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What Are the Support and Maintenance Options?
Enterprise software licensees do have a choice when it comes to software support and maintenance (S&M) providers, with several, less expensive options existing

it support firms  understand the software. Often, IT professionals prefer to work on the newer and cool technology than to support older technology, and companies should be sure to give its internal resources the job satisfaction they need to continue providing the support the company needs. What about Third Party Support Providers? Some companies go to a third party to get the support they need, as it has recently been proven that maintenance fees can be reduced by half or more using this alternative. Such companies

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Minimizing the Total Cost of Technical Support for Enterprise Applications


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it support firms  a solution, one way it can invest into the business in order to cut lost revenue is by taking a best practices approach to its support plan. One such approach is put forth by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). This framework stipulates how a company can manage each process, and thus eliminate the indirect and opportunity costs mentioned above. Applying the idea of investment to this methodology, by investing in the future, companies can minimize the confusion that ensues when a Read More

Is There a Street Corner for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider?


Although Rimini Street's client base is still budding, the third party provider of support and maintenance has been quite bullish, owing to the accelerating demand for its service lines; healthy win ratios; and solid execution of its aggressive business plan.

it support firms  service and leveraging their IT investments. Prior to founding Rimini Street, Ravin cofounded TomorrowNow support services for PeopleSoft and JD Edwards products, and served as president and chief operating officer (COO) for TomorrowNow. Ravin sold his 50 percent stake in TomorrowNow to SAP in January 2005, and retired (albeit for a short while) to pursue other entrepreneurial ventures. For background information on users' typical problems with S&M, please see Will User Enterprises Ever Get Onto an Easy Read More

ASP: For The Health of It


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it support firms  For The Health of It Event Summary In March Healthcare Systems & Solutions announced that The Atlantic Benefits Company has signed a 5-year ASP agreement for its MemberWEB and ProviderWEB software products. HSS has developed a combination of ASP services and web-based software applications designed to improve communications between employers, payers, providers, and members. HSS's technology provides health plans a low-cost, high-quality service that leverages the Internet to offload support transactions, Read More

Latest Developments for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider


Rimini Street is not trying to be a software vendor. Rather, the third party support and maintenance provider is a focused system implementation and consulting firm that sells its services under service contracts instead of mere break-fix arrangements.

it support firms  thus built to ensure it downloads only what a client has access to. In fact, Rimini Street has some clients that started with the provider after their support contracts with Oracle ended, so Rimini is unable to download and provide them with the updates and fixes from Oracle that the customers once had access to. Rimini thus provides support to these clients just like any other client—creating fixes as needed. The bottom line is this: Customers want and need S&M agreements, but vendors are either not Read More

ITO: IT Infrastructure Support Services


Softtek's IT infrastructure support services are offered as a managed solution aimed to ensure technical infrastructure availability, accessibility, and dependability. Through service-level agreement (SLA)-driven engagements, Softtek delivers offshore infrastructure support services, including the following: desktop support (L1, L2), network and server administration, security administration, assets management, and telephony support.  

it support firms  IT Infrastructure Support Services Softtek's IT infrastructure support services are offered as a managed solution aimed to ensure technical infrastructure availability, accessibility, and dependability. Through service-level agreement (SLA)-driven engagements, Softtek delivers offshore infrastructure support services, including the following: desktop support (L1, L2), network and server administration, security administration, assets management, and telephony support. Read More

Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal


Compaq Computer Corp. and Red Hat, Inc. announced that Compaq will provide call center support for the Red Hat Linux operating system.

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IT Service Delivery: From Basic Automation through to Managed Services


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Performance support helps keep workers on track. But truly effective performance support communicates company-specific “when, what, and how” information, in the fastest, clearest, and easiest way possible—like a GPS unit issuing personalized directions for the specific task at hand. Performance support won’t teach you how to drive, but it will help you get to where you want to go.

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Project Failure-The Numbers, Why, and What It Means


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