Park Place Technologies Offers Resource for Data Center Managers
The Park Place Technologies report, "Maximize the Value of Data Center Hardware Maintenance", offers cost-conscious businesses insight into the business value of third-party maintenance(TPM) services and compares this value to that of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).Data center hardware maintenance specialist Park Place Technologies released a resource for data center managers seeking to maximize or extend the value of hardware systems. The whitepaper, titled "Maximize the Value of Data Center Hardware Maintenance," identifies four types of business value that third-party hardware maintenance supports: cost reduction, cost avoidance, business agility and risk reduction. When compared to OEM services, third party maintenance services can reduce IT costs by 30-60 percent, the company said. Park Place Technologies President and CEO Ed Kenty also noted by delaying capital expenses and minimizing downtime, data center managers can avoid incurring unnecessary costs. Kenty said the whitepaper is based on learnings from the company's nearly 20 years of working with leading business organizations.
"Companies of all sizes, especially the mid market, are looking to extend the lifetime of their data center hardware while ensuring their critical business operations are not interrupted," he said. "The industry-leading best practices we have developed while keeping America's top businesses' data center hardware running are included in this paper."