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August

What's Going End-of-Life in Your Data Center?

EMC   •   August 30, 2017

Q3 2017 EOL announcementsWe’re over half-way through the year, and two-thirds of the way through Q3. If you’re like most IT professionals, you probably have several storage projects in full swing. Don’t let EOL or EoSL dates slip through the cracks. Keep up with the latest EMC product announcements with

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17
August

VNX Product Lifecycle Planning Tips

EMC   •   August 17, 2017

EMC VNX end of life planning tipsHave you tried to decipher EMC VNX support for Gen 1 systems? The process is made nearly impossible thanks to the vague end of life terminology. Trying to determine when your support is ending is made even more complicated by variables beyond your control. From the essential EMC VNX support to any extended support options, your product support life cycle varies greatly. You also want to have a backup plan for support after your support ends.



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22
June

EOSL & EOL datesWith the end of the quarter quickly approaching, it can be difficult to keep up with every End of Service Life (EOSL) and End of Support (EOS) announcement. Not sure what’s going EOSL in your data center? No problem.

Here’s a list of systems that will go EOS & EOSL by the end of this quarter:



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7
June

Is Your VMAX Going EOSL? Know Your Options

EMC   •   June 7, 2017

VMAX EOSL support optionsIf you have a VMAX in your data center, you may be wondering what’s best for your system. EMC has announced several VMAX models will go End of Service Life or EOSL September 30, 2017. So what should you do? Should you move to a newer system? Or do you look for alternative support solutions for your current VMAX? No matter whether your hardware is EOL or EOSL, it’s important to know that you have options.



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14
March

netappend of supportWith the end of the quarter quickly approaching, it can be difficult to keep up with NetApp product lifecycle milestones. Here at Reliant, we understand that knowing End of Life dates is half the battle when it comes to optimizing your NetApp environment. So to help you better plan and enhance your data center, we wanted to bring you the latest End of Support dates for NetApp.



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29
December

EMC CLARiiON CX4 storage arrays are approaching End of Service Life (EOSL) December 2016. When your EMC hardware reaches EOSL, IT managers must make decisions based on performance and capacity needs.  So, do you keep your CX4-120, CX4-240, CX4-480, CX4-960? Or should you upgrade to the latest and greatest EMC equipment?

This is just one of the many questions we receive from EMC users. The answer isn’t always simple, it depends. We sat down with one of our EMC storage specialists to help answer some of the most pressing questions when it comes to your CLARiiON CX4 storage array.



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5
December

countdown to netapp end of support eos

In a previous blog, “What End of Availability Means for Your NetApp Equipment” we discussed one of NetApp’s product lifecycle milestones and the implications it will have on your equipment. Now, we are going to take a deeper look into another NetApp milestone. We’re going to discuss what End of Support (EOS) means for your IT infrastructure.

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4
October

End of Life

With the end of the year quickly approaching, it can be difficult to keep up with every End of Life and End of Availability announcement. Not sure what’s going EOL in your data center? No problem.  

Here’s a list of systems that have recently gone, or will go EOL, EOA, EOS, & EOSL by the end of this calendar year:



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26
July

Who provides support for your NetApp storage hardware is one of the biggest decisions you can make for your data center. If your NetApp filer is approaching End of Availability (EOA) or End of Support  (EOS) like the FAS2000 series, now is as great a time as any to consider third party NetApp support. But where do you start? With OEM support prices skyrocketing after the initial 3-year support contract, third party support has become...



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4
May

Managing your network means understanding the product lifecycle of your Cisco equipment. There are 4 Cisco milestones you should be aware of. They are End of Life (EOL), End of Sale (EOS), End of New Service (EoNS) and Last Date of Support (LDoS). Comprehending each of these milestones will allow you to plan for the future.

Planning for these dates helps you reduce the risk of downtime and increase savings. So, what do each of these product lifecycle milestones mean for your Cisco equipment.

End of Life

Let’s say Cisco has just announced that your specific piece of equipment is EOL. The good thing about that is...



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