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Posted by Allison Boen

Thu, 20 Nov, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

The Holidays are upon us!

As we approach the end of the year, keep in mind that Alcatex is aligned to offer financing on a variety of project types including Data Center projects, Generators and cabling.

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When considering a new equipment aquisition or an energy efficient upgrade, Alcatex can provide you with a variety of financing structures specifically designed to work with your budget.

Here are a few examples:

  • Monthly Quarterly Payments
  • Deferred Payments
  • Step Payments

100% Project Financing:

Bundle charges related to hardware, software, and services into a single monthly payment. 

For more information, call Alcatex at 1-866-206-8861

Or E-mail Allison at allisonb@alcatexinc.com.

Throwback Thursday: Circa 1997

Posted by Allison Boen

Thu, 30 Oct, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

As we start to celebrate our 20th year in business, we here at Alcatex are feeling nostalgic... Remember those ITEC shows here in Dallas?

Here is part of the Team back in 1997: Some things change, some things stay the same, and some of us dont age a bit!  

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We still Provide Back-up Generators and UPS solutions, we still Buy Used Generators, and we still love a good trade show.

Connecticut Generator Demolition Project

Posted by Allison Boen

Thu, 02 Oct, 2014 @ 09:13 PM

Here are a few pictures from a Generator Removal done recently in Connecticut.

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Always remember and never forget:

If you are leaving an existing Data Center to move to a COLO, consolidate your data centers or moving to a new facility, we want to buy your old equipment!

Alcatex has over 20 years of experience removing data center equipment. Our references include many of the Fortune 100.

Generators, like this unit removed from a site in CT last weekend, are tailored to each location and customers needs to help recover part of your investment.

Did You Know Alcatex Buys Used Generators?

Posted by Allison Boen

Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 @ 07:02 PM

Did you know that Alcatex will buy your used generators?

  

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Indeed, we do!

To kick off our Fall Campaign to increase our current Inventory, Alcatex is offering Top Dollar for used Generators and Equipment.

We offer complete de-installation services and rigging so there is no stress on your end!  

Please contact Allison Boen at 972-226-0047 for additional infomation.  

 

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400 Ton Chiller Lift "Like a Boss"!

Posted by Carlton Griffis

Wed, 27 Aug, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Watch how Alcatex push-pulls 400 Ton Chillers "Like a Boss"!

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But seriously, we make it look easy.

It took more than a year of planning to perform the "seamless" transition that you see here. This was performed on a production Data Center in Austin Texas for the Fortune 100 Company, Waste Managment. 

This "Trane" has left the station... 

AFCOM Data Center World Was A Hit!

Posted by Allison Boen

Mon, 05 May, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

Alcatex attended the AFCOM Data Center World in Las Vegas last week and what a great show it was!

Aside from walking up and down the unending rows of exhibits in the AFCOM show room, we hosted our very own Happy Hour at the Rhumbar in the Mirage Hotel!

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It was a great decision! We were able to reconnect with many Customers we have known for years- as well as meet new ones!  We also had the opportunity to renew friendships with other Vendors that attended.  

AFCOM Data Center World Las Vegas...Priceless!  

 

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Alcatex - Processor Magazine's "Company to Watch"

Posted by Allison Boen

Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Check out Alcatex's half-page Ad in Processor Magazine as a "Company to Watch"!

Processor will be giving away this issue in their booth at AFCOM Data Center World in Las Vegas next week, and so will Alcatex!

 

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"Don't Drink the Kool-Aid!"

Posted by Carlton Griffis

Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

I had the opportunity to visit a large Data Center the other day for a survey to provide evaluation of the existing Data Center Infrastructure equipment.

While on the tour, I noticed the server racks had cooling coils mounted on the back doors, some two, some three. As I investigated, I noticed that there were many unusual risky elements that could cause significant damage as well as potentially shut down the entire operation in the event of failure. At this point, I decided to stop counting all the potential risks and looked at the system from an objective point of view. That is when I realized that I had stumbled upon another trend”. The proverbial magic serum that cures all that ails in a single bottle. 

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This was unfortunately one of the many cooling solutions that swept the industry in the last few decades, and like many of those solutions, they no longer exist. This particular Customer searched the nation for all the spare parts they could buy to postpone the inevitable expenditure for a modern solution upgrade.

For now, I feel vindicated. Call me Old School, but I have always sided with proven technology, relying on the products and solutions that have experienced the maximum reliability and longevity. But keep in mind, there are only a handful of companies that meet this criteria and I have lost several projects in the past to widget dealers proposing these “trends” as the next best thing in the industry. (Who remembers Mr. Haney?)

This said, I am not completely negative about new technology and ideas that are presented as potential solutions to the Data Center. I have seen many of great ideas that should and could work, but, to me, most still fall into the category of  trends”. 

If we want to remain strong in this industry, we must continue to provide rock solid, proven technological solutions that will allow us, and the companies we support, to sleep comfortably at night and not worry about the choices we make.

Whatever you do... "Don't Drink the Kool Aid"

To Kick Off February! (Alcatex Mobilized!)

Posted by Allison Boen

Tue, 04 Feb, 2014 @ 10:01 PM

Today you see almost everyone using some type of mobile device.  Ipads, Nabis, tablets, or the latest smartphone! In fact, "The Internet of Things" (IoT) is the new buzzword regarding our need for increasingly connected devices!

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Why?

Because applications are addicting! One minute, you are checking your email or how many "likes" you got on a picture you posted, then the next you find yourself watching funny cat videos. 

Its very clear, Mobile devices are not only the present, but the future of business. We at Alcatex strive to stay cutting-edge in the field of technology, and have recently became a bit more convinient to the traveling business person. Our website is now Mobile!

So go check out our Website on your Ipad, Iphone, Android or whatever new gadget that will be outdated and obsolete next year!

 

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Data Center World 2014!!! (Trends or Attractions?)

Posted by Allison Boen

Thu, 23 Jan, 2014 @ 10:25 PM

DATA CENTER WORLD 2014!! April 28-May 2-The Mirage Resort- Las Vegas, Nevada

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Sounds great, doesn't it? We're all going to start booking our flights to Las Vegas Right?

Well, Hold on... Maybe I need to look at Trade Shows from the ROI angle.

"But I want to go! Everyone is going to be there!"  And yes, Alcatex has been a sponsor of AFCOM in Vegas for three years, but these are challenging times.

As we roll into 2014, while Companies have been cutting back due to this economy, where does this leave you?

I would like to beg the question:
Are you going to Vegas to find out the new trends in the Data Center Industry, or see The Beatles and eat the Buffet?

 

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