How Data Center Storage Benefits from Third Party Maintenance

How Data Center Storage Benefits From Third Party Maintenance

Purchasing storage equipment directly from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is undeniably expensive, and the storage support that goes along with it can be costly too. But the manufacturer isn’t your only option for high quality storage hardware and support. Third party maintenance (TPM) is an increasingly popular alternative to manufacturer support services for providing companies with storage benefits that …

IBM Third Party Maintenance vs. IBM Maintenance

IBM Third Party Maintenance vs. IBM Maintenance

IBM remains one of the largest and most powerful computer technology and IT consulting companies in the world. In terms of IT infrastructure, the influential corporation has made waves with their modernized servers and storage solutions. But in recent years, IBM has become increasingly invested in cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, while hardware services have fallen …

Top 3 Concerns of Third Party Maintenance

Top 3 Concerns of Third Party Maintenance

Choosing between support from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and a third party maintenance (TPM) provider is a decision many companies grapple with when it comes time to renew IT maintenance contracts. And while OEM services are commonly viewed as the industry standard, there are many added benefits to third party support that make it a more valuable alternative. Still, …

Is Third Party Support Right For You?

Is Third Party Support Right for You?

You may have heard of third party support before but didn’t quite understand what it’s used for or whom it benefits. Put simply, third party support is a direct replacement of data center support and maintenance by a company that’s not the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the product, but has the resources to provide the same services. Third party …

HP Third Party Support vs. Sourcing Your Own HP Parts

All companies that have invested in storage, server, and networking equipment will be concerned the stability of their data center environment. Balancing such a major priority with tightening budget creates pressure to deliver solutions that make everyone happy. Oftentimes, upgrading to an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)’s newest product is out of the question financially. Instead, some companies will try to …

Rethinking Data Center Support For Your Business

There is a natural inclination for businesses to view OEM (original equipment manufacturers) contracts and maintenance as the industry standard. While this is true, failing to look further means missing out on options that can help your business succeed. Shifting from an OEM-centric business mindset to third party support can open up a new world to your data center infrastructure. …

Your Nimble CS Device is Reaching EOSL: What’s Next?

Nimble storage devices are a popular choice for major data centers around the world. When managing our company’s budget or data center infrastructure, keeping up with the end of service life (EOSL) dates of our devices is paramount to the success of business. Nimble’s CS devices are set to reach their EOSL in November of 2019, which means that having …

IBM Power7 Third Party Support is Available From Riverstone Technology

Anyone in charge of their company’s data center needs are surely aware of the latest technology upgrades. Keeping up to date on IT news and devices is a key part of keeping a successful data center infrastructure. You may already be aware that on September 30th, IBM will no longer be supporting its Power7 series. This is a significant date, …

Juniper Third Party Support vs. Sourcing Your Own Juniper Parts

Any business with server, network, or storage equipment is going to place high priority on the security of their data center. Couple this with the need to tighten budgets, and there is a great deal of pressure to make the best choices for your business. Making the upgrade to an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)’s newest device can be too much …

4 Reasons to Choose Third Party Support For NetApp FAS Devices

All companies, whether at the beginning of their journey or still growing are concerned with ensuring they give the highest quality of service to their clients. Businesses that have put high investments in their data center infrastructures must depend on getting first-rate services for themselves. Companies across the globe choose NetApp FAS devices for their network systems and infrastructure.  NetApp …