Cloud, Power, & Your SAP Environment

Seemingly the majority of folks are discussing the cloud. Some have details so they are cautious, and others are blindly following lemmings off the cliff. New ideas garnish the press and so has cloud. What does it mean? What is the impact on your business? Who is the right provider? Should I move my SAP to the cloud? The questions seem endless. What is the core business reasons you are considering the cloud? Cost? Change of resourcing? Do you expect better service? Are the service levels defined, and were they defined by IT, by the business or by both? In a recent CIO magazine article, Liz Hebert of Forrester indicated that the ubiquitous nature of the cloud has some inherent [...]

SAP HANA on IBM Power Resources

The purpose of this article is to provide a single source of commonly used, hard to find and convenient material to help SAP shops and Architects properly evaluate, design, deploy and support SAP HANA using IBM Power Systems. This article is a living document updated and supported by Brett Murphy and his SAP Practice at Clear Technologies. With over 25 years of industry experience working with Enterprise solutions, Brett is an IBM Champion specializing in SAP and SAP HANA environments. Are you running SAP ECC today? Consider scheduling an SAP HANA Readiness Workshop or schedule a meeting to learn how other clients saved 35% over competing solutions. To learn more, please visit Clear Technologies SAP Practice. Visual Storage Intelligence (VSI) VSI [...]

Clear Technologies Named to CRN’s 2020 Solution Provider 500 List

Addison, Texas June 2, 2020 – Clear Technologies announced today that CRN® a brand of The Channel Company, has named Clear Technologies to its 2020 Solution Provider 500 list. Each year, CRN releases its list of top 500 solution providers, a ranking of the leading IT channel partner organizations across North America by revenue. CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list serves as the industry’s benchmark for recognizing the top-performing technology integrators, strategic service providers, and IT consultants, and as a valuable resource for technology vendors looking to partner with top solution providers. For over 25 years Clear Technologies has been a leading IT reseller and service provider. Leveraging this legacy business and the opportunity to work closely with clients, Clear launched [...]

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Infrastructure as a Service – IaaS

IaaS Benefits and Options Infrastructure as a Service Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is an emerging trend in IT that fundamentally changes the financial model for IT infrastructure.  With IaaS, companies no longer purchase infrastructure – they pay a fee for what they use. An advantage of not owning a physical infrastructure is that companies lease capacity based on fluctuating business needs. Infrastructure as a Service is a cloud-based solution delivered via a public or private cloud installation. IaaS solutions replace the traditional corporate data center or hosting facility and provide organizations with all infrastructure including servers, network, storage, and bandwidth. The core benefits of Infrastructure as a Service are: Eliminates the capital expenditure for infrastructure Distributes infrastructure maintenance responsibilities to a [...]

Business Continuity with IBM PowerHA

Our IT Consultants’ Approach to Business Continuity Planning for Business Continuity Business continuity focuses on making sure that technology infrastructure is prepared for disaster and resilient enough to keep companies functioning during an emergency.  The IT consultants at Clear Technologies analyze a company’s current environment to identify the key products and services, and the most important activities that underpin them.  Once that analysis is complete, our IT consultants devise a plan for continued operations in the event of planned or unplanned outages. Business continuity plans enable companies to recover quickly and effectively from any type of disruption.  Having a continuity plan provides the framework to lean on in a crisis.  Business continuity planning also provides stability and security. High Availability High availability (HA) [...]

Data Recovery Trends

From Data Recovery to Resilience Virtual Data Replication Virtual data replication is a key trend in data recovery.  Companies use data replication to safeguard against the catastrophic loss and cost of being unable to recover data from a system failure.  Today’s virtual environments require disaster recovery solutions that work with Virtual Machines (VMs).  Zerto’s disaster recovery solutions are specifically designed for virtual environments.  Clear Technologies partners with Zerto to provide clients customized data recovery solutions. Zerto Virtual Replication Zerto Virtual Replication is built from the ground-up to be a simple, yet powerful data recovery solution for virtualized infrastructures.  Whether a virtual environment is based in VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V, Zerto Virtual Replication delivers enterprise-class disaster recovery.  Zerto works across private [...]

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