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Data Center Virtualization Provides Long-Term Cost Savings

The director of IT for a local, multi-branch credit union was ready to virtualize his operation. But like many IT leaders, he wasn’t sure of the best way to achieve that goal. He explained his concerns and questions to MicroAge's Chris Reinhard. To help the IT director understand his options, Chris arranged for presentations from…Read More

Configured-to-Order (CTO) Workstations in Record Time

Growth in a company is both exciting and challenging. MicroAge’s Barrett Lamothe knows this—and strives to make the IT details of growth as easy as possible for his clients. When his client, an aerospace company, started expanding, it wasn’t long before they ran out of workstations for their staff. “They were constrained on engineering workstations…Read More

Defective Units Lead to a Better, More Reliable Laptop Solution

Combining High-Quality Notebooks with Stellar Customer Service With plans to order 250 PC laptops over the course of a year, a Midwestern law firm began with just 20. But when those notebooks proved to be defective, the manufacturer refused to take them back, and trying to get the devices repaired under the warranty agreement became…Read More

Engineering Firm Relies on MicroAge for Complete Data Center Refresh

Building Confidence Over time, civil engineering fully encompasses communities—from constructing roads to homes, public venues to office buildings—its long-term impact reverberates in numerous ways. For this established civil engineering firm in the western United States, maintaining uncompromising project quality is integral to its ongoing success. Network security, storage, data archiving, and disaster recovery are equally…Read More

MicroAge’s Agility ‘Just the Ticket’ for Political Organization’s IT Needs

Pre-Configuration Makes for Quick Deployment From presidential to congressional races, elections are far more than one-day affairs; they are the result of months of effort by political organizations to promote particular platforms. These promotional efforts are run from offices located across the United States, offices that need to be up and running with minimal lead…Read More

Virtualization of Servers Helps Law Firm Go Green—and Save Green

When a large Midwestern law firm decided to go green, it was about more than installing blue recycling cans. Green meant paperless processes, Energy Star technology and even transportation subsidies for employees who rode the bus or carpooled. More than that, the six-office, 400-plus-user firm saw an opportunity to make information technology updates that would…Read More

Solving a Catastrophic Storage Failure by Thinking Fast

Beating the Clock in Response Time Reliable data storage is a key component in any IT environment. Without it, an organization is left vulnerable and at enormous risk for a catastrophic business failure. It is not an exaggeration to say that storage is a mission-critical aspect to any operation. Given this, when Barrett Lamothe, MicroAge…Read More

Health Care Agency’s Ailing Data Center Finds New Life

Ensuring Optimal Data Center Health In any health care setting, the retrieval, storage and security of patient records is mission-critical. When that is multiplied in terms of a governmental agency serving an entire population, reliable and secure data storage is central to effective operations. For this Native American tribe’s existing data center, which housed numerous…Read More

No Room for Error: The Sensitive Matter of Relocating an E-Discovery Operation

Reaching the Right Verdict Clients choose MicroAge for solutions that vary as much as the scope of industries we serve. For this consulting firm specializing in providing e-discovery, a professional and proven solution partner was essential to successfully relocate its office, including the data center and highly secured evidence room. E-discovery, also known as electronically stored…Read More

Health Care Data Center Relocation and Overhaul Increases Security, Savings

Building a Healthy Data Infrastructure One of the largest health care associations in the United States with numerous locations and divisions, this client’s operations run and depend on its data center. For a number of years, data center operations were outsourced to a hosting partner, and fees and costs continually increased. Further, accessibility to the partner’s location…Read More