These days, its tough to manage your multi-generational network because, like most, your network probably includes current and previous generation equipment.
How to Extend the Life of Your Network
Questions to Ask When Considering Third Party Maintenance - Part 3
There are many benefits to purchasing Third-Party Maintenance (TPM) for your data center. Depending upon the size of the industry and company, maintenance and support can consume up to two-thirds of your IT budget.
Questions to Ask When Considering Third Party Maintenance - Part 2
Have you decided to go with Third-Party Maintenance (TPM) for all or some of your maintenance needs in your data center, but you don't know where to start your research to find the best independent support vendor?
Questions to Ask When Considering Third Party Maintenance - Part 1
Are you considering Third-Party Maintenance (TPM) for your organization? As with any cost-saving investment, it is important to do your research to help you make an educated decision.
Service Renewal Findings and Statistics from 50 Technology Hardware Companies
The advancement of technology combined with the importance of service revenue generation has led to a shift in the way companies organize contract renewal. In fact, according to a recent survey of 50 technology hardware companies, most organizations have a dedicated team with one job: to handle service contract renewals.
Cisco Device Management solved with CloudCover
Looking for a simple and effective way to manage Cisco devices, including support updates and maintenance contracts? CloudCover is that solution. With CloudCover, it is easy to identify those devices that no longer receive value from Cisco support, which could lead to a 50 to 70 percent cost reduction per device, without sacrificing SLAs or introducing risk into your network environment.
Solution to Track Warranty and Maintenance Service Contract Data
A great way to re-engage with existing clients is to track warranty and maintenance service contract data. Many channel partners do not recognize this, overlooking a huge opportunity...
Understanding the Stages of End-of-Life Products and How they Impact your Hybrid Maintenance Strategy
As your Cisco product comes to its end of life (EOL), don't just assume that it is dead. By utilizing a hybrid maintenance management strategy you can keep this perfectly functioning equipment alive and well in your existing network for years to come and long after Cisco refuses to cover it...
4 Ways to Reduce Network Equipment Maintenance Costs
Due to the fact that managing and controlling maintenance contracts with different providers can be difficult, enterprises tend to not focus on negotiating best prices for support and maintenance contracts. In fact, according to a recent Gartner report, maintenance costs swallow 15% to 25% of total enterprise IT budgets, and network managers must constantly reduce and control these expenses. To help decrease these wasted expenditures...