Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: Select IBM Storwize V5000 software offerings

IBM Japan Withdrawal Announcement JP23-0052
January 10, 2023

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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 Withdrawn parts, features, or programs Withdrawn parts, features, or programs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 dates shown, IBM will withdraw support for versions and releases of the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name Version and release Discontinuance of support date
5639-ET8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software 8.4.x,

8.5.x

December 31, 2023
5639-SV5 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 8.2.x December 31, 2023
5639-SV6 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 8.2.x December 31, 2023
5639-SV7 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 8.3.x December 31, 2023
5639-SV8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for V50x0 Expansion 8.3.0 December 31, 2023

Note: V#.#.x means all modifications levels of the version release number listed.



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Withdrawn parts, features, or programs

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Build-to-order program and feature number withdrawal

Effective April 10, 2023, the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program number Program/Feature name Program version Feature number
5639-ET8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software 8.4.x, 8.5.x all
5639-ETA IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-ETB IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance One-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-ETF IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Two-years Registration 1.1.x all
5639-ETC IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Three-years Registration 1.1.x all
5639-ETD IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Three-years Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-ETE IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Three-years After License 1.1.x all
5639-ETG IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Four-years Registration 1.1.x all
5639-ETH IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software maintenance Five-years Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SV5 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 8.2.x all
5639-SVA IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVB IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance One-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVF IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Two-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVC IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Three-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVD IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Three-year Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVE IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Three-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVG IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Four-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVH IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 Software Maintenance Five-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SV6 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 8.2.x all
5639-SVJ IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVK IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance One-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVP IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Two-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVL IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Three-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVM IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Three-year Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVN IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Three-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVQ IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Four-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVR IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 Software Maintenance Five-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SV7 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 8.3.x all
5639-SVS IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVT IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance One-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVX IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Two-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVU IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Three-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Three-year Renewal 1.1.x all
5639-SVW IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Three-year After License 1.1.x all
5639-SVY IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Four-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SVZ IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 Software Maintenance Five-year Registration 1.1.x all
5639-SV8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for V50x0 Expansion 8.3.x all



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Replacement information

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Build-to-order

AAS Software Maintenance for Storwize V50x0 product IDs 5639-SSJ, 5639-SSK, 5639-SSL, 5639-SSM, 5639-SSN, 5639-SSP, 5639-SSQ, and 5639-SSR will remain available in AAS with the same feature numbers applicable in conjunction with the 8.3.1 products, 5639-SV8.



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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

See the IBM® Support website for product support information.

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these programs will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.

Trademarks

IBM, Storwize and IBM Spectrum are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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