IBM® 2026-224 SAN Switch EOL Maintenance and Support





IBM® 2026-224 SAN Switch EOL Maintenance and Support

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TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with IBM® 2026-224 switches and continues to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

The IBM® 2026-224 reached it’s end of support on June 30, 2011

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 IBM® Storage Area Network Solution.

    The IBM® 2026-224 Fabric Switch, also known as the IBM® 2031-224 provides 24 ports dynamic Fibre Channel connectivity for switched fabric or arbitrated loop devices.  This function allows low-bandwidth workgroup (edge) devices to communicate with mainframe servers, mass storage devices or other peripherals and can be incorporated into an enterprise storage area network (SAN) environment.

    Used & Refurbished IBM® Options

    Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of IBM® legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4hour 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 IBM® support anywhere.

    Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed IBM® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned IBM® 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 IBM® 2026-224 (2031-224) switches and all other pre-owned refurbished IBM® 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 IBM® 2026-224 (2031-224)or any other IBM® 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:
     24
     Minimum Ports:
     8
     Port Speed:
     1/2/4 Gbps
     Upgrade:
     8 Port Activation Licenses
     Redundant Power:
     Yes
     Rail Kit:
     Yes

     

    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.
    • 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.

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