Oak Lane Partners, a private investment firm, has made a strategic investment in thomastech. a leading data center lifecycle solutions company.thomastech Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Oak Lane Partners
Eventually, any piece of IT hardware will reach a point when the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) will abandon those models in favor of selling their “new and improved” versions. While this obsolescence is a regular occurrence in the IT industry, some clients may still be using these models productively while the manufacturer eliminates maintenance and support.Reasons to Move Hitachi VSP G1000 and G1500 to Third-Party Storage Maintenance
While a third-party IT maintenance company strives to keep their clients' hardware and other IT components productive for as long as possible, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) has a different mission.Third-Party Maintenance Provider Overcomes Anti-Competitive Behavior
Suppose your company is reaching a point when the warranties on some of your IT equipment are expiring. Your original equipment manufacturer (OEM) representative may even have begun pressuring you to purchase a newer version even though the equipment seems to be operating perfectly.Third-Party Maintenance Providers: What They Are and Why You Need One
Competition can be good or bad; even though it can be your biggest obstacle while growing and maintaining market share, a competitor can also be a tremendous advantage when more than one capable provider competes for your business and customers.How Does Third-Party Maintenance Improve an IT Shop’s Bargaining Position?
Most knowledgeable IT specialists are aware of the growing importance of professional Third-Party Maintenance (TPM) companies. However, they may not be mindful of many value-creating services provided by these enterprises.The Definitive Guide to Third Party Maintenance
Professional third-party IT maintenance services save you money, keep your systems secure and operating correctly, provide customized support, extend the life of your IT assets, and so much more. Although the many whys of developing a dedicated external IT support system are clear, deciding when is the best time may not be as obvious.When should you consider Third Party Maintenance?
As if life and business were not challenged enough during the global Coronavirus pandemic, the effort, time, and cost to maintain your IT equipment while protecting your staff have not decreased. Perhaps in light of dwindling revenues and limited savings, one challenge is that you still rely entirely on a whole slew of different Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) representatives to provide support.OEM Support VS Third Party Maintenance Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: Which is Better?
As an enterprise grows, managers accumulate an ever-growing pile of IT and communications equipment warranties and service contracts to manage. These service agreements are part of the original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) responsibility to keep their products working correctly, at least until those commitments lapse.Top Strategies For Third-Party Hardware Maintenance
As companies and businesses evolve, information technology and communication options and requirements grow. Eventually, IT administrators are responsible for overseeing a broad inventory of computers and their peripherals, smartphones, and other equipment, each with different warranty expirations and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) maintenance contracts.Technology Refreshes vs Hardware Upgrades - Which option is right for you?
The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting social distancing requirements that began in early 2020 forced many companies to require many of their associates to work remotely and in many instances, from their homes.Challenges of Supporting a Remote Workforce Underscore Value of Maintenance Partners
As a growing enterprise, you are dependent on accurate and timely information to manage clients, inventories, communications, and employee matters. Your IT system must always run smoothly and securely, without interruption, while staying current with all business-enhancing innovations.The Advantages of Third-Party Maintenance
Information technology (IT) has become a vital component of every business, organization, government, and most notably, our daily lives. IT specialists funnel massive amounts of data into multiple computer systems to provide actionable output and presumably everlasting availability of historical transactions, information, statistics, calculations, charts, projections, and countless other resources to support ongoing activity.5 Ways to Reduce or Keep IT Infrastructure Costs Under Control
As more company team members move away from their centralized office environment to work remotely, IT departments face the emergent task of maintaining a secure network of remote IT assets. In many instances, scattered teams may even become the norm, to some degree, in the future.Your Post-Covid 19 IT Asset Disposition Strategy
Embracing rapid change is difficult for many of us. With Information Technology, when it feels like we've become accustomed to new methods of compiling, organizing, and analyzing data for accurate and timely decision-making, something new and better comes along.Why IT Asset Managers Reject Tools
Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, companies, governmental agencies, and other organizations have adopted work-at-home protocols for many of their employees. Ideally, these groups will adapt to such changes without any significant lapses in service level or employee performance.Top ITAD And Data Security Tips For Working Remotely During Covid-19