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
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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