What to Do When Your Data Domain DD4200, DD4500 Reaches EOSL

What to Do When Your Data Domain DD4200, DD4500 Reaches EOSL

As an IT manager or director, you depend on the hardware in your data center. Anything that might disrupt operations must be avoided, so the looming specter of obsolescence no doubt causes you some stress. Your Data Domain DD4200 or DD4500 is approaching its end of service life and, once that date passes, you’ll find it difficult to get service …

It’s Time to Establish Your Post-EOSL Support Plan for Data Domain DD9500

It’s Time to Establish a Post-EOSL Support Plan for Data Domain DD9500

One of the most important requirements for operating a data center is having reliable hardware. Yet even data centers with dependable hardware will experience problems from time to time. When challenges inevitably arise, you’re going to want to have someone who can help you navigate any potential issues.  In many cases, solving hardware issues requires calling the original equipment manufacturer …

It’s Time to Establish Your Post-EOSL Plan for Data Domain DD7200 Storage Arrays

It’s Time to Establish Your Post-EOSL Plan for Data Domain DD7200 Storage Arrays

Operating a data center requires reliable hardware. However, problems will always occur and when they do, you need someone who can rectify the issue. Often, that means calling the OEM or opening an online support ticket. As of July 31, 2022, you will no longer be able to do that with your Data Domain DD7200 storage array. The manufacturer announced …

Data Domain ES30 Post-Warranty Support

Data Domain ES30 Expansion Shelves Reaching EOSL this September: What’s Next?

Utilizing a DD system within your storage environment? This is your reminder that several Data Domain ES30 expansion shelves are reaching End of Service Life (EOSL) on September 30th, 2021. Affected models include: Data Domain ES30-15 SATA Data Domain ES30-30 SATA Data Domain ES30-35 SATA Data Domain ES30-45 SATA Understand that Dell EMC discontinuing support on DD ES30 expansion shelves …

Data Domain Third Party Maintenance vs. Data Domain Maintenance

Data Domain Third Party Maintenance vs. Data Domain Maintenance

Back in their heyday, Data Domain specialized in target-based deduplication solutions for disk-based backup. Acquired by EMC in 2009, the Data Domain product line has been Dell EMC’s flagship platform for backup, archive, and disaster recovery ever since. But as Dell EMC continues to bring attractive new additions to the product line, many IT managers seek affordable ways to hold …

Benefits of Purchasing Pre-Owned Data Domain Hardware

Benefits of Purchasing Pre-Owned Data Domain Hardware

Data Domain’s data deduplication systems have revolutionized disk-based backup and have become a popular choice for data center storage in recent years. Designed to reduce the amount of disk storage needed to retain and protect data, Data Domain customers enjoy faster data recovery than traditional tape backups as well as efficient replication of this data to disaster recovery locations. Unfortunately, …

Data Domain Third Party Support vs. Purchasing Your Own Data Domain Parts

Why Choose a Third Party Support Service over Outsourcing? Before you spend thousands of dollars to upgrade to the newest data center storage device from Data Domain or consider buying used Data Domain storage parts off eBay, it’s vital to understand why third party support is also a viable option. At Riverstone Technology, we understand that many companies utilize Data …