2 Reasons to Pay Close Attention to Cisco Last Day of Support

Last Day of Support for Devices

The squeaky wheel gets the grease. The good news is Cisco devices don’t squeak often. But even devices as solid as Cisco’s don’t last forever. Just like every other device, they have a life cycle. After the end of the life cycle, also known as the Last Day of Support (LDOS), to keep them around is to embrace a certain degree of risk. [Read more…]

60% of corporate networks are ticking time bombs. Is yours one of them?

60 percent of networks are ticking time bombs, is yours?

As more office workers unchain from their desks with laptops, tablets and mobile phones, businesses have gone from providing Wi-Fi access in certain hotspots like boardrooms to pretty much everywhere in the office. At the same time, the more organizations move IT operations to the cloud (like email, file storage, or VoIP) the more they’ve built out their network infrastructure over time to accommodate.

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IBM N-Series is end of life. The good news, and the bad news

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Many of our clients have reached out to us to discuss the dissolution of the IBM N-series Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) relationship with NetApp, a partnership that dates back to 2005. Mostly they’re asking us a lot of questions about how these changes affect existing N-series arrays support contracts, the ability to add additional disk capacity in the short term, and ongoing maintenance contract support in the future. We’ve been involved with this partnership from day one, and have shared the following good (and bad news).

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