Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM Select Support for burst buffer - No replacements

IBM Canada Withdrawal Announcement A22-0313
June 14, 2022

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 Support and access discontinuance Support and access discontinuance Replacement informationReplacement information
 Withdrawn parts, features, or programs Withdrawn parts, features, or programs


Support and access discontinuance

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Licensed program software

Effective on the date shown, IBM will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM Selected Support section of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date
5737-N15 IBM Enhanced Select Support for burst buffer All September 30, 2022
5737-N16 IBM Elite Select Support for burst buffer All September 30, 2022


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Withdrawn parts, features, or programs

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Build-to-plan licensed program select part number withdrawal

Effective on the date shown, the following programs and associated part numbers, as licensed under the IBM Selected Support section of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, are no longer marketed:

Program number Program name Effective date of withdrawal
5737-N15 IBM Enhanced Select Support for burst buffer June 15, 2022
5737-N16 IBM Elite Select Support for burst buffer June 15, 2022

The following part numbers are withdrawn without replacement:

Part number Part number name and description Effective date of withdrawal
D288ZLL IBM Enhanced Select Support for burst buffer per Install SW Support 12 Months June 15, 2022
D2890LL IBM Elite Select Support for burst buffer per Install SW Support 12 Months June 15, 2022


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Replacement information

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Build-to-plan

There is no replacement for the withdrawn programs and part numbers.



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Order processing

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Orders received on or after the effective date of withdrawal will not be filled. Client requested arrival dates (CRADs), if any, must be prior to the effective date of withdrawal.



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Technical support

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Licensed program technical support

Technical support is discontinued effective September 30, 2022. Support extensions are not available.

See the IBM® Support website for product support information.

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