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HP Warranty Check Made Easy

An HP Warranty Check on your server and storage equipment is easily accomplished if you look to alternatives other than HP. Why is it so difficult to determine my support status? Many times companies find

3 Ways Park Place NetApp Maintenance Stands Out

As NetApp maintenance providers, we do our best to stay on top of the company’s direction. A recent Silicon Article angle provided a succinct summary entitled “3 Ways NetApp Aims to Stand Out from Other

Fighting Over the Value of Dell and Dell Support

What is a Dell support contract worth? If you’re Dell, quite a lot. If you’re the customer, not so much. As we all witness Dell’s continued privatization struggle—its stock price is now the subject of

In Denial about the Future of Cisco Support

Why must Cisco support come directly from Cisco? If you’re a company whose stellar margins are under attack from many directions, you are hoping people don’t ask this question, because the answer is very, very

Sustainable HP Maintenance

How can the right choice in HP maintenance contribute to your organization’s sustainability? In light of all the coverage of Moonshot—the much discussed but little seen line of servers from HP—it’s a question worth asking.

IBM institutes reestablishment fee

IBM recently announced that it will enforce a reestablishment fee for customers of its Power Systems, System x and Storage System Machine solutions. The reestablishment fee is a charge that will be applied to out-of-warranty