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Brocade End-of-Support for April 2024

Take Action: Plan for Brocade Equipment End-of-Support

Brocade has an upcoming End-of-Support (EOS) date for the switch models on April 16, 2024. After this date, Brocade will no longer offer support and maintenance for the following models:

This can be a challenging situation for businesses that rely on their Brocade hardware. Upgrading to newer models can be expensive, and continuing to use unsupported hardware can be risky.

Pre Rack IT: Your Trusted Support Partner

In the face of upcoming EOS dates, organizations can turn to reliable third-party support providers to ensure a seamless transition without compromising on service quality. Pre Rack IT is one such company that specializes in offering comprehensive support solutions for a wide range of hardware, including Brocade switches.

Key Benefits of Pre Rack IT Support

  1. Extended Hardware Lifespan: Pre Rack IT provides extended support beyond the manufacturer’s EOS dates, allowing organizations to maximize the lifespan of their existing Brocade hardware.
  2. Cost Savings: By choosing third-party support, organizations can often achieve significant cost savings compared to traditional OEM support contracts. Pre Rack IT offers flexible and cost-effective support plans tailored to the specific needs of each client.
  3. Experienced and Certified Engineers: Pre Rack IT boasts a team of experienced and certified engineers who are well-versed in Brocade hardware. Their expertise ensures prompt and efficient issue resolution, minimizing downtime.
  4. Coterminous Contracts: Aligns timelines for convenient and simultaneous expiration, streamlining renewals efficiently.
  5. Multi-vender Agnostic: Ensuring compatibility, flexibility, and optimal performance across diverse equipment.
  6. Single Point of Contact: A single point of contact for support, hardware and professional services.

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As the industry transitions towards newer technologies, partnering with a reliable support provider like Pre Rack IT can help organizations extend the life of their Brocade hardware while maintaining operational excellence. By proactively addressing the EOS challenge, organizations can focus on innovation and growth without compromising on the performance and security of their server infrastructure.