Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM FlashSystem A9000, A9000R, and IBM XIV software

IBM Europe Withdrawal Announcement ZP22-0363
September 13, 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 Withdrawn parts, features, or programs Withdrawn parts, features, or programs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 discontinue support for specific versions and releases of the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number

Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date
5639-FS1 IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software 12.3.x July 31, 2023
5639-FS2 IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License 12.3.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYB IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 Software 11.4.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYB IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 Software 11.5.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYB IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 Software 11.6.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYC IBM XIV Cloud Storage for Service Providers 11.4.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYC IBM XIV Cloud Storage for Service Providers 11.5.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYC IBM XIV Cloud Storage for Service Providers 11.6.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYE IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 software 11.6.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYF IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 11.6.x July 31, 2023
5639-YYG IBM XIV Storage Systems Gen3 Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 11.6.x July 31, 2023


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Withdrawn parts, features, or programs

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Build-to-order program and feature number withdrawal

Effective September 16, 2022, the following programs and features will be withdrawn.

Program number Program name VRM Feature number
5639-YYB IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 Software 11.x.x All
5639-YYC IBM XIV Cloud Storage for Service Providers 11.x.x All
5639-YYE IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 software 11.6.x All
5639-YYG IBM XIV Storage Systems Gen3 Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 11.6.x All
5639-FSJ IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-FSK IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - One-year After License 1.1.x All
5639-FSL IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSM IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-FSN IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year After License 1.1.x All
5639-FSP IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Two-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSQ IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Four-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSR IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R Software V12 Software Maintenance - Five-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSS IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - One-year Registration and Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-FST IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - One-year After License 1.1.x All
5639-FSU IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSV IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-FSW IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Three-year After License 1.1.x All
5639-FSX IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Two-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSY IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Four-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-FSZ IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R HW Int. with IBM SA License V12 Software Maintenance - Five-year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-XX1 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance One-year registration and renewal 1.1.x All
5639-XX2 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance One-Year After License 1.1.x All
5639-XX3 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Three-year registration 1.1.x All
5639-XX4 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Three-year renewal 1.1.x All
5639-XX5 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Three-year After License 1.1.x All
5639-XX9 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Two-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X12 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Four-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X11 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance Five-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X51 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 1-Yr Reg/Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-X52 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 1-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-X53 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 2-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X54 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 3-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X55 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 3-Yr Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-X56 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 3-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-X57 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 4-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X58 IBM XIV Storage System Software Maintenance 5-Year Registration 1.1.x All
5639-XC1 IBM XIV Storage Systems 1-Yr Reg/Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-XC2 IBM XIV Storage Systems 1-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-XC3 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-XC4 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-XC5 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-XC6 IBM XIV Storage Systems 2-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-XC7 IBM XIV Storage Systems 4-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-XC8 IBM XIV Storage Systems 5-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-YG1 IBM XIV Storage Systems 1-Yr Reg/Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-YG2 IBM XIV Storage Systems 1-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-YG3 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-YG4 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-YG5 IBM XIV Storage Systems 3-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-YG6 IBM XIV Storage Systems 2-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-YG7 IBM XIV Storage Systems 4-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-YG8 IBM XIV Storage Systems 5-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X63 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 1-Yr Reg/Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-X64 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 1-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-X65 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 3-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X66 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 3-Yr Renewal 1.1.x All
5639-X67 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 3-Yr After License 1.1.x All
5639-X69 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 5-Yr Registration 1.1.x All
5639-X73 IBM XIV Hardware Integration license for IBM Spectrum Accelerate 4-Yr Registration 1.1.x All

Notes:

  • V#.#.x means all modification levels of the version release number listed
  • V#.x.x means all releases and modification levels of the version release number listed



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Replacement information

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Build-to-order

There are no replacements for any of the withdrawn programs.



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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.

Trademarks

IBM FlashSystem, IBM, XIV 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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