Your MDS-9148 Switch is Almost EOSL: What's Next?

Your MDS-9148 Switch is Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

Utilizing an EMC Connectrix – Cisco MDS-9148 switch within your networking environment? We offer a last-minute reminder that the MDS-9148 is reaching End of Service Life on October 31, 2020. This leaves exactly 1 month of service and support before uncovered downtime becomes a very real possibility.  If you haven’t yet secured an extended support contract for your MDS-9148 switch, …

EMC VNX Models are Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

EMC VNX Models are Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Organizations utilizing EMC VNX unified storage arrays within their data center need to listen up! Several models in this product line will be declared End of Service Life (EOSL) before the end of 2020. These dates, and their respective models, include: October 31st, 2020 VNX-F5000 VNX-F7000 December 31st, 2020 VNX5100 VNX5300 Now more than ever, having a contingency plan in …

Riverstone Technology Provides Dell EMC VNX Third Party Support

Riverstone Technology Provides Dell EMC VNX Third Party Support

Introduced in 2011, Dell EMC’s VNX series of SAN/NAS arrays was designed to replace both CLARiiON and Celerra products. Utilized by organizations everywhere for the unsurpassed simplicity and efficiency, the VNX series allows data centers to achieve new levels of performance, protection, and compliance. But in an industry that’s always focused on the next best thing, why continue to turn …

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 …