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 …

Third Party Server Support: IBM z14

Third Party Server Support: IBM z14

About IBM z14 IT organizations today must provide a platform where data and transactions are continuously protected, available, and delivered with speed. Released in July of 2017, the IBM z14 Models (M01-M05 and ZR1) state-of-the-art data platforms were designed to do just that! IBM z14 delivers capabilities to meet growing demands for new services and better customer experiences, thus forging …

Third Party Server Support: IBM POWER7

Third Party Server Support: IBM POWER7

About IBM POWER7 Released in 2010, POWER7 is IBM’s family of superscalar symmetric multiprocessors. The POWER7 was a substantial evolution from the POWER6 design, offering simultaneous multithreading (SMT) and greater power efficiency. But for IBM, a company consistently on the cusp of innovation, it seems that POWER7 systems have long served their purpose. On September 30th of 2019, all POWER7 …

Riverstone Provides IBM Z Third Party Support

Riverstone Provides IBM Z Third Party Support

IBM Z mainframe technologies are recognized for bringing next-level data privacy, security, and resiliency to mission-critical applications. Offering built-in spare components capable of hot failovers to ensure continuous operation, it’s no wonder the “Z” stands for “zero downtime”. But in an industry constantly focused on the next best thing, it doesn’t make sense to continue to turn to IBM for …

Riverstone Provides IBM Power Systems Third Party Support

Riverstone Provides IBM Power Systems Third Party Support

Developed in the early 1990s, Power Systems are a family of server computers from IBM based on their POWER processors. Offering scale-out, enterprise, and accelerated server capabilities, the Power System line is designed to handle diverse workloads. To this day, data centers around the world utilize Power System servers for their industry-leading performance with modern analytics, HPC, and even AI …

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 …

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 …

Riverstone Technology Now Supports Nutanix Products!

Riverstone Technology Now Supports Nutanix Products!

Companies across the globe utilize Nutanix software and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private, and distributed edge clouds. The result? Organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, along with a true cloud-like experience, dramatically lower TCO, and fewer “traditional” data center inefficiencies. But what if you didn’t have to …

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 …

Data Domain Third Party Maintenance vs. Data Domain Maintenance

Data Domain Third Party Maintenance vs. Data Domain Maintenance

Back in their heyday, Data Domain specialized in target-based deduplication solutions for disk-based backup. Acquired by EMC in 2009, the Data Domain product line has been Dell EMC’s flagship platform for backup, archive, and disaster recovery ever since. But as Dell EMC continues to bring attractive new additions to the product line, many IT managers seek affordable ways to hold …