Public Storage is an American international self storage company headquartered in Glendale, California. It is the largest brand of self-storage services in the US. This highly competitive industry warrants constant review of OPEX expenses.
Network infrastructure maintenance expense was an area they wanted help with.
67% of Cisco devices were entitled to Free Software updates under Cisco Policy
13% of devices no longer received software updates under Cisco Policy
82% of devices are best covered by Third Party Maintenance
18% of devices are best covered by a Cisco Smart Net® Contract
They were a perfect candidate for Hybrid Maintenance (strategic blend TDS-NetCare & Cisco Smart Net®). Most devices were End of Life (EOL) & End of Softwares Maintenance (EoSW).
SLA of 24x7x7 support for all devices. TDS-NetCare for all switching infrastructure and Cisco Smart Net® for all ASA's located in both Glendale & Arizona.
28 devices are End of Life (EOL)
10% of (ASA's) still receive software updates
87% of devices no longer receive software updates
90% of devices can be covered by TDS-NetCare
10% of devices covered by Cisco Smart Net®
72% Savings compared to an all Cisco Smart Net® solution