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February 2019

4 Feb

Azure StorSimple 5000/7000 series will no longer be supported from 9 July 2019

To avoid service disruptions, retire your StorSimple 5000/7000 series devices and migrate as soon as possible to an alternative solution.

  • StorSimple

September 2017

25 Sep

StorSimple 8000 series available only in the Azure portal from October 2017

Beginning October 2017, you need to use the new Azure portal to manage your StorSimple 8000 series devices. The Azure classic portal is no longer supported.

  • StorSimple
8 Sep

General availability: Critical Update 5.0 for StorSimple 8000 Series

NOW AVAILABLE

Devices running Update 4.0 or earlier will have service connectivity issues after December 2017. We strongly recommend that you install Update 5.0.

  • StorSimple

July 2017

10 Jul

General availability: StorSimple 8000 series in the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft Azure StorSimple 8000 series management is generally available in the Azure portal. We'll transition all customers to the Azure portal by September 30, 2017.

  • StorSimple

May 2017

18 May

Critical update (Update 0.5) for StorSimple Virtual Array

NOW AVAILABLE

A critical update (Update 0.5) was released today for Microsoft Azure StorSimple Virtual Array. On June 30, 2017, we’ll retire storage usage monitoring for StorSimple Virtual Device Series for virtual arrays that are running Update 0.4 or earlier. We strongly recommend that you install Update 0.5 for StorSimple Virtual Array before June 30, 2017. Update 0.5 contains the fixes required for you to continue the use of storage usage monitoring.

  • StorSimple

April 2017

3 Apr

New subscription purchase option for StorSimple

NOW AVAILABLE

A new subscription option for StorSimple 8000 Series, StorSimple Virtual Array, and StorSimple Cloud Appliance is now available.

  • StorSimple

January 2017

31 Jan

StorSimple Virtual Device Series transitioning to the new Azure portal

The StorSimple Virtual Device Series will be available exclusively in the new Azure portal starting March 2, 2017 (March 9 for the US Government cloud).

  • StorSimple

December 2015

23 Dec

StorSimple Virtual Appliance model 1100 now called StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8010

With the release of the StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2, the StorSimple virtual appliance model 1100 has been renamed StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8010.

  • StorSimple
17 Dec

General availability: StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2

NOW AVAILABLE

StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2 includes two key enhancements that expand StorSimple’s use cases and workloads: local volumes and the StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8020 (based on Azure Premium Storage).

  • StorSimple
17 Dec

Public preview: On-premises StorSimple Virtual Array

IN PREVIEW

The StorSimple Virtual Array is a version of StorSimple in a virtual machine form. It provides a cost-effective, lightweight solution for remote office environments.

  • StorSimple

August 2015

26 Aug

Microsoft Azure StorSimple: Primary Volumes now called Tiered Volumes

The StorSimple device supports two volume types: Tiered Volume (formerly Primary) and Archival Volume.

  • StorSimple

May 2015

27 May

General availability: Azure StorSimple 8000 Series Update 1

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure StorSimple 8000 Series Update 1 is a software-only update that is available via Microsoft Update and installed on shipping units.

  • StorSimple

November 2014

17 Nov

New StorSimple features: bandwidth templates, controller management, email settings

NOW AVAILABLE

Bandwidth templates allow you to configure multiple time-of-day schedules to tier the data from the StorSimple device to the cloud. You can create, modify, delete, and save these schedules as templates.

  • StorSimple
14 Nov

Azure StorSimple available in Australia

Azure StorSimple is now available in Australia with the same service-level agreement coverage that is available in other regions worldwide. StorSimple offers a unique hybrid cloud storage solution.

  • StorSimple

August 2014

21 Aug

StorSimple Available In Japan East and West

StorSimple is now available in Japan with the same service-level agreement coverage available in other regions worldwide.

  • StorSimple

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