9009 - S924 - 2 FOR 1 I/O NVME EC6X

RPQ Number:8A2677

     CREATED:  2020-04-27          REVISED:  2020-05-11          
     8A2677 - S924 - 2 FOR 1 I/O NVME EC6X
     Lab of Control:   ASN
     Plant/Field Installation: PF  (Plant or Field)
     RPQ Type:   M (Machine Modification/Feature RPQ)
     

RPQ/PRPQ Machine Type and Model

     MARKET:     AP                MACHINE:    9009              
     LEAD TIME:  01
     ORDERING:   Non-standard RPQ (I)  (Lab approval required)
     FIELD INSTALL HOURS:    0.0   SYSTEM INSTALL HOURS:   0.0
     
     MODELS:     42A  
     
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     MARKET:     CAN               MACHINE:    9009              
     LEAD TIME:  01
     ORDERING:   Non-standard RPQ (I)  (Lab approval required)
     FIELD INSTALL HOURS:    0.0   SYSTEM INSTALL HOURS:   0.0
     
     MODELS:     42A  
     
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     MARKET:     EMA               MACHINE:    9009              
     LEAD TIME:  01
     ORDERING:   Non-standard RPQ (I)  (Lab approval required)
     FIELD INSTALL HOURS:    0.0   SYSTEM INSTALL HOURS:   0.0
     
     MODELS:     42A  
     
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     MARKET:     LA                MACHINE:    9009              
     LEAD TIME:  01
     ORDERING:   Non-standard RPQ (I)  (Lab approval required)
     FIELD INSTALL HOURS:    0.0   SYSTEM INSTALL HOURS:   0.0
     
     MODELS:     42A  
     
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     MARKET:     USA               MACHINE:    9009              
     LEAD TIME:  01
     ORDERING:   Non-standard RPQ (I)  (Lab approval required)
     FIELD INSTALL HOURS:    0.0   SYSTEM INSTALL HOURS:   0.0
     
     MODELS:     42A  
     
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Detailed Description

  This i-listed RPQ 8A2677 is a 2 for 1 NVMe Adapter Offer.            
                                                                       
  Each RPQ delivers one (1) PCIe3 x8 3.2 TB NVMe Flash Adapter for     
  IBM i equivalent to FC #EC6X at zero price when one EC6X is ordered  
  at regular price. A maximum of two zero priced adapters are allowed  
  per server.                                                          
  Configurations must consist of two (2) Processor Features, either    
  two 8-core Processors #EP1E,two 10-core Processors #EP1F or two      
  11-core Processors #EP1H. The 12-core Processor Feature #EP1G is     
  not supported with this RPQ.                                         
                                                                       
  There is a maximum quantity of five (5) #EC6X Adapters on the        
  9009-42A.                                                            
                                                                       
  Ordering Instructions:                                               
                                                                       
    1. Request approval for i-listed RPQ 8A2677. You will be issued    
       an approval number.                                             
                                                                       
    2. Generate a valid new or MES order via eConfig for the           
       9009-42A.                                                       
       Be sure to include #EC6X with a quantity of 2, 3, 4 or 5.       
                                                                       
    3. Prior to submitting the order to CSO/BPSO, the comments         
       section must tell the CSO/BPSO to manually modify the           
       order as follows:                                               
       IF QTY 2 or 3 of #EC6X is ordered:                              
        - Reduce the QTY of #EC6X by 1                                 
        - Add Qty 1 of RPQ 8A2677 and the Approval Number obtained     
          in Step 1 above.                                             
       Note: If an odd quantity of #EC6X is ordered (3 in this         
             instance), the customer will pay for 2 x #EC6X and        
             receive 1 x #EC6X for free.                               
       IF QTY 4 or 5 of #EC6X is ordered:                              
        - Reduce the QTY of #EC6X by 2                                 
        - Add Qty 2 of RPQ 8A2677 and the Approval Number obtained     
          in Step 1 above.                                             
       Note: If an odd quantity of #EC6X is ordered (5 in this         
             instance), the customer will pay for 3 x #EC6X and        
             receive 2 x #EC6X for free.                               
                                                                       
    4. Submit the order.                                               
                                                                       
    5. Following the installation of the RPQ, a Record Purpose Only    
       (RPO-MES) must be processed for the affected system S/N.        
       The RPO-MES must                                                
       - REMOVE the quantity of RPQs ordered (1 or 2) and replace      
         with the same quantity of #EC6X (1 or 2).                     

Prerequisites:

   Prereqs: On-order 9009-42A with specified configuration.            
                                                                       
                                                                       
   Limitations : Customer must order a minimum of one NVMe FC EC6X code
   for each qty one of RPQ 8A2677. Maximum qty of RPQ 8A2677 is two.   
                                                                       
    - CSP features 0456, 8453 and CSRP feature 0469 are not allowed    
      on any system in the order with this RPQ.                        
    - There is a maximum quantity of five (5) #EC6X Adapters on the    
      9009-42A. This translates to a  maximum quantity of two (2) RPQs.
    - Configurations must consist of two (2) Processor Features,       
      either two 8-core Processors #EP1E, two 10-core Processors #EP1F 
      or two 11-core Processors #EP1H.                                 
      The 12-core Processor Feature #EP1G is not supported with this   
      RPQ.                                                             
    - Special bids not allowed in Europe, AP, and LA.                  
 |  - Special bids allowed in US and CAN.                              
    - Solutions with this RPQ are ineligible for MSP and ESA programs  
    - Not available with any other promotions, except with the Double  
      Up Memory RPQ.                                                   
    - MES orders applicable for Health care and Life Science clients   
      only.                                                            
                                                                       
   Marketing Channels :                                                
   IBM Marketing Representatives and IBM Business Partners             
                                                                       
   RPQ Warranty :                                                      
   The warranty terms for this RPQ assume the same warranty terms of   
   the machine in which it is installed for the full warranty period   
   announced for such machine.                                         
                                                                       
   IBM will not be liable for any loss of, or damage to, the Customer's
   records, or data, or for any lost profits, lost savings, incidental 
   damages, or other economic consequential damages, even if advised of
   the possibility of such damages.  In addition, IBM will not be      
   liable for any third-party claims against the customer for losses or
   damages.                                                            

Product Control Information

 
 PLANT OR FIELD INSTALLATION
 Revision Number            : 2   Development/Market            : M
 Location of Control        : ASN Purchase only                 : Y  
 Return to IBM              : N   Net Price device              : N
 Customer Parts Required    : N   Cable Specification Required  : N  
 Customer Setup Required    : Y   Reconfiguration Required      : Y  
 Quick parts/wire add/remove: N   Warranty Options Available    : N  
 Current Disposition Code   : 10  Government or Commercial Price: 0  
 Feature Code/Model Change  :     Standard Feature Required     : N  

Offering Identifier:

8A2677

Alternate Offering Identifier:

9009 9009-42A

Offering Type:

Hardware

Announce Date:

2020-04-27

Availability Date:

2020-04-27