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Supreme Court Overturns Lexmark’s Patent Win: How This Will Benefit Your Business

In a 7-1 ruling last week, the United States Supreme Court struck down a ruling by a lower court that had a direct bearing on patent holders and third-party companies. The case in question involved Lexmark International and Impression Products, a “remanufacturer” of Lexmark ink …

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WannaCry Ransomware: Safeguarding your Company from Future Attacks

In what has been described as the worst ransomware attack in history, WannaCry has had far-reaching consequences. Financial institutions, government agencies, factories, transport systems and many other industries were all impacted, with varying degrees of loss and damages. Even more significant was the intellectual and …

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Top 5 Reasons to Have a Hyperscale Data Center

These days technology architects are truly getting excited at the potential of a hyperscale data center. They can build technical masterpieces of limitless scale, which can be connected in many ways, and be manipulated or repurposed to serve multiple functions. Granted, these engineers aren’t building …

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SLA Management

What is SLA Management?

It is estimated by 2020, around 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second for every single human being, resulting in 44 trillion gigabytes of accumulated digital data. In light of such mind-boggling numbers, it’s important for companies and organizations to meet the challenges such growth will …

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Maintech and Lenovo Sign Agreement

The Demand for ITaaS Support is on the Rise

For medium-to-large sized companies that have a need for monitoring, managing and sustaining their business technologies around the clock and year-round IT as a Service (ITaaS) is an ideal operational model to achieve that. Judith Hurwitz, technology strategist from Hurwitz & Associates says, “The consequences …

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Making Predictions: The Future of the Hyperscale Data Center

Three Different Hyperscale Service Offerings and How Each Will Evolve Over the Next Decade Disruptive businesses in just about every industry have contracted a hyperscale data center to make their dreams of digital transformation a reality, enabling new strategic opportunities. Enterprises that want to avoid being …

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Third-Party Data Center Benefits for Advanced Technologies

What happens when you don’t have a third-party data center? Delta Airlines made headlines1 when some 2,000 flights were grounded in August 2016 as a result of a data center outage. The resulting cost was a staggering $150 million. While the cost of the Delta …

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Maintech Gets Acquired by Oak Lane Partners (OLP)

New Ownership to Drive Expansion of Services; Improve Operating Efficiencies March 6, 2017 – Cranford, N.J. – Maintech, Incorporated is pleased to announce it has been acquired by Maintech Holding LLC, an affiliate of Oak Lane Partners (OLP).  OLP is a private investment firm that …

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Independent Service Organizations: What They Are and Why You Need One

Analyst firm Gartner conducted a survey of companies to determine what their IT budget priorities were going into 2016. Of the companies that participated, 95% prioritized increasing efficiency and business processes, with 43% of those companies defining that as a major priority. In addition, 91% …

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Protect Your Data Center Investment: Benefiting from Enhanced SLAs

Basic Warranties vs. Enhanced SLAs 1. Basic Warranties A common practice in the data center industry is to rely on the basic OEM warranties provided by the various equipment vendors. These warranties do provide a basic level of protection. There are, however, serious limitations to …

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