Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage Software V1.x

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 916-099
April 26, 2016


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Effective April 30, 2017, IBM® will withdraw support for the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from support date
5639-SN1 IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage V1.5.x April 30, 2017

Note: The IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) hardware end of support will be announced in a separate announcement with the same effective withdrawal date as the software, April 30, 2017.

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Withdrawn programs
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Effective April 30, 2016, IBM will withdraw from marketing, programs and features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Effective April 30, 2016 the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program number Program/Feature name Program version
5639-SN1 IBM SONAS Software V1.5.x
5639-SN1 IBM SONAS Software V1.4.x
5639-SN1 IBM SONAS Software V1.3.x
5639-SN1 IBM SONAS Software V1.2.x
5639-SN1 IBM SONAS Software V1.1.x
5639-NN1 IBM SONAS Software One-Year Registration and Renewal Software Maintenance V1.x
5639-NN2 IBM SONAS Software One-Year After License Software Maintenance V1.x


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Replacement program information
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There are no direct replacements for IBM SONAS. The alternate offering is IBM Spectrum Scale™ from the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family of software-defined storage. IBM Spectrum Scale is available as software, appliance, or cloud service. For detailed information about IBM Spectrum Scale, refer to Software Announcement 214-069, dated April 22, 2014, or go to the http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/spectrum/scale/ website.

Another available offering is IBM Elastic Storage™ Server (ESS), an product combining Spectrum Scale software with dense, low-cost, common building block disk drawers and POWER8® servers. For more information about IBM ESS, refer to Hardware Announcement 114-149, dated October 6, 2014, or go to the IBM Elastic Storage Server website.

For additional information about IBM ESS, go to IBM Knowledge Center.



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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).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 916-099


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For the original announcement of IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage Software, refer to Software Announcement 214-388, dated October 28, 2014.



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Technical support
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See the IBM Support Portal website for product support information.

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IBM Spectrum Scale, IBM Spectrum Storage and IBM Elastic Storage are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

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