PivIT Global Blog / TPM
Here’s Why Transparency Matters for Third-Party Network Maintenance
by PivIT Global on Feb 28, 2023 7:02:00 AM
Third-party network maintenance becomes necessary when the original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) auspices are no longer sufficient to keep systems up and running.
5 Reasons to Consider a Third-Party Maintenance Provider in 2023
by PivIT Global on Feb 21, 2023 7:01:00 AM
Maintenance makes up a significant portion of any enterprise’s IT spending, which Gartner predicts will grow by 5.1 percent in 2023 to a total of $4.6 trillion.
What Services to Expect from a Third Party Maintenance Provider?
by PivIT Global on Jan 19, 2023 7:01:00 AM
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 digita …
Creating a Valuable IT Maintenance Strategy in 2023 and Beyond
by Hunter Gorman on Jan 10, 2023 7:03:00 AM
"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 r …
Extending the Useful Life of Your Existing Legacy Equipment
by Hunter Gorman on Jan 5, 2023 7:15:00 AM
The strategy of “throwing money” at network maintenance by overspending 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 …
Here’s How to Mitigate Long Lead Times for Hardware in 2023
by PivIT Global on Nov 22, 2022 7:10:00 AM
Lead times for necessary hardware have been growing steep ever since the supply chain crisis began in 2020 in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Third Party Maintenance vs. OEM Maintenance
by Adam Carpenter on Feb 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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 …
The Dirty Secrets of Some Third-Party Maintenance Providers
by Adam Carpenter on Jan 7, 2020 7:15:00 AM
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 …
OEM vs TPM: Which is Right for Your Business?
by PivIT Global on May 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM
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 …