Services withdrawal: Declaration of plan to discontinue lease, rental, and maintenance services for select POWER machines - Some replacements available

IBM Europe Withdrawal Announcement ZS22-0032
November 15, 2022

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Overview

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End of Service

Periodically, IBM® provides notice to customers of plans to terminate services for IBM and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) machines under an IBM Agreement. At this time, we are providing notice that selected machine types, models, and features will be discontinued from maintenance services. IBM will send no further correspondence of this nature for these machine types, models, features, or RPQs.

For a list of affected products and effective dates, see the Description section.

Replacement options

To assist in transition planning for the announced products for End of Service (EoS), the IBM Power® servers: Engineered for agility website provides clients with details on all IBM Power Systems offerings.

For the recommended replacement options for the Power Systems servers, also see the Description section.

After the effective date, IBM will no longer offer full hardware maintenance service for the listed machine types. If available, clients will continue to receive limited hardware maintenance service as described in the "Withdrawal" section of your terms with IBM, without lapse in coverage, for select machine types.



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Description

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End of Service

IBM will withdraw from its maintenance agreements the IBM machine types and models for the products listed below, effective on the End of Service (EoS) dates listed. Some replacements are available.

IBM Products

IBM Power

Machine type Model Description EoS effective date Recommended replacement options
8001 12C Power Systems S821LC October 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System S1014
8001 22C Power Systems S822LC for Big Data October 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System L1022
8247 21L Power Systems S812L May 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System S1014
8247 22L Power Systems S822L March 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System L1022
8247 42L Power Systems S824L March 31, 2024 Power System S1024, Power System S1022, Power System L1024
8284 22A Power Systems S822 March 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System S1022
8286 41A Power Systems S814 May 31, 2024 Power System S1014
8286 42A Power Systems S824 March 31, 2024 Power System S1024, Power System S1022
8335 GCA Power Systems S822LC May 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System L1022
8335 GTA Power Systems S822LC March 31, 2024 Power System S102s2, Power System L1022
8335 GTB Power Systems S822LC for HPC October 31, 2024 Power System S1022s, Power System L1022
8348 21C Power Systems S812LC March 31, 2024 Power System S1014
8408 44E Power Systems E850C October 31, 2024 Power System E1050, Power System S1024
9080 MHE Power Systems E880C October 31, 2024 Power Systems E1080
9080 MME Power Systems E870C October 31, 2024 Power Systems E1080, Power System E1050 1
9119 MHE Power Systems E880 October 31, 2024 Power Systems E1080
9119 MME Power Systems E870 October 31, 2024 Power Systems E1080, Power System E1050 1

1 Power Systems E1050 is only recommended as a replacement for the 8-socket models. Larger configurations should choose the Power Systems E1080 as a replacement.

IBM Appliance Products

Machine type Model Description EoS effective date Recommended replacement options
8356 S32 Appliance - PureApp Sys W3700-40 (cores) March 31, 2024 None
8356 S34 Appliance - PureApp Sys W3700-80 (cores) March 31, 2024 None
8356 S36 Appliance - PureApp Sys W3700-120 (cores) March 31, 2024 None
8356 S38 Appliance - PureApp Sys W3700-160 (cores) March 31, 2024 None
8356 S3A Appliance - PureApp Sys W3700-200 (cores) March 31, 2024 None



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Country Planned effective date
Europe
Aland Islands November 15, 2022
Albania November 15, 2022
Andorra November 15, 2022
Armenia November 15, 2022
Austria November 15, 2022
Azerbaijan November 15, 2022
Belarus November 15, 2022
Belgium November 15, 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina November 15, 2022
Bouvet Island November 15, 2022
British Indian Ocean Territory November 15, 2022
Bulgaria November 15, 2022
Croatia November 15, 2022
Cyprus November 15, 2022
Czech Republic November 15, 2022
Denmark November 15, 2022
Estonia November 15, 2022
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) November 15, 2022
Faroe Islands November 15, 2022
Finland November 15, 2022
France November 15, 2022
French Guiana November 15, 2022
French Polynesia November 15, 2022
French Southern Territories November 15, 2022
Georgia November 15, 2022
Germany November 15, 2022
Gibraltar November 15, 2022
Greece November 15, 2022
Greenland November 15, 2022
Guadeloupe November 15, 2022
Guernsey November 15, 2022
Holy See (Vatican City State) November 15, 2022
Hungary November 15, 2022
Iceland November 15, 2022
Ireland November 15, 2022
Isle of Man November 15, 2022
Israel November 15, 2022
Italy November 15, 2022
Jersey November 15, 2022
Kazakhstan November 15, 2022
Kyrgyzstan November 15, 2022
Latvia November 15, 2022
Liechtenstein November 15, 2022
Lithuania November 15, 2022
Luxembourg November 15, 2022
Malta November 15, 2022
Martinique November 15, 2022
Mayotte November 15, 2022
Monaco November 15, 2022
Montenegro November 15, 2022
Netherlands November 15, 2022
New Caledonia November 15, 2022
Norway November 15, 2022
Pitcairn November 15, 2022
Poland November 15, 2022
Portugal November 15, 2022
Republic of Moldova November 15, 2022
Republic of North Macedonia November 15, 2022
Reunion November 15, 2022
Romania November 15, 2022
Saint Barthelemy November 15, 2022
Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha November 15, 2022
Saint Martin November 15, 2022
Saint Pierre and Miquelon November 15, 2022
San Marino November 15, 2022
Serbia November 15, 2022
Slovakia November 15, 2022
Slovenia November 15, 2022
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands November 15, 2022
Spain November 15, 2022
Svalbard and Jan Mayen November 15, 2022
Sweden November 15, 2022
Switzerland November 15, 2022
Tajikistan November 15, 2022
Turkmenistan November 15, 2022
Ukraine November 15, 2022
Union of the Comoros November 15, 2022
United Kingdom November 15, 2022
Uzbekistan November 15, 2022
Vanuatu November 15, 2022
Wallis and Futuna November 15, 2022
Middle East and Africa
Afghanistan November 15, 2022
Algeria November 15, 2022
Angola November 15, 2022
Bahrain November 15, 2022
Benin November 15, 2022
Botswana November 15, 2022
Burkina Faso November 15, 2022
Burundi November 15, 2022
Cameroon November 15, 2022
Central African Republic November 15, 2022
Chad November 15, 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo November 15, 2022
Djibouti November 15, 2022
Egypt November 15, 2022
Equatorial Guinea November 15, 2022
Eritrea November 15, 2022
Ethiopia November 15, 2022
Gabon November 15, 2022
Gambia November 15, 2022
Ghana November 15, 2022
Guinea November 15, 2022
Guinea-Bissau November 15, 2022
Iraq November 15, 2022
Jordan November 15, 2022
Kenya November 15, 2022
Kingdom of Eswatini November 15, 2022
Kuwait November 15, 2022
Lebanon November 15, 2022
Lesotho November 15, 2022
Liberia November 15, 2022
Libya November 15, 2022
Madagascar November 15, 2022
Malawi November 15, 2022
Mali November 15, 2022
Mauritania November 15, 2022
Mauritius November 15, 2022
Morocco November 15, 2022
Mozambique November 15, 2022
Namibia November 15, 2022
Niger November 15, 2022
Nigeria November 15, 2022
Oman November 15, 2022
Pakistan November 15, 2022
Qatar November 15, 2022
Republic of Cabo Verde November 15, 2022
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire November 15, 2022
Republic of the Congo November 15, 2022
Rwanda November 15, 2022
Sao Tome and Principe November 15, 2022
Saudi Arabia November 15, 2022
Senegal November 15, 2022
Seychelles November 15, 2022
Sierra Leone November 15, 2022
Somalia November 15, 2022
South Africa November 15, 2022
South Sudan November 15, 2022
State of Palestine November 15, 2022
Sudan November 15, 2022
Togo November 15, 2022
Tunisia November 15, 2022
Turkey November 15, 2022
Uganda November 15, 2022
United Arab Emirates November 15, 2022
United Republic of Tanzania November 15, 2022
Western Sahara November 15, 2022
Yemen November 15, 2022
Zambia November 15, 2022
Zimbabwe November 15, 2022
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