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Our Services

Over three decades ago, Blue Chip began by delivering hardware maintenance on IBM systems and technology. Now we offer much more than a typical Managed Service Provider, supplying world-class infrastructure solutions to and having expanded our maintenance portfolio to cover many other manufacturers. We adhere to the highest levels of security and compliance from our Tier III and Tier IV by design data centres to deliver agile cloud environments. Our strong reputation comes from placing the customer at the heart of our service.

Creating a secure, safe and risk free environment for businesses to thrive.

Supporting businesses with hardware and software solutions.

A market leader in data centre hardware maintenance.

Inside Blue Chip

News from our world and how it might affect yours.

Covid-19 Business Continuity

Like many other businesses, we are working hard to address the challenges brought about by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Blue Chip is continuing to provide services to all of its customers and we are monitoring developments on a daily basis. Our board of directors has prepared a statement, which outlines our current position. View/download statement
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Save money with IBM storage

Save money storing your data utilising IBM storage

At Blue Chip, we’re seeing an increase in organisations looking for IBM storage infrastructure that will enable them to be more efficient and integrative, with room to scale. “The cost is key,” says Lee McEvoy, Storage Sales Specialist at IBM, “but it’s not the only driver anymore. Storage has moved on to accommodate changing needs.”...
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Placing IBM Power Systems in the cloud

One customer’s IBM Power Systems journey to the cloud

Blue Chip currently supports critical infrastructure for approximately 800 organisations operating across various verticals. About 150 of these are customers of managed services, which includes cloud services. The average amount of time a customer stays with Blue Chip is around ten and a half years. Well before the revolution of cloud computing, Blue Chip’s has...
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Creating the AS/400 cloud

Transitioning from AS/400 to Blue Chip Cloud

A world-leading specialist technical manufacturer has successfully transitioned from their 1997 AS/400 environment to IBM i within Blue Chip Cloud. They’ve been a Blue Chip hardware and maintenance customer since 2003. Here is how we put them on the path to an AS/400 cloud. Until 2017, Blue Chip had provided this manufacturer with IBM AS/400...
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Move your AS/400 or iSeries into the cloud without upgrading your application

Move your AS/400 or iSeries into the cloud without upgrading your application

Our expertise in IBM Power Systems cloud transition work means we can easily create an AS/400 cloud based on your legacy hardware and handle the upgrade concerns at our end. First off, we begin with a question. When was the last time IT delivered something that enhanced your business? If this question leaves you searching...
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ProtecTIER end of life support

Where to look for ProtecTIER end of life support?

Yet another headache in the wonderful world of IT. For several years, major corporates – at least 500 to our knowledge – have been trusting their virtual back-up and restore methodologies on IBM’s ProtecTIER family of products. It did a fantastic job. As we come to the close of 2020, we’ve hit the ‘end of life’ phase for this product.  Where does a...
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