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Is the Global Chip Shortage Affecting Your Ability to Get IT Hardware? You Have Options.

The global microchip shortage is a big deal. In fact, the global chip shortage is causing all kinds of problems and disruptions for companies, consumers and the economy. The information technology industry is no exception. 

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I.T. Hardware Secondary Market: A Valuable Resource During Economic Downturns and Uncertainty

The technology world has seen challenges with COVID-19 and the global microchip shortage. Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 recession caused IT professionals to rethink disaster recovery. These events have presented challenges and problems that few could predict. Times of crisis, economic downturns, disasters, and uncertainty will happen. ...

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The Team at CXtec

Is the Global Chip Shortage Affecting Your Ability to Get IT Hardware? You Have Options.

The global microchip shortage is a big deal. In fact, the global chip shortage is causing all kinds of problems and disruptions for companies, consumers and the economy. The information technology industry is no exception.  ...

supply chain, microchip shortage


The Team at CXtec

Cisco Hardware End-of-Life Options

Is your Cisco gear approaching end-of-life (EOL)? What now?  ...



5 Good Reasons to Buy Used or Refurbished Dell Servers

There are plenty of things to consider when you are buying your IT equipment for your organization. With the ever-changing business and economic climate, that does not make it any easier. After you read further you will see how using refurbished Dell servers can offer huge benefits. Plus, maybe some myths ...



Shouldn't IT Asset Disposition Really Be Hardware End-of-Life Management?

There is a distinction between the terms "IT asset disposition" and "hardware end-of-life management." ...

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Using Third-Party Maintenance (TPM) to Accomplish IT Infrastructure Goals

Summary: How can you use the idea of third-party maintenance to help you accomplish your IT infrastructure goals? ...

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TPM: A Money-Printing Machine

A lot of third-party maintenance (TPM) vendors use a great deal of hype and exaggeration. They’re trying to get your attention using the one concept we all seem to be able to agree upon - we all either need to save money or we need to spend less money. Well ...

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Three important code update best practices for your IT hardware infrastructure

We want to present a collected list of best practices and policies around code updates that you'll thank your future self for considering and enacting when it comes to procuring, operating, and maintaining your IT infrastructure. ...

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5 Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic for Information Technology & Business

The entire world has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The world will remember what people have endured for a very long time and this will become a part of history. It is a serious time presenting us all kinds of challenges. ...