Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM System x features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-244
November 13, 2012

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Effective November 30, 2012, IBM® will withdraw the following products from marketing. As of this date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM . You can obtain these products through authorized remarketers or IBM-authorized System x® and BladeCenter® dealers while supplies last.

These products, while no longer marketed by IBM , may continue to be available from authorized Option Continuation Program (OCP) resellers. For details on this program, visit the following link


These products may be obtained on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or distributors.

If you have a continuing need for these options, visit our IBM Certified Used Equipment™ website to check on availability or utilize our "request a quote" to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Used Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days. For further information, visit


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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM System x machine types:

                                               Machine        Feature
Description                                     type    Model number

4GB (1x4GB) Dual Rank  PC3-10600 CL9            7871     AC1   0040
 ECC DDR3-1333 VLP RDIMM                                 MC1
QLogic Infiniband Ethernet Bridge Module        8740     HC1   2941
 for IBM BladeCenter                            8750     HC1
                                                8852     HC1
QLogic Infiniband Fibre Bridge Module for       8740     HC1   2942
 IBM BladeCenter                                8750     HC1
                                                8852     HC1
Mellanox ConnectX Dual-Port 4X QDR IB x8        6391     AC1   3596
 PCI-E 2.0 HCA                                  7145     AC1
                                                7164     AC1
                                                7944     AC1
                                                7945     AC1
                                                7946     AC1
                                                7947     AC1
                                                7949     N21
1.8m, 15A/208V, C19 to NEMA 6-15P (US)          8721     HC1   6537
 Line Cord
2.5m, 15A/208V, C19 to NEMA 6-15P (US)          8721     HC1   6566
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4.3m, 15A/250V, C19 to NEMA 6-15P (US)          8721     HC1   A1NV
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No replacements are available.

Contact your IBM representative, IBM Business Partner, or consult the IBM Sales Manual for the most current information regarding IBM products.

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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