IBM delivers hardware enhancements for selected IBM POWER9 technology-based servers

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 121-013
April 13, 2021

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At a glance

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Hardware enhancements are available for selected systems in the IBM® POWER9™ scale-out and scale-up family of servers, including:

  • New generation of mainstream 2.5-inch solid-state drives (SSD) provides enhancements in the 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB capacity point for IBM Power® Systems E980, E950, S924, S914, S922, L922, H924, and H922 servers.
  • New generation of enterprise 2.5-inch SSDs provides enhancements in the 387 GB, 775 GB, and 1550 GB capacity point for Power E980, E950, S924, S914, S922, L922, H924, and H922 servers.
  • Enterprise 800 GB SSD PCIe4 Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) U.2 module provides an entry-level device specific to the IBM i operating system for Power S924, S914, and S922 servers.
  • New PCIe 4.0 x8 dual-port 32 Gb optical Fibre channel (FC) adapter for Power E980, E950, S924, S914, S922, H924, and H922 servers.
  • New Peripheral Component Interconnect® Express (PCIe) 3.0 16 Gb quad-port optical FC adapter for Power E980, E950, S924, S914, S922, H924, and H922 servers.
  • Healthcare Solution Edition offers new configuration for Enterprise Cache Protocol (ECP) for the Power S924 server.


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The POWER9 server family delivers several key hardware enhancements.

Mainstream 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB capacity SSDs

New mainstream 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB capacity SSDs are designed to help provide a lower cost per terabyte of SSD storage in a space-efficient footprint. A 2.5-inch serial-attached SCSI (SAS) SSD is mounted on an SFF-3 carrier or tray for a POWER9 system unit or mounted on an SFF-2 for placement in an expansion drawer, such as the EXP24SX drawer, when attached to a POWER9 server. The drive is formatted to use 4224-byte (4k) sectors and does not support the 4k JBOD 4096-byte sector.

Enterprise 387 GB, 775 GB, and 1550 GB capacity SSDs

New enterprise SSDs refresh the previously available 387 GB, 775 GB, and 1550 GB capacity points for POWER9 servers. These are 400 GB, 800 GB, and 1600 GB SSDs that are always formatted either to 4224 (4k) byte sectors or to 528 (5xx) byte sectors for additional protection, resulting in 387 GB, 775 GB, and 1550 GB capacities. The 4096-byte sector, the 512-byte sector, and JBOD are not supported. The 4k drives are not supported on servers older than POWER9.

Enterprise 800 GB SSD PCIe4 NVMe U.2 module for IBM i

Enterprise 800 GB NVMe SFF U.2 15mm SSD is a PCIe generation 4 (Gen4) drive. The SSD can be used in any U.2 15mm NVMe slot in the system. NVMe is a high-performance architecture and command protocol that can read and write flash memory. Compared to a SAS or SATA SSD, the NVMe SSD provides more read and write input/output operations per second (IOPS) and larger throughput (GB/sec).

PCIe4 32 Gb dual-port optical FC adapter

The new PCIe 4.0 x8 dual-port 32 Gb optical FC adapter is a high-performance short form adapter based on the Marvell QLE2772 PCIe host bus adapter (6.6 inches x 2.731 inches). The adapter provides two ports of 32 Gb FC capability using SR optics. Each port can provide up to 6,400 MBps bandwidth.

PCIe3 16 Gb quad-port optical FC adapter

The new PCIe 3.0 16 Gb quad-port optical FC adapter is a high-performance x8 short form adapter based on the Marvell QLE2694L PCIe host bus adapter (6.6 inches x 2.371 inches). The adapter provides four ports of 16 Gb FC capability using SR optics. Each port can provide up to 3,200 MBps bandwidth.

Healthcare Solution Edition Enterprise Cache Protocol (ECP) for the Power S924 server

The Healthcare Solution Edition ECP provides a more cost-effective solution for small-to-medium-size hospitals ordering a new Power S924 server. This configuration supports ECP computing to enable local processing and availability.



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Feature exchange

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Not applicable



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Key requirements

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Planned availability date

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  • April 23, 2021, except for features ELG2, ELSG, ES1K, EP5K, and EP6K
  • May 7, 2021, for features EP5K and EP6K
  • May 14, 2021, for features ELSG and ES1K
  • April 13, 2021, for feature ELG2 on 7316-TF5



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Mainstream 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB capacity SSDs

The new mainstream 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB capacity SSDs are designed to provide lower cost per terabyte of SSD storage in a space-efficient footprint.

When placed in POWER9 system units with SAS SFF-3 bays, the drive is run by the integrated SAS controller such as found in Power E950, S924, S914, S922, L922, H922, and H924 servers. When placed in the EXP24SX (SFF-2) storage enclosure, the drive is run by a PCIe3 SAS RAID adapter, such as features EJ0L, EJ14, EJ0J, EJ0M, EL3B, or EL59. These PCIe3 controllers support 4k drives on POWER9 servers. Earlier-generation SAS controllers don't support 4k drives.

When placed in an SSD array of one of these PCIe3 controllers, the array must be all mainstream SSDs or all nonmainstream SSDs. A SAS controller can currently run 4k and 5xx drives, but they must be in separate arrays. Drives in an array should be the same or similar capacity. Hard disk drives (HDDs) and SSDs can only be mixed in the same array when part of an Easy Tier® array (RAID 5TS, RAID 6T2, or RAID 10T2) provided by SAS RAID controllers, such as feature EJ0L, feature EJ14, or POWER9-integrated backplane controllers.

Like all SSDs, the performance of the 931 GB, 1.86 TB, 3.72 TB, and 7.44 TB mainstream SSDs are excellent compared to an HDD. Read performance is on par with higher write endurance SSDs, such as the enterprise SSDs. Write performance, when compared to enterprise SSDs, is somewhat slower but still more than 25 times that of a standard 15K HDD. As with any drive, either HDD or SSD, the number of drives is still a factor in achieving satisfactory performance, especially for IBM i.

These are mainstream drives and are not suitable for write-intensive workloads. Write-intensive workloads are those that write more to the drive each day than its rated capacity. Writes past the drive's maximum write capacity will continue to work for some period of time, but much more slowly. A Predictive Failure Analysis message will indicate that it is time to replace the drive. If the predictive failure message is ignored and writes continue to be sent to the drive, eventually the drive will be unable to accept write commands and will accept only read commands for a period of time. A failed write will result in a more serious error message indicating that the drive must be replaced.

The nature of the workload has a great impact on the maximum write capacity. For example, if a high percentage of more sequentially oriented writes is used instead of random writes, the maximum write capacity can be significantly larger. The user should occasionally check to see what percentage of the drive's write life remains and adjust the workload or drive assignment accordingly. Checking is done by inspecting the SSD Mainstream Fuel Gauge. This capability is available through IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux®. The query or command to view the information varies by operating system. Check the remaining life of the mainstream drives individually, even if all are in the same array.

The Drive Write Per Day (DWPD) rating is 1 and is calculated over a five-year period. See the following table for the approximate lifetime Total Bytes Written (TBW) supported by each drive capacity:

Drive capacity TBW in TB
931 GB 1,700
1.86 TB 3,399
3.72 TB 6,799
7.44 TB 13,601

To read the warranty and maintenance applicable to mainstream devices on POWER9 servers, see the Terms and Conditions section or IBM Knowledge Center.

Multiple feature codes are used to identify the proper mainstream SSD characteristics. Key characteristics are:

  • Multi-OS server for AIX, Linux, or IBM i
  • SFF-3 or SFF-2 carrier or trays

Multi-OS server feature numbers

Mainstream SSD For SFF-3 4k For SFF-2 4k
931 GB #ESKJ 2 and #ESKL 1, 2 #ESKK 2 and #ESKM 1, 2
1.86 TB #ESKN 2 and #ESKQ 1, 2 #ESKP 2 and #ESKR 1, 2
3.72 TB #ESKS 2 and #ESKU 1, 2 #ESKT 2 and #ESKV 1, 2
7.44 TB #ESKW 2 and #ESKY 1, 2 #ESKX 2 and #ESKZ 1, 2
1 IBM i supported

2 Only available for POWER9 servers

Feature codes for no-charge load source specify for IBM i features (#ELKL, #ELKM, #ELKQ, #ELKR, #ELKU, #ELKV, #ELKY, and #ELKZ) should be used when SSD for IBM i is ordered.

Software requirements (assuming the server supports this software level):

  • AIX supported
  • Linux supported
  • IBM i supported

Limitations:

  • IBM i feature code capacities greater than 4 TB, such as features ESKZ and ESKY, are only supported on IBM i 7.4, and later.
  • For the Power S914 (MTM 9009-41G) server with the quad-core processor module with IBM i operating system, the only available capacity point from the list above is 931 GB.

See the Feature description section of the Sales Manual for specific software requirements.

Enterprise 387 GB, 775 GB, and 1.55 TB capacity SSDs

The enterprise SAS SSDs are 2.5-inch SFF drives that can be installed in the POWER9 system unit SAS bays (SFF-3) or in EXP24SX SAS bays (SFF-2) attached to a POWER9 server.

Power enterprise SSDs include the latest 3D NAND technology flash memory, which improves enterprise-class reliability, endurance, and capacity characteristics. The enterprise SSDs build upon a legacy of performance and endurance to provide a better value proposition to users of POWER9 servers.

The POWER9 servers that support the new enterprise SAS SSDs in their system units are the Power E950, S924, S914, S922, L922, H922, and H924 servers. The SFF-3 SAS bay in these servers uses an SFF-3 carrier or tray on which the SAS drive is mounted. Other Power E980 server models do not have SAS bays in their system units and therefore cannot support enterprise SFF-3 SSDs. When attached to a POWER9 server, the EXP24SX I/O drawers can hold up to 24 SAS SSDs. The EXP24SX SAS bays use an SFF-2 carrier or tray on which the SAS drive is mounted.

Multiple features are available for ordering SSDs to meet your business requirements.

Four key characteristics are differentiated in these features:

  • Capacity: 387 GB, 775 GB, or 1550 GB
  • Carrier, tray, or SAS bay: SFF-3 or SFF-2
  • Sector size: 5xx (528) or 4k (4224) byte
  • Type server/OS: Multi-OS for IBM i or AIX/Linux

Multi-OS server feature numbers

SSD For SFF-3 and 4k For SFF-3 and 5xx For SFF-2 and 4k For SFF-2 and 5xx
387 GB #ESK6 and #ESK7 1 #ESK0 #ESK8 and #ESK9 1 #ESK1
775 GB #ESKA and #ESKB 1 #ESK2 #ESKC and #ESKD 1 #ESK3
1550 GB #ESKE and #ESKF 1 Not applicable 2 #ESKG and #ESKH 1 Not applicable 2

1 IBM i supported.

2 1550 GB capacity SSD is available as a 4k drive and is not available as a 5xx drive.

Feature codes for no-charge load source specify for IBM i features (#ELU7, #ELU9, #ELUB, #ELUD, #ELUF, and #ELUH) should be used when SSD for IBM i is ordered.

The new enterprise SSDs are run either by the integrated SAS controllers in the POWER9 system unit or by PCIe3 SAS adapters.

The SSD configuration rules, maximums, limitations, and capabilities of these PCIe3 SAS adapters and integrated SAS controllers are unchanged, whether new enterprise SSDs are used or earlier SSDs are used. You can mix enterprise SSDs and earlier SSDs under the same controller or adapter, as well as mix them in the same array. This enables existing SSD investments to be leveraged and can provide more flexible growth.

Existing SSD rules are unchanged. For example:

  • Do not mix different size capacities such as 387 GB and 775 GB in the same array or mix 775 GB and 1550 GB in the same array.
  • Do not mix 4k and 5xx drives in the same array.
  • The largest enterprise SSD supported in the quad-core Power S914 server with IBM i operating system is 387 GB.
  • Do not mix SSDs and HDDs in the same array unless it is an Easy Tier array.

Software requirements (assuming the server supports this software level):

  • AIX supported
  • Linux supported
  • IBM i supported

Note: See each individual feature by MTM for specific OS levels supported by IBM i.

See the Feature description section of the Sales Manual for specific software requirements.

Enterprise 800 GB SSD PCIe4 NVMe U.2 module for IBM i (#ES1K)

The enterprise 800 GB NVMe SFF U.2 15mm SSD is supported on the Power S924, S914, and S922 (with the 1-core #EP5Y) servers. Feature ES1K has CCIN number of 5947 and indicates usage by IBM i in which the SSD is formatted in 4160 byte sectors.

This enterprise SSD is rated at 3 DWPD calculated over a 5-year period for 100% (4K bytes or larger) random write workloads. Use for workloads within this rating are fully supported and will maintain high reliability and MTBF.

The nature of the workload greatly impacts the maximum write capacity. If a high percentage of more sequentially oriented writes is used instead of random writes, the maximum write capacity will be larger. Writes past the SSD's maximum write capacity will continue to work for some period of time, but they will perform much more slowly. Whether the application uses sequential or random reads from the device does not affect the life of the device. A Predictive Failure Analysis message will indicate that it is time to replace the SSD if enabled by the OS and system administrator. IBM recommends that you monitor SMART log critical information through the appropriate OS utility to observe drive life remaining information. IBM NVMe SSD failures will be replaced during the standard warranty and maintenance period for SSDs that have not reached the maximum number of write cycles. SSD's that reach this limit may fail to operate according to specifications and must be replaced at your expense. The device can be configured as the boot drive. Data redundancy on a failed SSD may be provided by OS mirroring or software RAID wherever applicable.

PCIe4 32 Gb dual-port optical FC adapter (#EN1J/#EN1K)

PCIe 4.0 x8 dual-port 32 Gb optical FC adapter is a high-performance short form adapter based on the Marvell QLE2772 PCIe host bus adapter. The adapter provides two ports of 32 Gb FC capability using SR optics, and each port can provide up to 6,400 MBps of bandwidth.

Each port provides single initiator capability over a fiber link, or with N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), multiple initiator capability is provided. The adapter ships with 32 Gb SR optical transceivers installed. The ports have LC connectors and utilize shortwave laser optics. The adapter operates at link speeds of 8 Gbps, 16 Gbps, and 32 Gbps and will automatically negotiate to the highest speed possible. The adapter can be used to boot the operating system.

Features EN1J and EN1K are electronically identical. They differ physically only in that #EN1J has a tail stock for full-height PCIe slots and #EN1K has a short tail stock for low-profile PCIe slots.

Cables are the user's responsibility. Use multimode fiber-optic cables with short-wavelength lasers that adhere to the following specifications:

  • OM4 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 4700 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 400m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 190m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 125m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 100m
  • OM3 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 2000 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 380m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 150m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 100m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 70m
  • OM2 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 500 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 150m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 50m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 35m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 20m
  • OM1 - multimode 62.5/125 micron fiber, 200 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 70m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 21m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 15m o 32GFC: N/A
Note: The hardware cannot detect what length and type of cable is installed. The link will autonegotiate to the speed reported during negotiation by the target. You must manually set the maximum negotiation speed. If too high a speed is selected, bit errors may occur.

There is an optional wrap plug feature available (#ECW0), which is: a) Required to run some diagnostic procedures, and b) In some cases may speed system boot when placed in empty ports as well as avoid useless messages pointing to a planned empty port.

PCIe3 16 Gb quad-port optical FC adapter (#EN1E/#EN1F)

The PCIe 3.0 16 Gb quad-port optical FC adapter is a high-performance x8 short form adapter based on the Marvell QLE2694L PCIe host bus adapter. The adapter provides four ports of 16 Gb FC capability using SR optics, and each port can provide up to 3,200 MBps of bandwidth.

Each port provides single initiator capability over a fiber link, or with NPIV, multiple initiator capability is provided. The adapter ships with soldered SFF optical transceivers installed. The ports have LC connectors and use shortwave laser optics. The adapter operates at link speeds of 4 Gbps, 8 Gbps, and 16 Gbps and will automatically negotiate to the highest speed possible. The adapter can be used to boot the operating system.

Features EN1E and EN1F are electronically identical. They differ physically only in that #EN1E has a tail stock for full-height PCIe slots and #EN1F has a short tail stock for low-profile PCIe slots.

Each port has two LED indicators located on the bracket next to each connector. These LEDs communicate boot status and give a visual indication of the operating state. The LEDs have five defined states: solid on, solid off, slow blink, fast blink, and flashing. The slow blink rate is 1Hz, the fast blink is 4Hz, and the flashing refers to an irregular on and off transition that reflects test progress. Users should observe the LED sequence for several seconds to ensure that the operating state is correctly identified.

Cables are the user's responsibility. Use multimode fiber-optic cables with short-wavelength lasers that adhere to the following specifications:

  • OM4 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 4700 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 400m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 190m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 125m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 100m
  • OM3 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 2000 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 380m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 150m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 100m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 70m
  • OM2 - multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 500 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 150m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 50m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 35m o 32GFC: 0.5m - 20m
  • OM1 - multimode 62.5/125 micron fiber, 200 MHz*km bandwidth with LC connectors o 4GFC: 0.5m - 70m o 8GFC: 0.5m - 21m o 16GFC: 0.5m - 15m o 32GFC: N/A
Note: The hardware cannot detect what length and type of cable is installed. The link will autonegotiate to the speed reported during negotiation by the target. You must manually set the maximum negotiation speed. If too high a speed is selected, bit errors may occur.

There is an optional wrap plug feature available (#ECW0), which is: a) Required to run some diagnostic procedures, and b) In some cases may speed system boot when placed in empty ports as well as avoid useless messages pointing to a planned empty port.

IBM Power Solution Editions for healthcare enhancements with Power S924 server

The Power Solution Editions for healthcare provides the following updates for Power S924 server:

The existing POWER9 S924 Solution Edition for Healthcare is renamed to Power S924 Healthcare Solution Edition for Operational Databases (ODB), and a new POWER9 S924 Solution Edition for Healthcare for Enterprise Cache Protocol (ECP) is available. The two configurations are:

  • Power S924 Healthcare Solution Edition for ODB: Configuration supports the operation core processing of the healthcare solution.
  • Power S924 Healthcare Solution Edition for ECP: Configuration supports ECP computing to enable local processing and availability.

The following features help eligible clients to order and effectively price the configuration:

  • POWER9 Solution Edition for Healthcare indicator for 42G (#EHLQ)
  • 512 GB Memory DIMMs bundle for Solution Edition for Healthcare (#EM67)

The above features are available only with a new server order. MES orders can use the regular feature numbers with their regular pricing.

The new Power S924 Healthcare Solution Edition for ECP configuration is a 20-core, 22-core, or 24-core, 2-socket server running AIX as the primary operating system. An initial hardware order includes the following components:

Feature Description Default Min Max Rules/Comments
EHLQ POWER9 Solution Edition for Healthcare indicator for 42G 1 1 1  
EM67 512 GB Memory DIMMs bundle for Solution Edition for Healthcare 1 1 1 Reduce price bundled feature for memory is required. If additional memory is desired on an initial order, only allow quantity 16 of #EM63 (32 Gb).
EP5F 10-core Typical 3.5 to 3.9 Ghz (max) POWER9 Processor 0 0 2  
EP6F One Processor Core Activation for #EP5F 0 0 20  
EP5H 11-core Typical 3.45 to 3.9 Ghz (max) POWER9 Processor 0 0 2  
EP6H One Processor Core Activation for #EP5H 0 0 22  
EP5K 12-core Typical 3.4 to 3.9 Ghz (max) POWER9 High Performance Solution Edition processor 2 0 2  
EP6K One Processor Core Activation for #EP5K 24 0 24  
EJ1C Base Storage Backplane 12 SFF-3 Bays/RDX Bay 1 0 1 Defaulted but can be replaced with other Storage backplane or NVMe devices. If Boot from SAN (#0837) is on the order, then no drives required.
EJU3 Front IBM Bezel for 12-Bay BackPlane 1 0 1  
ESDB 300GB 15K RPM SAS SFF-3 Disk Drive (AIX/Linux) 2 0 2  
ESB8 387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux 0 0 2  
EJ1T Storage backplane with two front PCIe Gen4 capable NVMe U.2 drive slots 0 0 1  
EJUK Front IBM Bezel for 6 SAS + 4 NVMe Bays BackPlane 0 0 1  
EC5X Mainstream 800 GB SSD PCIe3 NVMe U.2 module for AIX/ Linux 0 0 2  
EN0S PCIe2 4-Port (10Gb+1GbE) SR+RJ45 Adapter 2 2 2 Qty 2 of 10 GB or higher LAN cards are required. Allowed to replace or add other from available 10 GB or higher LAN cards.
EN1G PCIe3 2-Port 16Gb Fibre Channel Adapter 0 0 2 Not required but allowed to order qty of 2 from available 16 GB or higher Fibre Channel cards.
EC5B PCIe3 x8 1.6 TB NVMe Flash Adapter for AIX/Linux 0 0 2 Storage backplane is defaulted but allowed to order NVMe devices. If Boot from SAN (#0837) is on the order, then no drives required.
2146 Primary OS - AIX 1 1 1  
EB2M AC Power Supply - 1400W for Server (200-240 VAC) 4 4 4  
6458 Power Cord 4.3m (14-ft), Drawer to IBM PDU (250V/10A) 4 4 4  
4650 Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated 1 1 1  
5000 Software Preload 1 0 1 Defaulted but can be deselected--there is no minimum required.
5228 PowerVM® Enterprise Edition 24 20 24  
9440 New AIX License Core Counter 24 20 24  
9300 Language Group Specify - US English 1 1 1  
0265 AIX Partition Specify 1 1 1  
EU0B Operator Panel LCD Display 1 1 1  
ECW0 Optical Wrap Plug 2 0 2  
EU19 Cable Ties & Labels 1 0 1  

Notes:

  • Additional hardware components can be added as desired following normal supported configuration rules. The above is the predefined configuration.
  • Additional software and maintenance can be added as desired following normal supported configuration rules.

To see if you are eligible to order this solution edition, see the IBM Power Solution Editions for healthcare website. Also, the sales channel can register each server using this solution edition at this website.



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The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 9008, 9009, 9040, 9080, 9119, and 9223 machine type:

Planned Availability Date April 23, 2021

New Feature

                                                  Machine  Model   Feature
Description                                       type     number  number
ESKL Load Source Specify (931GB SSD SFF-3)        9009     41A     ELKL 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKM Load Source Specify (931GB SSD SFF-2)        9009     41A     ELKM 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESKQ Load Source Specify (1.86TB SSD SFF-3)       9009     41A     ELKQ 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKR Load Source Specify (1.86TB SSD SFF-2)       9009     41A     ELKR 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESKU Load Source Specify (3.72TB SSD SFF-3)       9009     41A     ELKU 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKV Load Source Specify (3.72TB SSD SFF-2)       9009     41A     ELKV 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESKY Load Source Specify (7.44TB SSD SFF-3)       9009     41A     ELKY 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKZ Load Source Specify (7.44TB SSD SFF-2)       9009     41A     ELKZ 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESK7 Load Source Specify (387GB SSD SFF-3)        9009     41A     ELU7 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESK9 Load Source Specify (387GB SSD SFF-2)        9009     41A     ELU9 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESKB Load Source Specify (775GB SSD SFF-3)        9009     41A     ELUB 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKD Load Source Specify (775GB SSD SFF-2)        9009     41A     ELUD 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
ESKF Load Source Specify (1.55TB SSD SFF-3)       9009     41A     ELUF 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
ESKH Load Source Specify (1.55TB SSD SFF-2)       9009     41A     ELUH 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
PCIe3 16Gb 4-port Fibre Channel Adapter           9009     22G     EN1E 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42S          
PCIe3 LP 16Gb 4-port Fibre Channel Adapter        9009     22G     EN1F 
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22S          
PCIe4 32Gb 2-port Optical Fibre Channel Adapter   9009     22G     EN1J 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42S          
PCIe4 LP 32Gb 2-port Optical Fibre Channel 
Adapter                                           9009     22G     EN1K 
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22S               
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xx SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESK0 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xx SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESK1 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xx SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESK2 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xx SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESK3 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESK6 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESK7 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESK8 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESK9 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESKA 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESKB 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESKC 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESKD 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKE 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKF 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKG 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKH 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESKJ 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008     22L     ESKK 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESKL 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i       9009     41A     ESKM 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKN 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKP 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKQ 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKR 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKS 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKT 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKU 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKV 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKW 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008     22L     ESKX 
                                                  9009     22A          
                                                  9009     22G          
                                                  9009     41A          
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9040     MR9          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     22H          
                                                  9223     22S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKY 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009     41A     ESKZ 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42A          
                                                  9009     42G          
                                                  9080     M9S          
                                                  9223     42H          
                                                  9223     42S           

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 9009 machine type:

Planned Availability Date May 7, 2021

New Feature

                                                  Machine  Model   Feature
Description                                       type     number  number

12-core Typical 3.4 to 3.9 Ghz (max) POWER9 High
Performance Solution Edition processor            9009     42G     EP5K 
One Processor Core Activation for #EP5K           9009     42G     EP6K 

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 9009 machine type:

Planned Availability Date May 14, 2021

New Feature

                                                  Machine  Model   Feature
Description                                       type     number  number

ES1K Load Source Specify (800 GB 4K NVMe U.2 SSD
PCIe4 for IBM i)                                  9009     22G     ELSG 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42G          
Enterprise 800GB SSD PCIe4 NVMe U.2 module for
IBM i                                             9009     22G     ES1K 
                                                  9009     41G          
                                                  9009     42G          

Planned Availability Date April 13, 2021

New Feature

                                                  Machine  Model   Feature
Description                                       type     number  number

IBM Power Private Cloud Rack Solution Indicator   7316     TF5     ELG2 



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Business Partner information

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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 IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 121-013


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with the announced products.

To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.



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Services

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IBM Systems Lab Services

IBM Systems Lab Services offers a wide array of services available for your enterprise. It brings expertise on the latest technologies from the IBM development community and can help with your most difficult technical challenges.

IBM Systems Lab Services exists to help you successfully implement emerging technologies so as to accelerate your return on investment and improve your satisfaction with your IBM systems and solutions. Services examples include initial implementation, integration, migration, and skills transfer on IBM systems solution capabilities and recommended practices. IBM Systems Lab Services is one of the service organizations of IBM's world-renowned IBM Systems Group development labs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IBM Systems Lab Services website.

Global Technology Services

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IBM Global Technology Services® website.

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Resiliency Services website.

Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM Skills Gateway website.



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Technical information

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Planning information

Cable orders

No cables required.

Security, auditability, and control

The client is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

IBM Systems Lab Services

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IBM Systems Lab Services website.



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Terms and conditions

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Field-installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

To obtain copies of the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or IBM. An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to the full warranty period specified by IBM. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.

IBM Solid State Drive (SSD) and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) devices identified in this document may have a maximum number of write cycles. IBM SDD and NMVe device failures will be replaced during standard warranty and maintenance period for devices that have not reached the maximum number of write cycles. Devices that reach this limit may fail to operate according to specifications and must be replaced at the client's expense. Individual service life may vary and can be monitored using an operating system command.


Customer setup

Yes


Machine code

The same license terms and conditions as the base machine apply.



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Prices

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

The following are newly announced features on the specific models of the IBM Power Systems 9008, 9009, 9040, 9080, 9119, and 9223 machine type:

                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9008      number  number  price    charge  support  CSU MES 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       22L     ESK0                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       22L     ESK1                     MES      Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       22L     ESK2                     MES      Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       22L     ESK3                     MES      Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       22L     ESK6                     MES      Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       22L     ESK8                     MES      Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       22L     ESKA                     MES      Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       22L     ESKC                     MES      Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3
                       22L     ESKE                     MES      Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       22L     ESKG                     MES      Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3
                       22L     ESKJ                     MES      Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       22L     ESKK                     MES      Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22L     ESKN                     MES      Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2  
                       22L     ESKP                     MES      Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22L     ESKS                     MES      Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22L     ESKT                     MES      Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22L     ESKW                     MES      Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22L     ESKX                     MES      Yes No 
                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9009      number  number  price    charge  support  CSU MES 
 
ESKL Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKL                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKM Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKM                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKQ Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKQ                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKR Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKR                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKU Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKU                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKV Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELKV                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKY Load Source Specify 
                       41A     ELKY                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKZ Load Source Specify 
                       41A     ELKZ                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ES1K Load Source Specify 
                       22G     ELSG                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESK7 Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELU7                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESK9 Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELU9                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKB Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELUB                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKD Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELUD                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKF Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELUF                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
ESKH Load Source Specify
                       41A     ELUH                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 16Gb 4-port FC Adapter
                       22G     EN1E                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 LP 16Gb 4-port FC Adap
                       22G     EN1F                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 32Gb 2-port FC Adapter 
                       22G     EN1J                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 LP 32Gb 2-port FC Adap
                       22G     EN1K                     Both     Yes No 
12-core POWER9 HPSE proc
                       42G     EP5K                     Both     No  No 
One Proc Activation for EP5K
                       42G     EP6K                     Both     Yes No 
Enterprise 800GB NVMe U.2
                       22G     ES1K                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       22A     ESK0                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       22A     ESK1                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3 
                       22A     ESK2                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2 
                       22A     ESK3                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       22A     ESK6                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3  
                       41A     ESK7                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       22A     ESK8                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2  
                       41A     ESK9                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3  
                       22A     ESKA                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       41A     ESKB                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2  
                       22A     ESKC                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       41A     ESKD                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3
                       22A     ESKE                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3
                       41A     ESKF                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       22A     ESKG                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       41A     ESKH                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3 
                       22A     ESKJ                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       22A     ESKK                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3
                       41A     ESKL                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       41A     ESKM                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22A     ESKN                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2 
                       22A     ESKP                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3 
                       41A     ESKQ                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2  
                       41A     ESKR                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22A     ESKS                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22A     ESKT                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       41A     ESKU                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2 
                       41A     ESKV                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3  
                       22A     ESKW                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22A     ESKX                     Both     Yes No 
                       22G                              Both     Yes No 
                       41A                              Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       41A     ESKY                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       41A     ESKZ                     Both     Yes No 
                       41G                              Both     Yes No 
                       42A                              Both     Yes No 
                       42G                              Both     Yes No 
                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9040      number  number  price    charge  support  CSU MES 
 
PCIe3 16Gb 4-port FC Adapter
                       MR9     EN1E                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 32Gb 2-port FC Adapter
                       MR9     EN1J                     Both     Yes No  
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       MR9     ESK0                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2 
                       MR9     ESK1                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       MR9     ESK2                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       MR9     ESK3                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       MR9     ESK6                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       MR9     ESK8                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3 
                       MR9     ESKA                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       MR9     ESKC                     Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3
                       MR9     ESKE                     Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       MR9     ESKG                     Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3
                       MR9     ESKJ                     Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       MR9     ESKK                     Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       MR9     ESKN                     Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       MR9     ESKP                     Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       MR9     ESKS                     Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       MR9     ESKT                     Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       MR9     ESKW                     Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       MR9     ESKX                     Both     Yes No 
                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9080      number  number  price    charge  support  CSU MES 
 
ESKM Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELKM                     Both     Yes No 
ESKR Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELKR                     Both     Yes No 
ESKV Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELKV                     Both     Yes No 
ESKZ Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELKZ                     Both     Yes No 
ESK9 Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELU9                     Both     Yes No 
ESKD Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELUD                     Both     Yes No 
ESKH Load Source Specify
                       M9S     ELUH                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 16Gb 4-port FC Adapter
                       M9S     EN1E                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 LP 16Gb 4-port FC Adap
                       M9S     EN1F                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 32Gb 2-port FC Adapter
                       M9S     EN1J                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 LP 32Gb 2-port FC Adap
                       M9S     EN1K                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       M9S     ESK1                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       M9S     ESK3                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESK8                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESK9                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESKC                     Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESKD                     Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKG                     Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKH                     Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESKK                     Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       M9S     ESKM                     Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKP                     Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKR                     Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKT                     Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKV                     Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKX                     Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       M9S     ESKZ                     Both     Yes No 
                                                Minimum Initial/         
                                                Monthly MES/             
Description            Model   Feature Purchase Maint.  Both/        RP  
Machine type 9223      number  number  price    charge  support  CSU MES 
 
PCIe3 16Gb 4-port FC Adapter
                       22S     EN1E                     Both     Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
PCIe3 LP 16Gb 4-port FC Adap
                       22S     EN1F                     Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 32Gb 2-port FC Adapter
                       22S     EN1J                     Both     Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
PCIe4 LP 32Gb 2-port FC Adap
                       22S     EN1K                     Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       22H     ESK0                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2
                       22H     ESK1                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF3
                       22H     ESK2                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 5xxSFF2 
                       22H     ESK3                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3  
                       22H     ESK6                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       42H     ESK7                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       22H     ESK8                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
387GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       42H     ESK9                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       22H     ESKA                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF3
                       42H     ESKB                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       22H     ESKC                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
775GB Enterprise SAS 4k SFF2
                       42H     ESKD                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3
                       22H     ESKE                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF3 
                       42H     ESKF                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       22H     ESKG                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.55TB Enterprise SAS 4kSFF2
                       42H     ESKH                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3 
                       22H     ESKJ                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       22H     ESKK                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF3
                       42H     ESKL                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF2
                       42H     ESKM                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22H     ESKN                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22H     ESKP                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3 
                       42H     ESKQ                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2  
                       42H     ESKR                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       22H     ESKS                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2 
                       22H     ESKT                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3  
                       42H     ESKU                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2  
                       42H     ESKV                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3 
                       22H     ESKW                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2
                       22H     ESKX                     MES      Yes No 
                       22S                              Both     Yes No 
                       42H                              MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF3
                       42H     ESKY                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4kSFF2 
                       42H     ESKZ                     MES      Yes No 
                       42S                              Both     Yes No 

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