Hardware withdrawal: IBM Storage Networking select b-type features - No replacements available

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WG22-0028
July 26, 2022

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Overview

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Effective July 26, 2022, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

For new orders, the client-requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than August 26, 2022.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, go to the IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment website to check on availability or utilize the request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days.



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Withdrawn products

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Effective July 26, 2022, the following features are being withdrawn:

Description Type Model Feature
GTS order 2498 R42 ANYW
Gen 6 8 Port Activation 8960 F24 7499
GTS order 8960 F24 ANYW
12 Port Activation 8960 F64 7496
SAN64B-6 QSFP Port activation 8960 F64 7497
GTS order 8960 F64 ANYW
12 Port Activation 8960 F65 7496
SAN64B-6 QSFP Port activation 8960 F65 7497
SAN128B-6 QSFP Port Activation 8960 F96 7502
24 Port Activation 8960 F96 7503
GTS order 8960 F96 ANYW
SAN128B-6 QSFP Port Activation 8960 F97 7502
24 Port Activation 8960 F97 7503
12 Port Activation 8960 N64 7496
SAN64B-6 QSFP Port activation 8960 N64 7497
GTS order 8960 N64 ANYW
12 Port Activation 8960 N65 7496
SAN64B-6 QSFP Port activation 8960 N65 7497
SAN128B-6 QSFP Port Activation 8960 N96 7502
24 Port Activation 8960 N96 7503
GTS order 8960 N96 ANYW
SAN128B-6 QSFP Port Activation 8960 N97 7502
24 Port Activation 8960 N97 7503
GTS order 8960 P64 ANYW
GTS order 8960 R18 ANYW
GTS order 8960 R64 ANYW
GTS order 8961 F04 ANYW
GTS order 8961 F08 ANYW
GTS order 8961 F74 ANYW
GTS order 8961 F78 ANYW



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Replacement product information

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None.

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