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|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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