HP StorageWorks 4/256 Nears End-Of-Support Date

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HP StorageWorks 4/256 Nears End-Of-Support Date

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In May 2005, Brocade introduced its then flagship 48000 director, a 4 Gbps director with an eight (8) blade capacity, each blade capable of attaching up to 48 ports, for a total capacity of 384 ports. HP re-branded the 48K and sold it as the HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Switch. It was designed by Brocade to compete with McData and Cisco its two main rivals (at the time) in the director space. Back then the HP StorageWorks 4/256 was “state of the art”. Now it is a bit old – legacy if you will – and was designated End-of-Life in January 2011 roughly five and one half years after its introduction. Soon, February 1, 2016, the HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Switch will reach its End-of-Support date with HP.

There is no need to panic or make a quick decision to upgrade. TeamKCI will pick up support the day your HP support contract runs out. No need to squirrel away parts, buy spare machines to store in your parts closet or read up on maintenance procedures. TeamKCI will maintain your HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Switch as good as or even better than the manufacturer at prices that will shock you and make you wonder why you didn’t move your HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Switch maintenance over to TeamKCI earlier.

We guaranty that you will be able to talk to a technical specialist within fifteen minutes of making a service call any time of day or night. Four-hour onsite response time (though in reality we average less than two hours). A full complement of spare parts stored on premises to facilitate rapid repairs. Product engineers who speak the language and can help you reconfigure your HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Switch or restore corrupted software.

Top of the rack service at bottom of the rack prices. Exactly what you would expect from the leader in SAN director support. For a quick and accurate quote go to our website and tell us the configurations of the legacy machines you are interested in having us support here. Find out why for over 33 years TeamKCI has been America’s top switch solution provider.​


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