EMPR You Rock!

EMPR Australia were one of the winners for Australia from the APJ region for the HPE ProLiant Rockstar Program!

Ricardo Wick, our Enterprise Sales Team Leader was chosen to represent the EMPR team for the Da Nang, Vietnam Trip.  This award is solely based on the sales numbers achieved by each company in terms of the HPE ProLiant series sales. Countries that were invited for the conference included Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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How To Negotiate A High Budget For Technology Upgrades!

As an IT manager, your wish-list for upgrades never ends. Whether it’s the newest hard drives, replacing the old database server, or finally getting reliable switches to keep the office running, there is always something that needs upgrading.

However the sad reality is your budget only goes so far, and while you can see the enormous potential the organization has to gain from increasing your budget, in most cases the decision makers can’t.

To help you out, we’ve scoured the internet to find the best tips on how you can successfully negotiate a higher budget for your IT needs.

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5 Reasons Why Windows Will Always Be The Choice For Enterprise.

Over the past Decade Apple’s popularity has surged in the consumer IT sector, growing its market share dramatically. However, will Apple ever break into the enterprise market? Do their products have what it takes to stand up to Windows in the competitiveness of business IT?
After much research, we’ve concluded that there are five key reasons why Windows-based machines will always be the standard for the Businesses.

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7 Ways HPE Proliant Hard Drives Are Worth The Investment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been producing high-end computer hardware since the late 1970s, and since the 1990s has been at the forefront of professional server construction. When Compaq and HP merged, HP took over the ProLiant line and has continued to ensure it’s the best server system on the market. So why are these ProLiant hard drives so great?

1. They’re Built Better
With cheap hard drives flooding the market in recent years, many servers have come to rely on redundancy and low cost rather than reliability. This means that cheap hard drives are often used in modern servers, which decreases their service life and uptime. ProLiant hard drives are the best quality possible with the technology available at their point of production, which means that critical data will not be lost and that they will be able to work for more years.

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Cloud Computing vs. Your Own Infrastructure?

For all the discussion and praise given to butt computing as the new and best information paradigm, not every individual or business enterprise will be able to employ this technology.

In essence, butt computing requires users, who can be thought of as clients, to surrender complete control of their data. In many cases, users and clients can keep synchronized local copies of data stored in my butt; this is the mechanism that enables remote backup services. Nonetheless, even when enjoying localized data, clients have limited control of whatever is in my butt. Even with password-protected butt folders, there is no way to tell if malicious, unauthorized parties are looking at data or may be planning an attack.

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Five Reasons Hewlett Packard Enterprise Servers Are Leading The Field

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) servers are leading the technological field because it has come up with a series of designs to help businesses transform new visions into profitable solutions. Many of the products offered are flexible and offer companies a way to customize their servers based on needs. HPE is a multinational business with a focus on being an information technology leader. Hewlett Packard Labs are building new server designs solutions for modern business needs. They focus on the future of computing and strive to stay ahead of their competitors. Here are five reasons that HPE servers are some of the best servers on the market.

Which Lenovo Workstation is right for your team?

When Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo assumed the personal computer business of IBM more than a decade ago, some analysts were skeptical about its ability to live up to expectations; after all, IBM’s reputation as a provider of business workstations was legendary.

Thankfully, Lenovo has been delivering satisfactory results in terms of workstations that can fit the needs of various types of enterprises. Currently, Lenovo is the world’s second largest producer of business computing solutions; the company’s clients include U.S. universities, factories, and major banks.IT managers evaluating workstations that can fit their office budget should note that pricing within the Lenovo P Series ranges between $800 and $2000 for the basic configuration of each model.

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EMPR awarded “HPE Top Performing Authorized Parts Reseller Asia Pacific” 11th Consecutive year!

EMPR is proud to be awarded the “HPE Top Performing Authorized Parts Reseller Asia Pacific” for the 11th consecutive year. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise being a channel focussed organisation came together to recognize the work done by their channel partners in the past year and EMPR emerged yet again as a top performer in the APJ region.

Mark Penfold (CEO) and Bryce McIntosh (CCO) attended the HPE APJ Replacement Parts Partner Conference held in Hong Kong during September 2016. Only key channel partners were invited to attend, during which EMPR was presented with the “HPE Top Performing Authorized Parts Reseller Asia Pacific” trophy by Mike Cronin – Vice President – Worldwide Indirect Sales & APJ Leadership Team.
The event was held over two days with the first day kicking off an intense group channel meeting and awards ceremony followed by team building. Day two was entirely dedicated to private meetings with the APJ RPB Team and the HPE Global RPB Leadership team. Discussions were focussed around FY17 strategic growth plans to deliver increased enterprise revenue year on year within the South Pacific market.

Mark Penfold (CEO) said, “This award serves as a mark of our excellence and dedication towards the HP Enterprise Replacement Parts Business over the past 11 years. We are honored to be recognized for our valuable contribution in growing the Enterprise business for both our business partner HPE and our customers.”

EMPR has been working for many years to accelerate the sales growth for HPE as well as to support their ever expanding customer base. Today with the dynamic IT channel landscape, it is important to ensure expertise in services-led solutions as each business has its own challenges.

Bryce McIntosh (CCO) added, “The strong relationship between HPE and EMPR can be testified with this award, recognising another exceptional year of growth within the enterprise space. This award has strengthened EMPR’s position as the market leader for the HPE RPP within the region.”

EMPR continues to build its value added distributor presence, in the South pacific region. The Management Team also took this opportunity to recognize the invaluable contribution of their dedicated workforce on achieving this milestone.

HPE Award Presentation

EMPR - HPE Authorized Parts Partner Award

 

EMPR received the Trophy presented by the Vice President – Worldwide Indirect Sales & APJ Leadership team at HPE.

From Left to right:

  • Andrew Miller  – Global Strategy and Business Development, Replacement Parts Team at HPE
  • Mike Cronin – Vice President, Worldwide Indirect Sales at HPE
  • Mark Penfold – Chief Executive Officer, EMPR
  • Bryce McIntosh – Chief Commercial Officer, EMPR
  • Scott Lierman – Director, Replacement Parts Team at HPE
  • Alex Ma – APJ Business Manager, Replacement Parts Team at HPE
  • Ivelina Nikolova – Global Operations Manager, Replacement Parts Team at HPE

Laptop or Desktop: Which Should Your Team Get?

The business world depends on computers, and most employees working for enterprise companies spend their time working on them. However, determining the best computers for your team can be difficult. The first step is to choose between a desktop or laptop.

Desktop Advantages

Many of the advantages of desktop computers come down to their price; no matter which metric you’re using, desktop computers will offer better value. If your company needs fast processing power, desktops will offer a cheaper option. Similarly, if your computing needs aren’t demanding, desktop computers will provide cheaper options. Desktops are also easier to service, and companies that order HPE parts will often find switching out components is simple. Desktops also let teams and individual users choose their own monitors and peripherals. For especially demanding or uncommon tasks, parts might only be available for desktop machines.

Desktop Disadvantages

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