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Mar, 2024
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Information Technology Infrastructure Support and Maintenance contracts are two different types of contracts related to the management and maintenance of information systems. Some key differences between the two are as follows:

Purpose and Nature of the Contracts:

  • Support Contract: A support contract focuses on providing technical support and assistance to users regarding the use of information systems. It usually involves answering questions, correcting errors and training users.
  • Maintenance contract: The maintenance contract focuses on maintaining and repairing the information infrastructure. It usually includes scheduled maintenance, error correction, software upgrades and spare parts management.

Time and Frequency of Service Delivery:

  • Support Contract: Support services are typically provided on request and when needed. Support services are usually provided on a time and material basis, when needed and when required. They are responses to specific problems or questions from users.
  • Maintenance Contract: Maintenance services are usually offered at regular intervals, often with scheduled visits for maintenance and checks.

Period of Service:

  • Support Contract: Usually has a short duration and is renewed as needed by the user.
  • Maintenance contract: May be of long duration, especially when it involves the maintenance of equipment or infrastructure over long periods of time.

It is important to carefully consider the terms and conditions of each contract in order to choose the one that best meets your organisation’s needs and priorities.