HPE 3PAR 7000 End of Service Announcement: EOSL 2022

 

HPE will officially retire the 3PAR 7200 and 3PAR 7400 systems October 31, 2022.

 

After this date, HPE will not renew any maintenance contracts, or answer service calls on any 7000 series system. Your options are:

  1. Retire the system, and migrate to a new system
  2. Obtain 3rd party maintenance for your 3PAR 7000 series storage system.
  3. Run the machine with no support.

3PAR 7000 series was first launched in 2014 as HP’s first product line  after the acquisition of 3PAR systems. HP named the equipment ...

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HPE 3PAR – Common CLI (Command Line Interface) Commands

 

HPE 3 Par Storage can be a burden to administrate at times. If you don’t have the commands in a spot where you can easily access them, well, good luck. It can take a while to look up all these bad boys up.

To help our wonderful 3PAR support clients, we have compiled a short list of commonly used show commands for HPE 3PAR systems,  which will mostly display detailed information about your system and its status. If there are any ...

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END OF LIFE Is NOT the End for your Storage System!

Though the major manufacturers (EMC, Hitachi, NetApp, IBM and HPE alike) will say otherwise, rest assured that EOL doesn’t = “dead.”  While it can vary from vendor to vendor, EOL is basically the point in the product’s life where the manufacturer has stopped selling it, and moves it to support-only. EOL just means you need to make an adjustment to the way your organization should approach hardware support and maintenance solutions when your renewal comes up.

If your objective is to ...

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What happens when a Storage System goes EOL?

As a 3rd party support provider, we get asked this question a lot – “What can Iexpect when my system goes EOL? And how does it differ from EOSL? or EOSL?

These terms are all manufacturer-specifc, meaning what EMC and NetApp call EOL (End-of-life) IBM calls “Withdrawn from marketing”. First, Let’s take a look at what the terms mean, and the difference between them:

 

EOL – End of Life – In a nutshell, this only means that the manufacturer has discontinued the ...

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