Norcross, GA, April 25, 2011 – Canvas Systems is pleased to announce a new support option for Cisco IOS. Leveraging its channel partnerships, Canvas can now offer third party support for Cisco IOS, including software bug fixes. Canvas' hardware maintenance program, CanvasGuardTM, consists of both hardware and software support for Cisco switches, routers, firewalls and other networking devices. Flexible options include service levels ranging from next business day support to onsite hardware spares.
“With this addition to the CanvasGuardTM program, we are able to provide a fully certified and cost-effective solution for all of our network customers,” says Paul Smith, VP of Sales Operations for Canvas. “Customers with genuine Cisco equipment and valid licenses now have a clear alternative to Smartnet.”
CanvasGuardTM maintenance programs offer support across all OEM platforms including Dell, IBM, HP, Sun and Cisco. Support is provided by OEM certified technicians; currently maintaining over 850 customers and 23,000 servers. CanvasGuardTM also provides both lifetime and advanced warranty programs, depending on product. Designed to enhance the total life cycle of your data center, CanvasGuardTM also provides a Real-Time Spares Management program to ensure the parts you need are on hand when you need them.
About Canvas Systems:
Founded in 1998, Canvas Systems is the leading global and independent supplier of IT Hardware and Support – providing the largest channel alternative for data center and hardware services. Based in Norcross, Georgia, Canvas also has regional headquarters in the United Kingdom and Netherlands. Canvas specializes in providing clients with faster and affordable green IT products and services including: Data Center Hardware, Third-Party Maintenance, Financing and Rentals, Infrastructure Services and Remarket and Recycle programs.
Canvas has an extensive $100 million inventory, offers same day shipment to over 70 countries and saves significant money for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. Canvas Systems is part of the Platinum Equity Portfolio. For more information, call 1-877-CANVAS-9.