Standalone Solutions Configuration Tool (SSCT) v1.59 - IBM BladeCenter and System x


It is needed to perform a "Clean Install", uninstalling the SSCT Tool and removing the SSCT installation folder, then download and install the current SSCT application.


Important notice: Effective May 29th, 2012, SSCT will display availability codes for listed part numbers. These codes allow you to understand, before you purchase, how quickly IBM will be able to ship your order, insuring proper expectations are set up front. The indicator definitions are as follows:

  "A" - Readily available; up to 7 business days order to ship
  "B" - Standard availability; up to 12 business days order to ship
  "C" - Special order; up to 15 days business days order to ship
  "D" - End of life; call for availability


Unclassified hardware availability
The table below contains categories with established Standard Leadtime. For categories not covered here, please contact your IBM Sales Representative for additional information.
Unclassified Hardware Standard Leadtime
(Order Receipt to Shipment)
Battery 12 days
Cable 12 days
Keyboards 7 days
Line cords 7 days
Manufacturing Instructions 7 days
Pointing Device 7 days
Selectable Feature Mechanical 12 days
Software 2-7 days
Standard Factory Services 7 days
Unselected Feature Attachment 20 days
Value Added Option (VAO) 20 days

For complete details: Customers: Contact your local IBM Seller or IBM Business Partner Business Partners and IBM Sellers: Visit the following Web link or contact your regional Brand Marketing Team representative.

Note: There is a new process in place on Windows platforms to update your IBM Standalone Solutions Configuration Tool to the latest version called Data Updates, also called Data Patches. This process will be launched automatically via the ‘SSCT Update Checker’ everytime that you start the SSCT tool, refer to the Readme file for more information.

General information

Standalone Solutions Configuration Tool (SSCT) is a software application with technical guidelines incorporated in its database which has been developed to aid IBM sales and business partners and to facilitate technical collaborations in configuring eServer systems and rack cabinets. The application is designed to support an interactive interface with graphics for determining the price, ideal environment, available rack cabinet space and available resources along with other operations associated with ordering and configuring a whole solution. The application is also capable of saving or exporting data in several different formats.

You may make a request or receive product support at the e-mail address below:

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Custom Price Access

SSCT custom price ( BP, GEMS, etc ) password are available on the SSCT Custom Price Access page on PartnerWorld. In order to access this page your PartnerWorld account must be associated with a tier-1 business partner. Instructions to set up a PartnerWorld account are available on the Join PartnerWorld page.

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Document id:  MIGR-62168
Last modified:  2015-01-20
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