IBM Flash Upgrade Program
IBM will upgrade your all-flash array controllers after 3 years.
Purchased between 3/31/17 and 3/31/18: IBM Storwize V5030F Model AF3 (2078-AF3), IBM Storwize V7000F Model AF6 (2076-AF6), IBM FlashSystem V9000 Model AC3 (9848-AC3).
This program covers the replacement with a next-generation control enclosure, excluding priced, optional features such as drives, adapters and cables.
The delivery and setup of the new controllers will follow the standard ordering and installation process for the new controller.
IBM will replace (with trade-in) controllers on all-flash arrays to equivalent next-generation controllers including NVME if available. The price will not exceed the published list price of 3 years Hardware MA and 3 years Software MA on the associated hardware control enclosure at that time.