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ServerMonkey Sponsors IAITAM ACE 2019 Conference & Exhibition in San Diego CA

May 9, 2019

Exhibiting at Booth 13 in the IAITAM ACE Exhibition Hall May 22nd, ServerMonkey will showcase its enterprise IT Asset Disposition services.

Houston, TX, May 9, 2019 -- ServerMonkey, a full service IT partner, is proudly serving as a bronze sponsor of the upcoming IAITAM ACE 2019 (International Association of IT Asset Managers Annual Conference & Exhibition), the world’s largest annual event of its kind. The event kicks off May 22, 2019, in San Diego, CA. ServerMonkey will exhibit at Booth 13 in the Exhibition Hall the same day, showcasing the company’s ITAD services and solutions, and enterprise IT products.

This year’s IAITAM ACE will be held May 22-24 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. The 3-day industry-leading event brings together CIOs, COOs, CTOs, IT asset managers and a wide range of other industry professionals to explore the latest in IT asset management and its impact on business.

Servers 101: How Much RAM Do You Need

May 1, 2019

So, you’ve decided to purchase what will be your company’s dedicated server. That’s great! Your company intranet or website will undoubtedly be forever grateful for your decision to invest in its future. As you choose your new server’s specifications, you breeze through the CPU options, hard drive choices, and RAID configuration... and then it’s time to make your server RAM selection.

As you pour over the multiple RAM options available, you ask yourself, “how much RAM do I really need, anyway?”

Let’s start at the beginning:

What is Server RAM?

RAM (random access memory) is an essential component of any hardware that’s designed to perform computing tasks. RAM allows space for your computer or server to write and read information to be accessed by the CPU. When folks talk about a computer’s server memory, they’re most likely referring to its RAM.

Channel Partners Conference & Expo Recap

April 17, 2019

We had a great time at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo last week catching up with our friends in the channel! Check out some snapshots of the expo below and be sure to join us in San Diego for IAITAM ACE 2019 next month.

ServerMonkey at CPCE 2019

What to Look For in an ITAD Partner

April 4, 2019

How to Find the Right Partner Amongst ITAD Companies

Choosing a vendor for IT asset disposition services is not an easy task. While you can quickly find many ITAD companies advertising similar services, selecting the best partner for your business takes time and research.

Partner with the right vendor and you will feel confident your company’s IT assets are decommissioned and disposed of in a secure, compliant, and environmentally-friendly way, one that mitigates the risks associated with improper disposal. If security protocols don’t require destruction of the assets, you may even gain a return on your investment.

So, how do you know what to look for when searching for a new ITAD company?

ServerMonkey Exhibiting at Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2019 in Las Vegas

March 26, 2019

At Booth 369 in the Expo Hall, ServerMonkey will showcase the technology company’s customizable enterprise IT products, services & solutions

HOUSTON, TX, MARCH 26, 2019 -- ServerMonkey, a full-service IT partner specializing in new and refurbished servers and networking equipment, will exhibit at the upcoming Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2019, Booth 369, on April 10-12, 2019.

The largest channel event for the technology services industry, this year’s Channel Partners Conference and Expo in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas expects to bring together over 6,200 channel professionals including agents, MSPs, VARs, consultants, integrators and service providers for four days of networking and information sharing.

During the three-day Expo in the event hall, knowledgeable ServerMonkey sales representatives will be available to discuss the company’s wide range of enterprise OEM hardware products, in addition to its comprehensive IT services and custom solutions.

4 Reasons To Invest In Refurbished IT Equipment

March 21, 2019

Are you in the market for purchasing new IT equipment for your company? Do you not want to go over budget with new hardware? Well, we have a solution for you - refurbished IT equipment. By investing in refurbished, you can get equipment that is affordable, customizable, reliable, and sustainable. Keep reading to learn more about how you can benefit from going refurbished.

Get More for Your Money

If you have the option to purchase refurbished equipment, you will be saving a lot of money that will help your IT budget stretch. Buying large quantities of equipment for a data center can become really expensive when you’re try to purchase all the newest technology. This is why refurbished equipment is the perfect solution because it is cost-effective, has a longer lifespan, and can be tailored to your specific needs.

Servers 101: HDD Interface Comparison – SATA vs SCSI vs SAS

March 11, 2019

Hard drive terminology can be confusing for the uninitiated. SATA vs SCSI vs SAS... it can take months or even years to fully understand what these seemingly random jumbles of letters mean.

Well, we here at ServerMonkey would like to shorten the learning curve with this quick overview of the difference between the various enterprise drive interfaces. If you’re looking for an in-depth discussion on technical specs, this isn’t the place – just call us up anytime and we’ll be happy to nerd out on bus speed, hot-plug capability, and robust tagged command queuing. In the meantime, here’s a quick and dirty overview of the three most popular HDD interfaces to get you started.

What is a SCSI Hard Drive?

SCSI is an acronym for Small Computer System Interface, pronounced “scuzzy”. SCSI hard drives have been the backbone of enterprise computing for nearly 20 years. Though they typically don’t possess much in the way of capacity, SCSI drives make up for it with speed.