9 EMC Connectrix Products to be Dropped from Maintenance in 2013

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9 EMC Connectrix Products to be Dropped from Maintenance in 2013

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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
B/C
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.


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