Third Party Support Keeps Government IT Healthy

Local Government & the Public Sector: Third Party Support Keeps Government IT Healthy

Data center management challenges are mounting for federal, state, and local governments. Tech teams within the public sector today face strict regulatory restrictions, unprecedented strain on infrastructure, updated optimization targets for virtualization, and of course immense pressure from taxpayers for data center consolidation. But without factoring in migration challenges and security risks, such modernization imperatives are easier said than done. …

Finance & Banking Industries: Third Party Support Helps Keep Financial Data Centers Healthy

Finance & Banking Industries: Third Party Support Helps Keep Financial Data Centers Healthy

The movement of data is the lifeblood of the financial services industry. Data must be accessed rapidly, move quickly, and be stored securely. And although data centers have been vital assets in banking and trading for many years, their importance is only growing as the demand for mobile services amplifies, compliance regulations grow stricter, and disaster recovery planning becomes increasingly …

Third Party Server Support: IBM POWER8

Third Party Server Support: IBM POWER8

About IBM POWER8 Released in June of 2014, POWER8 is IBM’s family of superscalar symmetric multiprocessors based on the Power ISA. Offering enhanced memory bandwidth, capacity, and expansion, POWER8 gives companies greater control over data growth while still delivering on performance. Since POWER8 servers first hit the marketplace, they have continued to gain market share by virtue of their performance, …

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 …