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2.5″ 15K drives in 25-slot enclosures for DC powered VNX5200/5400/5600 will EOL on June 30

Effective on June 30 2016, the 300GB 15K drive in 25-slot enclosures i.e. 25 drive Disk Processor Enclosures (DPE) and 25 drive Disk Array Enclosures (DAE) in the VNX5200, VNX5400 and VNX5600 will go EOL. These models will be removed from MyQuotes ordering systems with the July MyQuotes release.

EOL Drive Affected Array Alternative Drives
300GB 15K drive in a 25 slot enclosure

(DC NEBS compliant)

VNX5200 VNX5400 VNX5600 300GB & 600GB 15K drives in 15 slot enclosures and 300GB & 600GB 10K drives in 15 or 25 slot enclosures

 

A number of 12, 15 & 60 slot drives in VNX and VNXe will EOL on September 30

Effective on September 30 2016, the following drives in 12, 15 and 60 slot enclosures on VNX2 and VNXe will go EOL.

EOL Drive Affected Array Alternative Drives
800GB SSD AC in a 60 slot enclosure VNX2 (new/upgrade) 400GB or 1.6TB SSD
1TB NL-SAS AC drive in a 15 slot enclosure VNX1 (upgrade) 2TB NL-SAS
     
1TB NL-SAS AC drive in a 15 slot enclosure VNXe3300 (upgrade) 2TB NL-SAS
     
800GB SSD AC/DC in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3200 (new/upgrade) 200GB SSD
300GB 15K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3200 (new/upgrade) 600GB 15K
600GB 10K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3200 (new/upgrade) 900GB 10K
1.2TB 10K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3200 (new/upgrade) 900GB 10K
     
300GB 15K AC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3150 (upgrade) 600GB 15K
3TB 7200 NL-SAS AC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe3150 (upgrade) 2TB NL-SAS or 4TB NL-SAS
     
800GB SSD AC/DC in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe1600 (new/upgrade) 200GB SSD
300GB 15K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe1600 (new/upgrade) 600GB 15K
600GB 10K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe1600 (new/upgrade) 900GB 10K
1.2TB 10K AC/DC drive in a 12 slot enclosure VNXe1600 (new/upgrade) 900GB 10K

 

Additional Resources

Additional VNX family content can be found at the VNX Enablement Center

If you have questions, contact the TCE Pre-Sales Support Center at 1-866-EMC-7777 (U.S. and Canada), 1-508-435-1000, ext. 54777 (international), or via the Web at http://tcepresalessupport.corp.emc.com/

EMC VNXe

Affordable Storage with One-Click Tech Support

Setup, ongoing management, and enhanced support are key to providing value in any storage solution. That’s why EMC has taken the time to ensure that the VNXe series meets these requirements through it’s extensive software advantages.

EMC VNXe Sadv

VNXe’s integration with Unisphere, EMC’s user-friendly storage management platform, gives you access to:

  • 24×7 one-click tech support
  • Centralized monitoring and reporting
  • Health and performance alerts
  • Simple user interfaces to perform all your block and file-oriented operations

With this integrated support ecosystem, you’ll diagnose issues automatically and resolve them quickly and efficiently without having to worry about storage costs.

VNXe models start at less than $10k. Price out your configuration today!

EMC VNXe pricing

 

 

EMC VPLEXAs part of our on going effort to penetrate the low end storage market we are announcing a very attractive pricing for VPLEX frame based license for VNX 5200 and 5400 series frames.

Following table summarizes the changes to the pricing:

  VPLEX Local VPLEX Metro
VNX 5200 45% reduction in LP 50% reduction in LP
VNX 5400 20% reduction in LP 30% reduction in LP

The new prices will be automatically available on February 8th.

Opportunities

Win VNX Opportunities for Small scale businesses and ROBO use case

Small and medium businesses are resource constrained and highly price sensitive when it comes to IT infrastructure spend. This leads to a price war that is hard to win, especially in the small array segment. The best approach is to sell a solution that enables IT to achieve a lot more than adding tera bytes of storage. With the new reduced pricing of VPLEX for VNX 5200 adnd 5400 EMC offers the most compelling value proposition for a small array:

  • Less capital intensive storage life cycle management
  • Take advantage of the latest storage technology with no-hassle online tech-refresh!
  • The ability to load balance application performance with existing EMC/non-EMC storage

VPLEX for existing VNX frames

VPLEX is the best way to prepare greenfield accounts for their next tech refresh. Educate your customers about VPLEX’s legendary data mobility! They never need to do another tech refresh that is a weekend killing monster but instead of take advantage of new shiny storage of more than 70+ storage models (vendor agnostic) from day one!

Resources

White boarding data mobility

VPLEX saves the day

VPLEX with VNX: Customer Presentation

For further questions or assistance with your VPLEX sales opportunities, contact the VPLEX Sales Specialist in your area or email VPLEX Deal Support Desk