Affordable Network Support | Escape SMARTnet with Cisco Third Party Maintenance

Affordable Network Support | Escape SMARTnet with Cisco Third Party Maintenance

Do you have a Cisco SMARTnet support renewal that’s set to expire in the near future? Are you tired of paying that excessive rate without experiencing any real benefits in return? Before immediately renewing with SMARTnet like always, we urge you to consider a more valuable route – third party maintenance. With little risk and high reward, Cisco third party …

Your MDS-9148 Switch is Almost EOSL: What's Next?

Your MDS-9148 Switch is Almost EOSL: What’s Next?

Utilizing an EMC Connectrix – Cisco MDS-9148 switch within your networking environment? We offer a last-minute reminder that the MDS-9148 is reaching End of Service Life on October 31, 2020. This leaves exactly 1 month of service and support before uncovered downtime becomes a very real possibility.  If you haven’t yet secured an extended support contract for your MDS-9148 switch, …

4 Advantages of Cisco Third Party Maintenance

4 Advantages of Cisco Third Party Maintenance

Cisco operates as the world’s leading enterprise networking vendor, with around 85% of internet traffic traveling across Cisco’s systems. But in light of Cisco’s fastest-growing division being their cybersecurity unit, it’s safe to assume that maintenance and support is not nearly as important to Cisco as security product development. In an industry that’s consistently rewarded for being on the cutting …

3 Concerns Surrounding Cisco Third Party Maintenance

3 Concerns Surrounding Cisco Third Party Maintenance

Cisco Systems has been manufacturing and selling networking hardware since the 1980s. Since then, the multinational technology conglomerate has become the worldwide leader in IT networking and cybersecurity solutions. So why place the success of your organization’s network in the hands of anyone other than the mighty and powerful Cisco? Well, it’s that mindset that may be holding your data …

Cisco Third Party Support vs Buying your own Cisco Parts

All companies which utilize network devices will face the problem of those products reaching their end of service life (EOSL). Companies experiencing pressure to squeeze their budget while improving the success of their data center find themselves with a decision to make. Costs to upgrade to the newest network device from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) can be too much, …

Cisco Terms You Need to Know

Cisco Systems, founded in 1984, is known for pioneering local area networks (LANs). They offer networking solutions to businesses worldwide. Since they are such a major provider, it is important for your business to understand what it’s getting for the money. If you are considering Cisco, or are currently using their products for your data center needs, you will want …