Hardware withdrawal: IBM Power Systems selected features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 918-097
August 7, 2018


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Overview

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Effective August 7, 2018, September 30, 2018, and October 19, 2018, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the selected IBM Power Systems™ features listed in the Withdrawn products section.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 these machine types/models, 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Withdrawn products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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types: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 August 7, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                       MT  Model   Feature
PurePower Base Indicator                          7120  48E     EHKX 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8374  01M          
                                                  8831  NF2          

Capacity Backup for i: Effectively immediately, when purchasing a IBM POWER8® processor-based Capacity Backup (CBU) for i machine, only IBM POWER9™ and IBM POWER8 processor-based machines are eligible as primary systems to be paired with that CBU. Refer to the CBU for i website IBM Power Systems: Capacity BackUp regarding the CBU for i requirements.

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective September 30, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                       MT  Model   Feature
Anniversary Edition                               9009  41A     AE30 

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective October 19, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                       MT  Model   Feature
IBM i 7.1 Specify Code                            7778  23X     0567 
                                                  7895  22X          
                                                  7895  42X          
                                                  7998  60X          
                                                  7998  61X          
                                                  8202  E4B          
                                                  8202  E4C          
                                                  8202  E4D          
                                                  8203  E4A          
                                                  8204  E8A          
                                                  8205  E6B          
                                                  8205  E6C          
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1C          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2B          
                                                  8231  E2C          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8233  E8B          
                                                  8234  EMA          
                                                  8268  E1D          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8406  70Y          
                                                  8406  71Y          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMA          
                                                  9117  MMB          
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9119  FHA          
                                                  9119  FHB          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
                                                  9405  520          
                                                  9406  520          
                                                  9406  525          
                                                  9406  550          
                                                  9406  570          
                                                  9406  595          
                                                  9406  MMA          
                                                  9407  515          
                                                  9407  M15          
                                                  9408  M25          
                                                  9409  M50          
4 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Port Fibre Channel
Adapter                                           8247  21L     5774 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
                                                  
DC Power Supply - 1400W (180-400V)                8284  22A     EB2N 
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  E8E         
                                                  
DC Power Chunnels                                 9080  MHE     EBAD 
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
                                                  
400GB SAS 512 SFF S/S DRIVE IN GEN2-S CARRIER
FOR ESS ONLY                                      8247  22L     EL79
800GB SAS 512 SFF S/S DRIVE IN GEN2-S CARRIER
FOR ESS ONLY                                      8247  22L     EL7F (*) 

(*) EL7V feature is restricted for use only on ESS.

1.6TB SFF-2 SSD 4k eMLC4 for Linux                8247  22L     EL7V 
DDR4 Memory Enablement (field)                    8408  E8E     EMED 
DC Power Supply Conduit for PCIe3 Expansion
Drawer                                            8247  21L     EMXB 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
ESS 2U24 STORAGE SOLUTION SPECIFY                 5148  21L     ESSC 
                                                  5148  22L          
                                                  7014  T42          
                                                  8828  E36          
                                                  8831  F36          
                                                  8831  NF2          
                                                  8831  S48          
                                                  8831  S52   
       


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Replacement product information

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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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