Hardware withdrawal: Selected IBM xSeries options - Replacements available


Effective October 28, 2005, IBM will withdraw from marketing the products listed in the Product withdrawls section. After that date, you can no longer obtain these products directly from IBM. You can obtain these products through authorized remarketers or IBM authorized personal computer dealers while supplies last.

These products, while no longer marketed by IBM, may continue to be available from authorized Option Continuation Program (OCP) resellers. For details on this program and a listing of Authorized OCP resellers, visit

http://www.pc.ibm.com/ww/ocp
These xSeries® products, however, may be obtained on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or PC distributors.

Replacement product information: Refer to the Replacement products section.

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Product withdrawals

Part
Description number

xSeries 445 Expansion Module 02R1870, 02R1871
2.0 GHz 1 MB L3 Upgrade with Xeon Processor MP 02R2062
3.0 GHz/4 MB L3 Cache Xeon MP Processor 13N0721
2.7 GHz/2 MB L3 Cache Xeon MP Processor 13N0722
2.2 GHz/2 MB L3 Cache Xeon MP Processor 13N0723
Local Console Manager (4-port switch) 1735L04
Remote Console Manager (16-port switch) 1735R16
Cisco 4006 Gigabit Switch with Sup III 24P7237
card, 240 port maximum
IBM 100/200 GB HH LTO Tape Drive 59P6717
Intel(TM) PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Copper Ethernet 73P2701
3.5-m Interconnect Management Cable Kit 31P6087
8.0-m Interconnect Management Cable Kit 31P6088
3.5-m Remote I/O Cable Kit 31P6102
8.0-m Remote I/O Cable Kit 31P6103
Red Hat Enterprise Linux(TM) ES 2.1 Standard, 25K8007
with 1 year of Red Hat Support 25K8008, 25K8009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 2.1 Standard,
with 1 year of Red Hat Support 25K8008, 25K8010

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Replacement products

Feature/
part
Withdrawn product Replacement product number

xSeries 445 Expansion Module None None

2.0 GHz 1 MB L3 Upgrade None None
with Xeon Processor MP

3.0 GHz/4 MB L3 Cache None None
Xeon MP Processor

2.7 GHz/2 MB L3 Cache None None
Xeon MP Processor

2.2 GHz/2 MB L3 Cache None None
Xeon MP Processor

Local Console Manager Local 2x8 Console 1735
(4-port switch) Manager

Remote Console Manager Global 2x16 Console 1735
(16-port switch)

Cisco 4006 Gigabit Switch None None
with Sup III card,
240 port maximum

IBM 100/200 GB HH LTO IBM 200/400 GB HH 25R0005
Tape Drive LTO Tape Drive

Intel PRO/1000 MT Dual Intel PRO/1000 GT 73P5101
Port Copper Ethernet Dual Port Adapter

3.5-m Interconnect None None
Management Cable Kit

8.0-m Interconnect None None
Management Cable Kit

Feature/
part
Withdrawn product Replacement product number

3.5-m Remote I/O None None
Cable Kit

8.0-m Remote I/O None None
Cable kit

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise 25K7972
ES 2.1 Standard, with Linux ES3 Standard
1 year of Red Hat Support 1 year Red Hat support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise 32R2746
ES 2.1 Standard, with Linux ES 3 Standard,
1 year of Red Hat Support AMD 64/EM64T, 1 year
Red Hat support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise 25K7974
WS 2.1 Standard, with Linux WS 3 Standard
1 year of Red Hat Support 1 year Red Hat support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise 25K7976
WS 2.1 Standard, with Linux WS 3 Standard,
1 year of Red Hat Support AMD, 1 year Red Hat support
For additional information on replacement products, refer to:

Hardware Announcement 105-086 , dated February 15, 2005
Hardware Announcement 105-237 , dated July 12, 2005
Business Partner information
If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 905-216

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