TAG Interview Q&A: James Hagemann on Hyper- Converged Infrastructure And The Future of Virtualization
Meridian IT’s James Hagemann, Director Converged Infrastructure, gives an interview with TAG (Technology Association of Georgia) on the current and future state of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure in the Data Center.
Just like a great football team is made up of coaches and players who execute together to move the team down the field, the right players on your business decision making team can guide your company forward.
5 Strategies For Getting The Best Price On Radiology Equipment
In rank order of expenditure, hospitals make significant capital investments in IT hardware and software solutions, radiology devices and laboratory devices. This ebook examines the acquisition process of radiology devices.
I often listen to prospective clients tell me that purchasing capital equipment with cash, bonds or operating lines is the best way to manage their balance sheet. These types of prospective clients enjoy the depreciation benefit, and they generally use the equipment until the assets are no longer in working condition. Perhaps in some cases, this does make sense. However, I would argue that for depreciating equipment with a short-useful life, leasing is the only way to manage these assets.
When Queensland Police made the unusual step of issuing a warning to businesses about IT security recently, there was a collective shudder among IT professionals. In this instance, systems had been hacked and the family of a staff member had been targeted, a seemingly new tactic. A large ransom was paid in Bitcoin currency, notoriously hard to trace.
Behind the hype, cloud really does offer some remarkable opportunities.
As with everything in IT, though, the right plan makes the difference between a happy journey... and crashing to earth with an expensive thud. Meridian IT Australia's cloud expert, Rob Simione, takes time out to answer some questions about making cloud work for you.
The cloud era has been exciting, and the offerings have certainly matured over the last year or two, so why are we still talking about infrastructure? After all, who needs their own data centre these days?
When considering a cloud adoption, we always advise customers to properly plan what workloads best fit a cloud model.