StorageTek SL500 TAPE LIBRARY EXPANSION

Reliable Third Party Support
World-class Professional Services
Save up to 70% annually

Support Your Data Center With Expert Level Third Party Maintenance

NorthSmart has extensive experience in supporting EOL & EOSL StorageTek 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.
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StorageTek SL500 TAPE LIBRARY EXPANSION
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 SL500-E 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 StorageTek SL500 TAPE LIBRARY EXPANSION

As a Not following your device’s End of Life (EOL) and End of Support Life (EOSL) dates can lead to a situation where you might not have coverage when you need it. This can lead to poor performance, security vulnerabilities, software incompatibilities, and high operating costs. Paying attention to these dates and creating a plan for your EOSL and EOL equipment can help your data center continue to run smoothly even if you find that your budget can’t cope with expensive upgrades. has announced EOSL on all

Benefits of Third Party Maintenance for StorageTek SL500 TAPE LIBRARY EXPANSION

Even if the manufacturer no longer provides support for a product, it doesn’t mean that the product is useless. It still has a lot of value, and it can be convenient to keep using it if it works for your company. As long as there aren’t any major problems with the hardware or how it fits into your company’s infrastructure, you can keep using the product for a while by using TPM.
You might not have enough money to upgrade your hardware right now. That’s okay! You can use TPM to help you make the switch when you’re ready. You can take your time to prepare and save up, so you can buy new equipment without feeling rushed.
If you are repairing your own hardware, you may not have access to parts from the original manufacturer. In this case, you may need to turn to less-than-reliable manufacturers for the parts you need. However, working with TPM will give you access to trusted parts that will work with your equipment. Plus, the technicians who perform the repairs will be experts in this field and may be more familiar with your equipment than in-house techs.
You don’t have to pay a lot for post-EoL OEM services. TPM companies offer similar skills at a lower price. You can also get more work done with TPM than with OEM. Plus, you can push back the cost of new equipment with TPM. An upgrade will be necessary at some point, but TPM can help delay it.
OEMs specialize in their equipment, but TPM programs can focus more on the needs of your company. TPM programs might be able to repair your equipment in a way that causes less downtime or offer more services that can save you money. Some TPM options, like NorthSmart, let you purchase only the services you need. You can also create a hybrid model with some elements of OEM and TPM support if that’s what fits your business.

EOL DATE

StorageTek SL500 TAPE LIBRARY EXPANSION

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EOSL DATE

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Flexible Support Levels For Your StorageTek 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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