October 2, 2001
iSeries 400 Solutions
iSeries 400 Solutions Promotion has been modified.
Effective October 2, 2001, changes have been made to the list of qualifying
In addition, the requirement that the qualifying solution must use at least 50%
of the Commercial Processing Workload (CPW) relative performance value for
the eligible hardware acquired under this promotion has been deleted. This
change is effective retroactively to July 10, 2001.
All other terms and conditions remain unchanged.
This announcement supersedes United States Marketing Announcement
301-142 , dated August 28, 2001, and Canadian Announcement A01-1237,
dated August 28, 2001. The following revised announcement includes the
For a limited time only, if you acquire a new eligible IBM
Model 270 or 8xx and a new qualifying software solution (software solution
upgrades do not qualify), you can receive a rebate.
The rebate ranges from 5% to 15% of the purchase (invoice/bill of sale) price
of the new eligible server, depending on:
the model and processor feature purchased;
the date of shipment from IBM; and
the invoice/bill of sale date.
You can only qualify for one rebate for each eligible serial-numbered machine
type/model acquired under this promotion.
For a list of eligible products, refer to the Qualifying/Eligible Products section.
Start and/or End Dates
To qualify for a rebate that is equal to 10% of the purchase price of an eligible
Model 270 server or 15% of the purchase price of an eligible Model 8xx
the date of shipment from IBM for the eligible server must occur on or after
July 10, 2001, but no later than September 30, 2001; and
invoices/bills of sale for the eligible server must have a date (purchase
date) of on or after July 10, 2001, but no later than October 12, 2001.
To qualify for a rebate that is equal to 5% of the purchase price of an eligible
Model 270 server or 10% of the purchase p