Hardware withdrawal: IBM Tape features and model conversions - No replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 922-033
March 22, 2022

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Overview

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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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Withdrawn products

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Effective June 30, 2022, the following features and model conversions are being withdrawn: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
Entry ALMS 3584 L22 1692
Entry ALMS 3584 L52 1692
Full ALMS 3584 L22 1694
Full ALMS 3584 L52 1694
Enhanced Grippers/Pivot 3584 L22 2205
Enhanced Grippers/Pivot 3584 L52 2205
Enh. Grippers/Pivot for HA 3584 D22 2206
Enh. Grippers/Pivot for HA 3584 D52 2206
Enhanced Accessor 3584 L22 2304
Enhanced Accessor 3584 L52 2304
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
Console Attachment 3584 L52 2715
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
Encryption Configuration/Field 3592 E05 5596
Encryption Configuration/Field 3592 E07 5596
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
3575 L12 L18 06/30/2022
3575 L24 L32 06/30/2022
3584 D23 D53 06/30/2022
3584 D42 D32 06/30/2022
3584 D53 D23 06/30/2022
3584 L23 L53 06/30/2022
3584 L53 L23 06/30/2022
3590 B11 B1A 06/30/2022
3590 B1A B11 06/30/2022
3590 C14 C12 06/30/2022
3592 E07 EH7 06/30/2022
7331 205 305 06/30/2022


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Replacement product information

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None



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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.

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 922-033
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