Curvature, a provider of third-party maintenance and multi-vendor IT lifecycle services, today introduced a new E-Commerce offering to expedite the delivery of more than 100 Curvature-branded products, including optical network transceivers, network interface cards, dual in-line memory, solid state drives and related accessories. This capability complements Curvature’s menu of value-added IT hardware, maintenance and professional services, providing customers worldwide with rapid access to certified commodity gear at significant savings—up to 80 percent off manufacturer list prices at press time.
“Global organizations—regardless of region or industry—are struggling to innovate while under the pressure of unrelenting budget constraints,” says Elizabeth Austin, CIO of Curvature. “Our new E-Commerce site extends Curvature’s portfolio of end-to-end IT services while empowering customers to optimize their IT environments without having to compromise performance based on budget.”
Companies can purchase Curvature-branded network and data center accessories at between 50% to 90% off typical manufacturer list prices. Additional Capex and Opex economies of scale can be realized by combining Curvature’s E-Commerce capabilities with the company’s cadre of value-added IT services and third-party maintenance. Most allproducts purchased from the E-Commerce site carry a lifetime warranty; Curvature-branded SSDs carry a limited lifetime warranty.
With more than 2,300 employees working from over 100 offices and service centers in 11 countries, Curvature’s global team of IT experts leverage more than 600 parts depots and automated tools. Onsite, on-demand and remote support offerings streamline network, data center and cloud installations, as well as consolidations, upgrades, migrations and moves.
As a provider of Third Party Maintenance (TPM), Curvature’s independent support offers customers the ability to extend the useful life of many existing IT assets. According to Gartner’s 10 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Acquiring Servers, “This alternative to OEM maintenance is becoming more common in the hardware support market, with 59% of the top 500 global customers using TPM providers as a form of support in their environments in 2016.”