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Resellers who tie up cash in spare parts ‘ridiculous’

Tom Kelly – Chairman Resellers who continue to tie up hundreds of thousands or even millions of pounds in spares should wake up and realise “the world outside has changed”. That is the message of former Logicalis boss Tom Kelly as he looks to reconnect with old industry contacts and recruit more reseller partners for…

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Agilitas sponsor CRN Top 100 VARs 2015

Agilitas, the leading European innovator of customer driven inventory-as-a-service solutions has today announced that, in addition to contributing to the CRN Top VARs 2015 report, it will also be sole sponsor of the publication which can be downloaded here. CRN’s Top VARs list is a report into the fortunes of the 100 biggest UK resellers…

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Events

Agilitas attends PCR Boot Camp North 2015 exhibition

Last week Agilitas sponsored and exhibited at PCR North Boot Camp at the Leeds Royal Armouries museum; represented by Marketing Director – Richard Eglon, Commercial Director – Steve Bailey, and Operations Director – John Street. The event is a conference and exhibition for tech resellers, etailers and system builders designed to get businesses ‘fit for 2015 and…

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Industry Insights

How disruption and data are driving the ‘pay-as-you-grow’ technology revolution

Richard Eglon – Marketing Director Over the past couple of years the way we consume technology has changed dramatically. People are no longer interested in ‘owning the asset’, increasingly migrating over to a ‘pay as you go’ model where they pay for what they consume. These consumers are also driving behaviour across the business world…

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Events

Research reveals the true cost of system downtime

Research by Agilitas, the leading European innovator of customer driven inventory-as-a-service solutions has today revealed the results of research into the impact of inventory-as-a-service. The survey of resellers, MSPs, and systems integrators revealed that 54% estimated their customers could lose anything from £10,000 up to £1m from just a single hour of downtime. More worryingly,…

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In the Press

The role of IT hardware today and how to support it

The influx of cloud computing is arguably one of the greatest changes the IT community has seen since the introduction of the internet. In a little under ten years, the cloud has come to dominate the way we consume technology. In 2011, just half of firms used some form of cloud services, compared to 84…

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In the Press

5 key benefits of inventory-as-a-service

Inventory-as-a-service is emerging as the solution to better inventory management. The growth of the cloud, evolution of the mobile workplace and a greater dependence on IT have all altered demand for IT spares. An extended period of downtime as a result of failed hardware will be financially problematic to any company. Research commissioned by Agilitas…

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Industry Insights

Managing maintenance performance

Scott Lynn – Agilitas Service Director Recent research has revealed 37 per cent of IT providers are struggling to meet service level agreements (SLAs). To me this comes as little surprise, every organisation requires a different level of service and different parts, so meeting four, let alone two hour SLAs is always going to be…

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Industry Insights

Reducing the expense of unused IT stock

John Street – Agilitas Operations Director Traditionally, purchasing IT stock that would never be used was an unavoidable business cost. Organisations bought IT hardware spares in order to provision for any potential downtime. It was assumed inevitable that some spare parts would remain unused, left to sit on a shelf or even be disposed of.…

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In the Press

Managing IT hardware in the mobile age

Richard Eglon – Agilitas Marketing Director Since the first computer was built in 1946, chips and devices have continued to get smaller. Just 20 years ago, hard drives were big and heavy, ranging from 400 to 1000 megabytes in size. Now 500 gigabytes (500,000 megabytes) is regarded as low end, and can be picked up…

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