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Tech Data and HonorHealth Give Military Personnel the ‘Gift of Life’:  Simulation Training Helps Prepare Battlefield Medics

May 23, 2019 2:56:18 PM   |   Alisha Robinson   |   Healthcare, health care, Medical Training, Triage, Military Partner Simulation Center, Simlab, Simulation Lab, Medical Technology, Battlefield Simulation

Imagine… You’re standing in a makeshift triage unit in the middle of a war zone; you watch as three medics fight to save the life of a soldier whose right arm and leg have been blown off. Time is of the essence as the patient’s loss of blood is substantial. Explosions, sirens, cries for help and medical personnel directing teams in an all-out effort to save lives is overwhelming. Chaos is everywhere, but remarkably, the well-trained, highly skilled team of medics stay cool, collected and laser focused. Their job is to save this soldier’s life.


'Cloudy' Outlook for Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)

May 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM   |   Tim Hannon   |   cloud, federal, Cloud First, public sector, Modernization, DCOI, FITARA, cloud smart

On August 1, 2016, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released Memorandum M-16-19, Memorandum for Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies. The memorandum established the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), designed to help Federal agencies meet OMB requirements to consolidate and modernize IT infrastructure.


3 Steps to Transform Your Supply Chain into a Powerful Profit Engine

Apr 30, 2019 8:24:37 PM   |   Chris Wright   |   supply chain, transformation, global lifecycle management

Nobody wants to face the fact that their business may be in decline. With the explosion of new technology disrupting business—especially around the supply chain—organizations that don’t adapt will inevitably stagnate, but that doesn’t have to mean the end. By taking the right steps toward transformation, business leaders can mobilize their companies back to the top using supply chain strategies and solutions that reduce costs, increase profits and create sustainable processes that propel businesses into the future. Here are three steps for transforming your supply chain into a powerful engine of profit.


On the Battlefield of Cyber Warfare Make Sure Your Troops Know Their Weapons

Apr 23, 2019 3:27:25 PM   |   Donald Lupejkis   |   recon, cyber attacks, cybercrime, cyber warfare, security engineer, ProServe

Imagine leading an air combat mission. Although the enemy is advancing, you’re not overly concerned because you have an overwhelming advantage: Your weapons are second-to-none; stealthy, responsive and lethal -  there’s no way you can lose the battle. Then you learn your ‘foolproof’ mission has been jeopardized because you have no pilots trained to fly jets; the team you’ve been given are all helicopter pilots. Your strategy was solid; everything was planned meticulously but your mission has been compromised because you lacked the properly trained personnel.


Why You Should Care About Who Is Hogging Your Bandwidth

Apr 18, 2019 4:31:53 PM   |   Michael O'Dwyer   |   Data Center, bandwidth, byod, illegal network use, VOIP, Ipswitch, bandwidth monitoring, network monitoring, networks

By Michael O’Dwyer - Tech Data Guest Blogger
An Irishman based in Hong Kong, Michael O’Dwyer is a business & technology journalist, independent consultant and writer who specializes in writing for enterprise, small business and IT audiences. With 20+ years of experience in everything from IT and electronic component-level failure analysis to process improvement and supply chains (and an in-depth knowledge of Klingon,) Michael is a sought-after writer whose quality sources, deep research and quirky sense of humor ensures he’s welcome in high-profile publications such as The Street and Fortune 100 IT portals.


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