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…

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…

Saturday Spotlight: Andrew Champlin

Andrew is a tech at thomastech who works tech magic in the background, helping keep the wheels spinning. He is a friendly and versatile person with many skills and is often spotted in the halls with a…

What is SAN and How can it Benefit Your Company

What Is A SAN? SAN (or Storage Area Network)  is a high-speed network with block-level access to data storage. It is the most common storage networking architecture and is used by enterprises for business-critical applications (click here…

How to Decide Which SLA is Right For You

What is an SLA? SLAs (Service Level Agreements) are the governing force in the relationship between the consumer and an enterprise support provider. SLAs clearly define what is expected by both parties with measurable objectives. An example…