The Nightmare of Managing Multiple Support Contracts

In todays world, many IT environments have infrastructures containing multiple technologies from multiple vendors, supported by multiple services contracts. Managing such a complex environment can get out of hang with resource and money wasted on simple, run-of-the-mill tasks. It is easy to lose focus on the things your IT department should be doing to add more value, like innovation and…

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Why Should I Upgrade To Power8?

IBM Power8 is the latest and most powerful generation of IBM Power Systems, running IBM i, AIX and Linux operating systems. But why upgrade to Power8 if your current IBM Power System is already serving your business well? Many IT decision makers may view capital expenditure as unnecessary, when an existing system is doing its job well. However, when looking…

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What Are The Benefits of IBM SoftLayer?

IBM softlayer is part of the IBM cloud services division, which combines the capaibility of Softlayer and smartcloud into a single managed service which competed directly with the main public cloud service providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud platform. However IBM Softlayer gives administrators the ability to provision and move virtualised environments as the needs of an…

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Introduction to IT Managed Service Providers

The trend for many organisations to outsource their IT requirements to an IT managed services provider has largely been driven by the rise in popularity of cloud based infrastructures. This new marketplace has created a mixture of services providers with a variety of capability a reputation. So, in this varied landscape how does a buyer choose the best managed services…

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Recarta – No. 1 Choice For Hosting Applications

IBM Power continues a revival that is driven by both existing and an increasing number of new ISV applications. The real cost of development and support is directly reflected in all companies bottom line and this has resulted in an increase in the use of the IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries on Power 7+. All customer executives are concerned about…

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Recarta and the Cloud

Here at Recarta we are working day in day out with small to medium sized enterprises. What does cloud computing mean to them? How can they make savings using it? All we get is big words from a lot of American IT people who have no idea what it means to run a few tens of servers in sunny Guildford.…

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