End of Life Information

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System EOL Date EOSL Date
Equallogic PS6010X 12/2014 12/2019
Equallogic PS6010XV 12/2014 12/2019
VNX5500 12/2014 12/2019
System EOL Date EOSL Date
NetApp E2612 11/2014 12/2019
NetApp E2624 11/2014 12/2019
E2660 11/2014 12/2019
System EOSL Date
Brocade VDX 6710 & 6730 12/2020
Brocade NetIron CER & CES 01/2021
Brocade NetIron CES 04/2021
System EOSL Date
7815I Media Convergence Server 12/2019
7825H Media Convergence Server 12/2019
7845I Media Convergence Server 12/2019
System EOSL Date
ACC-EARS-19-1400 01/2020
ERX-FAN14-FRU 01/2020
Juniper SSG-20 01/2020
Q: What does End of Life (EOL) or End of Availability (EOA) mean for my EMC and NetApp hardware?

EOL: EOL, or "End of Life," means that EMC will no longer be selling the storage array and will recommend a new system upgrade.

EOSL: EOSL, or "End of Service Life," means that all support, including both primary and extended support options, have ended. It may still be possible to get support from EMC after equipment has gone EOSL, but this will be at a premium cost.

EOA: EOA, or "End of Availability," means that NetApp will no longer be selling that product. If it is covered under NetApp support, you may still be able to get upgrades for a filer after it is EOA.

EOS:EOS, or "End of Support," is the date after which NetApp will no longer support the hardware or software for a product that has been discounted in an EOA notice.

Q: What are my options after my equipment has gone EOL, EOSL, EOA, or EOS?

It’s important to know that you still have options even after your hardware reaches a product lifecycle milestone. Don’t be pressured into a costly hardware refresh based on the OEM's hardware upgrade schedule. Instead, extend the life of your storage environment by choosing a third party maintenance vendor. Some of Reliant Technology's support offerings include:

Flexible SLAs

Whether you want 24x7x365 coverage or Next-Business-Day parts replacement, Reliant Technology gives you the option to choose. Don't need level 1 support on all your hardware? No problem. Mix and match your SLAs to craft the support solution that works for you.

Global Coverage

Offering 4-hour on-site response times to 99% of the continental United States & Canada, we can maintain and service your equipment anywhere, anytime.Have legacy EMC or NetApp hardware in multiple locations? We've got you covered.

Expert Engineers

Tired of juggling multiple contracts from various OEM's? Reliant Technology features a vast service network of internal and field engineers to provide a one-stop shop from the best and brightest engineering minds in the nation.

Ready to Start Saving? Don’t abandon your productive storage environment just because the OEM declared your hardware EOL, EOA, EOSL, or EOS. If your storage system is on one of the End of Life pages, don’t panic. Rather, arm yourself with knowledge and know your options. As the World’s #1 Reseller of Certified Pre-Owned Storage Hardware & Support, we can assist you with crafting the best support solution for your data center. For more information on Reliant Technology's support offerings, reach out to one of our storage specialists or give us a call at 1.877.227.0828.


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