Hardware withdrawal: IBM eServer zSeries 900 — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 906-060
April 4, 2006

 

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Overview

Effective June 30, 2006, IBM will withdraw all models of the IBM eServer zSeries® 900 (2064) and all upgrades from Parallel Enterprise Servers Generation 5 (9672), Parallel Enterprise Servers Generation 6 (9672), and IBM eServer zSeries 800 (2066) to z900 (2064). Model conversions within the z900 and MES features on the z900 will continue to be available until October 2, 2006. After October 2, 2006, model conversions within the z900 will be withdrawn.

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

For details, refer to the Withdrawn products section.

Replacement product information

                                                         Replacement
                                                         machine
Withdrawn product        Replacement products            types
 
IBM eServer(R)           IBM eServer zSeries 990         2084
 zSeries 900             IBM System z9(TM) 109           2094

For additional information, refer to Hardware Announcement 105-241 , dated July 27, 2005.
 
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Withdrawn products

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All models of z900 will be withdrawn effective June 30, 2006. All upgrades from Parallel Enterprise Servers Generation 5 (9672), Parallel Enterprise Servers Generation 6 (9672), and IBM eServer zSeries 800 (2066) to z900 (2064) will be withdrawn effective June 30, 2006. Model conversions within the z900 and MES features on the z900 will continue to be available until October 2, 2006. After October 2, 2006, model conversions within the z900 and MES features on the z900 will no longer be available.

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 906-060

Trademarks

 
System z9 is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
zSeries and eServer are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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