XSi’s Q2-21 Server & Storage “Milestone Dates” Alert: EoL & EoSL

If you’re not yet monitoring enterprise Hardware Milestone dates, this ALERT provides a summary of popular network hardware models that have recently – or about to reach – End of Software Support (EoSW) and Last Date of Support (LDoS). For these models, it no longer makes financial sense to rely on expensive OEM support – but instead, assets should be moved to lower-cost, independent IT Hardware Maintenance. Assets past milestone dates often see OpEx reductions of 60-80% less than OEM pricing. Of course when OEMs are pushing for the tech refresh, savings can be much higher!

With the chip shortage affecting Cisco, NOW more than ever, it’s a good time to extend the life of your network equipment with a maintenance contract from XSi.

Server & Storage Hardware Milestone Dates – Last Quarter & Next 12 Months
(End-of-Software-Maintenance dates and End-of-Support dates)

Servers

Storage

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About The Author

Scott joined XSi following a decades-long sales career serving global data center decision-makers with IT hardware (server, storage and networking) maintenance and hardware lifecycle solutions. His career includes sales leadership positions at Ardent Support Technologies (acquired by Park Place Technologies), Park Place Technologies, Sagent and, most recently, at M Global Services. Prior to his career in IT hardware maintenance, Scott also held sales positions at Medical Measurement Systems, Talus Worldwide Solutions and Global Inventory Management. Leading up to his sales career, he studied economics and finance at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Today, Scott is most passionate about professional integrity, and providing his clients a consultative approach for hardware infrastructure solutions that meet or exceed each client’s Service Quality expectations. Scott resides in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with his family, and enjoys football (pro and collegiate), hockey, skiing, hiking, barbecuing/smoking, shooting sports and travel.

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