Tegile Systems: Company Overview, Key Products, & Alternative Support

Tegile Systems: Company Overview, Key Products, & Alternative Support

Tegile Systems or “IntelliFlash”, a DataDirect Networks brand, is a portfolio of intelligent flash arrays that provide high performance flash memory for a variety of enterprise workloads. But as a relatively new competitor within the data center storage landscape, we felt it necessary to provide readers with a brief company breakdown. If you’ve been curious about Tegile Systems, continue reading …

Let's Talk Legacy Hardware: the Good, the Bad, and Maintaining vs. Modernizing

Legacy Hardware: the Good, the Bad, and Maintaining vs. Modernizing

Has your business been struggling under the weight of antiquated IT? If so, you’re in good company. The recent COVID-19 global outbreak and ensuing lockdown revealed outdated and incompatible IT systems within millions of enterprises across banking, insurance, education, healthcare, and government sectors. So why do we spend trillions of dollars to keep old hardware up and running? Turns out, …

On-Premise Data Center vs. Colocation: Pros and Cons

On-Premise Data Center vs. Colocation: Pros and Cons

There’s no denying the noticeable shift over the past few years from traditional data centers to colocation hosting. According to a 2019 report by Gartner, enterprises with older data centers would rather have someone else manage their physical infrastructure than build/expand on their own due to high capital costs. And for many businesses today, colocation permits them to do just …

How To Reduce IT Infrastructure and Operations Costs Within Your Data Center

How to Reduce IT Infrastructure and Operations Costs in the Data Center

I&O leaders everywhere face unprecedented data center challenges as organizations manage revenue loss, remote workforce demands, and supply chain disruptions in the wake of COVID-19. At the same time, data center costs are continually on the rise as technology developments breed new investments and greater expenses. The result? Data center expenses that outweigh current revenue streams, forcing IT departments to …

Hybrid Maintenance Plans: How to Add Value to Your Legacy Systems

Hybrid Maintenance Plans: How to Add Value to Your Legacy Systems

A legacy system is any outdated hardware or software that is still in use despite much newer models being available. A legacy system can still meet operational requirements, but it doesn’t allow for growth and definitely isn’t able to interact with newer systems. With economic conditions as poor as they are right now, there’s no room in IT budgets to …

Long-Term Implications for Your Data Center Following the Wake of COVID-19

Long-Term Implications for Your Data Center in the Wake of COVID-19

As we enter the next phase of the pandemic and restrictions begin to ease, it seems we are slowly returning to a “new normal”. Still, people from all walks of life continue to be deeply affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Specifically within the technology sector, IT leaders are under great pressure to deliver both cost saving initiatives and increased …

Which Data Center Environments Can Best Utilize Third Party Support and Maintenance?

Which Data Center Environments Can Best Utilize Third Party Maintenance?

There’s no question that third party maintenance (TPM) is becoming a more popular option among data centers worldwide. From reducing annual data center maintenance spend and gaining greater control of equipments’ life cycle, to meaningful service enhancements, there are many fantastic benefits clients receive by making the switch to third party. But despite such well-known advantages, many interested businesses aren’t …

Rethinking Data Center Support For Your Business

There is a natural inclination for businesses to view OEM (original equipment manufacturers) contracts and maintenance as the industry standard. While this is true, failing to look further means missing out on options that can help your business succeed. Shifting from an OEM-centric business mindset to third party support can open up a new world to your data center infrastructure. …