Hardware withdrawal: IBM DS8880 models 84E, 85E, and 86E and select features for machine types 2831, 2832, 2833, and 2834 - No replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 923-004
January 10, 2023

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Effective June 30, 2023, 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 July 31, 2023. 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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Description Machine type Model Feature number
DS8884 Expansion Unit 2831 84E  
DS8886 Expansion Unit 2831 85E  
DS8886 Expansion Unit 2831 86E  
8xE factory merge 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0003
8xE field merge 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0004
PPA Software Order Indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0017
DoD indicator 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0020
JEMT indicator 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0021
Single phase 200-220V, 30A 2831 85E 0101
Single phase 220-240V, 30A 2831 85E 0102
Cables indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 0110
Top Expansion 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986, 85E, 86E 0170
Shipping weight reduction 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0200
98x 8xE position 1 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0241
98x 8xE position 2 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0242
98x 8xE position 3 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986, 85E, 86E 0243
98x 8xE position 4 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986, 85E, 86E 0244
TDCPP free indicator 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0404
All-flash indicator 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0600
SAS-SSD mix indicators 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0603
SSD custom placement indicators 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0604
Flash card sets custom placement indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986, 85E, 86E 0606
Safe Guarded Copy Indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 0785
Up to 5 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0795
5.1 TB to 10 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0796
10.1 TB to 25 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0797
25.1 TB to 50 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0798
50.1 TB to 75 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0799
75.1 TB to 100 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0801
100.1 TB to 250 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0803
250.1 TB to 500 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0804
500.1 TB to 1250 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0806
1250.1 TB to 3000 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0807
3000.1 TB to 6000 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0808
6000.1 TB to 10000 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0809
IBM/Openwave Alliance 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0930
IBM System i indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0931
IBM System p indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0932
IBM System x indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0933
IBM System z® indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0934
IBM System z B/C indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0935
IBM System zEnterprise® Cloud indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0936
Linux® indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0940
Storage Appliance indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 0952
IBM ProtecTIER® indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0960
IBM Storwize® V7000 indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0961
IBM N series indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0962
IBM SAN Volume Controller indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0963
IBM/EPIC attachment indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0964
VMware® VAAI indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0965
OpenStack indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 0966
US TAA compliance indicator 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 0983
Front & rear door lock kit 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1014
Single phase DC-UPS 2831 84E, 85E 1050
Three phase DC-UPS 2831 84E, 85E, 86E 1052
Extended PLD 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1055
SPP cord, 200-240v, 60A, 3-pin connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 84E, 85E 1062
SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A, no connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 84E, 85E 1063
Three phase power cord, 380-415V, 30A, 5 pin connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 986, 86E 1086
Three phase power cord, 200-240V, 30A, 4 pin connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 986, 86E 1087
Three phase power cord, 380-415V, 40A, no connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 986, 86E 1088
Three phase power cord, 200-240V, 60A, 4 pin connector 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 986, 86E 1089
Overhead ladder - 5ft 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 1101
Ladder - Top Expansion - 3ft 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 1102
Kick Step 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 1103
Management console - Secondary v2 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 1151
HD STD enclosure indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 1202
3.5-inch disk enclosure indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 1204
HD disk enclosure pair 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1241
HD STD enclosure indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1242
3.5-inch disk enclosure indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1244
DISK DRIVE ENCLOSURES HD 4 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1245
Disk drive cable group B 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1247
Disk drive cable group C 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1248
Disk drive cable group D 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1249
Disk drive cable group E 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1251
Extended Disk drive cable group C 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1252
Extended Disk drive cable group D 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1253
Extended Disk drive cable group E 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 85E, 86E 1254
HD 800 GB SSD enclosure indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1256
HD1.6 TB SSD enclosure indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1257
BC Disk drive cable group B 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 84E 1262
BC Disk drive cable group C 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 84E 1263
Extended BC disk drive cable group C 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 84E 1266
I O ENCLOSURE PAIR PCIE 3 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1303
PCI-E cable group 1 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 1320
PCI-E cable group 2 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 1321
Top exit bracket for Fibre cable 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1400
40 meter, 50um Fibre cable (LC/LC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1410
31 meter, 50um Fibre cable (LC/SC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1411
2 meter, 50um Fibre cable (LC/SC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1412
31 meter, 9um Fibre cable (LC/LC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1420
31 meter, 9um Fibre cable (LC/SC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1421
2 meter, 9um Fibre cable (LC/SC) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1422
40m zHyperlink cable 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1450
150m zHyperlink cable 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1451
High Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 pair 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1600
800 GB 2.5-inch flash card set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1611
1600 GB 2.5-inch flash card set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1612
3200 GB 2.5-inch flash card set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1613
1.92 TB 2.5-inch high capacity flash 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 84E 1622
3.8 TB 2.5-inch high capacity flash 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1623
7.68 TB 2.5-inch high capacity flash 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1624
15.36 TB 2.5-inch high capacity flash 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1625
Flash enclosure filler set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1699
DS8000® LMC R8.5 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984,985, 986, 1885
Earthquake kit 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1906
DS8000 LMC R8.5 indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 84E, 85E, 86E 1985
Hardware installation MES 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 1999
3.5" Disk enclosure filler set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 2997
2.5-inch disk enclosure filler set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 2999
Device adapter pair I 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3053
8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON® Adapter PCIe 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3153
8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIe 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3157
8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIe 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3253
8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON Adapter PCIe 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3257
16 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIE 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3353
16 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIE 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3453
zHyperlink adapter 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 3500
Transparent cloud tiering 10Gb/1Gb Ethernet pair for 2U controllers 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 3600
Transparent cloud tiering 10Gb/1Gb Ethernet pair for 4U controllers 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 3601
64 GB Processor Memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4223
128 GB Processor Memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4224
256 GB Processor Memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4225
64 GB processor memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4233
128 GB processor memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4234
256 GB processor memory 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4235
128 GB Processor memory (8-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4324
256 GB Processor memory (8-core or 16-core) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4325
512 GB Processor memory (16-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4326
1 TB Processor memory (24-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4327
2 TB Processor memory (24-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4328
128 GB processor memory (8-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4334
256 GB processor memory (8-core only or 16-core) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4335
512 GB processor memory (16-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4336
1,024 GB Processor memory (24-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4337
2,048 GB Processor memory (24-core only) 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4338
6-core processor indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4421
8-core processor indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4422
16-core processor indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4423
24-core processor indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 985, 986 4424
6 to 12 Core processor upgrade 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984 4425
300 GB 15K drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5001
600 GB 15K drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5002
600 GB 10K drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5003
1.2 TB 10K drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5004
4 TB 7.2K half drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5005
1.8 TB 10K drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5006
6 TB 7.2K half drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 5007
600 GB 10K drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 5708
1.2 TB 10K drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 5768
1.8 TB 10K drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 5778
-6 TB 7.2K half drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 5878
400 GB SSD drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 6002
800 GB SSD drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 6003
1.6 TB SSD drive set indicator 2831 985, 986, 85E, 86E 6004
800 GB SSD drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 6258
1.6 TB SSD drive set 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 6358
BF 10TB increments from 0 to 100 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8151
BF 15TB increments from 100.1 TB to 250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8152
BF 25TB increments from 250.1 TB to 500 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8153
BF 75TB increments from 500.1 TB to 1250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8154
BF 175TB increments from 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8155
BF 175TB increments from 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8156
BF 600TB increments from 6000.1 TB to 12000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8160
BF - Up to 100 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8171
BF - 100.1 TB to 250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8172
BF - 250.1 TB to 500 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8173
BF - 500.1 TB to 1250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8174
BF - 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8175
BF - 3000.1 TB to 6000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8176
BF - 6000.1 TB to 10000 TB indicator 2831 985, 986 8180
CS - Inactive 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8250
CS 10TB increments from 0 to 100 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8251
CS 15TB increments from 100.1 TB to 250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8252
CS 25TB increments from 250.1 TB to 500 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8253
CS 75TB increments from 500.1 TB to 1250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8254
CS 175TB increments from 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8255
CS 300TB increments from 3000.1 TB to 6000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8256
CS - 6000.1 TB to 10000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8260
CS - Up to 100 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8271
CS - 100.1 TB to 250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8272
CS - 250.1 TB to 500 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8273
CS - 500.1 TB to 1250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8274
CS - 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8275
CS - 3000.1 TB to 6000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8276
CS - 6000.1 TB to 10000 TB indicator 2831 985, 986 8280
zsS - Active 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8300
zsS - Inactive 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8350
zsS 10TB increments from 0 to 100 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8351
zsS 15TB increments from 100.1 TB to 250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8352
zsS 25TB increments from 250.1 TB to 500 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8353
zsS 75TB increments from 500.1 TB to 1250 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8354
zsS - 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8355
zsS - 3000.1 TB to 6000 TB capacity 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8356
zsS - 6000.1 TB to 10000 TB 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8360
zsS - Up to 100 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8371
zsS - 100.1 TB to 250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8372
zsS - 250.1 TB to 500 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8373
zsS - 500.1 TB to 1250 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8374
zsS - 1250.1 TB to 3000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8375
zsS - 3000.1 TB to 6000 TB capacity indicator 2831 985, 986 8376
zsS - 6000.1 TB to 10000 TB indicator 2831 985, 986 8380
CSM on HMC - Active 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8451
IGF transaction indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986 8999
Certified Pre-Owned Indicator 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E 9994
Shipping and Handling NC 2831 84E, 85E, 86E AG00
Shipping and handling 84E 2831 84E AGAB
Shipping and handling 85E 2831 85E AGAD
Shipping and handling 86E 2831 86E AGAF
Storage as a Service indicator 2831 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E AHY1
BP Post-Sale Services 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E SVBP
IBM Systems Lab Services Post-Sale Services 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E SVCS
Other IBM Post-Sale Services 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834 984, 985, 986, 84E, 85E, 86E SVNN


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