Hardware withdrawal: IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 select models and select b-type features - Some replacements available

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WG22-0012
April 12, 2022

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Overview

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Effective April 12, 2022, and June 12, 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 May 12, 2022, and July 12, 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Withdrawn products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Effective April 12, 2022, the following features and models are being withdrawn:

Description Machine Type Model Feature number
SAN384B FICON® w/CUP Activation 2499 416 7884
Integrated Routing 2499 416 7890
FICON w/CUP Activation 2499 816 7886
Integrated Routing 2499 816 7889
8 Gbps Adv Ext Activation 2499 816 7891
10 GbE Activation 2499 816 7892
8 Gbps FICON Accelerator 2499 816 7893
IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 8960 F64  
TAA Compliance 8960 F64 0983
F64 24 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 F64 2432
F64 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 F64 2433
F64 32Gbps LW SFP Enterprise Bundle 8960 F64 2435
F64 24 x 16Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 F64 2456
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 F64 2891
Rack Indicator, Rack nr1 8960 F64 4651
Rack Indicator, Rack nr2 8960 F64 4652
Rack Indicator, Rack nr3 8960 F64 4653
Desktop Install Power Cord 8960 F64 9205
Power Cord 125V, 10A, 2.8M Group 1 8960 F64 9800
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP2 8960 F64 9820
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M DENMARK 8960 F64 9821
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP3 8960 F64 9825
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M ISRAEL 8960 F64 9827
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M SWITZ. 8960 F64 9828
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP4 8960 F64 9829
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP5 8960 F64 9830
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M AUST.,NZ 8960 F64 9831
PWRCORD 250V, 10A, 2.8m URUGUAY,ARGENT.,PARAG 8960 F64 9834
PWRCORD 250V,6A,2.8M PROFCHINA 8960 F64 9840
PDU Line Cord, India 8960 F64 9896
Line Cord, India 8960 F64 9898
Shipping and Handling NC 8960 F64 AG00
Shipping Charge 8960 F64 AGFD
PureApp Gen3 Indicator 8960 F64 EHJD
Kingfisher Consolidation Feature - MT 8280 8960 F64 EHK2
Sailfish2 CF 8960 F64 ESF0
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 F65 2891
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 F96 2891
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 F97 2891
IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 8960 N64  
TAA Compliance 8960 N64 0983
N64 24 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 N64 2436
N64 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 N64 2437
N64 24 x 16Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 N64 2457
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 N64 2891
Desktop Install Power Cord 8960 N64 9205
Power Cord 125V, 10A, 2.8M Group 1 8960 N64 9800
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP2 8960 N64 9820
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M DENMARK 8960 N64 9821
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP3 8960 N64 9825
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M ISRAEL 8960 N64 9827
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M SWITZ. 8960 N64 9828
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP4 8960 N64 9829
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M GROUP5 8960 N64 9830
PWRCORD 250V,10A,2.8M AUST.,NZ 8960 N64 9831
PWRCORD 250V, 10A, 2.8m URUGUAY,ARGENT.,PARAG 8960 N64 9834
PWRCORD 250V,6A,2.8M PROFCHINA 8960 N64 9840
PDU Line Cord, India 8960 N64 9896
Line Cord, India 8960 N64 9898
Shipping and Handling NC 8960 N64 AG00
Shipping Charge 8960 N64 AGFD
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 N65 2891
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 N96 2891
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8960 N97 2891
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8961 F04 2891
Gen 6 Inter-Chassis License with 8x4x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F04 7944
G7 ICL w/8x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F04 7986
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8961 F08 2891
Gen 6 Inter-Chassis License with 8x4x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F08 7984
G7 ICL w/8x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F08 7986
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8961 F74 2891
G7 ICL w/8x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F74 7986
4 x 32Gbps 2km QSFP 8961 F78 2891
G7 ICL w/8x32Gbps QSFPs 2km 8961 F78 7986

Effective June 12, 2022, the following features and models are being withdrawn:

Description Machine type Model Feature number
F96 16Gbps SW SFP Bundle 2498 F96 2696
F96 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 F96 2450
F96 96 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 F96 2451
N96 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 8960 N96 2453



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Replacement product information

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Withdrawn product Replacement product Machine/model feature/part
IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 (8960-F64) IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 8960-F65
IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 (8960-N64) IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 8960-N65
F96 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle F97 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 2 8960-F97/2650
F96 96 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle F97 96 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 2 8960-F97/2651
N96 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle N97 48 x 32Gbps SW SFP Bundle 2 8960-N97/2653

For additional information, see Hardware Announcements AG20-0072, dated October 13, 2020, and AG20-0074, dated October 13, 2020.

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