They not only offered increased data storage capacity and data processing speed, but most of all: total data availability through the redundancy built into this product line. Introduction of this product eventually opened up opportunities for third party maintenance organizations based upon the normal business barriers that IT professionals are confronted with in their budgets. At the same time, they increase the cost to the customer for the ongoing support of those products plus they reduce the guaranteed level of support that the customer was accustomed to receiving. The IT professional is then confronted with a major problem: Budget.
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Dell EMC will soon be out of the Symmetrix support business. Both the DMX-4 and the variant may, however, retain value in many data centers as repositories for archival data, for non-production uses, in disaster recovery settings—or for the purpose for which they were originally installed. Regardless of the current use case, for those interested in squeezing more value from these high-end storage systems, the question becomes support. This late in the game, doing so can pose significant challenges, including: Expertise.
A stable system requiring relatively little intervention can be a blessing—until a complex problem arises or a reconfiguration is necessary to repurpose the box. This is when outside engineering assistance from individuals with deep knowledge of the DMX systems becomes invaluable. Spare parts. Most aging storage arrays will eventually require spares. Some IT shops strive to keep an assortment on site, but it can be difficult and costly. Third party maintenance providers offer a welcome alternative: fully outsourced spare parts management, delivery, and installation.
But do they have the time? Third party maintenance offers a seamless and affordable option for troubleshooting, on-site component replacement, and even alternative upgrade possibilities. Companies that devote themselves exclusively to support tend to have the expertise and processes to do it better.
Providers that also engage in equipment sales may not be, so buyer beware. Responsive service. Things like talented engineers, immediate escalation to Level 3 support, and a host of flexible contract features have a lot to do with it. The results that matter. This makes switching to Park Place a move up in support quality. Sound good? Simply contact us for a free quote. About the author.
Juzshura Close — Closes the Inlines window. The data transfer rate depends upon the host system. Command names, daemons, options, programs, processes, notifications, system calls, man symmrtrix, services, applications, utilities, kernels Italic Used for: Global memory directors on page 84 provides additional information on memory configurations. Scan Items — Scan various items. The bytes that represent the slots of a TBC group are contiguous in global memory. This is because Solaris reserves two cylinders from every device for use by the operating system.
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