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 …

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 …

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 …

NetApp E-Series & EF-Series Systems are Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

NetApp E-Series & EF-Series Systems are Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

If you’re utilizing any NetApp E-Series or EF-Series systems within your data center, we urge you to keep reading! On January 28th, 2021 several models within these product lines will be reaching End of Service Life (EOSL). The storage devices that will officially be out of service at the end of January include: NetApp E5412 NetApp E5424 NetApp E5460 NetApp …

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 …

Riverstone Provides Brocade Third Party Network Support

Riverstone Provides Brocade Third Party Network Support

Brocade Communications Systems has specialized in providing data and storage networking products since 1997. To this day, data centers around the world utilize Brocade networking solutions for their industry-leading capabilities in storage, ethernet, and converged networking environments. But in an industry that prioritizes innovation and bringing new technology to market, why continue to turn to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like …

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 …

Your Hitachi VSP is Reaching EOSL: What's Next?

Your Hitachi VSP is Reaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Customers with Hitachi VSP systems installed in their data centers need to act now! On June 30th, 2020, some Hitachi VSP models will be reaching End of Service Life (EOSL). This leaves just 8 days of coverage to secure an extended support arrangement before unexpected failure or downtime becomes a real possibility. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (Hitachi VSP) is a …

Nimble Third Party Maintenance vs. Nimble Maintenance

Nimble Third Party Maintenance vs. Nimble Maintenance

Founded in 2008, Nimble Storage is a comparatively new organization within the IT industry. Their products are often selected by those seeking the speed of flash storage and efficient data reduction, helping customers experience fewer performance issues and less downtime. Any company that has invested in the industry-leading reliability of Nimble appliances obviously wants the very best for their data …

Arrange Post-EOSL Support for IBM Netezza

Arrange Post-EOSL Support for IBM Netezza

Companies with IBM Netezza systems installed in their data centers need to act quickly. End of Service Life (EOSL) for all Netezza Striper versions arrives on June 30, 2020. This leaves a mere two weeks to organize and secure post-EOSL support on this data warehousing appliance. Meanwhile, a lapse in coverage of any length could mean risking unplanned downtime or …