Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM PowerVC Version 1 - Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 920-092
October 6, 2020

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Support discontinuance

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Effective April 30, 2022, IBM® will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from support date
5765-VCS IBM PowerVC Standard V1 April 30, 2022
5765-VCC IBM Cloud® PowerVC Manager V1 April 30, 2022
5765-VCD IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager SDI V1 April 30, 2022


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Withdrawn programs

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On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these product directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.

Effective December 8, 2020, the following programs and features will be withdrawn from marketing:

Program number Program name Program version Feature number
5765-VCS IBM PowerVC Standard 1.x.x All
5765-VCC IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager 1.x.x All

Effective January 21, 2021, the following programs and features will be withdrawn from marketing:

Program number Program/Feature name Program version Feature number
5765-VCD IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager SDI 1.x.x All
5771-VCD Reg/Ren 1Y 1.x.x All
5773-VCD Reg/Ren 3Y 1.x.x All
5771-VCA ALC 1.x.x All


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Replacement information

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Withdrawn programs Program number Replacement programs Program number
PowerVC Standard Version 1 5765-VCS IBM PowerVC Version 2 5765-VS2
Cloud PowerVC Manager Version 1 5765-VCC IBM PowerVC for Private Cloud Version 2 5765-VC2
Cloud PowerVC Manager SDI Version 1 5765-VCD IBM PowerVC for Private Cloud Version 2 5765-VC2

For additional information, see Software Announcement 220-247, dated October 6, 2020.

Note: Cloud PowerVC Manager SDI V1 and Cloud PowerVC Manager V1 will be replaced with PowerVC for Private Cloud V2.



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Order processing

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Orders received on or after the effective date of withdrawal will not be filled.

For new orders, the client-requested arrival date (CRAD) must be prior to the effective date of withdrawal.



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Reference information

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For additional information, see the Software Announcement 220-247, dated October 6, 2020.



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Technical support

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See the IBM Support website for program support information.

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