Effective May 5, 2012, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the indicated program numbers and AAS features for the following Maintenance and Support programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:
|Program number||Program name||Feature number|
|5639-DC1||IBM System Storage® Data Center
Fabric Manager No Charge Registration
and 1 Yr Renewal
|5639-DC2||IBM System Storage Data Center
Fabric Manager 1 Yr After License
|5639-DC3||IBM System Storage Data Center
Fabric Manager 3 Yr Registration
|5639-DC4||IBM System Storage Data Center
Fabric Manager 3 Yr Renewal
|5639-DC5||IBM System Storage Data Center
Fabric Manager 3 Yr After License
On or after that date, you can no longer obtain these programs directly from IBM. You can obtain these programs on an as-available basis through IBM Remarketers.
IBM Network Advisor V11.1 provides a non-disruptive path and functional continuity for organizations that are upgrading from IBM Data Center Fabric Manager V10. Customers with valid software maintenance contracts under IBM Data Center Fabric Manager V10 will be automatically renewed on the Software Maintenance under IBM Network Advisor V11. Customers who need to renew their Software Maintenance, starting immediately, should order the IBM Network Advisor V11 Maintenance and Support Program IDs and features.
Upgrading from IBM Data Center Fabric Manager to IBM Network Advisor is done by downloading Network Advisor and installing it over the existing IBM Data Center Fabric Manager installation. The license will be automatically transferred to the IBM Network Advisor installation.
For more information about this announcement and replacement product information, please see the IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 912-013