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
End-of-Life (EOL) date
The date that the product is no longer available for sale.
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.
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.
Table 2. Products affected by this announcement
Product code (Model No)
IQ ACCELERATOR-X, CX4-8
IQ ACCELERATOR-X, CX4-32
IQ ACCELERATOR-X, SR-8 SFP+
IQ ACCELERATOR-X, SR-32 SFP+
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® 188.8.131.52 or later. If the cluster is not running OneFS 184.108.40.206 or later then the cluster must be upgraded to OneFS 220.127.116.11 or later for A100 Accelerators to function. For more details, please refer to “Supportability and Compatibility Guide”.