Hardware withdrawal: Selected IBM xSeries servers - Replacements available

Effective October 28, 2005, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following machine types and associated models. After that date you can no longer obtain these xSeries® products directly from IBM. You can obtain these products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners, resellers, or PC distributors.

Machine SAP part
Description type Model number

xSeries 445 8870 11X 887011X
12X 887012X
22X 887022X
42X 887042X
3EX 88703EX
4EX 88704EX
xSeries 445 8870 CTO 8870CTO
Replacement product information

Withdrawn Replacement Machine
product product type

xSeries 445 xSeries 460 8872
For additional information on replacement products, refer to Hardware Announcement 105-189 , dated May 31, 2005 (xSeries 460 servers - XpandOnDemand with eServer x3 architecture).

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 905-214


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