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End of Life Announcement: EMC Isilon IQ Performance Accelerator-X and EMC Isilon IQ Backup Accelerator

End of Life (EOL) Announcement for the EMC Isilon IQ Performance Accelerator-x and EMC Isilon IQ Backup Accelerator

July 1, 2013

EMC announces the end-of-life date for the EMC® Isilon® IQ Performance Accelerator-x and EMC Isilon IQ Backup Accelerator as of October 1, 2013. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from EMC Customer Services until October 31, 2018. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates. Table 2 lists the product affected by this announcement.

The above-mentioned products are being replaced by EMC Isilon A100 Performance Accelerator (Model# A100-PERF-256) and EMC Isilon A100 Backup Accelerator (Model# A100-BACKUP).

Please contact your EMC sales representative for more information regarding the end-of-life announcement.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the IQ Performance Accelerator-x and IQ Backup Accelerator

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life (EOL) date

The date that the product is no longer available for sale.

10-01-2013

End of Service Life contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a hardware service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

10-31-2017

End of Service Life (EOSL)  date

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

10-31-2018

Table 2. Products affected by this announcement

Product code         (Model No)

Product Description

851-0057

IQ ACCELERATOR-X

851-0058

IQ ACCELERATOR-X, CX4-8

851-0059

IQ ACCELERATOR-X, CX4-32

851-0065

IQ ACCELERATOR-X, SR-8 SFP+

851-0066

IQ ACCELERATOR-X, SR-32 SFP+

851-0074

IQ BACKUP ACCELERATOR

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

  • The recommended replacement for the IQ Performance Accelerator-x is the A100 Performance Accelerator (Model# A100-PERF-256), and for the IQ Backup Accelerator is the A100 Backup Accelerator (Model# A100-BACKUP)

Note:  A100 Accelerators are supported with EMC Isilon OneFS® 7.0.2.1 or later. If the cluster is not running OneFS 7.0.2.1 or later then the cluster must be upgraded to OneFS 7.0.2.1 or later for A100 Accelerators to function. For more details, please refer to “Supportability and Compatibility Guide”.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For general product information, we highly encourage you to register at https://support.emc.com.

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