End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers (B200 M4, B420 M4, B260 M4 and B460 M4)

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 20, 2018 8:42:05 AM

Cisco Systems announced today the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers which includes the B200 M4, B420 M4, B260 M4 and B460 M4. February 14, 2019 will be the last day to order the affected products from Cisco.

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Topics: Cisco, Technology

Join Us for a NetApp Webinar

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 7, 2018 10:44:05 AM

NetApp is among the fastest growing providers in the enterprise storage market, and with good reason!

Join us for a short webinar where we’ll uncover the unique technology features which have played a key role in NetApp’s success in the storage space. We’ll also discuss the highlights of NetApp’s latest software and hardware releases. Whether you’re new to NetApp or a seasoned veteran, this webinar will deliver everything you need to know about NetApp in 30 minutes or less.

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Topics: Events, Storage, NetApp, Technology

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, Networking & Security, Vista Growth, Juniper, Technology

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: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, 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: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, Technology

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

HPE 3PAR Software Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 15, 2018 10:16:05 AM

The Operating System (OS), along with its advanced features are at the foundation of HPE’s 3PAR StoreServ platform. The 3PAR OS combines advanced virtualization capabilities with simple storage management, high efficiency, and world class performance.

Standard 3PAR OS Features

3PAR’s Operating System was designed decrease administrative burden while increasing system utilization and performance. 

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Topics: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, Technology

Vista IT Group becomes Nutanix Authorized Global System Integrator

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jan 15, 2018 11:13:25 AM

Vista IT Group is pleased to announce its new relationship with Nutanix as an Authorized Global System Integrator (GSI). The Nutanix platform enables organizations to build, operate, and manage multi-cloud architectures at any scale. This is achieved through the Enterprise Cloud OS software’s ability to combine private, public, and distributed cloud environments, providing a single point of management for IT infrastructure and applications.

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Topics: Strategic Relationships, Vista Growth, Hyper-Converged, News & Press Releases, Technology