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Maintenance, Hardware and Other Services for EMC CX500 and CX500i

CX500 Overview

The CX500 offers: 2Gbit Fibre Channel or 1Gbit iSCSI performance, up to 90TB (Raw data).

Parts, Upgrades and Complete Arrays

EMC designated the CX500 End Of Life in 2006 (see EMC's Powerlink for official release and EOSL dates), but Com-Com continue to supply parts, upgrades and complete arrays extending the life of equipment, providing greater ROI and freedom for customers to decide their own budgetary and migration timetables.

With Europe's largest inventory of quality EMC hardware, Com-Com provide immediate availability for all CX500 parts. EMC qualified sales and engineering professionals can provide help with everything from the specification through to the installation, configuration and on-going support.
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Hardware and software maintenance for the CX500

With EMC End of Service Life (EOSL - Dec 2011) having already passed, securing continued support for your CX500 is essential to properly protect your organisation's data. Com-Com can provide an alternative support option and with typically, 40% off EMC support costs, the savings from Com-Com are very attractive as well...

We've been maintaining mission-critical IT systems for more than twenty years and we understand that your storage systems are the backbone of your business, accordingly our service levels are of the highest standards in order to keep your data on-line.

End-of-life information

ModelConnectionSpeedPowerEnd of
EMC support
End of
Com-Com support
CX500Fiber Channel (FC)2Gbit/sDual ACEnd December 2011End December 2018
CX500DCFiber Channel (FC)2Gbit/sDual DCEnd December 2011End December 2018
CX500iiSCSI1Gbit/sDual ACEnd December 2011End December 2018

CX500 Configuration and expansion

The CX500 array can take up to 15 fibre channel disks, 5 of which are normally dedicated to EMC code.

The CX500 can be expanded with up to 7 FC (fibre channel) or ATA disk array expansion drawers (DAEs). Each has a capacity of 15 disks giving a total capacity of 120 disks.

CX500 upgrades and options

Vendor Part Code Description Availability
CX500 FIBRE CHANNEL (FC) DISK ARRAY EXPANSION (DAE) DRAWERS
EMC CX-2GDAE15 BAY FC 2GB EXPANSION DRAWER
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EMC CX-2PDAE15 BAY FC 2GB EXPANSION DRAWER
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CX500 FIBRE CHANNEL (FC) DISK OPTIONS
EMC CX-2G10-146146GB 10K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G10-300300GB 10K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G10-3636GB 10K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G10-7373GB 10K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G15-146146GB 15K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G15-3636GB 15K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G15-7373GB 15K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G72-250250GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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EMC CX-2G72-500500GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB FC HDD
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CX500 ATA DISK ARRAY EXPANSION (DAE) DRAWERS
EMC CX-ATA-DAE15 BAY ATA 2GB EXPANSION DRAWER
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CX500 ATA DISK OPTIONS
EMC CX-AT05-250250GB 5K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT05-320320GB 5K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT07-0101TB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT07-250250GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT07-320320GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT07-500500GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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EMC CX-AT07-750750GB 7.2K 520BPS 2GB ATA HDD
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