Independent Supermicro Server Hardware Support & Supermicro Server Maintenance

Supermicro servers generally become available for lower-cost XSi maintenance following warranty expiration, or when the manufacturer provides End-of-Life (EoL) announcements. For these post-warranty Lenovo server assets, cost-savings typically run 60-80% lower than OEM pricing, without sacrifice to service quality. Hardware maintenance agreements can be directly purchased by commercial entities or Federal entities via Carahsoft, our federal distributor.

XSi’s Supermicro Server Maintenance Features:

  • 24x7x365 Call Center (US-based), access to XSi AdvancedTACSM OEM-certified technicians and case management portal powered by ServiceNow.
  • Global presence of Multi-OEM trained field engineers backed by L3/L4 tech expertise.
  • No-Wait-ServiceSM – support coverage guarantees for assets awaiting a formal addition to the contract.
  • 330+ Global Forward Stocking Locations and easy to add more.
  • Onsite stocking is provided at no extra charge if warranted by the SLA
  • Defective Media Retention is included in all contracts.
  • For servers and storage systems that provide native notification capability, re-routing is possible, simple to deploy, and included in the onboarding process.
  • IT Asset Management Best-Practice Leadership
    • Progressive, Just-in-Case (vs. Just-in-Time) parts sparing.
    • Custom-designed sparing models to match chosen SLAs.
    • CMDB – Asset tracking with key milestone dates for the entire install base and customized reporting
  • XSi can provide Professional Services:
    • Project-based SmartHands or IMAC (Installs, Moves, Adds, Changes) for any Supermicro assets, as requested. No Project is too large or too small.
    • R2v3 certified and secure IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services, available in North America, EMEA, LATAM, and APAC regions.

XSi Benefits

  • Average 60+% annual OPEX savings for all eligible IT servers.
  • Independent server maintenance from Gartner acknowledged global service provider.
  • XSi is R2v3 Certified and ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO45001:2018 Certified and meets SAE AS5553 Standards.
  • Trusted support provider to federal agencies, including the DoD.
  • Custom SLAs and SLA guidance to balance criticality with cost savings.
  • Proven global supply chain experience leveraging our global network of Forward Stock Locations
  • CMDB* with milestone date alerts so assets can be efficiently moved to less expensive independent support.
  • Ongoing consultation – a real, two-way partnership

* XSi’s Configuration Management Database (CMDB)

XSi’s proprietary CMDB allows clients to load all hardware assets (or just those under support), along with key data from any site audits, as well as critical hardware milestone dates (e.g., End-of-Life, End-of-Software-Maintenance, End-of-Support) so that clients have access to proactive business intelligence, helpful to ITAM best practices, as well as maximizing the value of hardware lifecycles and reducing TCO. Unlimited access to XSi’s CMDB is provided to all clients with an active MSA. CMDB details are closely tied to XSi’s Incident Management & Asset History Portal, complete with easy-to-use, pre-built reporting. However, custom reporting to meet clients’ needs is often requested and promptly made available.

Supermicro Supported Server Hardware

The XSi Supermicro Supported Products List is frequently updated throughout the year and kept current at the XSi website.

XSi Supermicro Servers

Requests for customized Supermicro Server SLAs are always welcomed. XSi has a team of Supermicro-certified engineers (including L1, L2, L3/4 experts) providing 24x7x365 onsite and backline support coverage via the XSi Call Center.

XSi Supermicro Maintenance & SLAs

Requests for customized Supermicro support SLAs are always welcomed. We have a team of OEM-certified engineers providing 24x7x365 onsite and backline support coverage via the XSi Technical Assistance Center (TAC).

XSi Severity Matrix for Supermicro Support

XSi’s TAC allocates resources to each incident based on the client-defined severity.

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About XSi

Founded in 1990 and recognized by Gartner, XSi helps companies with their IT Lifecycle Services and Support. Services begin with the installation of new technology as well as de-installation, moving, consolidating, onsite disk wiping & destruction, IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) of legacy equipment, including resale or recycling. In addition, XSi provides lower-cost, Third Party Hardware IT Maintenance for installed models and extends the life of legacy, enterprise-brand servers, storage, network hardware and other devices, including UPS systems and supercomputers. XSi sells to federal agencies, System Integrators, Global 2000 Enterprises, OEMs, distributors, channel clients and partners. XSi is R2v3 Certified and also ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO45001:2018 Certified. XSi encourages interested parties to follow its business profile at LinkedIn for weekly blog postings from its Subject Matter Expert team. XSi provides lower-cost, independent Brocade networks maintenance support for (need NOT be post-warranty) Brocade enterprise networking hardware (e.g. FastIron), as well as multi-vendor maintenance support for other enterprise network OEMs.

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