Third Party Maintenance Blog

ServiceNow Asset Management to save a fortune on IT Asset Tracking

If you use ServiceNow or ServiceNow’s HAM (Hardware Asset Management) for asset management or IT asset tracking we can help you export…

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Gartner Third Party Maintenance Report: 2021 Update

Gartner is a leading research and advisory company, commissioned to deeply and thoroughly explore segments of the technology market. This is a…

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Your Guide to Third Party Maintenance Providers for Data Center Hardware

Reliant Technology’s strong history as a third-party maintenance provider means we are dedicated to helping you optimize your data center and OEM…

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5 Common IT Contract, Maintenance and Renewal Mistakes & How to Prevent Them

Don’t get stuck reacting to problems: get ahead of them. Put processes in place to head off problems in advance, before they…

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What Do I Do When My Data Center Support Is Ending?

First of all: don’t panic! We have a fantastic guide about how you can shop around for excellent support options that won’t…

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What is Third Party Maintenance?

When the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) gives you a hardware and maintenance support plan that doesn’t fit your timeline or budget it…

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7 Ways to Use TPM as Part of Your IT Strategy

Whether your business made $1000 dollars or $1 million last year, there are always improvements to be made. Strategic IT planning is…

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Data Center Third-Party Maintenance: 3 Metrics to Know When It’s Right For You

When you have multiple data centers, and hundreds or thousands of assets, when is the right time to choose a third-party maintenance…

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5 Pain Points of OEM Support (and how to solve them!)

Do you have support challenges that the OEM doesn’t solve? Third-party maintenance can provide better options for your data center environment, with…

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New Gartner Report Explains Benefits of Third-Party Maintenance

According to a report recently published by Gartner, third party maintenance providers can provide the best solutions when it comes to combining cost savings with optimum results. Read one to learn the top five benefits of considering third-party maintenance providers and hybrid support strategies for your data center….

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3 Business Cases for Using Third-Party Maintenance

Identifying options to maintain a peak level of IT operations while minimizing costs is a top priority for C-suite executives everywhere. Implementing programs to extend the life of hardware investments is a proven way to generate savings….

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Data Center Downtime is Expensive: 3 Ways Third-Party Support Can Help

Data center downtime has the potential to cost you thousands of dollars. Learn how third-party maintenance can help you minimize unplanned downtime….

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3 Ways Third Party Support Can Help with Innovation

Want to try new technologies within your data center but don’t have the budget? Here are three tech trends to try thanks to third party support….

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What to Do When OEM Support is Up

Is your support contract with the OEM ending? No worries. Here’s a list of what you should do once your manufacturer support contract ends….

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IT Support Secrets: What the OEM Doesn’t Want You to Know

Is your support provider keeping third party support secrets from you? Here’s everything the OEM doesn’t want you to know about IT support….

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3 Terms to Know When Purchasing Third Party Support

Purchasing third party support for your EOL hardware can be tricky with many terms to keep up with. Learn these terms when buying third party support….

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Third Party Support Checklist: Picking a Vendor

Making the decision to move to third party support is easy, but what about choosing a support provider? Follow this checklist for tips on finding one….

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5 Must Haves For NetApp Third Party Support Providers

When researching third party maintenance there are some must-haves for your NetApp hardware. Learn 5 must-haves for NetApp support providers….

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Non-Cost Benefits of Third-Party Maintenance for Your EMC SAN

There are many benefits outside of savings when it comes to third party maintenance. Learn how to extend the life of your hardware and more….

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How to Extend the Life of Your Network: More Options Than Just The OEM

Don’t let the OEM dictate when you upgrade your network. Follow these tips to extend the life of your network without breaking the bank….

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3 Common Misconceptions About Third-Party Support

There’s a great deal of information out there on third-party support. We’re here to clear up a few misconceptions about third-party maintenance….

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Third-Party Support vs. OEM Maintenance: What You Need to Know

IT maintenance can consume up to two-thirds of your IT budget. Learn how using third-party support can save you time and money….

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The High Price of Data Center Downtime: How Third-Party Support Can Help Save Your Business

Downtime in the data center can cost your organization a lot of money. Find out how third-party support can help save your data center in this article….

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3 Ways You May Be Overspending on Your Third-Party Maintenance Budget

Third-Party Maintenance can save you 30-70% on your IT budget if implemented correctly. Learn how to avoid common mistakes when it comes to overspending on your maintenance plan….

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Third-Party Maintenance: What You Need to Know

Making the decision to move towards third-party IT maintenance brings with it a wide range of benefits that can’t be ignored, however, the vendor evaluation process requires you to keep a few key things in mind….

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3 Things the OEM Doesn’t Want You to Know About Third-Party Maintenance

You need to be aware of the reasons the OEM may provide about why they provide “better” support. Then you can see how they try to justify the cost differential between their support and that from a third-party maintenance provider and make an educated purchasing decision….

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3 Things the OEM Doesn’t Want You to Know About Third-Party Maintenance

You need to be aware of the reasons the OEM may provide about why they provide “better” support. Then you can see how they try to justify the cost differential between their support and that from a third-party maintenance provider and make an educated purchasing decision….

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Does End-of-Life Really Mean The End for Your Storage Infrastructure?

When the manufacturer says that your storage hardware is end-of-life, is that really the end? You have options outside of the manufacturer’s upgrade timeline. Third-party providers can continue to provide upgrades and support for EOL and EOSL systems….

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Continue Upgrading Your Storage Environment Without Busting the IT Budget

Learn how to upgrade your EMC and NetApp storage equipment without breaking the bank….

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Must-Have Benefits from a Third-Party NetApp Maintenance Provider

Whether your organization is looking to find a more cost-effective maintenance solution or your NetApp filer system has become End-of-Life (EOL), third-party maintenance can be an option to help you support your NetApp infrastructure while saving up to 70%….

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3 Things Your VAR Is Not Telling You

Do you know the difference between your traditional VAR and a reseller that truly adds value? A reseller that truly adds value is usually able to find options that your traditional VAR may be able to find. Your traditional VAR is usually compensated by the manufacturer to sell that manufacturer’s equipment….

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Is Third-Party Maintenance the Right Choice for Your EMC SAN?

Is Third-Party Maintenance the Right Choice for Your EMC SAN?…

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