Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM Power features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 922-114
October 25, 2022

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Overview

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Effective October 25, 2022, and April 30, 2023, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following features.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these features directly from IBM.

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

If you have a continuing need for these machine types, models, and features, go to the IBM Certified Pre-owned web page 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Withdrawn products

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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power® Systems machine types:

Effective October 25, 2022

Feature withdrawals

Description Machine type Model Feature
Factory Deconfiguration of 1-core 9105 22A 2319
Factory Deconfiguration of 1-core 9105 42A 2319

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective April 30, 2023

Feature withdrawals

Description Machine type Model Feature
AIX® Partition Specify 8408 44E 0265
AIX Partition Specify 8408 E8E 0265
Linux® Partition Specify 8408 44E 0266
Linux Partition Specify 8408 E8E 0266
Primary OS - AIX 8408 44E 2146
Primary OS - AIX 8408 E8E 2146
Primary OS - Linux 8408 44E 2147
Primary OS - Linux 8408 E8E 2147
Power IFL Memory Activation 8408 44E ELNP
PowerVM® - Enterprise Edition 8408 44E EPVV
PowerVM - Enterprise Edition 8408 E8E EPVV
Record Purpose Only (RPO) Order indicator 8408 44E ERP0
Record Purpose Only (RPO) Order indicator 8408 E8E ERP0
Virtual Capacity Expedited Shipment 8408 44E ESCT
Virtual Capacity Expedited Shipment 8408 E8E ESCT
BP Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 44E SVBP
BP Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 E8E SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 44E SVCS
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 E8E SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 44E SVNN
Other IBM Post-Sale Services: 1 Day 8408 E8E SVNN


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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 922-114
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