Brocade® Announces EOL for DCX 8-Gbps Blades

Brocade® Announces EOL for DCX 8-Gbps Blades

Brocade® has announced that it is initiating its End-of-Life process for Brocade® FC8-16, FC8-32, FC8-48  and FC8-64 blades for the Brocade® DCX family of directors. The Brocade® notice also states that the last date Brocade® will accept orders for 8-Gbps blades is November 30, 2015 (Brocade® Notice). Directly after the Brocade® announcement, TeamKCI announced that it will stock replacement blades for the Brocade® DCX family and guaranty availability for the next 6 years through December 31, 2021.

TeamKCI has significant quantities of the aforementioned Brocade® FC8-16, FC8-32, FC8-48  and FC8-64 DCX blades in stock. Also on hand are Brocade® 16-Gbps blades and 8-Gbps “e” blades for the newer DCX8510 director. One final point: TeamKCI offers 24 x 7 maintenance coverage for Brocade® DCX directors at rates that are 65% less than Brocade®.

So if your plans call for Brocade® DCX director blades contact TeamKCI here and let us work with you on blade upgrades, configuration issues, maintenance and monitoring.



KCI, Inc (dba TeamKCI) is the industry leader in premier Third-Party maintenance support. TeamKCI is not an authorized reseller, distributor, partner of nor an affiliate of any Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or related to any manufacturer’s authorized service center. All offers for maintenance support are from our world-wide award winning support group not the OEM. All trademarks, service marks, logos remain the property of the corresponding company. All rights reserved. 

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