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CentricsIT Director of Marketing Named to PowerMyLearning Advisory Board

Glidewell to support growth for PowerMyLearning among Atlanta’s vibrant community of millennials and young professionals ATLANTA, Mar 19, 2019—PowerMyLearning announced the formation of its Greater Atlanta Advisory Board on March 14, which will include CentricsIT [...]

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Five Questions to Ask Your Third-Party Maintenance Provider

Change can be unnerving, especially when it involves the maintenance and support of your enterprise hardware. You trust the OEM to take care of your equipment, but the support costs are beginning to take a [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Third Party Maintenance|Tags: , |Comments Off on Five Questions to Ask Your Third-Party Maintenance Provider

Gartner’s Take on IT Cost Optimizations with Third Party Maintenance

Your CFO probably doesn’t have a thorough understanding of what occurs in the data center from day-to-day. That’s okay. It’s not your CFO’s job. But that means, when you need budgetary approval for upcoming IT [...]

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Microsoft Pushes Users to Windows 10

This post on Windows 10 migration announcements was contributed by CentricsIT Global Services Executive Don Pettingill. Pettingill works from the CentricsIT office in Charlotte, NC (USA). Haven’t made the migration to Windows 10 yet? That could cost you. [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Professional Services|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Microsoft Pushes Users to Windows 10

Deciding When to Outsource Engineering

It’s not enough to simply keep pace with innovation; you also need to establish and maintain a competitive advantage. Many organizations are facing the decision of when to outsource engineering, but others are still determined [...]

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Regain Control of IT Spend with Vendor Consolidation

Having too many vendors leads to inefficiency. Like too much IT spend. Too many profit margins to cover. Too many points of contact. And too many projects that are out of your control. It's time [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: How We See IT, Third Party Maintenance|Tags: , |Comments Off on Regain Control of IT Spend with Vendor Consolidation

Comparing OEM Support vs Third-Party Maintenance: Five Questions to Ask

Despite the cost savings and extended support windows offered by third-party maintenance (TPM) vendors, you might prefer your original equipment manufacturer’s processes and support protocols. But why, exactly, is that? Before you grit your teeth [...]

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Data Destruction vs Data Erasure: To Shred or Not to Shred

Security doesn’t end when your hardware does. As you prepare to decommission equipment, you need to plan for your data security. Do you destroy the latent data or erase it? You must continue security best [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Categories: ITAD|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Data Destruction vs Data Erasure: To Shred or Not to Shred

The Data Security Benefits of On-Site Data Destruction

There is no “out of sight; out of mind” when it comes to latent data. In the age of breaches, companies can’t take risks when it comes to data security and data destruction. Dispose of [...]

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FixIT: Addressing Attention Lights on HP Integrity Servers

The CentricsIT engineering experts are here to help with your data center in our monthly FixIT column. This month, learn how to access and clear system error logs  to address attention lights on HP Integrity [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: FixIT|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on FixIT: Addressing Attention Lights on HP Integrity Servers