Effective January 17, 2014 IBM® will withdraw from marketing the Cisco MDS 9124 Express (2417-C24). Effective January 18, 2014, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the Cisco MDS 9124 Fabric Switch (2053-424). On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.
For new orders, the customer requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than February 17 or Feb 18, 2014, respectively. You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners."