Lease, Rent, or RideShare? Azure Consumption Models Explained

Lease, Rent, or Ride Share?

Azure public cloud services are among the most important we deliver. But no two Azure customers are alike.  Each comes to us with specific motivations for adopting public cloud.

Some want to lower costs. Others want to enable innovation and competitive advantage. [Read more…]

3 Surprising Ways the Mac Improves Enterprise Collaboration

3 Surprising Ways the Mac Improves Enterprise Collaboration

Gone are the days where employees blindly accept their corporate-issued PC. A Forrester report stated that many high-ranking employees prefer the Mac®, as “most of the Macs today are being freewheeled into the office by executives, top sales reps, and other workaholics.” This motivation goes beyond just wanting a pretty new machine, too. The report also suggests these Mac users are more productive than PC users – and earning 44% more money.

What does this have to do with IT? By not supporting the Mac – or doing the bare minimum to support them – you’re making life difficult for your executives and top performers.

Fortunately, things are changing, and it’s getting vastly easier to integrate the Mac into your environment so everyone benefits from a seamless collaboration experience.

We’ve found that there are three major surprises in store for our clients as we guide them through this process of integration.

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IBM’s Frank Morassutti on Server Virtualization’s Spread into the Data Center

IBM’s Frank Morassutti On Sever Virtualization’s Spread Into The Data Center

IBM’s Top Gun Frank Morassutti recently visited Softchoice, and we had a chance to sit down with him and discuss the data center trends, server commoditization, server virtualization and how IBM’s System X solution fits into the picture.

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