Q1 2020 Hardware Alerts

XSi Q1 2020 EoSW or EoS ALERT: Popular OEM Models to Address

If you’re not yet monitoring essential Hardware Lifecycle Milestone dates, this ALERT provides a quick-glance review of popular OEM models that have reached (or about to reach) End of Software Support (EoSW) or End of Support (EoS). For these hardware asset models, it no longer makes financial sense to rely on expensive OEM support – but instead, should move to independent (IT Maintenance) support.

The EoSW and EoS dates help you easily identify when there are no remaining logical reasons to keep these assets within an OEM maintenance agreement. There is simply no way to justify the added expense. We will share this kind of alert quarterly via our blogs, so be sure to follow XSi at LinkedIn.

Popular OEM Models that Have Reached (or About to Reach) EoSW or EoS:

Network Equipment:

Cisco Catalyst 2960

Cisco Catalyst 2918

Juniper EX3200

Juniper SRX210 & SRX240

Juniper ISG1000 & ISG2000

Juniper SSG-320M, SSG-350M, SSG-520M, SSG-550M, SSG-5, SSG-20

Juniper (M & MX) Series: PMR-960, PMR-MX480, Etc.

Juniper EX8200, EX4500, EX6200, EX3200

Brocade 5100 & 5300

Brocade FastIron SX

Brocade MLX/SMR Series

Brocade NetIron MLX, MLXe, XMR

F5 BIG-IP 800, 1600 & 1600LC

F5 BIG-IP 2000 & 2200s

F5 BiG-IP 3600 & 3900

F5 BIG-IP 4000 & 4200v

F5 BIG-IP 5000, 5050, 5200v, 5250V

F5 BIG-IP 6900, 7000, 7050, 7200v, 7250v

F5 BIG-IP 8950 & 8950s

F5 BIG-IP 10000, 10050, 10200v & 10250v

F5 BIG-IP 11000, 11050 & 11050 NEBS

Riverbed Steelhead CXA 255, CXA-555, CXA-570

Riverbed Steelhead CXA-755, CXA-1555

Riverbed Steelhead CXA-3070, CXA-5055

Riverbed Steelhead Appliance EXA-560, EXA-760, EXA -1160, EXA-1260

Riverbed Interceptor 9350 Appliance

Storage Equipment:


EMC Data Domain DD160, DD620, DD640, DD670, DD990

EMC Isilon X400

EMC Symmetrix VMAX 20K

EMC VNX5100, VNX 5150, VNX 5300, VNX5500, VNX5700, VNX7500

EMC VNX-F5000, VNX-F7000

EMC VNXe3150, VNXe3300

NetApp Filer FAS22220, FAS2240-2, FAS2240-4

NetApp Filer FAS3220, FAS3250

NetApp Filer FAS6220, FAS6250, FAS6290

Server Equipment:

HPE/SGI UV 10/1000

HPE/SGI UV 200/2000

HPE/SGI UV 300/3000


While Q1 may be a busy period for new initiatives, our company can help you easily transition your EoSW and EoS assets to less expensive hardware support, without disruption or much extra effort. Give us a call!

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About The Author

Todd founded XS International in 1990, helping to build an independent IT support organization led by pioneering executives with proven tenures at Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks. He holds a board of director positions with the world’s two most prominent associations for independent IT support providers – Service Industry Association (SIA) and ASCDI (hardware resellers). He was a founding member of the Digital Right to Repair Coalition (now known as Repair.org, and continues to serve on their Board of Directors. As a hobby, he also co-founded VinoApp, specifically for Argentine wines. Very much a serial entrepreneur, Todd earned his Bachelor’s in Finance from Ohio State University and later completed a three-year Entrepreneurial Masters Program, given by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization & MIT Enterprise Forum. He now resides in the greater Dallas area with his family.

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