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Vista Welcomes Three (More!) New Team Members

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 30, 2018 8:52:37 AM

We are happy to announce the addition of Zach Derks, Pedro Valdiviezo, and Trenton Whitaker to the ever-expanding Vista IT Group team!

Zach Derks joins Vista as an Infrastructure Support Engineer. Zach will be responsible for supporting our world class internal IT infrastructure and is chartered with keeping Vista on the cutting edge of technology trends. Zach is from Fremont, Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University until he enlisted in the Air Force to proudly serve our country. He and his wife recently moved back to Michigan from St. Louis, Missouri and are happy to be back! Zach brings over six years of experience in the IT industry where he has held previous positions as a Cyber Systems Operation Manager and IT Manager.

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Topics: Team Vista, Vista Growth, Culture

Did you know? Vista Offers Free Storage Assessments

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 24, 2018 8:47:23 AM

Are you planning an upgrade, or experiencing performance issues? Or are you evaluating new storage platforms?  Let Vista perform a no-cost Storage Assessment to help you better understand your options. This assessment provides you with a comprehensive overview of your current storage environment, including health, storage capacity, throughput, latency, and performance. Our storage engineers will then provide an in-depth assessment report of your current storage architecture along with specific recommendations for remediation or strategic direction.

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Topics: Technology Services, Storage, Technology

Vista Heads to Indianapolis VMUG Conference

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 2, 2018 11:02:47 AM

Heading to the VMware VMUG UserCon in Indianapolis? Be sure to stop by booth #49 to see Vista IT Group, one of the Midwest’s largest VMware Enterprise partners, where we will be showcasing our Cisco Excess relationship, which offers customers huge savings on the entire portfolio of SMARTnet eligible used Cisco products. 

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Topics: VMware, Events, Technology

Vista IT Group Elevated to Juniper Select Partnership Level

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 20, 2018 9:08:50 AM

Vista IT Group is happy to announce our new status with Juniper Networks as a Select partner.

Juniper Networks delivers high-performance network solutions and services that enable customers to deploy applications securely. Vista’s Juniper offerings include the entire product portfolio, with an emphasis on switching and security.

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Topics: Strategic Relationships, Juniper, Networking & Security, Vista Growth, Technology

Vista IT Welcomes Two New Team Members

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 12, 2018 8:52:17 AM

We are happy to announce the addition of Dominic Boggiano and Jake Trisch to the Vista IT Group team!

Dominic Boggiano joins us as a Dell & Lenovo Product Manager where he will help manage inventory responsibilities, support our Account Managers and serve our indirect markets. He attended Davenport University where he played lacrosse and studied sales and marketing.Dominic previously worked for a third-party maintenance company and brings experience in the information technology industry.

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Topics: Team Vista, SBMA, Vista Growth, Culture

HPE 3PAR 7000c Hardware Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 7, 2018 9:00:47 AM

The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the options and configurations available with the HPE 3PAR 7000c family of storage arrays. We’ll cover node upgrades, controller cards, expansion enclosures and more. We’ve also provided an expandability matrix below.

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Topics: Storage, HPE, 3PAR, Technology

HPE 3PAR 8000 Hardware Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 31, 2018 10:08:45 AM

The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the options and configurations available with the HPE 3PAR 8000 family of storage arrays. We’ll cover node upgrades, controller cards, expansion enclosures and more. We’ve also provided an expandability matrix below.

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Topics: 3PAR, HPE, Storage, Technology

Vista Welcomes its Summer Interns!

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 29, 2018 10:44:20 AM

We are happy to announce the addition of Rogan McEvoy and Trevor Spees as summer sales interns to the Vista IT Group team.

Rogan McEvoy is a senior at Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business majoring in Sales & Business Marketing, with a focus in Sales. He will graduate with his Bachelor of Business Administration this December. 

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Topics: SBMA, Team Vista, Culture

The HPE 3PAR StoreServ Platform

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 24, 2018 8:52:07 AM

The HPE 3PAR StoreServ platform has features, functionality, and expansion capabilities that will fit practically any size business and any use case. The foundation of the 3PAR architecture is the ASIC. This purpose-built ASIC off-loads much of the IO to improve performance and scalability. In addition to handling a bulk of the IO operations the ASIC also supports thin technologies, deduplication, cache mirroring, data integrity, and Fast RAID parity calculations for write and rebuild operations.

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Topics: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, Technology

Vista Hosts Food Drive Benefiting Kids’ Food Basket

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 21, 2018 10:25:21 AM

In honor of National Stamp Out Hunger day, Vista IT Group held a food drive to collect food and supplies to benefit Kids’ Food Basket. 

Founded over a decade ago, Kids Food Basket is a grassroots, community lead initiative to address childhood hunger. KFB got its start by serving just over 100 kids through their Sack Supper program. Today they provide sack lunches for nearly 7,500 West Michigan children each and every day.

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Topics: Community, Culture