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Pure Storage COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Technical Services Status and FAQ

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Pure Storage COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Technical Services Status and FAQ

joe-pinto.pngA message from Joe Pinto, Pure's Chief Customer Experience Officer:

To our Pure customers and partners around the globe, please be rest assured we will continue to be operational during this time of uncertainty with COVID-19. We are continuing to monitor customer systems via Pure1. Our technical services engineers, along with our logistics and field service partners are prepared and will continue to serve our customers 24x7. Our service centers, logistics, and field service networks are operational, and we will be updating their status daily. We will be updating this article daily, or as critical changes occur. If you would like to receive email notifications whenever an update is made, bookmark our community page here.

Please stay safe and contact us if we can help in any way.

Best regards
Joe

 

Operational Status

Please see the following operations update of our Support Centers, Logistics Network, and Field Service Network:

TECHNICAL SERVICES SUPPORT CENTER STATUS BY REGION

AMERICAS

APJ EMEA
Logistics and Field Service

Currently, there are a limited number of areas impacted by COVID-19. While local government sanctions may not be in place, the impact on individuals in the workforce may affect service level agreements. If an area is not listed below, there is no current impact.

Legend:  1111Delays May Occur1111  1Essential Services Only1  11111Not Operational11111

Country Status Additional Notes
Chile.png Chile 1111111111 Chile state of emergency expected through June. Delays are expected.
Germany.png Germany 1111111111 Deliveries are not allowed during curfew hours (22:00 to 05:00 local time).
India.png India 1111111111 A nationwide "night curfew" (20:00 to 06:00) and a "weekend curfew" (Saturday & Sunday) are in place. Deliveries to essential customers during curfew periods will be based on the declaration from end-users with authentication of their essential services from the local authority.
Indonesia.png Indonesia 1111111111 Expect delays due to the reduced capacity of personnel.
Ireland.png Ireland 1111111111 Expect delays due to the reduced capacity of personnel.
Malaysia.png Malaysia 1111111111 Lockdown extended until June 28. Emergency and essential services can continue.
Peru.png Peru 1111111111 Daily curfew is in place (21:00 to 04:00 local time) During this time only essential services can be delivered.
Philippines.png Philippines 1111111111 Daily curfew is in place (22:00 to 04:00 local time) in the Manila area. During this time only essential services can be delivered.
Singapore.png Singapore 1111111111 For every order, the end customer will be contacted to confirm if their business will be open to receive shipment. Delays may be incurred.
Turkey.png Turkey 1111111111 On May 31, 2021, the Government of Turkey (GoT) announced a gradual normalization period to stop the spread of COVID-19, imposing a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday through Saturday, and a full lockdown in effect during Sundays beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday and ending at 5 a.m. on Mondays. Delays may be incurred.
United Kingdom(Great Britain).png United Kingdom 1111111111 Expect delays due to the reduced capacity of personnel.
Viet Nam.png Vietnam 1111111111 Depots operating under significant restrictions. Expect delays of 1-2 business days.
You can also reach us 24x7 at: USA: 1 (866) 244-7121 || Global: +1-650-729-4088 || support@purestorage.com || https://support.purestorage.com/Pure1/Support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your current position because of the virus. Have you invoked your business continuity plan? 

We have a comprehensive Business Continuity and emergency readiness plan. Our global incident response team is monitoring the situation and remains in constant contact with our global team, including sales and our global supply chain partners. 

In addition, we have successfully performed global Business Continuity tests in the last several weeks to revalidate that our policies, procedures, and systems are working. Our Technical Services organization has successfully tested working remotely with no loss of effectiveness. We are prepared to serve our customers at full capability, regardless of where the work is taking place.

What precautionary measures have taken place?

Pure has taken a comprehensive approach to deal with the current crisis. Pure employees are taking all possible measures to safeguard themselves, and by extension, our customers. As mentioned above, we have successfully performed global Business Continuity tests in the last several weeks to revalidate that our policies, procedures, and systems are working. In addition, an emergency notification system has been activated and in use. We have also positioned additional replacement parts in countries impacted heavily by COVID-19, in anticipation of delays with transportation and customs.

Will you be providing weekly updates?

Pure will update this KB article with updates if and when there is a change in status.

What about your partners providing FRU replacement – what’s the situation?

We have daily calls with field and logistics partners and there have been no disruptions reported. Our global depots have extra stock to counter transportation and custom delays. 

In addition, we have in place a multi-continent supply chain strategy to source components and assemble our products. We continue to work closely with our extended supply chain partners to diligently monitor the developing situation and will react accordingly to maintain operations and fulfill our commitments to you.

The Pure team has daily calls to ensure we are aware of any potential delays or disruptions that could impact our customers. Should global conditions worsen, we are confident we can quickly respond to changing market dynamics, minimizing impacts to our business and disruptions to you. Your account team will stay in close contact and update you on any changes that may occur. 

Please see the Pure Storage COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Response

Please direct any additional inquiries to cov_response@purestorage.com