IBM Storage Networking c-type models offer additional power cord options

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 121-076
October 26, 2021

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OverviewOverviewPublicationsPublications
Key requirementsKey requirementsTechnical informationTechnical information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
DescriptionDescriptionPricesPrices
Product numberProduct numberRegional availabilityRegional availability



Overview

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IBM® Storage Networking c-type family lowers the total cost of ownership (TCO) for storage networking by combining robust and flexible hardware architecture, multiple layers of network and storage intelligence, and compatibility with all c-type family line cards. This powerful combination helps organizations build highly available, scalable storage networks with comprehensive security and unified management.



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Key requirements

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All features and functions listed require NX-OS 8.5.1a, or later.



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Planned availability date

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October 29, 2021

Availability within a country is subject to local legal requirements.



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Description

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Standard power cords, also known as jumper power cords, are available for the IBM Storage Networking c-type family. Standard power cords with a country-specific plug can be used with wall outlets, while the jumper power cords, for use in cabinet outlets, are available as an optional alternative to the standard power cords.

Two additional power cord options are available for the IBM Storage Networking c-type family:

  • Feature code AJHX - Power Cord, 250 V AC 16A EL-208 Plug, India
  • Feature code AJHW - Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0 M, India

Accessibility by people with disabilities

Accessibility Compliance Reports (previously known as a VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance to standards, including the Worldwide Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, European Standard EN 301 349, and US Section 508, can be found on the IBM Accessibility Conformance Report Request website.



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Product number

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The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 8977 and 8978 machine types:

Description Machine type Model Feature
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India 8977 R16 AJHX
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India 8977 R50 AJHX
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India 8977 T32 AJHX
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India 8977 T48 AJHX
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India 8977 T96 AJHX
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India 8978 E04 AJHW
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India 8978 E08 AJHW
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India 8978 E16 AJHW



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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 121-076


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with the announced products.

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To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website. The IBM Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.

To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.



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Services

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IBM Lab Services

IBM Lab Services offers a wide array of services available for your enterprise. It brings expertise on the latest technologies from the IBM development community and can help with your most difficult technical challenges.

IBM Lab Services can help you successfully implement emerging technologies so as to accelerate your return on investment and improve your satisfaction with your IBM systems and solutions. Services examples include initial implementation, integration, migration, and skills transfer on IBM systems solution capabilities and recommended practices. IBM Lab Services is one of the service organizations of IBM's world-renowned IBM Systems Group development labs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.

Global Technology Services

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Services and Consulting website.

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Services and Consulting website.

Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM Training website.



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Technical information

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Planning information

Cable orders

None.

Security, auditability, and control

The client is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

IBM Lab Services

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IT Infrastructure website.



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Terms and conditions

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MES discount applicable

Equal to the volume commitment discount


Field installable feature

Yes


Warranty period

One year

To obtain copies of the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or IBM. An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to the full warranty period specified by IBM. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.


Client setup

Yes


Machine code

Same license terms and conditions as base machine


Optional features warranty period

  • Optional features - One year



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Prices

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The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 8977 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India R16 AJHX Both Yes No
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India R50 AJHX Both Yes No
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India T32 AJHX Both Yes No
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India T48 AJHX Both Yes No
Power Cord, 250 VAC 16A EL-208 Plug, India T96 AJHX Both Yes No

The following are newly announced features of the IBM System Storage 8978 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India E04 AJHW Both Yes No
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India E08 AJHW Both Yes No
Power Cord, IEC60320/C19, IS16A3, 7.0M, India E16 AJHW Both Yes No

CSU = Customer setup

RP MES = Returnable parts MES



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Regional availability

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American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, United States, and US Virgin Islands

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