August 14, 2006 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Last week, IBM announced that it would be withdrawing from marketing a number of iSeries and System i5 features. A bunch of software is also being torn out of the System i product catalog, too. All of these products have replacements, so don’t get too nervous.
The most significant announcement is that starting on May 1, 2007, IBM will no longer sell 35.2 GB, 15K RPM disk drives (features 4326) on the iSeries or System i5 for supporting OS/400 and i5/OS, and that similar (and lower cost) 36.4 GB disks for supporting AIX and Linux partitions on the iSeries and