IBM Power 740 Summer promotion

Announcement Letter Number 312-079

July 11, 2012

Value proposition

Customers who acquire an IBM® Power® 740 Express® server (8205-E6C) with single or dual processor module with a minimum set of active memory per core can receive 25% off the entire 8205-E6C configuration.

The offer

For a limited time only, if you acquire an eligible new IBM Power 740 Express server configured with a minimum amount of memory per core, as follows, you can receive a discount of 25% off the configuration you acquire.

For a list of eligible minimum server configurations, refer to the Qualifying/Eligible products section.

Start and/or end dates

Orders must be received by IBM on or before September 21, 2012.

The date of shipment from IBM must occur on or after July 11, 2012, but no later than September 30, 2012.

Where is it available?

This promotion is available only in:

Qualifying/Eligible products

Eligible minimum configuration with Single Processor Module

                                                       Minimum
                                                       total GB
                            Mach      Feature Feature  memory per
Description                 type  Mod number  qty      configuration

Power 740 Express server 8205 E6C

- WITH -

3.3 GHz (4-way) EPC9 1 64 GB or 3.72 GHz (4-way) EPC8 1 64 GB or 3.72 GHz (6-way) EPCA 1 96 GB or 3.55 GHz (8-way) EPCB 1 128 GB

- AND –

Feature Description number

8 GB Memory DIMMs (2X4) EM08* or 16 GB Memory DIMMs (2x8) EM16* or 32 GB Memory DIMMs (2x16) EM32*

* Any combination of these eligible memory features to reach the minimum total number of GB defined above.

Eligible minimum configuration with Dual Processor Modules

                                                       Minimum
                                                       total GB
                            Mach      Feature Feature  memory per
Description                 type  Mod number  qty      configuration

Power 740 Express server 8205 E6C

- WITH –

3.3 GHz (4-way) EPC9 2 192 GB or 3.72 GHz (4-way) EPC8 2 192 GB or 3.72 GHz (6-way) EPCA 2 288 GB or 3.55 GHz (8-way) EPCB 2 384 GB

- AND -

Feature Description number

8 GB Memory DIMMs (2X4) EM08* or 16 GB Memory DIMMs (2x8) EM16* or 32 GB Memory DIMMs (2x16) EM32*

* Any combination of these eligible memory features to reach the minimum total number of GB defined above.

Additional information/conditions

In Canada, you are responsible for all applicable taxes such as Goods and Services Tax (GST), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Provincial Sales Tax (PST), and Quebec Sales Tax (QST).

IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.

This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable Agreements.

IBM Global Financing

Financing may be available. Refer to one of the following IBM Global Financing Web sites at:

ibm.com

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Can this offer be combined?

This promotion cannot be combined with any other discount on the eligible minimum configuration.

IBM - Caribbean North District information

To determine if a country/region is part of the IBM - Caribbean North District, refer to the ibm.com country/region homepage at:

and select Country/region.

Business Partner information

IBM Business Partner - Distributors; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM Business Partner - Distributors; and IBM Business Partner - Systems Integrators may link directly to Business Partner information for the corresponding Business Partner offer. Due to participation eligibility, Business Partners may not be able to view every offer. PartnerWorld® ID and password required (use IBM ID).

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Order now

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      Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
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      Internet:   callserv@ca.ibm.com
      Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
                  ibm.com Sales Execution Center, Americas North
                  3500 Steeles Avenue East, Tower 3/4
                  Markham, Ontario
                  Canada
                  L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

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