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Katherine Creeden

Katherine is a veteran Marketing Intern at ServerMonkey. She is currently an Honors student in her senior year pursuing a Corporate Communications degree with a Business Foundations certificate at the University of Texas at Austin. After graduation in May 2016, Katherine plans to return to her native city of Houston. She is always up for adventure and enjoys discovering what both Houston and Austin have to offer. Katherine is a huge animal lover; day or night, where you find them, you’ll find her.
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5 Steps to a Better Data Center

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Jun 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Your data center is one of the most crucial components of your business. Without it running smoothly, it seems as though everything else can quickly unravel.
Try some of the Monkeys’ tips to improve your data center.

  1. Reduce cooling power consumption
    The lower the power consumption, the better. It is important to keep in mind that older equipment uses power inefficiently. Start by determining the actual power consumption of your center to eliminate the overuse of power.

10 Questions Your IT Manager Should Be Able to Answer

Posted by Katherine Creeden on May 18, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Your IT manager runs the show. You count on your IT manager to protect your entire network and make sure its running quickly and efficiently at all times. Because businesses rely on their IT managers for so much, they should be able to easily answer key questions at the drop of a dime.

Topics: Servers 101

Consumer Tech - Cameras

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Apr 21, 2016 2:00:00 PM

A few months ago, we wrote a consumer tech for our favorite photography products, so we’ve decided to review our favorite cameras.

GoPro HERO4 Silver

With the GoPro HERO4 Silver you can take 1080p60 and 720p120 video and 12MP photos (up to 30 frames per second). The GoPro is waterproof up to 40 meters and is equipped with WiFi, Bluetooth, and Protune. Unlike previous editions, you can now view your content with the tap of the screen. You can even use HiLight Tag to mark key moments to find them easier later. The HERO4 is equipped with an enhanced sensor and Night Photo/Lapse for the best image quality in the GoPro family. The HERO4 Silver retails at $399.99.

The Best IT Advice You're Not Taking

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Apr 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

It seems like everyone thinks they’re an expert in some part of IT these days.

By simply Googling a term, a person becomes a genius and can recite the whole page they just read ten minutes prior and you wouldn’t know any different. Let’s stop that and listen to the real experts.

The Monkeys have compiled some of the best IT advice for you below.

Topics: Servers 101

ServerMonkey Donates to The INN

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Apr 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

ServerMonkey recently partnered with The INN to provide computers to help the hungry and homeless. The computers will be used in the organization’s Computer Resource Room at the Center for Transformative Change. Guests will be able to attend resource classes to learn how to use the Internet and various other resources. Guest's will also be able to receive help with employement and resume services

Topics: ServerMonkey News

Consumer Tech: Smart Watches

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Mar 17, 2016 1:30:00 PM

In the ever increasing world of the internet of things, it seems everyone is either creating a smart watch app or wearing one. In this month’s edition of consumer tech, the Monkeys review some of their preferred smart watches.

ServerMonkey Donates to Gamers Outreach

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Mar 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

ServerMonkey is partnering with Gamers Outreach to sponsor Gamers for Giving as the official equipment provider. The fundraising event will occur March 12 & 13, 2016 at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center, which is located just outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Founded in 2007, Gamers Outreach provides recreation to children in hospitals through video games and the gaming community. The organization creates "GO Karts," which are portable, medical-grade video game kiosks to use within hospitals to provide children with bedside activities during long-term treatment. 

Topics: ServerMonkey News

ServerMonkey Now IAITAM Provider Member

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Mar 8, 2016 2:42:22 PM

ServerMonkey, a leading distributor of new and refurbished IT hardware, is now an IAITAM Provider Member. IAITAM, short for International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers, allows ServerMonkey to demonstrate its commitment to the IT Asset Management profession.

Topics: ServerMonkey News

3 Ways The IoT is Changing IT

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Feb 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The Internet of Things is taking over the world. Almost anything and everything can now be controlled by another device you own. With the Internet of Things’ omnipresence growing, homes will not be the only things changed. Businesses will also need some updating.

Topics: Servers 101

Consumer Tech: February Edition

Posted by Katherine Creeden on Feb 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For those on the go, a tablet makes more sense than a desktop or lugging around a heavy laptop. Today, tablets have almost every, if not every, feature a traditional computer has. Check out our round up of the top tablets.


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