26 07, 2017

The Fine Print: How Inexperienced IT Technicians Can Cost You

2019-07-16T22:15:43-05:00July 26th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Lower costs don’t always equate to a good deal. When it comes to your IT needs, there are plenty of businesses out there who offer lower upfront prices to complete a variety of projects. “Spend less for the same great service,” is a phrase you’ve probably seen tossed around before. The question is, where are these savings coming from? Most often, these savings come in the form of less-knowledgeable IT technicians, who are less expensive to hire than their more skilled counterparts. This means the people working on your IT infrastructure may be learning by trial-and-error while on the job. As you might imagine, working with inexperienced IT technicians can often lead to bigger costs down the road – some of which could potentially dwarf the budgetary restraints which kept you from working with a more experienced person. Let’s take a look at where some of these unplanned costs can come from and how you can avoid falling victim to them. Obvious Errors The simplest way under-trained IT technicians can cost you is by making on-the-job errors. Now, if you are working with an official-looking IT provider, you’ll likely assume this isn’t something you have to worry about. Unfortunately, this simply isn’t the case. Technician vetting across the industry can vary wildly. Some companies, for example, will allow basically anyone to register as a technician through their online portals. There may be some vetting down the road, but obviously this the process your business deserves. If you do happen to get stuck with an unknowledgeable technician, you [...]

5 07, 2017

ImagIT Channel Partner News – July 2017

2019-07-29T17:57:40-05:00July 5th, 2017|Tags: , |

ImagIT was built on partner relationships and we are proud to continue adding new and diverse partners to our expanded team. Through our network of channel partners we are able to assist clients with a vast array of products and services outside our own wheelhouse. Here are this month's featured partners. ImagIT partners with technology company, Scality, to provide Installation Services. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Scality specializes in Object and Cloud Storage Solutions. According to Gartner in 2016, Scality was named a leader in the “Magic Quadrant” and the Scality RING is Proven with a 229% ROI. Together, Scality and ImagIT are excited to partner on opportunities, beginning with strategic clients. ImagIT partners with technology company, Virtual Instruments, to provide Assessment Services. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Virtual Instruments specializes in Application-centric Inftrastructure Performance Management for cost optimization. Recently, Virtual Instrument’s ProbeNAS was named the “Product Of The Year” by Storage Magazine. Together, Virtual Instruments and ImagIT are looking forward to partnering on opportunities, beginning with complex, multi-site projects. ImagIT partners with technology company, Nutanix, to provide Virtualization Engineering Services. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Nutanix specializes in making data center infrastructure undetectable by delivering an Enterprise-grade Cloud that enables IT to concentrate business imperatives. Together, Nutanix and ImagIT are excited to continue their partnership with strategic projects nationwide. ImagIT Solutions specializes in providing comprehensive IT services for channel partners, MSPs, and enterprise-level organizations. Our expansive engineering team is carefully vetted and trained to meet your every IT need. Whether its proactive support, an [...]

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