July 12, 2010

Upcoming Meeting Notice

The Association of Service and Computer Dealers International (ASCDI) is a 30 year old, worldwide non-profit organization made up of companies who provide technology solutions, technical support or value added services to the business community.

Members and non-members are invited to learn how to grow your business, find new business opportunities, hear from industry representatives and enjoy some fabulous networking events at our conferences:


2010 SUMMER REGIONAL RECEPTION
July 14, 2010
Minneapolis, MN

2010 FALL CONFERENCE
October 6 - 8, 2010
San Francisco, CA

Click here for more information on ALL ASCDI MEETINGS, to view the agendas, lodging details, attendee lists and to REGISTER AT THE EARLY BIRD RATE.







ASCDI 2010 European Conference
Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse
Fujitsu

HP







ASCDI 2010 European Conference

The ASCDI 2010 European Conference was held at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Dublin, Ireland from June 23 – 25.   Attendees were greeted with an opening welcome address from the Lord Mayor of Dublin and had an opening modern day Irish dinner.  They heard from CIPTUG Europe, had an IBM, SUN, CISCO, HP and FUJITSU roundtable talking about industry issues, and topped it off with a closing Traditional Irish Party with traditional Irish dancers and lots of Guinness.
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Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse



To view the slideshow presentations, visit http://www.ascdi.com/assoc/documents/meetings/2010dublin/CRRDUBLIN2010.pdf.

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Fujitsu

Mark Danis, head of Fujitsu Remarketing, discussed Fujitsu Remarketing Green-in-Life Solutions and the opportunities for the remarketed equipment industry. 

Where the Green opportunities are:

  • Those areas within the Customer that do not need the latest technology

  • Help your Customer develop their own green ‘credentials’ to take to their own customers

  • Target ‘green’ organizations such as producers of green products, charities, green investment funds, etc.

To view the presentation slideshow, visit http://www.ascdi.com/assoc/documents/meetings/2010dublin/FUJITSUdublin2010.pdf.

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HP

Norman Koo of HP’s EMEA BCS Team presented the new HP Integrity server family.  Tomorrow’s business will be built on a converged infrastructure.  HP’s BladeSystem strategy rethinks 40 years of racked, stacked and wired infrastructure and eases top pain-points of today’s infrastructures by:

  • Consolidated and shared infrastructure significantly lowers acquisition costs

  • Dynamic management and control over power and cooling saves energy

  • Intelligence, control & optimization improves productivity and simplifies tasks

  • Virtualization of network, storage and servers frees untapped resources

Sibylle Rock, Program Marketing Manager HP Renew/TSG EMEA, presented HP Renew, a worldwide HP program that offers a comprehensive portfolio of quality HP remanufactured products covered by the original HP warranty, service and support options.  HP Renew provides Alpha (EMEA and APJ) and HP 9000 Servers with full warranty, configured to order and supported until the end of 2010 (Alpha) and 2013 (HP 9000).

To view the slideshow presentations, visit http://www.ascdi.com/assoc/documents/meetings/2010dublin/HPDUBLIN2010.pdf.

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ASCDI At Your Service

IBM

IBM's Third Party Practices & Sales team provides exclusive support for leasing companies, brokers, dealers, refurbishers and maintainers in the US.

Contact the Technical Support Management Office (TSMO) in Poughkeepsie, NY, for normal order processing requests, including IBM service requests (except break/fix maintenance). Their number is 800-426-4955, option 1, or you may fax your request to 845-433-4664 (Attention: TSMO), or e-mail to wwtsmo@us.ibm.com.

Requests for break/fix IBM service can be made by contacting IBM at 888-426-4343 (follow the prompts). Be prepared to provide your IBM customer number (or customer name and address), customer contact name, phone number, machine type/model, and serial number.

Also, consider connecting with Tim Glinski at IBM on linkedin.com for regular third party customer updates.




NGS

Incent your IBM System i customers to talk to you this month. Help them get a valuable NGS query tool without paying a license fee. We’ll handle the software delivery and support. You’ll be a hero. Let us create a custom promotion for your company. (800) 824-1220 ext 254

Contact:  Bill Langston
Ph: 916 920-2200 ext 254
langston@ngsi.com
www.ngsi.com



MVSS

MVSS is a Third Party Maintenance service provider and owns MVSS Brokerage. MVSS specializes in UNIX and provides maintenance for Intel and storage equipment. We sell indirectly through channel partners exclusively and provide the necessary resources to win business. MVSS is offering ASCDI members access to Gold Pricing - for highly competitive maintenance pricing, call us today!

Undertaking maintenance agreements across the globe in Australia, NZ, Japan, Hong Kong, Europe and Middle East.

Contact:  Mal Fraser Clay
Ph: +61-2-9428-8777
malc@mvss.com.au
www.mvss.com.au


Court Square Leasing Corporation

For over 10 years, Court Square Leasing has dedicated itself to providing superior service, products and expertise in the commercial leasing arena. Make Court Square your partner by calling: (800) 724-2345.


DecisionOne - www.decisionone.com

DecisionOne announces ASCDI program launch
DecisionOne provides cost effective, local, reliable technology support services including remote, onsite and logistics services. We offer break/fix services nationwide for Sun, IBM, and HP used and refurbished equipment. Call now for pricing and check out our new website at www.decisionone.com.
Contact: Susan Warnke
Phone: 612-253-4218
susan.warnke@decisionone.com


Trident

Trident is a third party cross platform hardware maintenance provider for Sun, HP and Dell.  Trident services new and used equipment and can help equipment resellers and vendors increase their footprint with customers.  “End of Life” is a specialty. 
Contact:  Steve Studley
Phone:  202-558-5527
sstudley@tridentusa.com
www.tridentusa.com

 

Olympic

Bulletproof your support and expand your maintenance budget. Independent Multi-vendor Enterprise Support from Olympic Support offers big discounts on manufacturers listed support costs and provides better coverage and fix times compared to vendor & OEM packages. Find out how you can profit from our success.
Contact: Roger Taylor
rt@olympicsupport.com
www.olympicsupport.com


Akibia

Reduce Your Data Center Support Costs 25% – 40%
Akibia is a 20-year old global provider of multivendor systems maintenance services, including support for Sun, HP and Dell systems. Our customized SLAs and unique approach results in 25-40 percent cost savings compared to other maintenance providers.
Call 1-866-4-AKIBIA x 4907 for more information.


Micro Memory Bank offers on-line division
MemoryStore.com now offers consumers even more choices. Memory upgrades for Dell, IBM, Apple, DEC, HP, Sun and hundreds of others are all available for purchase online or by calling 877-ADD-RAM9.

What separates MemoryStore.com from the competition is the Memory Wizard tool; a proprietary feature that enables the site visitor to find their exact memory type with the click of a button.

Contact: Bob Kanoff
Phone: 215-643-6020
www.memorystore.com

 

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