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What Does a Better 24x7x4 SLA Mean for Your Business?

Wear and tear on your hardware is inevitable. That’s why your IT support’s 24x7x4 SLA is so important to maintain efficient operations. How quickly you deal with the consequent breakdowns that occur can be the [...]

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Review of the 2018 Gartner Market Guide for ITAD

When it comes to IT Asset Disposition (ITAD), Gartner finds that IT leaders struggle most with data security and proper environmental recycling. The rapid growth of IoT and connected smart devices especially has forced users [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: ITAD|Tags: , |Comments Off on Review of the 2018 Gartner Market Guide for ITAD

FixIT: v3700 v2 Direct Attach Compatibility Issue with IBM Power7

Here at CentricsIT, we are your IT experts. When any IT maintenance issue arises in your data center, we are here to help. If there is an error code you can't fix, let us assist [...]

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: FixIT|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FixIT: v3700 v2 Direct Attach Compatibility Issue with IBM Power7

How U.S. China Tariffs Are Impacting IT Purchasing

This U.S. China Tariffs IT post was contributed by CentricsIT Logistics Manager, Emily Santa Maria. Emily is a Licensed Customs Broker.  OEM hardware prices are still on the rise due to the new U.S. China [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: Hardware Procurement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How U.S. China Tariffs Are Impacting IT Purchasing

Hardware-as-a-Service for New Location Rollouts

Your business is expanding, which is a good thing. But with expansion comes a hefty caseload of expenditures, logistics, and IT workforce strain. Hardware-as-a-Service eases the tension in new location rollouts. Rolling out new facilities [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Third Party Maintenance, Hardware Procurement|Tags: , |Comments Off on Hardware-as-a-Service for New Location Rollouts

The Rise of Contingent IT Labor

The deployability of W2 resources, and the increasing pressures placed on IT teams has led to a drastic increase in contingent IT labor. A 2017 study shows that 90% of companies are using contingent labor [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Professional Services|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Rise of Contingent IT Labor

Evaluating Global On-Demand Field Engineering Services

As the IT manager of a multi-location company, you are no stranger to “doing more with less.” So why haven't you explored global on-demand field engineering services? With an ever-tightening budget, you must staff each [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Professional Services|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Evaluating Global On-Demand Field Engineering Services

The Advantages of Hardware-as-a-Service: A Better Way to Manage Hardware

Despite the industry’s mad dash towards cloud, your company still needs hardware to continue its IT operations and to meet project goals. If you’re not already, you should be considering the advantages of Hardware-as-a-Service. As [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Categories: Professional Services, Hardware Procurement|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Advantages of Hardware-as-a-Service: A Better Way to Manage Hardware

Our Disruptive Approach to IT Lifecycle Management

The logistics necessary to sustain your enterprise IT lifecycle management processes are considerable. To continue production and keep your infrastructure optimized, you have to choose between one of two difficult options: Muscle through and coordinate [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: ITAD, Third Party Maintenance, Professional Services, Hardware Procurement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Our Disruptive Approach to IT Lifecycle Management