Memory Prices Continue to Rise

Posted by Vista IT Group on Oct 18, 2017 3:58:58 PM

Rising global economic activity, the exponential growth in data, coupled with increasing server density, has created an industry wide shortage in memory and SSDs.  For months, memory manufacturers have lagged behind on market demand, resulting in increasing lead times and price hikes across all OEMs. Throughout 2017, many leading manufacturers including Cisco, Dell, HPE, and Lenovo have announced price increases multiple times.  Across the board, manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for memory have nearly doubled. Moving into 2018, industry analysts expect further memory price increases as projections for demand doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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Topics: Dell, Lenovo, Cisco, HPE, Data Center

Receive vSAN at No Additional Charge with Your Server Purchase

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Vista IT Group is now offering VMware vSAN at no charge on select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, Lenovo ThinkServer, and Lenovo System x systems. In addition to free vSAN licenses with SnS, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL360, DL380, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x 3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: VMware, Dell, Lenovo, HPE, Data Center

Receive vSphere at No Additional Charge with Your Server Purchase

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 26, 2017 4:11:41 PM

Vista IT Group is now offering VMware vSphere at no charge on select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, Lenovo ThinkServer, and Lenovo System X systems. In addition to free vSphere licenses and SnS support, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL380 G9, DL360 G9, BL460 G9, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x 3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: Dell, Lenovo, HPE, VMware, Data Center

Vista IT Group Offers No-Charge VMware vSphere, vSAN on Select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, and Lenovo System x and ThinkServer Systems

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 25, 2017 10:39:02 AM

Grand Rapids, MI (July 25, 2017) - Vista IT Group, a thirty-year-old national systems integrator, announced it will begin offering free vSphere and vSAN licenses when purchased with select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, and Lenovo ThinkServer and System x models.

Piggy backing off the momentum from VMware's own 50% off promotion on upgrades from Enterprise to Enterprise Plus, Vista worked with its strategic partners to put this exclusive promotion together. In addition to no-charge vSphere or vSAN licenses and support, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL380 G9, DL360 G9, BL460 G9, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: VMware, Data Center, HPE, Lenovo, Dell

Lenovo x86 Servers Achieve Top Reliability Ratings Among All Competing x86 Platforms

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 21, 2017 9:01:35 AM

In a global survey of data center reliability conducted by Technology Intelligence Consulting (ITIC), results showed that Lenovo, Cisco and IBM came out at the top of the pack in reliably and server downtime. This survey concluded that Lenovo tech support and the x86 ratings are among the best in the industry followed by Cisco and IBM. Whereas, HPE ProLiant servers and Oracles SPARC and x86 hardware and Solaris reliability continued to decline for the fifth year in a row.

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Topics: Lenovo, Data Center

Vista IT Group Achieves Gold Status in Lenovo's New Data Center Group Partner Program

Posted by Vista IT Group on Apr 11, 2017 8:44:19 AM

Grand Rapids, Michigan - Vista IT Group announced today they have been elevated to Gold Partner status in Lenovo's new Data Center Group (DCG) channel program.

Officially launched in April to coincide with Lenovo's new fiscal year and their upcoming Accelerate Partner Conference in Orlando, the Data Center Group program recognizes Lenovo's largest partners for their product expertise and sales growth in Lenovo's enterprise portfolio of System x servers, V series, S series and Storwise storage, and their Flex system line of Hyperconverged blades.  

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Topics: Lenovo, News & Press Releases, Strategic Relationships, Vista Growth, Technology

Vista IT Group Named Lenovo Growth Partner of the Year

Posted by Vista IT Group on Feb 28, 2017 10:08:48 AM

Vista IT Group announced today it was named a top growth partner of the year in Lenovo's line of top selling servers. Vista IT Group's strategic investments in Lenovo as a business partner, combined with their impressive sales growth easily distinguished themselves amongst thousands of resellers across the county.

Specializing in high volume custom-configured industry standard servers, coupled with deep subject matter experience, Vista has quickly risen to one of Lenovo's top partners in the nation, according to Synnex a Lenovo distributor.

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Topics: Lenovo, Vista Growth, News & Press Releases, Strategic Relationships, Technology