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Starting off Spring Cleaning with a Brand New Website!

Posted by Allison Boen

Tue, 14 Apr, 2015 @ 10:16 PM

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Its time to dust off old pictures and make everything pretty again. That's exactly what we did with our website! We've modernized our entire look.

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We want you to let us know what you think. 

Check out our GROOVY new site at www.alcatex.com

 

 


 

Generators & Equipment Financing

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.

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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