As we all strive to adjust to the changes that coronavirus has brought to our lives in the past several weeks, I wanted to share some tips about self-care and coping in these uncertain times. Here are a few tips and suggestions for managing stress and staying balanced:Read More
Celebrating the 10th Successful Year!
For the 10th straight year, Daymark employees, their families and clients supported “Run to Home Base” an annual event committed to helping veterans suffering from mental trauma and brain injuries. It’s an inspiring event which has the full commitment of Daymark’s employees. For the 4th consecutive year, Daymark was a corporate sponsor.Read More
During two hot July days a team of dedicated Daymark employees traded a couple of days in the office for a great cause at the build site of the current Habitat for Humanity project in Boston. The Daymark group of volunteers worked tirelessly on the construction of Habitat Greater Boston’s newest location, a five-unit condominium on Balina Place in Dorchester, MA. The units at Balina Place will be three stories, approximately 1,300 square feet each, and each unit will have three or four bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room-dining area.Read More
Thanks to All on Team Daymark
For the 9th straight year, Daymark employees, their families and clients supported “Run to Home Base” an annual event committed to helping veterans suffering from mental trauma and brain injuries. It’s an inspiring event that Daymark employees are fully committed to. At this year’s event we were able to offer our clients the unique opportunity to join “Team Daymark” thanks to our partnership with Cisco.
This year, “Team Daymark” was 31members strong joining the more than 2,400 others who participated in this great cause on July 28th. With this year's fundraising of more than $25,000, “Team Daymark” has now raised more than $145,000 for Run to Home Base.Read More
It’s no secret that technology is moving fast – really fast! And its impact on how business is conducted cannot be overstated. To better reflect how we’re helping our clients navigate all the changes in IT, we’ve given our website, www.daymarksi.com, a makeover.
It includes a clean new design, easier menu navigation, faster load times and some really beautiful images in keeping with Daymark’s nautical theme. There’s a lot of great info on:Read More
To date, we’ve looked at making a compelling financial case for an investment in software and making the business case for a new disk array. In this last blog, I’ll talk about making an increasingly frequent IT decision, seeking the expertise of an IT Managed Service Provider.Read More
In my last post, "Making the Business Case for a New Disk Array," I talked about using TCO and ROI to make a decision on whether to replace or upgrade an aging disk array. Now, we’ll look at how to cost justify a new software investment.
- The Situation: A business is contemplating investing in a software management tool which will allow them to have a better understanding of their application workloads, infrastructure utilization and know where and when bottlenecks exist within the infrastructure.
Now that we’ve talked about how how to make IT Investments for the future and how TCO and ROI differ, let’s look at a few examples and see where TCO and ROI analysis might come into play for a business.Read More
Today’s CIOs take an active role in helping the business be more competitive, drive revenue and innovate. When new IT investments are needed to support the business, a cost justification, either in the form of TCO or ROI is required. When should you make the case for each? When do you need both?Read More
Today more than ever businesses are being challenged to make sound, financially prudent investments in their IT infrastructure. CIOs are under pressure to contain spending while at the same time deliver the IT services needed to support the business’ increasing desire for applications that are more agile, perform better and are available 24x7.
It is in this context that IT decision makers must decide what infrastructure (servers, storage, networks, software) will be used to support the business’ applications. And this is not a one-shot deal.Read More