Tag Archives: TPM

By Michael Yost, SSCS Digital Marketing & Design Manager In 2016, Mondelez International (makers of Toblerone Swiss chocolate) decided to quietly cut the size of the chocolate bar by widening the spaces between its iconic triangle-array bars while maintain the original overall length. There was less chocolate, and the price remained the same. Chocolate lovers […]

By Michael Yost, SSCS Digital Marketing & Design Manager The day I bought my first car was one of the happiest days of my life. The idea of the freedom it gave me was overwhelming. Then one day while driving to the mall my engine gave a weird noise and an even weirder smell and […]

By Mark Havens, VP, Sales & Marketing, SSCS On occasion, haven’t you wanted access to technical expertise for IT projects, or during major deployments, upon whom you could rely without additional burden to your current IT staff? Or, wished for a resource that charged a fair rate for projects – on-demand IT projects, which have […]

By Evandro Pasquarelli, Business Development Director, SSCS Brazil Whether you prefer the older term, “Emerging Markets,” or the newer terms such as “Newly Industrialized Countries,” or even the group labelling, such as “BRIC (referring to Brazil, Russia, India and China),” Wikipedia describes these emerging markets as being in transition from less developed to more developed. […]

By Ty Stubblefield, SSCS Lead Development Specialist Since moving their fiscal year end to the end of July, the Cisco Sales Team have pushed its clients to have more renewals occur in the summer months. While it might seem, at first glance, that this change was helpful to clients and employees, permitting all to have […]

By Bernie Armstrong, SSCS Senior Sales Manager, EMEA This article will address those individuals that are already familiar with Third-Party Maintenance (TPM), as well as those that are unfamiliar. Certainly, the purpose for this content is to provide consultative guidance to data centre operations and IT procurement professionals, helping them to understand the timing of […]

By Sarah Bellamy, SSCS Sales Development Director, EMEA New to IT Procurement or Data Center Operations? Or, perhaps you’ve bypassed the TPM definition and value story, due to time or availability? Regardless of why you are reading this now, my commitment is to share with you a simple, step-by-step and unbiased overview of the TPM […]

By Janne Kokkaret, SSCS Business Development Director – Nordics What do I mean by “Hybrid Hardware Support?” It’s when your in-warranty IT hardware (servers, storage and networking) are supported by the OEM, during the warranty period. Then, all or a portion of your post-warranty assets are maintained by an independent hardware support provider (also known […]