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servers availability Matrix

Its contain all currently available IBM POWER8 & POWER9 based servers availability Matrix , contain the dates of = GA , Market withdrawn & service discontinued latest information, it will help to choose the right servers for future positioning.

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While positioning a new POWER8 & POWER9 servers , its very important to know the servers availability Matrix, if its available to order , if there are any service withdrawn date , etc.

Below document is the collection of all current POWER8 & POWER9 servers General Availablility dates , Market withdrawn or Service discontinuation dates ( if any) , This is a handy document for a solution architect for currect future postioning.

The table below having all current avalable POWER8 & POWER9 based servers , HMC & Racks details .    

All inputs are collected from various sales manuals as of 11th Dec 2018, may change , suggesting to refer those model & GEO specefic sales manuals ( eg. https://ibm.biz/Bd2Duq ) for any future updates.

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  1. IBM POWER8 CPU based Servers availability matrix as of 11th-Dec-2018

    POWER8 servres Type Model Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
    ¬†8286+02 IBM Power System S824 server ¬†8286-42A ¬†4/28/2014 ¬†6/10/2014 ¬†2/28/2019 ¬†–
    8335+01 IBM Power System S822LC  8335-GCA  10/5/2015  10/30/2015

       
    8335+02 IBM Power System S822LC  8335-GTA

     10/5/2015  10/30/2015  5/26/2017  
    8335+03 IBM Power System S822LC  8335-GTB

    ¬†9/8/2016 ¬†9/26/2016 ¬†– ¬†–
    8001+02 IBM Power System S821LC ¬†8001-12C ¬†9/8/2016 ¬†9/8/2016 ¬†– ¬†–
    8001+01 IBM Power System S822LC ¬†8001-22C ¬†9/8/2016 ¬†9/8/2016 ¬†– ¬†–
    8247+03 IBM Power System S824L ¬†8247-42L ¬†10/6/2014 10/31/2014 2/28/2019 ¬†–
    8286+02 IBM Power System S824 ¬†8286-42A ¬†4/28/2014 ¬†6/10/2014 ¬†2/28/2019 ¬†–
    8286+01 IBM Power System S814  8286-41A  4/28/2014 6/10/2014  5/31/2019
    8284+01 IBM Power System S822 8284-22A 4/28/2014 6/10/2014 2/28/2019
    8284+02 IBM Power System S812 8284-21A 2/14/2017 3/17/2017 5/31/2019
    8247+01 IBM Power System S822L 8247-22L 4/28/2014 6/10/2014 2/28/2019
    8247+02 IBM Power System S812L 8247-21L 4/28/2014 8/29/2014 5/31/2019
    9080+01 IBM Power System E880C 9080-MHE 9/19/2016 9/29/2016
    9080+02 IBM Power E870C 9080-MME 9/19/2016 9/29/2016
    8408+03 IBM Power System E850C 8408-44E 10/11/2016 10/28/2016
    8005+01 IBM Hyperconverged Systems 8005-12N 6/29/2017 9/18/2017
    8005+01 IBM Hyperconverged Systems 8005-22N 6/29/2017 9/18/2017

     

  2. IBM POWER9 CPU based Servers availability matrix as of 11th-Dec-2018

     POWER9 servers  Type Model  Announced  Available   Marketing Withdrawn  Service Discontinued
    ¬†9080+03 IBM Power System E980 ¬†9080-M9S ¬†8/7/2018 ¬†9/21/2018 ¬†–
    ¬†9040+01 IBM Power System E950 ¬†9040-MR9 ¬†8/7/2018 ¬†8/17/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†8335+05 IBM Power System AC922 ¬†8335-GTH ¬†5/8/2018 ¬†5/25/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    8335+06 IBM Power System AC922 ¬†8335-GTX ¬†5/8/2018 ¬†5/25/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    9006+02 IBM Power Systems LC921 ¬†9006-12P ¬†5/8/2018 ¬†5/25/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†9006+01 IBM Power System LC922 ¬†9006-22P ¬†5/8/2018 ¬†5/25/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†9009+03 IBM Power System S914 ¬†9009-41A ¬†2/13/2018 ¬†3/20/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†9009+02 IBM Power System S924 ¬†9009-42A ¬†2/13/2018 ¬†3/20/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†9008+01 IBM Power System L922 ¬†9008-22L ¬†2/13/2018 ¬†3/20/2018 ¬†–
    9009+01 IBM Power System S922 9009-22A 2/13/2018 3/20/2018
  3. IBM HMC & RACK availability matrix as of 11th-Dec-2018

     MISC  Type Model  Announced  Available  Marketing Withdrawn  Service Discontinued
    7063+01 Hardware Management Console ¬†7063-CR1 10/10/2017 ¬†10/20/2017 ¬†– ¬†–
    4586+01 IBM Power Systems Elastic CoD

    ¬†4586-COD ¬†10/9/2018 ¬†10/9/2018 ¬†– ¬†–
    7014-T42 IBM Rack Model T42 ¬†7014-T42 ¬† 5/9/2000 ¬†8/4/2000 ¬†– ¬†–
    ¬†7965+02 IBM Enterprise Slim Rack ¬†7965-S42 ¬†6/13/2017 ¬†6/23/2017 ¬†– ¬†–

     

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