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VeloCloud SD-WAN Freezes Network Outages for HVAC Client

VeloCloud SD-WAN
A network outage brings business to a screeching halt, especially when there’s no resiliency to help a company prevent losing access to critical apps. Fortunately, such outages are history for a national commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) provider; MicroAge devised a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution that eliminated downtime. The VeloCloud SD-WAN…Read More

UCaaS System Saves Time and Hassle for IT Team

UCaaS photo
In the life of every technology, there comes a time when it simply no longer makes sense to keep the old system, no matter how much you want to save money. For one division of a large national commercial real estate company, it came time for a legacy phone system to go — and time…Read More

Benefits of a Software-Defined Data Center: Agility, Security, Economy

Benefits of a Software-Defined Data Center include agility, security and economy
When it’s time to make improvements to your organization’s IT infrastructure, there’s a lot to consider — your IT strategy, your current environment and hardware, your budget and your team, for starters. The IT leadership at one large credit union in the Southwest understood the importance of evolving their technology while maintaining the utmost security…Read More

Surviving Ransomware: How MicroAge Got Client Back in Business

Surviving Ransomware
Being faced with a vicious attack on your network, and the uncertainty of even surviving ransomware, is every IT director's worst nightmare. At one 2,000-employee equipment manufacturer, no one saw it coming. Related: [Blog] 7 Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware. On a Saturday, a ransomware virus appeared on all of the company’s desktop and…Read More

Ransomware Attack Remediation with a Successful Outcome

Ransomware attack remediation
“Our network is secure. We don’t need to worry about ransomware attack remediation.” “We’re too small.” “We don’t have the budget for that level of security.” For many companies, the objections to anti-ransomware software are real — and understandable. But they don’t hold true for a lot of organizations. In fact, one health care company…Read More

How to Build a Software-Defined Data Center and Consolidate IT

How to Build a Software-Defined Data Center
What if you had no centralized data center? And your finance department managed its own data? And your marketing team had its own server too? And sales … And HR … And they all hired their own IT consultants to help them, leaving your limited IT resources to be used as repairmen rather than strategic…Read More

VMware Software-Defined Data Center is Strategic Move for Tribe

Software-Defined Data Center
There’s virtualization. And then, there’s virtualization. When MicroAge’s Shawn Anderson and Michael Zitar worked with a Native American tribe in the Southwest recently to help virtualize the tribe’s network, the tribe recognized that MicroAge could continue to be a valuable resource for the long term. “As their project expanded, we were clearly the best fit…Read More

Off-Grid Solar Power Solution Enables Necessary Communication

One-lane road in Alaska wilderness needed off-grid solar power solution
A desolate 50-mile road leads to a gold mine in a remote part of Alaska. This road is critical for mining operations — bringing supplies (including dynamite) to and from the mine. One factor makes this road a potentially dangerous drive: It’s a one-lane road; traffic can go only one direction at a time. To…Read More

An Innovative Solution to Server Latency Issues with PernixData

Server latency in the office
Planning ahead is critical for IT management success. Without accurate forecasting and strategic planning, you might discover that your organization’s IT needs outpace your budget for new hardware, creating problems like server latency. A Southwest-based wellness company with more than 100 employees learned that the hard way. Three years ago, the company purchased a SAN,…Read More

HPE 3PAR Refreshes SoCal Water Treatment Plant Data Centers

HPE 3PAR for water treatment plant
Treating 60 million gallons of water a day is no small feat. So when a 65-year-old water treatment and recycling agency with two data centers in Southern California needed to upgrade their existing storage systems, they knew exactly who to call: MicroAge’s Jo Lerner. Jo has worked closely with this client for a number of…Read More