Hardware withdrawal: IBM Power Systems select features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 919-189
November 12, 2019

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OverviewOverviewReplacement product informationReplacement product information
Withdrawn productsWithdrawn products


Overview

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Effective November 12, 2019 and November 26, 2019, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following select IBM Power® Systems features listed in the Withdrawn products section. On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products 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 type/model, 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Withdrawn products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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types: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 November 12, 2019

Feature withdrawals

Description                                       MT    Model   Feature

1600 GB SSD; NVMe; 2.5-inch; PCIe3.0 x4; 5-DWPD   9006  12P     EKNL 
                                                  9006  22P          
3200 GB SSD; NVMe; 2.5-inch; PCIe3.0 x4; 5-DWPD   8001  12C     EKNN 
                                                  8001  22C          
                                                  9006  12P          
                                                  9006  22P
1600 GB SSD; NVMe; 2.5-inch; PCIe3.0 x4; 5-DWPD   9006  22C     EKNL 
3200 GB SSD; NVMe; 2.5-inch; PCIe3.0 x4; 5-DWPD   9006  22C     EKNN

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective November 26, 2019

Feature withdrawals

Description                                       MT    Model   Features

16 GB DDR4 Memory                                 5148  21L     EM96 
                                                  5148  22L          
                                                  8284  21A          


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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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