SOURCE: Ardent Support Technologies

Ardent Support Technologies

February 11, 2014 08:30 ET

Ardent Zeroes In on Dedicated, Cost-Effective HP 3PAR Support

Leader in Third-Party Maintenance Helps Customers Capture New Levels of Savings From HP 3PAR Technology Investments

DOVER, NH--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) - Accelerating its position as the recognized leader in third-party maintenance and support, Ardent Support Technologies today announced the company is further expanding technology support to include HP 3PAR Maintenance. As part of the company's broad portfolio of independent, multi-vendor hardware and software support, the new offering empowers customers to better manage and maintain their complex hardware environments.

According to recent analyst reports, HP continues to drive market share in its converged storage business. The HP 3PAR platform increasingly plays an integral role in today's hardware infrastructure -- demonstrating more than 300 percent year over year growth in Q3 2014.

Ardent brings nearly a decade of experience working with HP technology -- now to include 3PAR. This HP infrastructure offers highly scalable, and cost-efficient storage -- allowing customers to realize new levels of energy and overhead efficiencies. The converged platform is specifically designed to help customers make the transition to virtual and cloud infrastructures. 

"3PAR is an extremely powerful storage system and one of the top midrange systems in the market today. However, it takes the engineering knowledge base and commitment from a company like Ardent to be able to provide the high level of support required by HP 3PAR users," said Jim Stevens, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Ardent Support Technologies. "With some of the market's deepest expertise working with HP storage systems, it's a natural progression for us to help customers by offering them our full 3PAR support value proposition. It is by far the most comprehensive HP 3PAR maintenance offering in the industry."

For customers, Ardent delivers the most cost-effective 3PAR support available. Enabling customers to capture savings of up to 70 percent on standard support contracts, Ardent delivers the tools necessary to increase system reliability and extend end-of-life of 3PAR systems. Services include ongoing system support, as well as comprehensive proactive system failure notification management to ensure environments continuously operate at peak performance.

Highlights of Ardent's 3PAR Maintenance Include:

  • Remote Notification/Monitoring
  • Trained and dedicated Level 3 Engineers
  • On-site 3PAR parts
  • Support for both current and legacy arrays

Ardent provides HP 3PAR maintenance contracts for InServ E200, F200/400, S200/400/800, and T400/800. To receive a quote, please visit the request page

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About Ardent Support Technologies
Headquartered in Dover, NH, Ardent Support Technologies supports thousands of mission critical devices worldwide and is the recognized leader in third-party maintenance and support. Helping drive annual customer savings of 40-70 percent compared to standard maintenance contracts, the company specializes in empowering large and mid-sized companies with affordable, high-quality maintenance for Data Center equipment (Storage, Servers and Networking hardware). Customers receive the highest levels of support via customizable maintenance, unparalleled experience and unmatched cost savings. For more information on Ardent, please visit: http://www.ardentsupport.com/

Contact Information

  • Ardent Support Technologies Contact:
    Jim Stevens
    Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    jims@ardentsupport.com
    866-364-1398

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