IBM 8/16-PORT FC-4GB SWITCH (16-PORT ACTIVE)

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NorthSmart has extensive experience in supporting EOL & EOSL IBM equipment with best-in-class hardware maintenance services. With expert remote engineers, onsite technicians and a robust onsite parts stocking, we will exceed your expectations.
As a IBM has announced EOSL on all
IBM 8/16-PORT FC-4GB SWITCH (16-PORT ACTIVE)
NorthSmart is able to support our customers with tailored support solutions for your existing data center hardware, saving you up to 70% compared to manufacturer offerings. Let us extend the life of your hardware and make you a budget hero! NorthSmart can provide support for 2005-B16/16 hardware after the end of official support date, saving you money in the process
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What Can Your Organization Do With EoL or EoSL IBM 8/16-PORT FC-4GB SWITCH (16-PORT ACTIVE)

As a If you do not pay attention to the end-of-life (EOL) and end-of-support (EOSL) dates for your devices, you might find yourself without coverage when you need it. This can lead to poor performance, security vulnerabilities, software incompatibilities, and high operating costs. Planning ahead for your EOL and EOSL equipment can help your data center run smoothly, even if you can’t afford expensive upgrades. has announced EOSL on all

Benefits of Third Party Maintenance for IBM 8/16-PORT FC-4GB SWITCH (16-PORT ACTIVE)

Even if a manufacturer stops supporting a product, it doesn’t mean that the product becomes useless. It still has most of its original value. If the product works for your company, it is good to keep using it. As long as there aren’t any big problems with the hardware or how it fits into your company’s infrastructure, you can keep the product going for longer by using TPM.
If you don’t have a lot of money to spend on upgrading your hardware, you can still use your old hardware with the help of TPM. You can choose when to upgrade, and you can prepare for the transition by getting your finances in order first.
If you are fixing your computer hardware yourself, you may not have access to parts from the original manufacturer. This can be a problem because the parts may not be as reliable. However, if you work with TPM, you will have access to trusted parts that will work with your equipment. Plus, the technicians who are performing the repairs will be experts in this field and may be more familiar with your equipment than in-house techs.
You can avoid paying high prices for post-EoL OEM services by working with a TPM company. TPM companies offer similar skill sets as OEMs, but at much lower prices. In addition, the scope of work offered by TPM companies may be more expansive or personalized than what is offered by your OEM. You also get to push back the cost of new equipment. While an upgrade will still be necessary at some point, TPM can help keep it at bay.
OEMs specialize in their equipment, but TPM programs can focus on the needs of your company. They might be able to fix problems quickly with little downtime or offer more services that can save you money. Some TPM programs, like NorthSmart, let you purchase only the services you need. You can also choose a hybrid model that includes some elements of OEM and TPM support.

EOL DATE

IBM 8/16-PORT FC-4GB SWITCH (16-PORT ACTIVE)

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EOSL DATE

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2005-B16/16

Flexible Support Levels For Your IBM Hardware

Embrace the power of global IT support. We utilize more than 2000 world class engineers. On-site spares available for all four coverage options.

24x7x4

24/7 coverage includes help
desk, onsite, call-home
monitoring, and parts
replacement.

24x7xNBD

24/7 coverage includes help
desk, NBD onsite, call-home
monitoring, and parts
replacement.

 

8x5xNBD

NBD coverage includes help
desk, onsite, call-home
monitoring, and parts
replacement.

 

NBD PARTS ONLY

NBD parts
replacement.

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