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 …

Riverstone Provides IBM Netezza Post-Warranty Support

Riverstone Provides IBM Netezza Post-Warranty Support

IBM has recently announced that on June 30th, 2020, all Netezza Striper Gen 2 models will reach their EOSL. EOSL stands for “end of support life” or “end of service life”, and marks the time when a device has passed its extended warranty date and is no longer viewed as serviceable by the OEM. This means that in just 19 …

Your IBM Netezza Is Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

Your IBM Netezza Striper Gen-2 Is Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

IBM Netezza is a family of high-performance data warehousing and analytics appliances. A market leader that arguably made data warehousing what it is today, Netezza actually coined the term “data warehouse appliance” to describe a product specifically targeted for high data volumes for modern data analytics. During its lifetime, the Netezza corporation has produced a plethora of models, including the …

HP Third Party Maintenance vs HP Maintenance

HP Third Party Maintenance vs. HP Maintenance

HP has created outstanding storage, server, and networking products for decades now, so it’s not surprising their equipment is hugely popular in data centers across the globe. However industry leaders like HP naturally earn the majority of their profits from pushing new product lines and encouraging hardware upgrades, leaving data center maintenance to be regarded as a secondary, and often …

Riverstone Technology Provides Nimble Storage Third Party Maintenance

Riverstone Technology Provides Nimble Storage Third Party Maintenance

Nimble Solutions you Can Trust HPE Nimble Storage is known for delivering industry-leading effective capacity efficiency as well as future-proofed architecture. Utilizing predictive flash storage technology, Nimble has an extensive catalogue of products to choose from, including the AF-Series, FS-Series, secondary flash array, and SmartStack reference architectures. But in an industry that prioritizes innovation and pushing new products, original equipment …

Who Benefits from Third Party Maintenance?

Who Benefits From Third Party Maintenance?

It’s no surprise that the economical alternative of Third Party Maintenance (TPM) is becoming more mainstream as companies struggle to maximize data center uptime while reducing annual spend. But while cost has and continues to be one of the most important factors in the growth of the TPM market, IT managers are increasingly driven to third party maintenance due to …