Installation Planning Manuals - IMPPs

Publication ordering:
Manuals with a Form number wich can not be viewed online.
This manuals have to ordered or downloaded via the IBM Publications Center Homepage.
For physical specifications you can refer to Powerprofile. 

Description Form # Link
General Installation Planning
IBM General Information Manual - IMPP GC22-7072
System I & P - Physical Site Planning and Preparation (search on link) link
General Informatio for Planning a Physical Site - Resource Link - requires IBM ID link
Template collection on Visio Cafe link
Power Concepts and Solutions for IBM System x and Blade Center PDF
IBM zSeries - S/390
2064 zSeries 900 Enterprise Server Planning Aid PDF
2066 zSeries 800 Installation Manual - Physical Planning PDF
2084 zSeries 990 Installation Manual - Physical Planning GC28-6824
2086 zSeries 890 IMPP (see Resource Link) GC28-6828
2094 zSeries 9 EC IMPP (see Resource Link) GC28-6844
2074 Console Support Controller Installation and Maint. Information G229-9028
2097 zSeries z10 Installation Manual Physical Planning GC28-6865
2817 zSeries z196 Installation Manual Physical Planning GC28-6897
2458 zBX zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension IMPP GC27-2611
IBM S/390 Multiprise 2000 - IMPP(G4) GC22-7102
IBM S/390 Parallel Enterprise Server G5 & G6 - IMPP GC22-7106
IBM 7060 Multiprise 3000 - Power link
IBM 7060 Multiprise 3000 - Physical Dimensions link
9032-002, 9033-001 ESCON Director Planning GA23-0364
Planning for the 9032 Model 5 Director with FICON Converter Feature SA22-7415
Planning for the 9032 Model 3 & 5, 9033 Model 4 SA22-7295
Planning for: S/390 Fiber Optic Links (ESCON, FICON, CF and OSA) GA23-0367
BG79 - Optica ESCON Parallel Convertor 34600 (9034 compatible) link
Optica - PRIZM FICON to ESCON Convertor link
pSeries - RS/6000
IBM Power System Hardware Information Center link
pSeries 690 Installation Guide SA38-0588
RS/6000 Site Hardware Planning Information (PDF) SA38-0508
RS/6000 SP Planning Volume 1 / Hardware and Pysical Environment GA22-7280
eServer Cluster 1600 - Planning, Installation and Service  (PDF) GA22-7863
7014 Model T00 and Model T42 System Rack - Installation Guide SA38-0641
7014 EMEA Power - New Generation 3 Type PDU pdf
System p and System i - Site and Hardware Planning Guide SA76-0091
iSeries - AS/400
AS/400 Technical Studio - Site Preparation pdf
iSeries Information Center - Plan for physical environment link
iSeries - Plan for Hardware and Software pdf
AS/400 Physical Planning Reference - Version 3 SA41-4109
AS/400 Physical Planning Reference - Version 4 SA41-5109
AS/400 Physical Planning Considerations GA21-9585
Advanced Series Expansion Tower and Rack Specifications link
xSeries - Netfinity Servers
IBM 9306 Netfinity Rack - Planning and Installation Guide S24L-8055
9307/9308 Rack Planning Guide - IBM eServer xSeries PDF
IBM Netfinity 9308 Enterprise Rack - Planning Guide S37L-7055
Netfinity 8500R - Hardware Information MIGR4C8LGY
Bladecenter 5000 (Type 8677) Introduction and Planning Guide GA27-4327
IBM eServer Blade Center - Heat & Power doc
Blade Center Products - Hints and Tips PDF
IBM Blade Center Products and Technology (Redbook) PDF
IBM NetBay Rack Decision makers guide PDF
xSeries Rack Configuration tool exe
BlueGene L - Supercomputer
0203 BlueGene/L Hardware Overview and Planning PDF
IBM Total Storage - DASD
XIV G2 Power Cabling Graphics - Powercabling overview PDF
1710 FAStT Expansion 100 - Installation Guide GC26-7601
3552 FAStT500 RAID Controler Enclosure Unit - Installation Guide
1750 IBM TotalStorage DS6000 - Introduction and Planning Guide GC26-7679
2101-200 IBM Storage Solution Rack Model 200 HTML
2105 ESS - Introduction and Planning Guide E10, F10, E20, F20 GC26-7294
2105 ESS - Model 800 Introduction and Planning Guide GC26-7444
2107 TotalStorage DS8000 - Introduction and Planning Guide GC35-0515
IBM System Storage DS8700 - Architecture and Implementation SG24-8786
2107 DS8000 Pre-Installation Work Sheet (GC35-0495) Word.doc
SAN Products
Total Storage Support - SAN Switches link
2032 Fibre Channel Switch EDS-5000 (Mc Data) link
2032-140 McData 6140 FICON Director - Port Layout PDF
2042 Fibre Channel Director (Inrange) - Planning Guide link
2109-M14 IBM TotalStorage SAN Switch - Installation and Service GC26-7631
2109SAN Fiber Channel Switch - Installation and Service Guide SC26-7352
2027 IBM Total Storage Products SAN Planning Manual GC26-7675
2145 TotalStorage SAN n-type Director Family Site Planning Guide GC26-7715
Tape Library & Optical Products
3494 Enterprise Automated Tape Library - Introduction and Planning GA32-0448
3494 Tape Library- Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0279
3570 Magstar Tape Subsystem Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0392
3570 Tape Subsystem Introduction and Planning Guide, B-Series GA32-0348
3575 Magstar Tape Library Dataserver - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0380
3576 TS3310 Tape Library Maintenance Information GA32-0478
TS3500 Tape Library - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0559
TS3500 Tape Library with ALMS - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0593
3590 Tape Susystem - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0329
3590 Silo-Compatible Mod.C12&C14 Intro. Planning Guide GA32-0366
3592 Silo Compatible Tape Frame - Planning and Users Guide GA32-0463
3953 Tape Frame Model F05 and Library Manager Model L05 GA32-0472
3995 C-Series - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0350
3995 Optical Library - Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0121
9393 Physical Planning Guide GC26-7169
Networking Products
2210 Intro and Planning GA27-4068
2212 Intro and Planning Guide GA27-4215
2216-400 and Network Utility Introduction and Planning Guide GA27-4105
3745 Communication Controller - Physical Planning GA27-4238
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
IBM System Storage N series Introduction and Planning Guide GA32-0543
NAS 100, 200, 300 and 300G Planning Guide GA27-4313
TotalStorage NAS 100, 200, and Gateway 300 Planning Guide GA27-4319
IBM TotalStorage NAS Gateway 500 Planning Guide GA27-4335
Network Attached Storage 7000G Introduction and Planning Guide GA27-4261
Planning for Fiber Optic Links - FTS
Fiber Optic Infrastructure for Current and Next Generation Data Communication pdf
IBM System z Fiber Channel Connection (FICON) I/O Interface, Physical Layer SA24-7172
IBM System Z Connectivity Handbook SG24-5444
Planning for Fiber Optic Links (ESCON,FICON,Coupling Links & OSA) GA23-0367
Fiber Optic Links (ESCON, FICON, Coupling Links & OSA) SY27-2597
FTS Physical and Configuration Planning Guide link
IBM Facilities Cabling Services - Fiber Transport system link

** General Information for Planning a Physical Site on Resource Link:
select > Planning > zSeries > Hardware > z900  > Physical Planning