IT Practices

ClearEdge maintains 10 IT practices, which provide senior deal-making leadership in key IT solution categories, coupled with targeted vendor intelligence on key deal-making and pricing influences. The results: clients drive hard-dollar savings with their major suppliers.

  • Single vendor datacenter solutions generally including storage, server and networking hardware and software from vendors such as VCE, Nutanix, IBM (PureSystems), Oracle (Exadata), Cisco UCS, etc.
  • Teradata deals
  • IaaS & PaaS services such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Computer Engine, Oracle Cloud, Box, Dropbox, etc.
ELA
  • ELA deals only from the following vendors: IBM, Oracle, Cisco, Adobe, EMC
  • Server hardware & server maintenance deals from vendors such as HP, Dell, IBM, Lenovo, Cisco, Oracle, etc
  • Mainframe hardware and maintenance from IBM (no mainframe software deals)
  • Networking hardware and software from vendors such as Cisco, Avaya, Juniper, etc.
  • Security software from vendors such as Symantec, EMC, Citrix, etc.
  • Hardware and other appliances that often perform both networking and/or security functions from vendors such as F5, Palo Alto, etc.
  • Telecom deals
  • Storage hardware and software from vendors such as EMC, NetApp, IBM, HP, Pure, Hitachi, etc
  • Back-up hardware and software from vendors such as EMC, Symantec, CommVault, etc
  • All Microsoft deals
  • PC hardware & maintenance deals from vendors such as Dell, Lenovo, HP, etc.
  • Print or managed print deals from vendors such as HP, Ricoh, Kyocera, Xerox, etc.
  • Subscription services software from vendors such as Salesforce, ServiceNow, Workday, SuccessFactors, Oracle SaaS applications, IBM, etc.
  • Outsourcing and Professional Services deals
  • Consulting or information-driven deals such as Gartner, Forrester, etc.
  • All other software deals that are not included in Practices above (not storage, backup, security, SaaS, or ELA software deals)