Blue Connections Hardware Configuration Services

Blue Connections IT’s secure, purpose-built warehouse and configuration centre are designed with efficient pre-delivery hardware configuration and deployment in mind. Staffed with dedicated and well experienced teams to handle everything from basic asset tagging through to advanced hardware configuration, whether as standalone business-as-usual ordering, bulk hardware refreshes or part of an end-to-end Device Lifecycle Management service.

Capable of simultaneously imaging 100+ devices via advanced KVM switches and secure, high-bandwidth networking.

We can ensure the quickest possible  turnaround on new hardware orders, particularly when compared to in-house methods. Additionally, our climate-controlled configuration centre is secured with access only to permitted engineers and 360-degree CCTV surveillance.

Talk to us today about how we can help free up your valuable resources and save you time and money by streamlining and managing your hardware configuration and deployment requirements.

Ad-hoc / BAU Services

SERVICE DESCRIPTION PRICE (EX GST) UNIT OF MEASURE SLA¹
Packaging reduction Bulk pack equipment to reduce overall packaging and remove any unnecessary items. Recycle all leftover packaging. $4.00 Per item Within 2 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Electrical tag Certified new to service tag. $4.00 Per cable Within 2 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Pre-provisioning Install Windows 10 Ready to Provision build. $15.00 Per device Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Imaging / Provisioning Build, image or provision system using either SCCM, MDT, InTune or drive cloning. $30.00 Per device Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Component upgrade Install & Test RAM/HDD/SSD/PCI card. $12.50 Per component Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Asset Tag Apply asset label and record in asset tracking register. Includes printing of basic label (if required). $5.00 Per label Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
MAC Address Tracking Record MAC address in asset tracking register. $4.00 Per device Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Documentation Printing Print & Include End User Setup Documentation with Order. $4.00 Per device Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Server Build Build & test server — hardware installation, BIOS configuration & firmware updates. $150.00 Per server Within 5 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Blade Server Build Build & test blade server – hardware installation, BIOS configuration & firmware updates. $120.00 Per server Within 5 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
¹ Estimation only and dependent on factors such as quantity, existing workload, delays from external vendors/freight providers, hardware failure.

Implementation Services

SERVICE DESCRIPTION PRICE (EX GST) UNIT OF MEASURE SLA¹
Asset Label Design Design monochrome asset label with up to three lines of text, or two lines of text plus a 2D or 3D barcode. Includes up to three example designs. $87.50 Per request Within 5 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Image Upload Upload and archive snapshot of machine or client SOE for cloning onto other hardware. $72.50 Per device, per request Within 3 Business Days of receiving request and hardware availability.
Offsite Imaging (SCCM) Provision site-to-site VPN. Hosting of SCCM Distribution Point (physical or virtual). Provision dedicated imaging VLAN. Initial imaging testing and ongoing monitoring of environment./td> $POA Fixed fee Within 10 Business Days of receiving confirmation to proceed.
¹ Estimation only and dependent on factors such as quantity, existing workload, delays from external vendors/freight providers, hardware failure.