Gartner’s Market Guide for Data Center and Network Third-Party Hardware Maintenance

Evaluate a hybrid strategy with Gartner’s guide to data center maintenance

From system admins to CIOs, the drive to provide more value in the data center is constant. Extending asset life and lowering costs can be achieved using a hybrid strategy for data center hardware maintenance.

We believe you will learn about: 

  • How competitive third-party maintenance (TPM) pricing compares to OEM support costs

  • How third-party maintenance benefits provide greater value by extending end-of-life IT assets and offering greater flexibility with customized data center support

  • What factors to consider and what steps to take when looking for a quality third-party maintenance provider

Explore what is happening in the data center and network market and what you should know to create a successful hybrid maintenance strategy for your data center operations and organizational goals.

Gartner, Market Guide for Data Center and Network Third-Party Hardware Maintenance, Rob Schafer, Christine Tenneson, Mike Toussaint, Daniel Bowers, 29 August 2019. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinons of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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