Hardware Configuration Services from Blue Connections IT

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

Packaging reduction Bulk pack equipment to reduce overall packaging and remove any unnecessary items. Recycle all leftover packaging.
Electrical tag Certified new to service tag.
Pre-provisioning Install Windows 10 Ready to Provision build.
Imaging / Provisioning Build, image or provision system using either SCCM, MDT, InTune or drive cloning.
Component upgrade Install & Test RAM/HDD/SSD/PCI card.
Asset Tag Apply asset label and record in asset tracking register. Includes printing of basic label (if required).
MAC Address Tracking Record MAC address in asset tracking register.
Documentation Printing Print & Include End User Setup Documentation with Order.
Server Build Build & test server — hardware installation, BIOS configuration & firmware updates.
Blade Server Build Build & test blade server – hardware installation, BIOS configuration & firmware updates.

Implementation Services

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.
Image Upload Upload and archive snapshot of machine or client SOE for cloning onto other hardware.
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>