3 Benefits of Dell Third Party Maintenance

3 Benefits of Dell Third Party Maintenance

Let us paint you a picture: a customer purchases a server, storage device, or perhaps a network switch from Dell. They turn to Dell for support for the first few years simply by default. Now, 4 – 6 years later, they’re suddenly trapped in a prohibitively expensive hardware refresh cycle as continued coverage gets to be so costly it somehow …

3 Concerns Regarding EMC Third Party Maintenance

3 Concerns Regarding EMC Third Party Maintenance

EMC third party maintenance (TPM) is becoming increasingly popular as companies around the world enjoy the benefits of such top-of-the-line equipment partnered by more responsive support. Still, choosing a third party provider over the manufacturer isn’t a decision all IT directors are entirely comfortable with. In reality, many of the concerns potential clients have about third party offerings are really …

4 Advantages of NetApp Third Party Maintenance

4 Advantages of NetApp Third Party Maintenance

NetApp has been a strong competitor in the data storage hardware industry since 2009. Ten years later, Gartner has named NetApp as “#1 in Primary Storage” and the company is consistently ranked within the top ten data storage companies by revenue. Such accolades have cemented NetApp as a powerful and reliable provider for data storage devices. This begs the obvious …

6 Common IT Support Pitfalls to Avoid

6 Common IT Support Pitfalls to Avoid

Far too often, organizations treat their IT systems as an afterthought rather than a priority. But the harsh reality is that businesses with insufficient technical support are going to have trouble surviving in this day and age of big data and remote work environments. With a variety of support alternatives and solutions on the market, IT leaders often fall for …

3 Concerns About Dell Third Party Maintenance

3 Concerns About Dell Third Party Maintenance

For Dell, storage, server, and networking solutions were just a fallback. With Dell third party maintenance (TPM) providers, it’s our sole priority. Today, Dell is widely acknowledged for being a global leader in PCs, servers, data storage devices, network switches, and software products. But prior to their 2009 acquisition of Perot Systems, Dell was purely a hardware vendor for desktops …

On-Premise Data Center vs. Colocation: Pros and Cons

On-Premise Data Center vs. Colocation: Pros and Cons

There’s no denying the noticeable shift over the past few years from traditional data centers to colocation hosting. According to a 2019 report by Gartner, enterprises with older data centers would rather have someone else manage their physical infrastructure than build/expand on their own due to high capital costs. And for many businesses today, colocation permits them to do just …

Riverstone Technology Provides Dell EMC VNX Third Party Support

Riverstone Technology Provides Dell EMC VNX Third Party Support

Introduced in 2011, Dell EMC’s VNX series of SAN/NAS arrays was designed to replace both CLARiiON and Celerra products. Utilized by organizations everywhere for the unsurpassed simplicity and efficiency, the VNX series allows data centers to achieve new levels of performance, protection, and compliance. But in an industry that’s always focused on the next best thing, why continue to turn …

4 Benefits of HP Third Party Maintenance

4 Benefits of HP Third Party Maintenance

Hewlett-Packard Company, now known as HP Inc., is a multinational provider of hardware and software components. Since the 1960s, HP has specialized in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware for many small to mid-sized organizations. On the surface, it seems ludicrous to turn to anyone other than this established manufacturer to support your HP servers, switches, or …

Timing Third Party Maintenance: How to Know When it's Right For You

Timing Third Party Maintenance: How to Know When it’s Right For You

So you’ve discovered third party maintenance (TPM) and are interested in the cost savings it can offer your organization. That’s great! But the next step in your research is understanding when TPM makes the most sense for your data center environment. While a third party sales rep may not convey it, there are times when making the switch to third …

Advantages of EMC Unity Third Party Maintenance Over Dell EMC

Advantages of EMC Unity Third Party Maintenance Over Dell EMC

Businesses have traditionally relied on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Dell EMC for data center support. However, recent budget constraints have made room for a new adversary within the industry. Across the globe, organizations are increasingly turning to third party maintenance (TPM) providers to relieve financial and procedural support challenges. But what can a third party provider offer to your …