Hardware withdrawal: IBM Power Systems selected features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 918-016
January 23, 2018

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OverviewOverviewReplacement product informationReplacement product information
Withdrawn productsWithdrawn products


Overview

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Effective January 23, 2018 and April 20, 2018, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the selected IBM Power Systems™ features listed in the Withdrawn products section. On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these features directly from IBM. Field-installed features associated with the machine types not listed in this announcement continue to be available.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, go to the IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment website to check on availability or utilize the request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days.



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Withdrawn products

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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective January 23, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
800 GB NVMe 2.5-inch SSD 3-DWPD                   8001  12C     EKNA 
                                                  8001  22C          
1.2 TB NVMe 2.5-inch SSD 3-DWPD                   8001  12C     EKNB 
                                                  8001  22C          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for Linux   8247  21L     EL80 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for Linux   8247  21L     EL8J 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
Quantity 150 of EL80 1.9TB SSD                    8247  21L     ELR0 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
Quantity 150 of #ES80 1.9TB SFF-2 SSD 4k          8284  22A     EQ80 
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
Quantity 150 of ES81 1.9TB SFF-2 SSD 4k           8286  41A     EQ81 
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/
Linux                                             8284  21A     ES80 
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i   8286  41A     ES81 
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/
Linux                                             8284  21A     ES8J 
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8E          
1.9TB Read Intensive SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i   8286  41A     ES8K 
                                                  8286  42A          


The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective April 20, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
SP WSU 3Y 24x7 SD                                 8284	21A	B0UQ

SP HDR/MR POWER 3Y                                8284	21A	B0VH
                                                  7042	CR9
SP WAMO 3Y 24x7 SD                                7042	CR9	B0UW

Effective January 23, 2018

Feature conversion withdrawals

From    From      To        To      To    
type    feature   feature   type    model 

9080    EMA6      EMA9      9080    MHE   
9080    EMA6      EMA9      9080    MME   
9119    EMA6      EMA9      9119    MHE   
9119    EMA6      EMA9      9119    MME   

9080    EPBJ      EPBN      9080    MME   
9080    EPBK      EPBP      9080    MHE   
9080    EPBL      EPBQ      9080    MME   
9080    EPBM      EPBR      9080    MHE   
9080    EPBU      EPBV      9080    MHE   

9117	8214	  EMAG	    9117    MMD
9117	8215	  EMAG	    9117    MMU
9117	EMA3	  EMAG	    9179    MHD
9117	EMA3	  EMAG	    9179    MHU
9117	EPMA	  EPMC	    9117    MMD
9117	EPMA	  EPMC	    9117    MMU
9117	EPMB	  EPMD     9117    MMD
9117	EPMB	  EPMD	    9117    MMU
9119	4713	  4715	    9119    FHB
9119	4714	  4725	    9119    FHB
9119	8213	  EMAG	    9119    FHB
9119	EMA3	  EMAG	    9119    FHB
9119	EMA6	  EMA9	    9119    MME
9119	EMA6	  EMA9	    9119    MHE
9119	EMA6	  EMA9	    9119    MHE
9119	EMA6	  EMA9	    9119    MME
9119	EPBJ	  EPBN	    9119    MME
9119	EPBK	  EPBP	    9119    MHE
9119	EPBL	  EPBQ	    9119    MME
9119	EPBM	  EPBR	    9119    MHE
9119	EPBU	  EPBV	    9119    MHE
9179	EPHA	  EPHL	    9179    MHD
9179	EPHA	  EPHL	    9179    MHU
9179	EPHC	  EPHM	    9179    MHD
9179	EPHC	  EPHM	    9179    MHU



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Replacement product information

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None



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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).

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