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HPE Nimble Storage End of Life Notice

Written on: Feb 3, 2023 9:52:30 AM

Written by: Elizabeth Reed


[Data Infrastructure, HPE, Data Centre]

HPE recently issued an End Of Life notice for a range of its Nimble Storage arrays. These include the:

  • All Flash Arrays (AF80, AF60, AF20, AF20Q)
  • Adaptive Flash Arrays (HF60, HF60C, HF40, HF40C, HF20, HF20C, HF20H)
  • Gen5 HPE Nimble Storage Flash Arrays (all equivalent models)

HPE will continue to offer these EOL models until July 31st 2023. Base array upgrades (controllers, capacity, cache, shelves, networking etc.) will be offered for an additional 3 years while hardware and software support will be available until the end of engineering support on July 31st 2028.

The table below summarises the timeline of the EOL process.




End of Life Announcement


Notification of product entering End of Life period



Orders after this date will be fulfilled based on inventory availability



Last day to purchase product, subject to inventory availability. SKUs are removed from HPE price list, quoting, and ordering systems

End of sale date for Hardware Upgrades


Last day to purchase hardware upgrades (controllers, shelves, etc.) for EOL models, subject to availability

End of Engineering support


Last date of engineering support availability for components and associated versions of Nimble OS

End of Service/Support Life


HPE Storage Support will support Nimble Storage HW and SW until the end of engineering support


If you require assistance on the above, please contact your Account Team directly for information on the next steps to take. Alternatively, call 01246 454 222 or email hello@coolspirit.co.uk.

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