Hardware withdrawal: IBM Tape features - Some replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 921-113
October 26, 2021

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Withdrawn productsWithdrawn products


Overview

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Effective December 31, 2021, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

For new orders, the client-requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than January 31, 2022.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, 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Withdrawn products

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Effective December 31, 2021, the following features are being withdrawn:

Description Type Model Feature
FIELD INSTALL AX0 3494 CX0 4690
FIELD MERGE AX0 3494 CX0 9690
FACTORY INSTALL AX0 3494 CX0 9691
6 ft Chicago Factory or Field installable 3494 CX0 9986
AS/400, ISERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 D12 9104
RS/6000, PSERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 D12 9106
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390®, or zSeries system 3494 D12 9109
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 D22 9109
EXTERNAL FABRIC SUPPORT PLANT 3494 D22 9491
Fld Inst 3592 Mod E06 Drive 3494 D24 4676
Fld Inst 3592 Mod EU6 Drive 3494 D24 4677
Rep J1A/E05 w/ E06/EU6 3494 D24 4678
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 D24 9109
Field Merge 3592 Model J1A Tape Drive 3494 D24 9674
Factory Install 3592 Model E05 Tape Drive 3494 D24 9676
Field Merge 3592 Model E05 Tape Drive 3494 D24 9678
Field Merge 3592 Model E06 Tape Drive 3494 D24 9684
Field Merge 3592 Model EU6 Tape Drive 3494 D24 9694
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 HA1 9109
AS/400, ISERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L10 9104
RS/6000, PSERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L10 9106
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 L10 9109
AS/400, ISERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L12 9104
RS/6000, PSERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L12 9106
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 L12 9109
HP-UX ATTACHMENT 3494 L12 9210
SUN ATTACHMENT 3494 L12 9211
WINDOWS ATTACHMENT 3494 L12 9212
AS/400, ISERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L14 9104
RS/6000, PSERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L14 9106
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 L14 9109
HP-UX ATTACHMENT 3494 L14 9210
SUN ATTACHMENT 3494 L14 9211
WINDOWS ATTACHMENT 3494 L14 9212
AS/400, ISERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L22 9104
RS/6000, PSERIES ATTACHMENT 3494 L22 9106
Attached to ES/3090, ES/9000, S/390, or zSeries system 3494 L22 9109
HP-UX ATTACHMENT 3494 L22 9210
SUN ATTACHMENT 3494 L22 9211
WINDOWS ATTACHMENT 3494 L22 9212
Capacity Expansion 3576 L5B 1640
Advanced Reporting 3576 L5B 1650
Path Failover 3576 L5B 1682
LTO® Lib Managed Encryption 3576 L5B 5900
3592 Field Install/Merge 3577 L5U 4685
Encryption Configuration 3577 L5U 9900
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 D23 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 D23 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 D23 SVNN
Power® Distribution Units 3584 D25 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 D25 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 D25 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 D25 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 D53 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 D53 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 D53 SVNN
Power Distribution Units 3584 D55 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 D55 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 D55 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 D55 SVNN
Power Distribution Units 3584 L25 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 L25 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 L25 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 L25 SVNN
Power Distribution Units 3584 L55 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 L55 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 L55 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 L55 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 S24 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 S24 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 S24 SVNN
Power Distribution Units 3584 S25 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 S25 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 S25 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 S25 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 S54 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 S54 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 S54 SVNN
Power Distribution Units 3584 S55 1951
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 S55 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 S55 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 S55 SVNN
Power Distribution Unit 3584 TR1 1751
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 TR1 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 TR1 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 TR1 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3584 TR2 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3584 TR2 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3584 TR2 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F6A SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F6A SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F6A SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F6C SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F6C SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F6C SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F7A SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F7A SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F7A SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F7C SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F7C SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F7C SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F8A SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F8A SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F8A SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F8C SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F8C SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F8C SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F8S SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F8S SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F8S SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F9C SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F9C SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F9C SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 F9S SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 F9S SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 F9S SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3588 S9C SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3588 S9C SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3588 S9C SVNN
PSERIES AIX® ATTACHMENT 3590 B11 9600
PSERIES AIX ATTACHMENT 3590 B1A 9600
FACTORY INSTALL H1A SCSI DRIVE 3590 C12 9669
FACTORY INSTALL H1A FIBR DRIVE 3590 C12 9670
English Nomenclature 3590 E11 2924
German Nomenclature 3590 E11 2929
Spanish Nomenclature 3590 E11 2931
PSERIES AIX ATTACHMENT 3590 E11 9600
English Nomenclature 3590 E1A 2924
German Nomenclature 3590 E1A 2929
Spanish Nomenclature 3590 E1A 2931
PSERIES AIX ATTACHMENT 3590 E1A 9600
English Nomenclature 3590 H11 2924
German Nomenclature 3590 H11 2929
Spanish Nomenclature 3590 H11 2931
PSERIES AIX ATTACHMENT 3590 H11 9600
ATTACHMENT TO C12 OR C14 3590 H1A 2003
English Nomenclature 3590 H1A 2924
German Nomenclature 3590 H1A 2929
Spanish Nomenclature 3590 H1A 2931
PSERIES AIX ATTACHMENT 3590 H1A 9600
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 55E SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 55E SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 55E SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 55F SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 55F SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 55F SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 55G SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 55G SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 55G SVNN
TAA Compliance 3592 60E 0983
Plant Install 3592 in a 3584 Frame 3592 60E 9677
3592 Field Install in 3584 3592 60E 9689
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 60F SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 60F SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 60F SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 60G SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 60G SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 60G SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 E07 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 E07 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 E07 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 E08 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 E08 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 E08 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 EH7 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 EH7 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 EH7 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3592 EH8 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3592 EH8 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3592 EH8 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3952 F06 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3952 F06 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3952 F06 SVNN
FIELD MERGE 3592 J70 3953 F05 5875
FIELD MERGE 3592 C06 3953 F05 5878
PLANT INSTALL 3592 C06 3953 F05 5879
EXTERNAL FABRIC SUPPORT PLANT 3953 F05 9491
NEMA L6-30 POWER® CORD 3953 F05 9954
RS 3750DP POWER CORD 3953 F05 9955
IEC 309 POWER CORD 3953 F05 9956
PDL 4.3 M POWER CORD 3953 F05 9957
KOREAN 4.3 M POWER CORD 3953 F05 9958
Unterminated Power Cord 3953 F05 9959
China Unterminated Power Cord 3953 F05 9966
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 CC9 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 CC9 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 CC9 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 CS9 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 CS9 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 CS9 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 CSA SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 CSA SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 CSA SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 CSB SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 CSB SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 CSB SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 CX9 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 CX9 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 CX9 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 XS9 SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 XS9 SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 XS9 SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 XSA SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 XSA SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 XSA SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3956 XSB SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3956 XSB SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3956 XSB SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3957 VEC SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3957 VEC SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3957 VEC SVNN
BP Post-Sale Services 3957 VED SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 3957 VED SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 3957 VED SVNN
RDX 3.0 Dock/320GB Cart Bundle 7226 1U3 1705
RDX 3.0 Dock/500GB Cart Bundle 7226 1U3 1706
RDX 3.0 Dock/1.0TB Cart Bundle 7226 1U3 1707
RDX 3.0 Dock/2.0TB Cart Bundle 7226 1U3 1720
Request for a new Vendor Logo Hardware 7226 1U3 2247
Request for an existing IBM Feature 7226 1U3 2248
Request for an existing Public RPQ 7226 1U3 2249
Indicator for Rack #01 7226 1U3 4651
Consolidate Shipment 7226 1U3 8031
OEM MES Order Indicator 7226 1U3 ACW4
OEM 1 Order Indicator 7226 1U3 ACY1
OEM 2 Order Indicator 7226 1U3 ACY4
No Rules Order Indicator 7226 1U3 ADNR


Model conversion withdrawals

Effective December 31, 2021, the following model conversions on the specified machine types are withdrawn:

From Machine Type From Model To Model WD Effective Date
3584 D22 D52 12/31/2021
3584 D22 D23 12/31/2021
3584 D52 D22 12/31/2021
3584 D52 D53 12/31/2021
3584 L22 L52 12/31/2021
3584 L22 L23 12/31/2021
3584 L52 L22 12/31/2021
3584 L52 L53 12/31/2021



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Replacement product information

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Withdrawn product Replacement product Machine/model feature/part
Power Distribution Unit Enhanced PDU 3584-TR1/1752
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-D25/1952
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-D55/1952
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-L25/1952
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-L55/1952
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-S25/1952
Power Distribution Units Enhanced PDUs 3584-S55/1952

For additional information about these replacement products, see Hardware Announcement 118-103, dated November 20, 2018.



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Business Partner information

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If you are an IBM Business Partner acquiring IBM products or services directly from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement.

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