IBM End of Maintenance Service Announcement – IBM Power Systems & O/S V7.1 End of Support

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Are you aware that IBM announced the withdrawal of O/S V7.1 standard support and fixes effective 30th April 2018?
If you are running V7.1 IBM intend to offer a fee based extended service, which should be available for pricing from November, so please let us know and we will be happy to request a quote for you, or you can call Recarta on 0844 800 7821 regarding upgrading to V7.2 / 7.3 or upgrading your hardware in the near future .
Finally, we thought you would like to be aware of the latest IBM announcements. Below is a listing of the IBM features on Power systems which have now been classified with an end of maintenance date.
In Summary the products effected by this announcement are;

Power 6 – End of support Date is 31st March 2019

  • 7998 61X ECLIPZ Blade
  • 9119 FHA Power 595
  • 9125 F2A Power 575
  • 8203 E4A Power 520
  • 9407 M15 Power 520 Express
  • 8204 E8A Power 550
  • 8234 EMA Power 560
  • 9117 MMA Power 570
  • 9406 MMA i570
  • 9409 M50 Power 550 Express

Power 7 – End of support Date is 30th September 2019

  • 7893 92X Power Chassis
  • 8406 70Y PS700 Blade
  • 8406 71Y PS701/702 Blade
  • 9125 F2C Power 775
  • 9179 MHB Power 780
  • 8202 E4B Power 720
  • 8205 E6B Power 740
  • 8231 E1C Power 710
  • 8231 E2B Power 710/730
  • 8233 E8B Power 750
  • 9117 MMB Power 770
  • 8246 L1C PowerLinux 7R1
  • 8246 L1S PowerLinux 7R1
  • 8246 L2C PowerLinux 7R2
  • 8246 L2S PowerLinux 7R2

If you would like to speak to a certified IBM consultant about your current IBM Infrastructure licensing, support or maintenance, Please contact Kevin Longmore or call our dedicated IBM service team on 0844 800 7822.