Why is third-party maintenance better for business

Why is third-party maintenance better for business? Survival in a competitive business environment demands that you utilize all available resources as efficiently as possible. Wasting or misapplying assets can result in a setback from which recovery may…

How to pick a third-party maintenance provider

At some point, any computer system will fail, often because of ineffective maintenance or malfunction. So, to minimize the impact of downtime, administrators must implement comprehensive support that ensures solutions are promptly available, proactive, and effective in…

Why third-party maintenance and not OEM?

Maintaining your systems to prevent interruption or malfunction is an essential part of your IT budget. In fact, sources estimate that between 55% and 70% of most organization IT budgets are explicitly directed toward maintenance and upkeep.…

How much does third-party maintenance cost?

An assessment of the comparative long-term costs of working with an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) instead of a proven and reliable third-party maintenance provider begins with an understanding of the financial motivation of each company. An OEM’s Mission…

Giving Back: Jarvis Landry Sports Challenge

    For more than 200,000 Americans, the struggle with Cystic Fibrosis is a daily battle. CF, an inherited genetic disorder, causes fluids produced within internal organs to be thick and viscous, interfering with vital functions such…

Saturday Spotlight: Mason Woodrum

Mason Woodrum is a versatile intern who helps with many necessary things needed to keep thomastech moving forward. Just to give an idea of how versatile he is, he assists with anything ranging from marketing to finance.…

Back to Basics: Overview of Fibre Channel Protocol

Fibre Channel is one of the most popular protocols for SAN. In the simplest terms, Fibre Channel is a high-speed data transfer protocol. At all layers of the OSI stack, fibre channel is different than Ethernet and…

Friday Feature: HPE 3PAR 8200

Friday Feature: HPE StoreServ 8200 Do you work with IT enterprise hardware, specifically HPE? Great! In today’s Friday Feature, we will be exploring the HPE StoreServe 8200. This device is a great option for smaller storage requirements…

Types of TPMs

To state an old truth, not everything that looks similar is the same. If you are hungry for an apple, then you want an apple. It is not the same if you get a potato instead. They…

Packaging: How We Do It

The Basics: Nothing is worse than waiting for a hardware delivery only for it to arrive broken. Even worse is when the damage is not visible and the hardware is installed into the device. The resulting system…