On the Blog this Week: April 9th

On the Blog this Week: April 9th

This week on the blog, Riverstone offered readers an outline of our Hitachi third party support services, an HPE 3PAR StoreServ EOSL reminder, and lastly some differences between an ill-equipped and qualified support provider. Interested? Check out the 3 brief blog summaries below: Hitachi Third Party Support | Save Up to 80% on Hitachi Support, Only at Riverstone Other competitors …

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Systems Reaching EOSL in May: What's Next?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Systems Reaching EOSL in May: What’s Next?

Time is running out for HPE 3PAR customers! On May 31st, 2021 HPE 3PAR StoreServ 10000 Storage systems will be reaching their End of Service Life (EOSL). The three models that will officially be out of service come May 31st include: 3PAR StoreServ 10000 3PAR StoreServ 10400  3PAR StoreServ 10800 Understand that HPE discontinuing support on your 3PAR StoreServ system …

On the Blog this Week: April 2nd

On the Blog this Week: April 2nd

Riverstone wrapped up the month of March on the blog with a comparison of OEM vs TPM-provided multi-vendor support, a detailed description of the typical IT asset’s lifecycle, and a NetApp FAS EOSL reminder. In case you missed any of these posts, continue below for a March 29th – April 2nd weekly wrap-up! Multi-Vendor Support: How Do OEMs and TPMs …

NetApp FAS2520 Reaching EOSL in April: What's Next?

NetApp FAS2520 Reaching EOSL in April: What’s Next?

Utilizing a NetApp FAS2520 within your storage environment? Riverstone offers a last-minute reminder that the FAS2520 hybrid storage array is reaching End of Service Life on April 30th, 2021. This leaves just 1 month of coverage from NetApp before unsupported downtime or data loss become a very real possibility.  If you haven’t yet secured some form of extended support for …

Understanding IT Asset Lifecycles: GA, EOS, EOL, EOSL

Understanding Your IT Asset’s Lifecycle: GA, EOS, EOL, EOSL

Doing research on your data center equipment’s lifecycle can yield some confusing and seemingly redundant results. Between GA, EOS, EOL, and EOSL, there are several important dates within an IT assets lifecycle to keep track of. And to make matters even more confusing, definitions and policy terms often vary slightly by manufacturer. In this post, Riverstone aims to define, clarify, …

Multi-Vendor Support: How Do OEMs and TPMs Compare?

Multi-Vendor Support: How Do OEMs and TPMs Compare?

The name of the game in the 21st century is efficiency. Streamlined, simple, modern. It’s what we’re all constantly working towards. So shouldn’t you expect the same of your data center support? Turns out it’s not so straightforward. Consider that it’s almost impossible to build out an enterprise data center on one manufacturer’s products alone. And come malfunction, this means …

On the Blog this Week: March 26th

On the Blog this Week: March 26th

Fallen behind on the Riverstone company blog? No worries – we’ve summarized our recent posts for your convenience! Continue reading for a March 15th – March 26th weekly wrap-up: 6 FACTS ABOUT RIVERSTONE RECERTIFIED HARDWARE TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING NEW Before spending top-dollar on that shiny, new product release from your manufacturer, we urge you to take a moment to …