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How to Find A Balanced IT Maintenance Strategy

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It is hard to put together an IT maintenance strategy when it feels like there are no good options. Maintenance direct from the OEM is costly and leads users to believe it is the only option as upgrades continue to attract your attention. Third-party maintenance has proven to several …

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Do You Know What Happens Behind the Scenes of Sparing with TPM?

Service-level agreements (SLA) are the binding factor in a relationship with your vendor. Typically, they are as straightforward and simple as ordering an Uber, and as important as a passport when traveling internationally. Whether the SLA is for a replacement drive or for your most c …

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Why Are So Many Customers Choosing Prepaid PO's?

It's a different world now than it was nearly a year ago. Working from home has become the norm and businesses like yours continue to face an unprecedented level of IT challenges. And chief among them is field services.

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3 (Easy) IT Hardware Solutions To Jumpstart Your 2021 IT Budget

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Let's begin executing on goals for the new year! Maintenance renewals, budget meetings, and project planning all come into full swing here in January. Today, we will take a look at three easy hardware solutions that will save your bottom-line and give you more control over your IT eco …

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A Guide to Creating a Valuable IT Maintenance Strategy in 2020

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At the heart of it, IT lifecycle management and asset maintenance can get very complex - but when you're considering changes to your approach I think it's very simple... Can you quantify the value of your current strategy, or not? " - Erin Ohlgren, VP North American Sales If you're re …

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Extending the Useful Life of Your Existing Network Infrastructure

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The strategy of “throwing money at” network maintenance by over-spending on new hardware is one of the primary reasons companies waste up to 50% of their preventative maintenance budgets. Even though new hardware can sometimes last longer, the newness of a piece of hardware only helps …

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Third Party Maintenance vs. OEM Maintenance

In many ways, a data center maintenance program is a lot like comprehensive health insurance. Most of the time, you don't need it, but when an emergency happens, every single minute counts. However, it doesn't matter how good your health insurance is if you don't have the best doctors …

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The Dirty Secrets of Some Third-Party Maintenance Providers

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When things go wrong in a data center, the costs can be astronomical: on average, $5,600 per minute, according to Gartner. When IT stops, business stops. Every cent you’re paying employees is wasted, payments can’t come through, and the scramble to return to business as usual only com …

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What Services do Third Party Maintainers Provide?

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Third Party Maintainers (TPMs) provide a breadth of services that help companies work smarter and more efficiently.  They look for ways to help companies leverage and optimize what’s working well in their existing IT infrastructure to free up dollars and hours for innovation and digit …

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OEM vs TPM: Which is Right for Your Business?

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As companies look to maximize their return on important capital investments, many are looking to extend the life of their hardware. Instead of opting for unnecessary upgrades or expensive post-warranty OEM contracts, they’re considering service contracts with a third-party maintainer …

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