Advanced Strategies and Tactics of Selling TPM

Partners need a battle plan when they head into the marketplace looking to add new customers as part of a simplified sales process. There are many frustrations that push customers to need third-party maintenance (TPM), and it’s up to partners to help them save money and deliver the best service possible.

Smart Profits Partner Program For TPM

With your Smart Profits Partner Program, it all starts with our tag line, Better Service. Even Better Price. The foundation of S3P’s TPM delivery encompasses a model that excels at delivering exceptional service, and a new disruptive supply chain model that enables us to offer the best pricing in the marketplace. Furthermore, at our foundation are four key principles tied to our disruptive supply chain model.

Price To Win, Fast Turnaround Times On Quotes, Great Service, and Flexibility.

As a S3P partner, you will be able to leverage our disruptive supply chain model and our four foundation principles to win more TPM deals. We never compete with you, we are a Pure Play TPM, according to Gartner, allowing you to eliminate margin stack.

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Price to Win


Fast Quote Turn Times


Deliver Quality Support


Offer Flexibility

If your server, storage or networking device develops a problem we’re here to solve it!

Our Partner Guarantee

If you are looking for a TPM to partner with, Smart 3rd Party is your best fit if account control is important to your organization.

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The S3P Partner Bill of Rights

We, the stakeholders at Smart 3rd Party, are committed to our Partners’ success in growing their TPM Business. Our Partners and our commitment to a channel only business model is the cornerstone of our success.


Amendment 1:

We will never compete with our Partners


Amendment 2:

You, our Partner, will always maintain 100% account control


Amendment 3:

We will never sell direct to end users

Smart Profits Program Benefits

  • Industry Leading Pricing Structure Driving Higher Margin
  • Hardware Support Monitoring
  • Technical Sales Assistance
  • MDF Funds Starting at $1M Purchase Volume
  • Portal + ITAM + Monitoring = SV
  • Proven Sales Methodology Training
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Selling 3rd Party Maintenance - The Ultimate Playbook

Selling 3rd Party Maintenance Playbook

Proven Sales Methodology Training

The Selling 3rd Party Maintenance Playbook will help you find ways to add 3rd Party Maintenance to your arsenal or enhance what you are already doing in this market. Download your playbook today!

Your TPM Branding Options

With Smart 3rd Party, you have two alternatives for branding your TPM.

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1. Smart Label S3P

The first and most popular branding method is Smart Label, our white-label TPM service. In this capacity, you continue to grow and promote your brand. We are the best and most experienced at delivering Smart Label support.

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2. Re-Sell S3P

The second alternative is reselling the Smart 3rd Party brand. With this model, you promote the Smart 3rd Party brand as a channel only TPM. Bottom line? The Choice Is Yours.

Learn more about the many benefits we offer through Third-Party Maintenance including savings, Streamlined support, ease of service, and more.