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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
    • Retirements

    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
    • Services
    8 Sep

    General availability: Critical Update 5.0 for StorSimple 8000 Series

    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

    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

    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

    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
    • Features
    • Management

    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
    • Features
    17 Dec

    General availability: StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2

    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

    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
    • Features

    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
    • Services

    May 2015

    27 May

    General availability: Azure StorSimple 8000 Series Update 1

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

    • StorSimple
    • Features

    November 2014

    17 Nov

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

    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
    • Features
    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
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    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
    • Regions & Datacenters

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