IBM Flex Systems are Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

IBM Flex Systems are Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

The end of the year is steadily approaching, and certain IBM customers need to be vigilant. IBM Flex Systems X220, X240, and X440 are reaching End of Service Life (EOSL) on December 31, 2020. Listed below are links to the discontinued devices: IBM Flex System X220 – Machine 2585, 7906 IBM Flex System X240 – Machine 8737, 8738, 8956 IBM …

IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways are Almost EOSL: What's Next?

IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways are Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

End of Service Life (EOSL) is almost here for IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways, and it’s unfortunate timing. There’s immense pressure on IT to maintain uptime for a new style of work while simultaneously reducing spending. But this is irrelevant to manufacturers, and EOSL is approaching whether you like it or not. On November 30th, 2020 several ProtecTIER machines will officially …

Your Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST is Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

Your Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST is Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Customers using a Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST server within their data center environment need to listen up! This is your last-minute reminder that some Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST servers will be reaching EOSL at the end of 2020. The two models that will be officially out of service on December 31st, 2020 are: Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 1800B2 Base Unit Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 Base Unit This …

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, …

Hitachi Compute Racks are Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

Hitachi Compute Racks are Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Companies utilizing a Hitachi Compute Rack (CR) within their data center environment need to listen up! On October 31st, 2020, three models in this product line will be reaching End of Service Life (EOSL). The servers that will officially be out of service at the end of October include: Hitachi CR 210H Hitachi CR 220H Hitachi CR 220S This leaves …

Riverstone Provides Nimble CS700 Series Arrays Post-EOSL Support

Riverstone Provides Nimble CS700 Series Arrays Post-EOSL Support

Announced in June 2014, the Nimble Adaptive Flash Array is the industry’s only predictive hybrid flash array. Combining speed with efficiency, Adaptive Flash is five times faster than other hybrid solutions and just one third the TCO of the legacy hybrid flash. The CS700, a part of the extreme performance family, was designed for consolidating multiple large-scale critical applications with …

Your Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch is Almost EOSL: What's Next?

Your Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch is Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

Utilizing a Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch within your data center? This is your last-minute reminder that the 5548P Switch will be reaching End of Service Life on September 30th, 2020. This leaves 2 weeks to secure post-warranty coverage for your Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch. If you weren’t aware of this deadline, or haven’t had time to consider next steps, there’s no …

Keeping Track of End of Service Life with Riverstone's EOSL Update Service

Keeping Track of End of Service Life with Riverstone’s EOSL Update Service

It’s basic dollars and cents: businesses seek the greatest output from capital expenditures to maximize ROI. This means holding onto current useful assets as long as possible. But if you plan to utilize data center equipment beyond End of Service Life (EOSL), the first step is knowing when your provider is withdrawing service.  The reality is that most data centers …

Your Juniper AX411 is Almost EOSL: What's Next?

Your Juniper AX411 is Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

End of Service Life (EOSL) is almost here for your Juniper AX411 Access Point hardware, and it’s unfortunate timing. There’s immense pressure on IT to maintain uptime for a new style of work while simultaneously keeping the budget in check. But this is irrelevant to manufacturers, and EOSL is approaching whether you like it or not. On August 31, 2020 …

Your Fujitsu Primergy BX924, SX910 is Almost EOSL: What's Next?

Your Fujitsu Primergy BX924, SX910 Is Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

If you’re utilizing a Fujitsu Primergy server within your data center we urge you to keep reading! This is your last-minute reminder that some Fujitsu Primergy models will be reaching EOSL tomorrow. The two models that will be officially out of service on June 30th, 2020 include: Primergy BX924 S4 Primergy SX910 S1 If you haven’t yet secured post-warranty coverage for …