Need or want? How to write a business requirements document. (4/28/2020) Too many or too little features can make or break a product. In this article, I’ll show you how to evaluate and edit your product requirements to ensure that your final product meets customer demand and generates profits.
The top 3 ways VARs can boost their hardware margins (3/19/2020) Profit margins generally drive sales compensation. And when your solutions hardware matches your competitors’, it’s very difficult to keep those margins high.
How to choose the right compute partner (3/3/2020) So how does a manufacturer go about finding and choosing the right technology partner? For a Joint Solution Development approach to be successful, the manufacturer should look for the following attributes.
What to Look for in Servers for Point-of-Sale Systems (11/29/2017) Equus Computer Systems Hospitality and retail companies face numerous hardware challenges in their highly competitive and ever-changing environments. They need highly-configurable and cost-effective point-of-sale (POS) systems that are secure and reliable. In selecting the right server for their POS system, they should look for
Break Vendor Lock-in Using White Box Management (11/29/2017) Dispelling the Management Myth Today, many organizations have grown accustomed to the hardware layer management interface sold by traditional brand-name legacy server manufacturers which in turn have provided vendor lock-in mechanisms to keep customers hooked. Hardware layer management is a key tool for system administrators that has traditionally come as
How to Buy Servers Like a Mega Data Center (11/29/2017) IT professionals of small and medium businesses (SMBs) will learn how SMBs can change the infrastructure of their existing data center, whether it consists of 5 or 50 servers, so that it can behave like a mega data center. Transforming a data center will no doubt mean that an IT
Dense GPU Server Configurations (11/29/2017) Equus delivers market leading high density GPU configurations using the latest NVIDIA and Intel Xeon Phi™ technologies. Equus continues to enable a highly scalable, energy efficient future for parallel computing with our latest supercomputing solution. Utilizing our expertise in maximizing compute density, performance and power efficiency, Equus has configured the
VMware vSAN Appliance Solution Summary (11/29/2017) Companies who want to run a virtualized environment on VMware have several hardware options available to them. These include Traditional Systems, Converged Infrastructures, and Hyper-Converged Appliances. The pros and cons of each option are highlighted. Cost-effective custom White Box HyperConverged configurations are detailed in the Summary Table. Traditional System Infrastructures
Multimedia And Personal Devices Driving Need For Denser Storage Solutions (10/20/2017) New technologies offer massive performance improvements — but at what cost? Storage capacity demands for all types of organizations continue to increase dramatically every year — many are now reporting a doubling of data in less than a year. No one in the industry is taking any bets on that
Advantages of Custom Server Solutions (10/20/2017) By Steve Grady IT buyers often find it time-consuming to purchase servers given the many available technology options, physical configurations and prices. A variety of computer vendors sell off-the-shelf servers aimed at broad categories of buyers. The other major option is custom server vendors where buyers can build servers that
Why Continually Evaluating and Updating Your Data Center Security Strategy is Mission Critical (8/29/2017) In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Mettler, Vice President of Sales and the Market Director for the US at IO, explains why continually evaluating and updating your data center security strategy is mission critical. When the epic and unprecedented malware attack WannaCry was discovered on May 12, it
A Match Made in the Data Center – AI and Robotics (8/29/2017) David Wang is CEO of Wave2Wave Solution As technology innovation continues to move forward, we are seeing what was once just thought of as fiction turn into reality. Technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) are starting to become tangible, finding applications in a variety of places. An October 2016 IDC Spending
Why Data Centers Still Dominate Tech Deployments (8/29/2017) Despite the growing presence of the cloud, the majority of IT assets are still deployed at enterprise-owned data centers, according to the Uptime Institute’s seventh annual “Data Center Industry Survey.” The findings reveal that flaws within the cloud provider evaluation process may be contributing to this trend. Many organizations are,