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The state of business has changed. With locations closed, and full teams operating remotely, IT leaders are facing decisions on what to cut to keep the company running and out of the red. The new goal for the year is to stay ahead of the coming recession.

This playbook, utilizing the best advice from our top guides, helps you find new ways to cut unnecessary operational expenditure, recover investments from your data center, and more.

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2020-11-17T14:41:41-05:00

How to Plan for a Wireless Assessment [e-Book]

How to Plan for a Wireless Assessment A Guide for Leaders at All Levels When you hear the phrase “wireless assessment,” a few thoughts immediately spring to mind: daunting, time consuming, labor intensive, and—worst of all—potential for mistakes. You probably have a good idea of which areas you had [...]

2020-11-17T15:57:55-05:00

IT Decommission: Ensuring Data Security and Brand Protection

IT Decommission: Ensuring Data Security and Brand Protection Don’t Take Chances with Your Next Decommission Project. No one wants to be the next big data breach. And because data is one of your company’s most valuable assets, you must guard it by whatever means necessary. What happens when you [...]

2020-11-19T14:40:03-05:00

Consolidate IT Vendors to Regain Control [e-Book]

Consolidate IT Vendors to Regain Control of Procurement, Facilities, Costs, and More With employee turnover, added complexities of M&As, and other natural complications, your organization could fall out of place with the global marketplace. But when industry fluctuations occur, your company needs robust processes and established protocols in place [...]

2020-11-19T14:41:54-05:00

Breaking Down Inflated EMC Maintenance Costs [e-Book]

IT Maintenance and Support Is Vital for Your Business Whether you’re a Fortune 500 or a newly launched startup, if you have enterprise IT equipment, you need maintenance. You have vital storage infrastructure to maintain and secure, and if it goes down, so does your business. Yes, quality maintenance [...]

2020-11-17T14:52:26-05:00

The IT Leader’s Recession Guide

Rise Above the Recession Navigating The Slowdown and Economic Rebound The state of business has changed, and while there are multiple forecasts and projections out there, no one knows when the economy will return to a state of normalcy. Companies weren’t prepared before−but they can be now. With locations [...]

2020-11-19T14:43:55-05:00

The Rise of On-Demand Field Services in IT [Whitepaper]

Task Outsourcing The Rise of On-Demand Field Services in IT “Do more with less,” has become a trope in the industry, whether it be out of lean team necessity or a desire to be more efficient with finances. Gone are the days of highly-specialized hardware and software engineers—in the [...]

2020-12-07T16:13:40-05:00

IBM Maintenance: Preparing for the IBM POWER7 EOSL Date [Datasheet]

IBM Maintenance Preparing for the IBM POWER7 EOSL Date When your OEM announces EOL (and then, later, EOSL) on your critical equipment, you’re forced to make an immediate decision. Whether you decide to upgrade your units, continue OEM support at an inflated cost, or switch to a third-party maintenance [...]

2020-11-19T14:46:16-05:00

Scale Better with Hardware-as-a-Service [Datasheet]

Scale Better Hardware-as-a-Service Revolutionizes the Way You Handle IT Projects Traditional enterprise hardware procurement is limited and expensive, especially when workloads and projects fluctuate. Idle hardware costs you more than just a considerable CAPEX investment; it also takes up valuable real estate in your data center. Many companies have [...]

2020-11-17T15:01:14-05:00

Scaling Your Lean IT Team with On-Demand Field Services [Datasheet]

Scaling Your IT Team Using On-Demand Field Services Companies are struggling to support and advance their networks with lean IT teams. As engineers' skills become more generalized due to necessity, the organizations also end up with a lack of specialized expertise. For mid-range companies with a global footprint, it's [...]

2020-11-19T14:50:20-05:00

The Case for TPM as Hybrid Cloud Adoption Rises [Datasheet]

The Case for TPM as Hybrid Cloud Adoption Rises The IT industry has seen a dramatic rise in the adoption of cloud architecture. But despite this mass-migration, on-premise hardware remains a data center necessity for many companies. And with increasing OPEX funds wrapped up in cloud initiatives, many of [...]

2020-11-17T12:03:26-05:00

Migrating to Windows 10 Without Losing Productivity [Datasheet]

Beat the Deadline Migrating to Windows 10 Without Losing Productivity Microsoft's announcement of the intention to sunset Windows 7 on January 14th, 2020, has companies rushing to ready their roadmaps to Windows 10. With this new deadline comes a new support fee for organizations that remain on the legacy [...]

2020-11-17T15:06:35-05:00

EMC Maintenance and Support Services from CentricsIT [DATASHEET]

OEM versus Third-Party Maintenance: IBM, NetApp, and EMC Cost Comparison This datasheet will reveal the cost comparison between IBM, NetApp and EMC maintenance and support through the OEM versus a third-party maintenance provider. We will also explain the secrets behind OEM maintenance and how TPM providers are able to [...]

2020-11-17T15:07:09-05:00

A Comprehensive Guide to EOL and EOSL Best Practices and Deadlines

Expecting EOL: A Comprehensive Guide to EOL and EOSL Best Practices When EOL happens, EOSL follows. But you just bought a new line of hardware. Why should you be thinking about End of Life or End of Service Life so soon after your purchase? While you don’t need to [...]

2020-11-19T14:59:59-05:00

Cisco Maintenance and Support Services from CentricsIT [DATASHEET]

Smarter Than SMARTnet: Comparing Cisco Maintenance Pricing to a Third-Party Maintenance Quote This datasheet will reveal the cost comparison between Cisco maintenance and support through the OEM versus a third-party maintenance provider. We will also explain the secrets behind OEM maintenance and how TPM providers are able to offer the [...]