A Word From M.O.M.

A Word From M.O.M. (Minister of Maintenance)

Why Not Try Self Maintenance?

July 28, 2017

Disk storage continues to expand its footprint in our data centers. The reason for this expansion is twofold; continuing unending Government regulations relating to data retention and businesses’ desire to improve service interaction for their customers. EMC has the largest footprint of datacenter disk storage in the world enjoying approximately 70% of total market share. […] Continue Reading

Leveraging the OEM

July 18, 2017

CHE Consulting, Inc. (CHE) is rapidly approaching its 20th anniversary.   On certain days, it doesn’t seem possible that we have been in business for 20 years; on other days, it seems a lot longer than 20 years.   All in all, it has been an interesting ride and we are so thankful for the […] Continue Reading

Why Would You Do That?

May 31, 2017

Data Center executives are once again being confronted with a wave of End of Service Life (EOSL) equipment platform announcements from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).  This posturing by the OEM is simply a strategy to force industry executives to jettison the EOSL equipment and buy new.  It is also part of the OEM Fear, Uncertainty […] Continue Reading

Service Level Agreement Confusion

April 19, 2017

In previous blogs, M.O.M. has written about Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) with emphasis on the pricing tactics of many of our third party competitors. At CHE, we take the SLA’s we price for our customers seriously; insuring that every aspect of service delivery is in place to fulfill the customer’s requested SLA. Our company considers […] Continue Reading

Just Keep Your Word.

March 16, 2017

It is an unwritten rule that business owners should not state political opinions because of the negative impact it may have on their business due to others’ differing views.  So over the years, to the extent that I can, I have tried to keep my opinions to myself.  I have not always been successful, because […] Continue Reading