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What IT budgeting is preferred: CapEx or OpEx?

With the rise of hyperconvergence and cloud computing, we see many organizations shifting expenses to a OpEx model. From an income tax perspective, business typically prefer OpEx to CapEx when it comes to IT budgeting and expenditures.  For example, rather then buy servers and tablets outright, a business may prefer to lease it from a…
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IBM Power8 Virtualization, Consolidation, & FlashSystem Excellence: A case study

G/S Solutions was contacted by Amway Inc. to assist with the development of a technology roadmap. The initial goal of the project was to focus on server consolidation and cost efficiences, with an eye towards covering growth of Amway's datacenter computing needs. Amway's core infrastructure consists of IBM Power Systems, including AIX and System P…
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Excellence in high speed scanning for manufacturing

G/S Solutions is a long time provider of high speed scanning and data collection devices, support, and service for manufacturers and distributors. DENSO Manufacturing approached G/S Solutions representatives at a tradeshow when they were first investigating a RF Network deployment to support these types of networked scanning devices in the late 1990s. DENSO Manufacturing Michigan…
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Mobile Inspection Services Drive Efficiency and Uptime: A case study

Konecranes provides on-site inspection services for their clients to pinpoint safety and compliance issues and also monitor critical items that can result in equipment downtime. A true mobile inspection service, with full remote automation was required to improve the situation. Previously, technicians completed their reports on paper and delivered them to a branch office, where…
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