Hardware withdrawal: Select IBM Power Systems models and features

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WG21-0026
September 14, 2021

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Overview

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Effective September 14, 2021, September 30, 2021, and October 31, 2021, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following select IBM Power® Systems models and features listed in the Withdrawn products section.

On or after the effective dates of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM. Field-installed features associated with the machine types not listed in this announcement continue to be available.

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

If you have a continuing need for these machine types/models/features, 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Withdrawn products

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The following IBM Power Systems machine type/models are being withdrawn:

Effective September 14, 2021

Model withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model 
IBM Power System LC921                            9006  12P          
IBM Power System LC922                            9006  22P          

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective September 30, 2021

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
#ESDA Load Source Specify (283GB 15K RPM SAS
SFF-3 for IBM i)                                  8286  41A     ELSA 
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
#ESFA Load Source Specify (283GB 15K RPM SAS
SFF-3 4K Block - 4224)                            8284  21A     ELTA 
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
ESJK Load Source Specify (931GB SSD SFF-2)        9009  41A     ELUK 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
ESJM Load Source Specify (1.86TB SSD SFF-2)       9009  41A     ELUM 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
ESJP Load Source Specify (3.72TB SSD SFF-2)       9009  41A     ELUP 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
ESJR Load Source Specify (7.44TB SSD SFF-2)       9009  41A     ELUR 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
ESJT Load Source Specify (931GB SSD SFF-3)        9009  41A     ELUT 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
ESJV Load Source Specify (1.86TB SSD SFF-3)       9009  41A     ELUV 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
ESJX Load Source Specify (3.72TB SSD SFF-3)       9009  41A     ELUX 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
ESJZ Load Source Specify (7.44TB SSD SFF-3)       9009  41A     ELUZ 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
Power Enterprise IaaS offer indicator             9080  M9S     EPCS 
1 Proc-Day On/Off Billing for #EPH3, AIX®/Linux®  8412  EAD     EPH5 
100 On/Off Proc-Days of CoD Billing for
Processor #EPH3. AIX/Linux                        8412  EAD     EPH6 
Proc CoD Utility Billing, 100 Proc-mins. for
#EPH3, AIX/Linux                                  8412  EAD     EPH7 
Enterprise 1.6 TB SSD PCIe4 NVMe U.2 module for
IBM i                                             9223  22S     ES1F 
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008  22L     ESJJ 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i       9009  41A     ESJK 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJL 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJM 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJN 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJP 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJQ 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-2 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJR 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux   9008  22L     ESJS 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
931GB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i       9009  41A     ESJT 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJU 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
1.86TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJV 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJW 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
3.72TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJX 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for AIX/Linux  9008  22L     ESJY 
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          
7.44TB Mainstream SAS 4k SFF-3 SSD for IBM i      9009  41A     ESJZ 
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          

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

Effective October 31, 2021

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
VGA to DVI Connection Converter                   8202  E4B     4276 
                                                  8202  E4C          
                                                  8202  E4D          
                                                  8203  E4A          
                                                  8204  E8A          
                                                  8205  E6B          
                                                  8205  E6C          
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1C          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2B          
                                                  8231  E2C          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8233  E8B          
                                                  8234  EMA          
                                                  8236  E8C          
                                                  8246  L1C          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1S          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2B          
                                                  8246  L2C          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2S          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8247  21L          
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8248  L4T          
                                                  8261  E4S          
                                                  8268  E1D          
                                                  8284  21A          
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9008  22L          
                                                  9009  22A          
                                                  9009  22G          
                                                  9009  41A          
                                                  9009  41G          
                                                  9009  42A          
                                                  9009  42G          
                                                  9040  MR9          
                                                  9080  M9S          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMA          
                                                  9117  MMB          
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9119  FHA          
                                                  9119  FHB          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
                                                  9223  22H          
                                                  9223  22S          
                                                  9223  42H          
                                                  9223  42S          

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

Effective September 14, 2021

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated            9006  12P     4650 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - US English               9006  12P     9300 
                                                  9006  22P          
New Red Hat® License Core Counter                 9006  12P     9442 
                                                  9006  22P          
New SUSE License Core Counter                     9006  12P     9443 
                                                  9006  22P          
Other Linux License Core Counter                  9006  12P     9445 
                                                  9006  22P          
3rd Party Linux License Core Counter              9006  12P     9446 
                                                  9006  22P          
Other License Core Counter                        9006  12P     9449 
                                                  9006  22P          
Ubuntu Linux License Core Counter                 9006  12P     9450 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Dutch                    9006  12P     9700 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - French                   9006  12P     9703 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - German                   9006  12P     9704 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Polish                   9006  12P     9705 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Norwegian                9006  12P     9706 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Portuguese               9006  12P     9707 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Spanish                  9006  12P     9708 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Italian                  9006  12P     9711 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Canadian French          9006  12P     9712 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Japanese                 9006  12P     9714 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Traditional Chinese
(Taiwan)                                          9006  12P     9715 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Korean                   9006  12P     9716 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Turkish                  9006  12P     9718 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Hungarian                9006  12P     9719 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Slovakian                9006  12P     9720 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Russian                  9006  12P     9721 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Simplified Chinese (PRC) 9006  12P     9722 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Czech                    9006  12P     9724 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Romanian                 9006  12P     9725 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Croatian                 9006  12P     9726 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Slovenian                9006  12P     9727 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Brazilian Portuguese     9006  12P     9728 
                                                  9006  22P          
Language Group Specify - Thai                     9006  12P     9729 
                                                  9006  22P          
Open Power non-virtualized configuration          9006  12P     EC16 
                                                  9006  22P          
KVM on Power Path                                 9006  12P     EC70 
                                                  9006  22P          
1-Socket 1U LFF NVMe Fab Assembly                 9006  12P     EKBB 
2-Socket 1U LFF NVMe Fab Assembly Base            9006  12P     EKBC 
1-Socket 2U 12 LFF/SFF 4 NVMe Direct Attach Fab
Assembly                                          9006  22P     EKBF 
2-Socket 2U 12 LFF/SFF 4 NVMe Direct Attach Fab
Assembly                                          9006  22P     EKBG 
1-Socket 2U 12 LFF/SFF 4 NVMe LSI Expander
Assembly                                          9006  22P     EKBH 
2-Socket 2U 12 LFF/SFF 4 NVMe LSI Expander
Assembly                                          9006  22P     EKBJ 
16-core 2.2 GHz POWER9™ Processor                 9006  12P     EKP6 
20-core 2.13 GHz POWER9 Processor                 9006  12P     EKP7 
20-core 2.7 GHz POWER9 Processor                  9006  22P     EKPC 
16-core 2.9 GHz POWER9 Processor                  9006  22P     EKPD 
22-core 2.6 GHz POWER9 Processor                  9006  22P     EKPE 
Bulk Packaging Request ID                         9006  12P     ERB0 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #1                              9006  12P     ERB1 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #2                              9006  12P     ERB2 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #3                              9006  12P     ERB3 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #4                              9006  12P     ERB4 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #5                              9006  12P     ERB5 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #6                              9006  12P     ERB6 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #7                              9006  12P     ERB7 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #8                              9006  12P     ERB8 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #9                              9006  12P     ERB9 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #10                             9006  12P     ERBA 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #11                             9006  12P     ERBB 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #12                             9006  12P     ERBC 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #13                             9006  12P     ERBD 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #14                             9006  12P     ERBE 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #15                             9006  12P     ERBF 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #16                             9006  12P     ERBG 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #17                             9006  12P     ERBH 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #18                             9006  12P     ERBJ 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #19                             9006  12P     ERBK 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging ID #20                             9006  12P     ERBL 
                                                  9006  22P          
Bulk Packaging Request ID for first MTM in bulk
package                                           9006  12P     ERBX 
                                                  9006  22P          
No Bulk Packaging Specify                         9006  12P     ERBZ 
                                                  9006  22P          
S&H-a                                             9006  12P     ESC5 
                                                  9006  22P          


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