Solved

Dell R820 hardware warranty extension for 2 years what is a "ballpark" cost

Posted on 2014-09-30
6
269 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
this has been very difficult to find out , what did you pay for this or what were you quoted?

I just need an estimate the servers are about 1 year into a 3 year warranty what would a "BALLPARK" figure be for 4 hour warrenty support to fix any hardware issues?

thanks !!!!!!!!!!
0
Comment
Question by:NAMEWITHELD12
6 Comments
 
LVL 55

Accepted Solution

by:
andyalder earned 500 total points
ID: 40352984
You don't have to do this via Dell, several 3rd party maintenance companies will give you a 4 hou response and unless you live in the back of beyond then a 4 hour fix contract.
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Seth Simmons
ID: 40353041
what is your current warranty status?
you should be able to get a reduced rate when changing to a different level like that
i had some systems that were upgraded from next day to 4 hour and didn't cost that much
you should contact your rep to get a quote
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:NAMEWITHELD12
ID: 40353224
SETH thanks , what did you pay ? I am looking for a VERY general ball park figure


thanks
0
Create the perfect environment for any meeting

You might have a modern environment with all sorts of high-tech equipment, but what makes it worthwhile is how you seamlessly bring together the presentation with audio, video and lighting. The ATEN Control System provides integrated control and system automation.

 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Neil Russell
ID: 40353262
Without the FULL specification of a server who knows....

An R820 is very vague, different configurations can range the server price by 10-20k or more.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:NAMEWITHELD12
ID: 40354312
looks like %20 of the total cost of the server is about right
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:NAMEWITHELD12
ID: 40354313
for a 3 year initial warranty
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Monitor input from a computer is usually nothing special.  In this instance it prevented anyone from using the computer.  This was a preconfiguration that didn't work.
Sometimes drives fill up and we don't know why.  If you don't understand the best way to use the tools available, you may end up being stumped as to why your drive says it's not full when you have no space left!  Here's how you can find out...
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through configuring a drive on a Windows Server 2008 to perform shadow copies in order to quickly recover deleted files and folders. Click on Start and then select Computer to view the available drives on the se…

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question