9 EMC® Connectrix Products to be Dropped from Maintenance in 2013

9 EMC® Connectrix Products to be Dropped from Maintenance in 2013

2013 will see nine (9) EMC® Connectrix products manufactured by Brocade®/McData® dropped from maintenance; three switches, two routers, one SAN director, two storage cabinets and a special purpose appliance. (Source: EMC® Hardware Release and Service Dates, dated May 8, 2012) If you are still using any of the EMC® products listed in the table below mark the date and plan to find an alternative maintenance provider.

EMC®
Brocade®/McData® 
Product
End of Support 
Product Name
Product Name
Type
(EOS) Date
EMC® DS-4100B
Brocade® 4100
Switch
January 31, 2013
EMC® DS-4400M
Brocade® 4400
Switch
January 31, 2013
EMC® DS-4700M
Brocade® 4700
Switch
January 31, 2013
EMC® MP-1620
McData® 1620
Router
January 31, 2013
EMC® MP-2640
McData® 2640
Router
January 31, 2013
EMC® ED-10000M
McData® i10K
Director
July 31, 2013
EMC® EC-1500
B/C
n/a
Cabinet
January 31, 2013
EMC® EC1500M
n/a
Cabinet
January 31, 2013
EMC® AP-7420B
Brocade® AP 7420
Appliance
January 31, 2013

Don’t let your mission critical SAN infrastructure go uncovered. Be prepared for the planned maintenance discontinuance. Maintenance rates for these machines are now a fraction of their original EMC® price. To investigate your options contact Jeff Klein jeffk@teamkci.com or 201-934-6500 extension 11.

P.S. The EMC® Celerra NS350 will be dropped from maintenance on March 31, 2013 and the CLARiiON AX 150 series will be dropped from maintenance on May 31, 2013.

Brocade® is the registered trademark of Broadcom Inc.

EMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

McDATA® is a registered trademark of Brocade Communications.


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