Revised availability: Effective withdrawal date for IBM System Storage SAN40B-4 ordered with specified FICON feature

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 113-051
March 12, 2013

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The previously announced effective withdrawal date of IBM® System Storage® SAN40B-4 (2498-B40) has changed when ordered with the FICON® CUP feature (#7409).

The new effective withdrawal date is May 16, 2013.

Refer to Hardware Withdrawal 912-242, dated December 18, 2012 , for complete withdrawal information.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these models directly from IBM .

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).

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Planned effective withdrawal date: May 16, 2013

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Terms and conditions, and all other information are unchanged by this announcement. Refer to the withdrawal announcement listed in the Reference information section for complete withdrawal details.

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Refer to Hardware withdrawal 912-242, dated December 18, 2012 , for complete withdrawal information.

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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

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Reference: YE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

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