Let's Talk OEM FUD: Separating FUD from Fact

Let’s Talk OEM FUD: Separating FUD from Fact

What is FUD? Standing for “Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt”, FUD is a scare tactic used surprisingly often among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to prevent current hardware customers from deviating from manufacturer offerings. By placing doubts about competitors in the minds of consumers, OEMs attempt to intimidate customers from making the transition to third party maintenance (TPM). They hope to incite …

Supporting a Remote Workforce: How Third Party Support Can Help

Supporting a Remote Workforce: How Third Party Support Can Help

The sudden transition to remote work back in March created new challenges for employers and employees alike. While many businesses were adequately prepared for the operational difficulties of supporting a remote workforce, few businesses were prepared for the additional strain on IT. From an inability to accommodate sufficient VPN connections to data security concerns, leaders in the technology sector faced …

How Does COVID-19 Affect My Data Center?

How Does COVID-19 Affect My Data Center?

There’s no question the recent Coronavirus outbreak is impacting everyone worldwide and in every aspect of life. But while we are used to protecting our data center against viruses, our team at Riverstone Technology understands the unique strain the COVID-19 virus is placing on your data center equipment. With millions of people being instructed to stay at home, our data …

International Data Center Day: What’s Next For the Industry?

The end of October will see the first ever International Center Day, an event intended to bring awareness the growing data center industry and all of the people like you that make it possible. Part of its purpose is to address a lack of talent and manpower in the industry today. The holiday, officially slated for October 29th, was the …