Dell EMC Service Tag Lookup: How to find Warranty & Configuration Info

Every server and storage product sold by Dell has 2 unique identifiers: a serial number and a service tag number.

In most cases, the service tag is located on the front of the server or storage system. It is a small tag that tucks cleanly into the face of the system, and needs to be pulled out to display the service tag, the express service code, the date of manufacture, and a QR code (on more recent models) that will take ...

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Building a Small Business Server: How to Configure

Configuring a Small Business Server

So you’ve decided that you need a server for your small business.  Now you need to figure out how to configure the server. There are many important factors to consider when building your server, as there is not a 1 size fits all solution.  When our customers ask us what server configuration they need, our response is usually mixture of the questions below. IT distributors aren’t familiar with your environment, and it is difficult to recommend ...

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Easy maintenance tasks for your DellEMC Isilon Nodes

Good maintenance practices are a must if you want  maximize your DELLEMC Isilon’s uptime.   There are other benefits to routine maintenance besides the obvious benefit of uptime: it can offer performance advantages.

In this post, we are giving you some simple steps to help maintain the integrity and speed of your EMC Isilon clusters.

4 Basic Maintenance Procedures:


  • Inspect the physical environment.  Monitor temperature, humidity, and power distribution unit (PDU) statistics in the area where your Isilons are ...
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Thinking of buying Used IT Equipment? It’s not what you think.

This post will focus on the used server market, its portrayal in the marketplace and what to look for in a used IT hardware reseller.

In the world of IT sales, the word “gray market” is thrown around with nonchalance by sales reps at large manufacturers and large reseller partners alike. The term is misapplied, and purposely used to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt. Some sales reps will even go as far as to refer to used IT hardware as stolen/counterfeit ...

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Rack Server Vs Blade Server: Which should you get?

Organizations with intense compute needs are often faced with the decision: Rack server or blade server. This post will take a look at key differences between the 2 systems, and advantages of each. Of course, your mileage may vary depending on your application. This post is designed as a wide-angle view of each type of system.

Let’s kick it off with rack servers.

Often called chassis server,  here are examples of rack servers: ...

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Los Angeles Data Center IT Asset Disposal

 

Disposal of IT Assets


When it comes time to upgrade your hardware, you need a service that guarantees a secure data erasure, and safely destroys all existing data on the systems you are migrating from.

Spectra has provided these services, and more for data centers and private equipment sellers for over 40 years.

We regularly decommission, and properly dispose of all IT assets: servers, storage, and networking equipment.  We provide local asset disposition service in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County, ...

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Sell us your Used Dell PowerEdge Server. We are buying!

New Dell PowerEdge Servers can cost thousands of dollars, but by selling us your used Dell server, you can gain significant savings.

 

Dell PowerEdge - Wikipedia

 

We offer the highest payouts for your Dell servers, and within 24 hours of receiving it, remove all data according to DoD standards.

The disposition process is transparent and easy. When you contact us, it will help to speed things along if you have the quantity and configuration of the ...

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