Pitfalls of the Cloud

No matter how big or small your business is, the cloud can be a great resource for maximizing your company’s potential. However, alongside advantages such as speed and cross-platform compatibility, cloud computing also entails a number of drawbacks. Before committing your business to adopting the cloud, here are 5 pitfalls that you may need to navigate. 1. Everything is Remote The most obvious...

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Lenovo Plans to Acquire IBM’s x86 Server Business

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and Armonk, :  Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and IBM (NYSE: IBM)  have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to acquire IBM’s x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking...

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT

Time is running out for Windows Server 2003.  Don’t let your server become vulnerable when support stops from Microsoft on July 14, 2015. Call for a free assessment from Convergent Technologies before it is too late.  Beat the rush and prevent any disruptions to your business.  Call (519)...

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Lenovo Set to Close IBM Deal, Eyes Top Spot in Server Business

Lenovo Group Ltd. Is setting an ambitious goal of becoming the world’s largest computer-server maker, as it expects to complete its $2.1 billion acquisition of International Business Machines Corp.’s IBM -0.22% low-end server business this week. “We want to win more market share from competitors,” Lenovo Chief Executive Yang Yuanqing said in an interview. “We will...

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What is ERP? The answer may surprise you

Several of my customers have an ERP server in place.  I came across this very interesting article from the Business Development Bank of Canada that explains what an ERP system is. Choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a big challenge for many entrepreneurs. Even the most basic question is hard to answer: What is ERP? Entrepreneurs are faced with a baffling array of ERP systems...

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