Brocade® 48000 Director EOL Maintenance





Brocade® 48000 Director EOL Maintenance

Brocade® End-of-Support Date: February 17, 2016
Status: Supported by TeamKCI

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Brocade 48000

TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with Brocade® 48000 directors and continues to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

TeamKCI will continue to support these units for as long as you use them.



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    Overview

    Let TeamKCI help you design the most cost-effective Brocade® Storage Area Network Solution.

    The Brocade® 48000 Director delivers 4, 8 and 10 Gbps Fibre Channel performance, high availability, multi-protocol connectivity, and broad investment protection for enterprise SANs.  It scales non-disruptively from 32 to as many as 384 concurrently active 4 or 8 Gbps full-duplex ports in a single domain.  In addition, it supports blades for Fibre Channel Routing, FCIP, iSCSI, and fabric-based applications.  The Brocade® 48000 also provides Gbps power and cooling efficiency, helping to reduce the total cost of ownership.

    Used & Refurbished Brocade® Options
    Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of Brocade legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4 hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4 hour onsite response time 24 x 7 NBD response; 9 x 5 NBD response. Round-the-clock tech support is standard with each SLA. We guaranty you will speak to a qualified engineer within 15 minutes of placing a service call any time of day or night. We support call home and dial-in features. And, will even store spare parts on your premises at no additional cost. You won’t find better third-party Brocade support anywhere.
    Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed Brocade® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned Brocade hardware is meticulously tested, and burned in for 24 hours. Checkout TeamKCI prices. TeamKCI is the financial alternative option that will maximize your IT dollar. Coupled with our 90-day replacement warranty.

    Warranty & Support
    TeamKCI offers a 90-day warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished Brocade® 48000 directors and all other pre-owned refurbished Brocade® SAN equipment we sell.  Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite support are also available for an additional charge.  Learn more.

    How to Get Started?
    For more information on a Brocade® 48000 or any other Brocade® product simply complete the TeamKCI Quick Quote form on this page or call TeamKCI at 201-934-6500 Ext. 11 for immediate assistance.

    TechSpecs

    Technical Specifications

     Maximum Ports:
     256
     Minimum Ports:
     32
     Port Speed:
     1/2/4/8 Gbps
     Upgrade:
     Up to eight 16, 32, or 48 port Fiber Channel Blades
     Redundant Power:
     Yes
     Rail Kit:
     Yes

    Click here for Brocade® 48000 Datasheet.

     

    End-of-Life

    Brocade® 48000 End-of-Life Notification

    On November 15, 2010, Brocade® Communications issued an End-of-Life Notice for the Brocade® 48000.

    To view the notice click here.

    DO NOT BE CONCERNED WITH MANUFACTURERS’ END-OF-SUPPORT DATES.

    We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists and will maintain the Brocade® 48000 for as long as you continue to use it.

    For a fast and accurate quote, fill out the form at the right.

    Maintenance

    TeamKCI maintenance services offer:

    • Spare parts stored on premises to facilitate rapid repairs and ensure that most problems can be handled with a single maintenance call.
    • A 24 x 7 response capability that allows our customers to speak with a product specialist within thirty minutes of placing a call any time of day or night.
    • Utilization of machine resident “dial-in” and “call home” features to quickly identify and diagnose anomalies before they become major problems.
    • On site response time of four hours or less.
    • Our pledge to only use tested OEM parts.
    • Prices that are at a minimum 50% less than the OEM’s list price.
    • Our promise to maintain your legacy equipment for as long as you choose to use it. TeamKCI has no End-of-Life or End-of-Support dates. We have never dropped service on any product we accepted for maintenance until our very last customer had stopped using it.
    • A lifetime rate guarantee never to escalate your initial rate.
    • Operational software support for all software and firmware you are using at its current EC level.

    Disclaimer:

    KCI, Inc (dba TeamKCI) is the industry leader in premier Brocade® 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. 

    Brocade® is the registered trademark of Broadcom Inc.