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Inter Data Systems GmbH Blog

Technology is constantly evolving. Every three to five years, the best practices that have just been accepted as standard change again. A retread of the ICT infrastructure is appropriate every ten years at the latest, so as not to fall so far behind the state of the art that you have to struggle with compatibility problems. Research and comparisons are made in order to select the optimal setup for one's own needs. After the euphoria about the new possibilities of the technologies and their [...]

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As many news websites and blogs have already reported, the bottleneck in semiconductor manufacturing is now hitting the enterprise equipment industry hard. AVM is suspending production of Fritzboxes until further notice, Cisco is expecting significant supply problems over the next 18 months, and even industry giants like Audi are having to shut down production of cars. The ubiquity of computer chips in almost every modern device, be it high-end network equipment or just the washing machine at home, shows how [...]

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The world is moving ever closer together thanks to digital networking. Distances and locations are becoming less and less important. Data centers make any resource and software available anytime and anywhere. For the user, this state of affairs is ideal, as services can be ordered on a performance basis. This reduces costs and shifts issues such as provisioning and security completely to the service provider. As long as there is an appropriately performing Internet connection, services can be accessed anytime, anywhere. But what happens when [...]

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As environmental issues become increasingly important, companies need to assess the impact of their business on the environment. This means addressing not only the appropriate disposal of consumables such as paper and disposables, but also that of complex devices such as information and computer technology (ICT). ICT devices are extremely resource and energy intensive in their manufacture. Although their lifespan can be considerable, they will eventually need to be replaced. However, the disposal of ICT devices presents many challenges. [...]

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Hardware Lifecycle Management is a holistic approach to managing the entire useful life of your IT hardware, from acquisition, through operation and maintenance, to proper disposal. It concerns the phase before, the phase during as well as the phase after the use of the hardware. The experts of Inter Data Systems GmbH support and advise you in each of these phases in a competent and manufacturer-neutral manner. In the phase before the use of the hardware, the consulting, the [...]

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