Hardware withdrawal: IBM Tape features and model conversions - No replacements availableIBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 922-033
March 22, 2022
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Effective June 30, 2022, 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 July 30, 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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Effective June 30, 2022, the following features and model conversions are being withdrawn:
|Description||Machine type||Model number||Feature number|
|IBM PF Custom Exp Ind||7226||1U3||EFDE|
|IBM PF Express Exp||7226||1U3||EFDF|
|IBM PF Enterprise Exp Ind||7226||1U3||EFDH|
|Fibre Channel Patch Panel||3584||D22||1462|
|Fibre Channel Patch Panel||3584||D52||1462|
|Fibre Channel Patch Panel||3584||L22||1462|
|Fibre Channel Patch Panel||3584||L52||1462|
|10/100 Ethernet Support||3584||D42||1660|
|LTO® Ultrium® Drive Reinstall||3584||D52||1665|
|LTO Ultrium Drive Reinstall||3584||L52||1665|
|DLT Drive Reinstall||3584||D42||1668|
|Control Path Failover||3584||L22||1680|
|Control Path Failover||3584||L52||1680|
|Data Path Failover||3584||L22||1681|
|Data Path Failover||3584||L52||1681|
|Enh. Grippers/Pivot for HA||3584||D22||2206|
|Enh. Grippers/Pivot for HA||3584||D52||2206|
|Enhanced Accessor for HA||3584||D22||2305|
|Enhanced Accessor for HA||3584||D52||2305|
|Remote Support Attachment||3584||L22||2712|
|Remote Support Attachment||3584||L52||2712|
|22 Meter LC-SC Fibre Channel Cable||3584||D52||5922|
|22 Meter LC-SC Fibre Channel Cable||3584||L22||5922|
|22 Meter LC-SC Fibre Channel Cable||3584||L52||5922|
|Attached to TS7700||3584||L22||9217|
|Attached to TS7700||3584||L52||9217|
|3588 Drive Field Install||3584||L52||9679|
|3588 Drive Field Install||3584||D52||9679|
|4.3M Power Cord Non-Watertight||3584||D22||9962|
|4.3M Power Cord Non-Watertight||3584||D52||9962|
|4.3M Power Cord Non-Watertight||3584||L22||9962|
|4.3M Power Cord Non-Watertight||3584||L52||9962|
|13 m LC/LC Fibre Cable||3592||E05||6013|
|13 m LC/LC Fibre Cable||3592||E07||6013|
|25 m LC/LC Fibre Cable||3592||E05||6025|
|25 m LC/LC Fibre Cable||3592||E07||6025|
|From machine type||From model||To model||Effective withdrawal date|
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