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QCM Technologies Center for Innovation
In short, the QCM Technologies BPIC is a terrific place for you to “test drive” new IT solutions for your business before you make a financial commitment. Additionally, by enabling our clients to use specific solutions in real world scenarios, the BPIC also facilitates planning for future IT challenges before they arise.
The QCM Technologies Center for Innovation sits adjacent to QCM corporate headquarters and houses training rooms, support offices and a multi-server data center. The center, officially designated as an “IBM BPIC” (Business Partner Innovation Center), features some of the latest IBM hardware and software solutions, including PureFlex, FlashSystems, Power Systems, System X and IBM System Storage. The center provides our clients with first-hand exposure to a variety of cutting edge IT solutions that may positively affect their day-to-day business operations. QCM has achieved the status of Specialty Partner in Power, System X, System Storage and Flex Systems and as of July 2013 is the only partner located in Arizona with all of these recognitions from IBM. The center features mufti-functional lab space for training and client engagements that may be software-focused, hardware-focused or both.
The center features such IT solutions as storage virtualization, server consolidation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and provides our clients with:
•Consultation and resource analysis
•Real-world product simulations
•Marketing and technical briefs
•Proofs of concept for solutions and technologies
•Detailed product installation test drives
•Customized training in a classroom setting