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The Case for Moving to Third-Party Maintenance Providers

Posted by OMNIA Partners on February 09, 2017

Year over year procurement is challenged to cut, cut and cut more spend. Reducing spend becomes increasingly difficult after you have squeezed as much as you can out of your current programs and contracts.

One area that has traditionally gone unmanaged is IT hardware maintenance. Many organizations have been in the same legacy hardware maintenance lifecycle with their original equipment manufacturers (OEM) without realizing that other options may exist. We’ve found that by switching to a third-party maintenance (TPM) provider procurement can reduce costs by 50%.

Recently, Curvature posted an article highlighting five signs TPM is poised for growth over OEM support agreements. You can immediately affect your lifecycle management with information and tips. Read the article here. 


Working with a TPM provider in conjunction with a modern GPO can create even more robust savings opportunities. Our IT Hardware Support program with partner Curvature leverages our collective membership’s buying power to create immediate savings. In addition, this program includes free inventory assessments to improve your cost management over time. Learn more about the program and how you can find additional savings today.

Topics: IT and Telecom, IT Hardware Support, Curvature

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