IBM Service Extension for IBM AIX V5.3 offers extended support

IBM United States Services Announcement 612-006
February 14, 2012

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IBM® Service Extension for AIX® V5.3 delivers:

For ordering, contact your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.
For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers at
800-IBM-CALL (426-2255).

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IBM Service Extension is available for IBM AIX V5.3. This service offers you support for usage questions, problem determination assistance, and new fixes so you can easily migrate to later versions of AIX . You can also get limited support for new IBM Power Systems™ hardware released in the first two years of this offering.

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February 17, 2012

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With IBM Service Extension, you can more fully take advantage of Power Systems capabilities and simplify management of older environments.

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For information about the withdrawal from marketing of IBM AIX V5.3, refer to Withdrawal Announcement 910-043, dated April 13, 2010 .

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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 IBM ID).

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IBM Software Service Extension for AIX 5.3 is priced per processor core. Contact your IBM Maintenance and Technical Support (MTS) representative for further details.


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