Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces the beginning of the End of Life (EOL) period for the drive and upgrade SKUs listed in Table 1 of the Details section of this notice. To provide alternatives for purchasing additional drives, alternate SKUs are also provided in Table 1.
IMPORTANT: SKUs are used for the purchase of drives and this notice does not apply to the replacement of failed drives on HPE customer systems.
HPE is announcing the beginning of the End of Life period for the following drive SKUs in the HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage portfolio. Table 1 summarizes the EOL SKUs and, for the purchase of additional drives, alternate SKUs.
Table 1 – Drive and Upgrade EOL SKUs and Alternate SKUs for the HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage System Family
HPE 3PAR Model
EOL SKU Description
Alternate SKU Description
HPE 3PAR 20000 2TB+SW 7.2K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 20000 1.8TB+SW 10K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 20000 600GB+SW 10K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 20000 1.2TB+SW 10K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 8000 2TB+SW 7.2K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 8000 1.8TB+SW 10K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 8000 600GB+SW 10K SFF HDD
HPE 3PAR 8000 1.2TB+SW 10K SFF HDD
NOTE: Some of the alternate SKUs in Table 1 may require an update to the HPE 3PAR operating system version of the HPE 3PAR StoreServ system to receive the new drives. Consult the HPE 3PAR Drive Support Matrix, available on the HPE Single Point of Connectivity Knowledge (SPOCK) website, for the appropriate HPE 3PAR OS version.
Table 2 summarizes the key milestones of this EOL announcement.
Table 2 – Key EOL Milestones
End of Life (EOL) Announcement
Notification of product entering into end of life period
1 May 2020
End of Sale (EOS) or Discontinuance (DISC)
Orders after this date will be fulfilled based on inventory availability
30 November 2020
Last date to purchase the product, subject to inventory availability
31 December 2020