enablements for Power and System x Blade Servers to be installed in a zBX that had server slots available in their existing chassis assemblies. No zBX Model 003 orders will be accepted that include zBX Chassis Assembly (#0603) or other hardware on or after March 31, 2015.

IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI50 for zEnterprise (2462-4BX) Availability

Movement of DP blades from a zBX Model 003 will be accepted up till March 31, 2015 After March 31, 2015, and before December 31, 2015, only "parked" DP blades can be added if the chassis assembly (#0603) has available slots to support the addition. No new infrastructure (chassis assembly or other hardware) will be shipped to support a DP blade moving from one Model 003 to another Model 003 on or after March 31, 2015. The DP blade requires two server slots.

There are two features available for the DP Blade machine type-model 2462-4BX:

These features (#0652 and #0653) may be ordered for an existing DP Blade 2462-4BX installed in a 2458 Model 003 through December 31, 2015. On or after that date, no orders will be accepted for these features for a 2462-4BX.



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