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MicroAge Helps San Diego Padres Move to Cloud-Based Communications

San Diego Padres moved to cloud-based communications
Preparing to host an All-Star weekend is a lot more than just counting ballots. A number of mechanisms, processes, and communication are needed to provide a great fan experience. In preparation for the 2016 season and the July 12 All-Star game, the San Diego Padres organization knew it needed to update its communications system and…Read More

Cisco Collaboration Platform Delivers Confidence and Cost Savings

Cisco Collaboration Platform
For some organizations, the phones have to ring for the business to thrive. What happens when your phones go down for a few minutes? Lack of productivity and lost revenue, right? Now, picture what would happen if your entire phone system went down for 10 to 15 minutes per day — every day. You’re tensing…Read More

Motorsports Company Races Toward PCI-Compliant POS Solution

PCI-Compliant POS Solution
Any company with a brick-and-mortar store for merchandise sales knows the importance of having point-of-sale (POS) terminals that process payments quickly and easily — for both customers and employees. For a large motorsports company that owns multiple NASCAR teams, gearing up for a special event last year also meant the need for PCI-compliant POS stations.…Read More

Silver Peak WAN Optimization Appliances Deliver Super-Fast Backups

Financial institution finds the secret to faster backups and recovery: WAN optimization appliances For more than 60 years, this financial cooperative has served half a million members. Its success resides in offering great rates, low-to-no fees and delivering value to members, rather than outside shareholders. With success comes growth and with growth comes huge data volume. As a…Read More

Growing Company Benefits from Investment in Converged Infrastructure

Converged infrastructure solved the problems for a company running out of storage space
Company growth is a good thing. But its impact on IT is unmistakable. For one medium-sized digital radiology company, running out of storage space in its offsite data center wasn’t a virtual problem—it was a very real one. The company was running out of physical space. Read on to see how a converged infrastructure solution…Read More

Building an Always-Up Tech Infrastructure for Arctic Circle Hospital

In some ways, it’s a problem you’d love to have: a large budget and the ability to start from scratch on your IT for a brand-new building. Design your own data center, buy new equipment, don’t skimp. For some IT directors, it’s a dream project, but the thought of dealing with all those vendors is…Read More

MicroAge Donation to UA Provides Hadoop Cluster for Big Data Analytics

Data comes in all types of formats and from a variety of sources — from online and mobile applications, sensors, social media, purchases and more. With the exponential growth of data over the years has come a number of challenges, including how to store such massive volumes of information as well as how to make…Read More

Network Upgrade Leads to Double the Bandwidth at Half the Cost

Office moves can be a headache—a migraine, really—for IT staff. But for a West Coast payment processing firm with more than 75 employees, an office move presented an opportunity for a network upgrade and new wireless solution for the company. And here’s perhaps the best part: Working with MicroAge, the IT manager came out a…Read More

vCloud Air DRaaS: Enterprise-Ready Disaster Recovery on a Budget

If your data center goes down and you don’t have a disaster recovery plan in place, you’re facing a serious crisis. For the IT department manager of a community nonprofit in the Midwest, that crisis would’ve had a ripple effect—as his data center operated as a central hub. Plus, as a one-man IT department, he…Read More

Mobile Cloud Wi-Fi Keeps Bus Passengers Connected on the Open Road

Long road trips can be monotonous, but not for groups touring America on one ground transportation company’s luxury buses—they’re able to stream movies, check Facebook and read email thanks to a mobile cloud Wi-Fi solution MicroAge integrated. Wanting to offer free Wi-Fi to customers as a basic service, a Southwest-based ground transportation company was also…Read More