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 …

IBM eServer iSeries Models are Approaching EOSL: What's Next?

IBM eServer iSeries Models are Approaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Companies utilizing any IBM eServer iSeries models within their data center need to listen up! On October 31st, 2020, several 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: IBM iSeries 9406 Model 800 IBM iSeries 9406 Model 810 IBM iSeries …

Riverstone Technology Offers EMC Isilon Post-Warranty Support

Riverstone Technology Offers EMC Isilon Post-Warranty Support

EMC Isilon is a network attached storage (NAS) platform used in data centers across the world for high-volume storage, backup, and archiving of unstructured data. Named the industry’s “#1 family of scale-out NAS systems”, the technology claims to store, manage, and protect unstructured data with massive scalability and efficiency. Companies globally have placed huge investments into using such high quality …

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 …

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 …

Riverstone Technology Provides Juniper Third Party Maintenance

Riverstone Technology Provides Juniper Third Party Maintenance

Juniper Networks provides high-performance networking and cybersecurity solutions in data centers across the globe. Producing routers, switches, network management software, and network security products, Juniper has been a market leader in the networking hardware industry for the past two decades. If your business utilizes Juniper networking equipment in its data center environment, you understand that maintaining comprehensive, consistent Juniper network …

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 …

Dell Third Party Maintenance vs. Dell Maintenance

Dell Third Party Maintenance vs. Dell Maintenance

It’s only natural for businesses to view OEM (original equipment manufacturer) maintenance as the industry standard when it comes to data center support. While this may be true, failing to look beyond Dell offerings could mean missing out on opportunities for your company to save big and streamline otherwise complicated SLAs (service-level agreements). In this article, we’ll touch on some …

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 …