Expanded upgrade paths are now available from water-cooled IBM zEC12 or IBM z13 to air-cooled IBM z14

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 119-014
February 12, 2019


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Overview

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Today IBM® is expanding the upgrade paths available to clients by announcing that the IBM zEC12 (MT 2827) and IBM z13® (MT 2964) servers with a water-cooled feature are now eligible to be upgraded to an IBM z14™ (MT 3906) radiator-cooled (air-cooled) machine. Previously there were no upgrade paths that allowed a water-cooled machine to be upgraded to an air-cooled machine.

Water-cooled features for zEC12 include #1099, #1100, #1101, #1102, and #1145. Water-cooled features for z13® include #1038, #1039, #1040, #1041, and #1042.

Additional details about the water-cooled features (for use with a client-site chilled-water system) can be found in IBM z14 Hardware Announcement 117-044, dated July 17, 2017.



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Planned availability date

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February 12, 2019



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Product number

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No new product numbers are being announced.

Model conversions

Not applicable.

Feature conversions

From Machine Type From Machine Model From Feature To Machine Type To Machine Model To Feature Description
2827 H20 1099 3906 M01 1023 H20 water to M01 air
2827 H20 1099 3906 M02 1024 H20 water to M02 air
2827 H20 1099 3906 M03 1025 H20 water to M03 air
2827 H20 1099 3906 M04 1026 H20 water to M04 air
2827 H20 1099 3906 M05 1027 H20 water to M05 air
2827 H43 1100 3906 M01 1023 H43 water to M01 air
2827 H43 1100 3906 M02 1024 H43 water to M02 air
2827 H43 1100 3906 M03 1025 H43 water to M03 air
2827 H43 1100 3906 M04 1026 H43 water to M04 air
2827 H43 1100 3906 M05 1027 H43 water to M05 air
2827 H66 1101 3906 M01 1023 H66 water to M01 air
2827 H66 1101 3906 M02 1024 H66 water to M02 air
2827 H66 1101 3906 M03 1025 H66 water to M03 air
2827 H66 1101 3906 M04 1026 H66 water to M04 air
2827 H66 1101 3906 M05 1027 H66 water to M05 air
2827 H89 1102 3906 M01 1023 H89 water to M01 air
2827 H89 1102 3906 M02 1024 H89 water to M02 air
2827 H89 1102 3906 M03 1025 H89 water to M03 air
2827 H89 1102 3906 M04 1026 H89 water to M04 air
2827 H89 1102 3906 M05 1027 H89 water to M05 air
2827 HA1 1145 3906 M01 1023 HA1 water to M01 air
2827 HA1 1145 3906 M02 1024 HA1 water to M02 air
2827 HA1 1145 3906 M03 1025 HA1 water to M03 air
2827 HA1 1145 3906 M04 1026 HA1 water to M04 air
2827 HA1 1145 3906 M05 1027 HA1 water to M05 air
             
2964 N30 1038 3906 M01 1023 N30 water to M01 air
2964 N30 1038 3906 M02 1024 N30 water to M02 air
2964 N30 1038 3906 M03 1025 N30 water to M03 air
2964 N30 1038 3906 M04 1026 N30 water to M04 air
2964 N30 1038 3906 M05 1027 N30 water to M05 air
2964 N63 1039 3906 M01 1023 N63 water to M01 air
2964 N63 1039 3906 M02 1024 N63 water to M02 air
2964 N63 1039 3906 M03 1025 N63 water to M03 air
2964 N63 1039 3906 M04 1026 N63 water to M04 air
2964 N63 1039 3906 M05 1027 N63 water to M05 air
2964 N96 1040 3906 M01 1023 N96 water to M01 air
2964 N96 1040 3906 M02 1024 N96 water to M02 air
2964 N96 1040 3906 M03 1025 N96 water to M03 air
2964 N96 1040 3906 M04 1026 N96 water to M04 air
2964 N96 1040 3906 M05 1027 N96 water to M05 air
2964 NC9 1041 3906 M01 1023 NC9 water to M01 air
2964 NC9 1041 3906 M02 1024 NC9 water to M02 air
2964 NC9 1041 3906 M03 1025 NC9 water to M03 air
2964 NC9 1041 3906 M04 1026 NC9 water to M04 air
2964 NC9 1041 3906 M05 1027 NC9 water to M05 air
2964 NE1 1042 3906 M01 1023 NE1 water to M01 air
2964 NE1 1042 3906 M02 1024 NE1 water to M02 air
2964 NE1 1042 3906 M03 1025 NE1 water to M03 air
2964 NE1 1042 3906 M04 1026 NE1 water to M04 air
2964 NE1 1042 3906 M05 1027 NE1 water to M05 air

Parts removed as a result of a feature conversion become the property of IBM.

Feature conversions are available only at the time of manufacture.



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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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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 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.

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Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM authorized training website.



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Technical information

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Planning information

Cable orders

Not applicable.

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 Lab Services website.



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Prices

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For all local charges, contact your IBM representative.

Trademarks

IBM z14 is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, z13, IBM z13 and Global Technology Services are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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