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Year End Opportunities for IBM and Dell EMC Storage

Top Gun Technology can help maximize your 4th quarter IT budget with our latest IBM and Dell EMC storage offerings. Our enterprise and midrange storage solutions can be customized for your exact project requirements. We offer complete turnkey solutions for IBM and Dell EMC storage products that can include hardware, implementation and our third-party maintenance…

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Back to Basics: How Mainframes Work & Their Future

Mainframes carry a stigma of being old technology, but they’re actually more relevant than ever. Today, mainframes are responsible for anything from checking in airline passengers to approving your purchase at the grocery store. Mainframes provide the e-commerce and mobile world a reliable, available, and scalable way to perform their most basic business functions. Before…

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Top 3 Mainframe Security Best Practices You Need to Know

There have been many high-profile data breaches in recent years, and each has demonstrated the need for ironclad security measures for businesses of all sizes. While many companies focus their security efforts on commodity servers that host consumer-facing applications, it’s just as important to protect internal resources, such as mainframes. This type of hardware might…

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The Secondary Market Can Help You

As clients are dealing with the spending restraints when it comes to IT capital equipment, they are now taking the time to research the historically misunderstood secondary market. Purchasing strategies that may have worked just a few years ago may not be optimal to get the highest ROI today.   What has been the result?  Times…

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Discounted zSystems Mainframes for ISVs

Top Gun Technology offers affordable refurbished N-1 IBM zSystems mainframes for IBM Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). ISVs that apply for IBM’s Z Developer Discount offering can pair the program with one or more refurbished N-1 IBM zSystems mainframes. ISVs do not have to buy new zSystems hardware to apply for this program. Top Gun offers…

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State of Mainframe 2018

Results from the Syncsort’s State of the Mainframe in 2018 survey showed that IT professionals plan to focus on “mainframe optimization, cost reduction and spending” by “optimizing general processor CPU usage and leveraging zIIP engines to save money and improve performance”. Mainframe organizations can further reduce costs on mainframes by talking to Top Gun Technology….

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Expert Consultation for Your Data Center Issues

Top Gun Technology provides expert consultation to data center professionals seeking alternative cost saving solutions for their hardware issues and requirements.  Do you have time left on an existing lease but are in need of additional capacity now?  Our case study shows how we helped our client in this exact situation.  Call us to help you resolve…

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FICON Express16S for z13 Mainframes

IBM z13 supports the new FICON Express16S channel for improved I/O rates and bandwidth. Top Gun has these features available for 2964 z13 and 2965 z13s Mainframes. 0418 FICON Express16S LX 2 port 0419 FICON Express16S SX 2 port We have other features available for z13s including: 0890 Crypto5S 0413 OSA-Express 5S Gigiabit Ethernet LX…

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Mainframes, Servers, Storage and SAN Connectivity

Mainframes: Top Gun has z13s and upgrades, all guaranteed eligible for IBM maintenance, please ask to talk to us about your fall projects to ensure you are getting the best deal. EC12/2827, BC12/2828, z196/2817, z114/2818 mainframes, and upgrades are also in stock. Servers: Top Gun has Power Systems (Power7, Power8 & legacy pSeries and iSeries) Blade Center, xSeries hardware as well as Sun…

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