Withdrawal and service discontinuance: IBM Performance Management for Power Systems (PM) is withdrawn as a stand-alone offering; optional Performance Management reporting is removed from other premium support service offerings

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 920-133
June 30, 2020

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Effective June 30, 2020, IBM® will withdraw the following services from marketing.

Support for these products will be withdrawn effective September 30, 2020.

Withdrawn product Withdrawal from marketing date Withdrawal of support date
Performance Management for Power® Systems (PM) (6948-M17) June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020

In addition, Performance Management reporting deliverables will be removed from the following offerings effective June 30, 2020. All other deliverables will remain the same.

Impacted offering Withdrawal from marketing date Withdrawal of support date
6942-43X - Proactive Support for AIX® and IBM i (additional options) June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-46E - proactive support for Servers June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-77Y - Proactive Support for AIX and IBM i June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-B76 - enhanced support for Power (ETS, CTS) June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6942-14D for iSeries June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-45R for IBM software June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-62H - technical support for Linux® (ETS) June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6950-07U Power Premier Software Care June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6942-43Y - Proactive Support for Linux on Power (additional options) June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
6948-71V - Proactive Support for Linux on Power June 30, 2020 September 30, 2020

If you have questions concerning this announcement, contact your local IBM representative.



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American Samoa June 30, 2020
Federated States of Micronesia June 30, 2020
Guam June 30, 2020
Marshall Islands June 30, 2020
Northern Mariana Islands June 30, 2020
Palau June 30, 2020
Puerto Rico June 30, 2020
U.S. Virgin Islands June 30, 2020
United States June 30, 2020
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