If you paid for Intel vPro technology, you should be using it.

Get more value from your vPro-enabled devices.

As one of the country’s largest solution providers, Zones deploys thousands of mobile devices and PCs powered by high-performance Intel® Core™ processors with vPro™ technology to businesses around the world.

Intel’s vPro technology describes a range of features that enhance the security, manageability, and performance of computers built around high-end Intel Core processors.

But too often, the hardware-enhanced remote manageability and security capabilities that vPro was designed to deliver don’t get activated by IT, leaving a lot of value on the table.

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Data – When Is Enough, Enough?

In his 2005 book The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, futurist Ray Kurzweil imagines a time when intelligence becomes nonbiological and far more powerful than ever before. Little more than a decade later, the continuing exponential progress of information technology has brought us to the point where we are indeed beginning to transcend biological limitations, stimulating creativity and enabling new paradigms of work, thought, and even life.

To understand the exponential progress of information technology, think for a moment about the accelerating timeline of technological progress over the past 52 years since Fairchild Semiconductor’s (and later Intel co-founder) Gordon Moore plotted a handful of data points that tracked the increasing number of integrated circuits that could be placed on a single chip. Continue reading

Empower your mobile workforce to do more

6th-generation Intel® Core processors deliver advanced Windows 10 features everywhere you go

Mobility Blog Art 2Windows 10 is the right operating system at the right time. It’s touch enabled, but not touch-dependent; it moves easily from platform to platform for a consistent user experience; the Start menu is back where it belongs; and new features like the Microsoft Edge browser and Continuum, that brings PC-like capability to smartphones, provide innovative productivity experiences only available on Windows 10.

Intel’s 6th Gen Core processors deliver up to two and a half times better performance, triple the battery life, and graphics that are 30 times better for seamless and smooth gaming and video experiences versus the average 5-year-old computer. They can also be half as thin and half the weight, have faster wake up time, and battery life that lasts virtually all day.

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Your data could unlock the next big thing

Intel is making it easier to turn big data into big insights

The data available to every type of organization is growing at tremendous rates, and forward thinking businesses, hospitals and agencies are looking for ways to turn that information into insights and opportunities.

But until recently, the complexity of the architecture required and the absence of customizable apps and analytic functions have prevented big data projects from realizing their potential. Intel believes you’re capable of more.

That’s the reasoning behind the Intel Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP), an open source analytics Platform-as-a-Service that accelerates the creation of cloud-native applications driven by big data analytics. As the company whose processing and storage silicon is already at the heart of cutting edge big data centers, Intel has consistently been a leader in expanding the hardware and software scope of big data projects. Continue reading

Get the I/O performance you paid for

Optimize the data center with Intel® 10GbE networking

Intel ImageExplosive growth in virtualization is leading to an increasing demand for network performance.

With more virtual machines running on each multi-core server, networking traffic is dramatically increased – and each VM is competing for available I/O bandwidth. Regardless of your servers’ I/O performance potential, the presence of last-gen Gigabit Ethernet connections in your infrastructure can represent crippling bottlenecks in the network. Even the fastest solid-state drive is ultimately limited by network throughput.

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Unmatched performance, versatility and security for your data center

Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family

The latest Intel® Xeon® processors take performance, energy-efficiency, and compute density to new heights, while delivering best-in-class support for virtualization, cloud computing, in-memory computing, big-data analytics, and technical computing.

Servers based on these processors provide the foundation for a standardized, efficient, and agile data center that can help you drive down space, power, cooling, and management costs, while providing exceptional performance and reliability across the full range of workloads.

With the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family at the heart of an agile, efficient data center, your organization can respond rapidly to changing business demands, protect data from cybercriminals and streamline data center operations. In comparison to previous generation processors you get:

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