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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.

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A market leader in data centre hardware maintenance.

Inside Blue Chip

News from our world and how it might affect yours.
third party IBM software maintenance

Cost savings through third party IBM software maintenance

Contrary to the title of this blog, it is not about the cost savings achieved from third party IBM software maintenance. We’ll be stressing the importance of choosing the right requirement with the right service and maximising your value for money in the process. You are probably already aware you pay an awful lot for...
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Server maintenance strategy for banking and financial institutions

One of the frequent questions I get asked by my clients is what to do about the balance of on-premises and cloud or managed service compute. The answer varies of course with each client, but one area remains the constant throughout, what to do with legacy technology. The term itself refers to technology (both software...
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A guide to IT service providers

Managed IT services involve the outsourcing of infrastructure and/or software tasks to a third party to manage remotely. The Managed Services Provider (MSP) may provide the platform or the infrastructure but most importantly, they provide a fully managed service back to the customer. The responsibility that lies with the MSP is of the utmost importance...
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continuing IBM OS after end of support

Continuing IBM OS after end of support

Any business looking for end of support options for IBM’s AIX or IBM i can rely on us, the UK’s leaders in third party software maintenance. We’ve gained an outstanding reputation in supporting IBM Power Systems and we’ve helped many businesses continue using their infrastructure after their operating system (OS) has gone End Of Life...
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Server monitoring for Windows, Linux, AIX and IBM i

Effective server monitoring across IBM i, AIX, Linux and Windows environments

When it comes to choosing a server monitoring solution for your environment, it can be difficult to find a single tool which ticks all the boxes. This can be especially true for businesses with diverse environments, consisting of multiple platforms from Windows to IBM i, or even VMS. This usually leaves many businesses using multiple...
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7 signs you need help with IT services

We’re the largest IBM Power Cloud provider in Europe. Customers, ISVs and business partners trust us because we do not rely on third parties to provide any of our IT services. From maintenance to logistics, it’s all under our control. To complement our IBM Power Cloud, we have a broad portfolio of managed services that...
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