EOM Announcement for Huawei OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F Product

No. :EOM-EDC-2018-006-Global

Date :June 30,2015

Subject: EOM Announcement for Huawei OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F Product

Dear Customers,

To help you better cope with challenges brought by market changes and technological innovations, Huawei hereby informs you of the milestones in the life cycle of OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F. Hopefully this information can give you a reference on making future network development plans.

The sales of OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F will be stopped on December 31, 2016. Please note that you can no longer order OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F after the EOM (newsite) date.

Table1 describes the end of life milestones, definitions, and dates for OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F.

Table1 End of life milestones and dates for OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F





End of Marketing for new site. The EOM (newsite) date is the date from which the acceptance of the POs for new deployments will be rejected. The product is not sold any longer after the date.

December 31, 2016


End of capacity expansion marketing. After the EOM date, The capacity expansion of the product will be rejected.

December 31, 2018


End of Service and Support. After the EOS,
Huawei does not provide software problem
 analysis services.

December 31, 2021

Huawei suggests that you use the replacement product, which has similar features and capabilities but optimized functions. We will continue to provide high-level services for your new product.

Table2 Replacement product

End of Life Product

Replacement Product

OceanStor 18500&18800&18800F

OceanStor 18500 V3&18800 V3

Hopefully this announcement can help you plan your future networks. This measure will not affect the existing service relationship and quality. We are consistently dedicated to providing you with other excellent products and services. If you have any questions, please contact your Huawei account manager.



Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

June 30,2015