On the Blog this Week: October 23rd

On the Blog this Week: October 23rd

Weekly Wrap-Up alert! This week, Riverstone discussed Nimble third party maintenance concerns, the pros and cons of legacy hardware, and an important Fujitsu EOSL announcement. In the event you weren’t able to check out any of these great posts, we’ve summarized each for your convenience. Continue reading for an October 19th – October 23rd summary:  4 Concerns Regarding Nimble Third …

Let's Talk Legacy Hardware: the Good, the Bad, and Maintaining vs. Modernizing

Legacy Hardware: the Good, the Bad, and Maintaining vs. Modernizing

Has your business been struggling under the weight of antiquated IT? If so, you’re in good company. The recent COVID-19 global outbreak and ensuing lockdown revealed outdated and incompatible IT systems within millions of enterprises across banking, insurance, education, healthcare, and government sectors. So why do we spend trillions of dollars to keep old hardware up and running? Turns out, …

4 Concerns Regarding Nimble Third Party Maintenance

4 Concerns Regarding Nimble Third Party Maintenance

Since 2010 Nimble Storage has been the leader in predictive cloud infrastructure, giving businesses the fastest, most reliable access to their data. Unfortunately, many Nimble customers didn’t realize that purchasing the company’s high-quality CS or AF-Series equipment would ultimately align them with the less-responsive Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a sudden 2017 acquisition. In spite of this HPE is still viewed …

On the Blog this Week: October 16th

On the Blog this Week: October 16th

This week, Riverstone provided readers with a discussion of Brocade third party maintenance concerns, reminded customers of an upcoming IBM End of Service Life announcement, and finally outlined the advantages of Riverstone being a global provider. So in case you missed them, here’s a summary of our company blog posts over the period from October 12th to October 16th! 3 …

IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways are Almost EOSL: What's Next?

IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways are Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

End of Service Life (EOSL) is almost here for IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateways, and it’s unfortunate timing. There’s immense pressure on IT to maintain uptime for a new style of work while simultaneously reducing spending. But this is irrelevant to manufacturers, and EOSL is approaching whether you like it or not. On November 30th, 2020 several ProtecTIER machines will officially …

Go Global with Riverstone Technology

Go Global with Riverstone Technology

If you’ve been under the assumption that Riverstone Technology only services businesses throughout Georgia and the United States, think again! Since 2012, Riverstone’s IT Support and Hardware Services have helped organizations across the globe affordably extend the life of data center assets. We have the international maintenance & support solutions our multinational customers require to ensure the continued success of …

3 Concerns Surrounding Brocade Third Party Maintenance

3 Concerns Surrounding Brocade Third Party Maintenance

Brocade third party maintenance (TPM) has become increasingly popular as globally, businesses enjoy the benefits of industry-leading directors, routers, and switches partnered by greater flexibility and service responsiveness. Still, choosing third party over the manufacturer isn’t a decision all data center managers are completely comfortable with. However, many of the concerns potential clients have about TPM are really just misconceptions …

On the Blog this Week: October 9th

On the Blog this Week: October 9th

It’s October! Riverstone began this new month on the blog with a data center terminology quiz, an EOSL announcement, as well as a spotlight on third party maintenance benefits within the education industry. In the event you weren’t able to check out our posts last week, we’ve summarized each for your convenience. Continue reading for an October 5th – October …

Higher Education Industry Spotlight: Third Party Maintenance Helps Keep Campus Data Centers Healthy

Higher Education Industry Spotlight: Third Party Maintenance Helps Keep Campus Data Centers Healthy

For most institutions within the higher education sector, budget is a major concern. And unless you’re a heavily endowed private university, it’s unlikely you have infinite means to invest in the latest and greatest data center technology. At Riverstone, we get this, and have made it our priority to help post-secondary institutions affordably achieve IT excellence. Continue reading to discover why …