Third-party hardware maintenance and operating system support solutions offer IT managers incredible value by allowing them to use hardware beyond the end of service life (EOSL) announcement. This could come in handy soon as EMC recently announced the EOSL for many products in its Symmetrix line.
The EOSL announcement often leaves IT managers with a difficult decision about moving forward. When OEM support is the only choice, finding a way to make a hardware refresh work is the only option. However, the rise of third-party hardware maintenance providers that can often offer better quality than the OEM gives IT leaders more options.
The EMC EOSL period for DMX systems will begin on June 30, 2013. The following systems will be impacted:
A third-party hardware maintenance plan gives IT managers facing the end of EMC support a way to retain their hardware and avoid the budget problems and operational disruption caused by the EOSL announcement.
To learn more about third-party maintenance and support, call a Park Place Technologies representative at 877-778-8707 or request a quote.