IBM RS/6000 7017-S80

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Support Your Data Center With Expert Level Third Party Maintenance

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 RS/6000 7017-S80
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 RS6000 S80 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 RS/6000 7017-S80

As a If you don’t pay attention to your device’s End of Life and End of Support dates, you might not have coverage when you need it. This can lead to poor performance, security vulnerabilities, software incompatibilities, and high operating costs. If you want your data center to run smoothly, you should create a plan for your EOSL and EOL equipment. Even if you can’t afford expensive upgrades, with a plan in place you can make the most of what you have. has announced EOSL on all

Benefits of Third Party Maintenance for IBM RS/6000 7017-S80

If a manufacturer stops providing support for a product, it doesn’t mean that the product becomes useless. It still has a lot of its original value, and if it works for your company, it is useful to keep using it. As long as there aren’t any serious issues with the hardware or problems with its place in your company’s infrastructure, you can keep using the product for longer by using TPM.
If your hardware is reaching its end-of-service-life and your company doesn’t have much extra money to spend on upgrades, you don’t need to worry. You can continue using your existing equipment with the help of TPM. This will give you time to prepare for the transition and get your finances in order before purchasing new equipment.
If you are working on the hardware yourself, you may not have easy access to OEM parts. You might have to turn to less-than-trustworthy manufacturers to get what you need. However, if you work with TPM, you will have access to more trusted parts that will work with your equipment. Plus, the technicians who will be performing the repairs are experts in this field and may be more familiar with your equipment than in-house techs are.
By working with a TPM company, you can avoid the high prices for post-EoL OEM services. They offer similar skills at a much lower price. Plus, with TPM, you may get more work done or a more personalized service than what your OEM offers. You can also push back the cost of new equipment by using TPM. While an upgrade will still be necessary at some point, using TPM can help delay it.
OEMs specialize in making specific types of equipment. However, TPM programs can focus on the needs of your specific company. They might be able to do repairs that create little downtime or offer more services that are better for you. Some TPM options, like NorthSmart, let you purchase only the services that you need. You can even create a hybrid model with elements of both OEM and TPM support if it fits your business better.

EOL DATE

IBM RS/6000 7017-S80

08/31/2001

EOSL DATE

IBM RS/6000 7017-S80

06/30/2017

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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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