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Busting Myths About Third-Party Maintenance With Data

Busting Myths About Third-Party Maintenance With Data

Third-party maintenance (TPM) involves support, repair, and other maintenance services provided by an external party other than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). TPM is gradually becoming the preferred choice for IT enterprises looking for cost savings and convenience. But ma …

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How to Uncover OpEx Waste in Your Maintenance Strategy

How to Uncover OpEx Waste in Your Maintenance Strategy

April is the chief technology officer (CTO) at an enterprise that provides hosting services. Their on-premise data center comprises diverse digital assets procured over the years using a best-of-breed strategy. In other words, the data center has a multi-vendor environment with device …

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Choosing a Data Center Partner: Key Considerations for Your Business

Choosing a Data Center Partner: Key Considerations for Your Business

Choosing a data center to partner with is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your business. With varying technologies and architecture options on the market, the key is to find a data center solution that doesn’t just meet but complements your business needs.

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Here’s Why Transparency Matters for Third-Party Network Maintenance

Here’s Why Transparency Matters for Third-Party Network Maintenance - What Organizations Need to Understand and How to Move Forward

Third-party network maintenance becomes necessary when the original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) auspices are no longer sufficient to keep systems up and running.

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5 Reasons to Consider a Third-Party Maintenance Provider in 2023

5 Reasons to Consider a Third-Party Maintenance Provider in 2023 - With an Uncertain Year Ahead, Consider OneCall Maintenance

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.

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What Services to Expect from a Third Party Maintenance Provider?

What Services to Expect from a Third Party Maintenance Provider

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 …

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Creating a Valuable IT Maintenance Strategy in 2023 and Beyond

Creating a Valuable IT Maintenance Strategy in 2023 and Beyond

"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 …

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Extending the Useful Life of Your Existing Legacy Equipment

Extending the Useful Life of Your Existing Legacy Equipment

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 …

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Here’s How to Mitigate Long Lead Times for Hardware in 2023

Here’s How to Mitigate Long Lead Times for Hardware in 2023 - Don’t Get Caught Unaware as Supply Chain Issues Persist

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.

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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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