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An Easier Way to Manage Your Certification and Compliance Requirements in Hatch

See what’s new in Hatch to give you more visibility to your products’ global and regulatory requirements, status, opportunities and more.

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Introducing: Hatch Connect

Hatch Connect is your branded portal that provides your customers with data visibility from order to delivery, while reducing your customer service costs.

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What is VAVE?

Learn about VAVE, a method of reducing costs and improving a product by using analysis and adaptation during the product development process and beyond

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MBX Logged Record 26% Growth in 2021 with Transformative Strategies

Strong performance was fueled by transformative growth initiatives that broadened MBX’s customer base, product line and services offerings, positioning the company for another record year in 2022.

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4 Replacement Suggestions Now that CentOS is Going Away

Red Hat support for CentOS 8 ends as of December 31 this year. If you haven’t started looking at alternatives, get moving! MBX engineers have rounded up four CentOS replacement options.

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Planning Ahead with Network Switches

If your product deployments depend on network switches for peak performance, don’t leave this to your customers to procure. A smart move is to include the switch as part of your integrated solution.

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Fully Integrated Rack Solutions

MBX will design, build and integrate your ideal rack solution down to the smallest detail, so your customers receive a plug and play solution that’s operational right out of the box.

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Next-Gen Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics from MBX Systems

For 25+ years MBX has developed next-gen hardware solutions for software innovators. Bring us your engineering challenges and requirements - we’ll design and build a high-performance solution for you.

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Hybrid Hardware as Building Blocks to Accelerate Medtech Applications Time to Market

Looking for medtech hardware solutions at HIMSS? MBX’s engineering team will be on hand to talk with application developers about recent advances in design, DFM and VAVE for complex medical technology.

Liz Molli

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MBX Logistics Services

From inbound logistics to last mile delivery and everything in between, tap MBX to be your full-service outsourced logistics partner. Our responsiveness to your needs can fuel your growth.

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Meet MBX Kori™: Powered by Dell Technologies

Take your technology exactly where it needs to go with Kori™, a modern mobile AI platform. Designed with compatibility at its core, Kori is configurable with every option you’d want on a mobile platform.

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Get to Know Kori: The Future of Computer Vision Mobile Platforms

Deploy your camera-based technology on Kori, the quick-to-market mobile AI platform. Kori is modular and customizable for your software’s use case and integrated by MBX for turnkey deployments.

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Pitfalls of Shipping to Brazil

It is easily apparent why this market is so interesting, but it can actually be more taxing than one may think due to multiple factors.

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Understanding HALT Testing

HALT testing finds weak spots in equipment design or fabrication by applying increasing levels of stress to the product, such as temperature, vibration, thermal and power cycling, and voltage.

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What is Kitting?

The Kitting Process is when a collection of parts or materials are grouped together in a single kit and this kit has its own SKU number.

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What is MTBF?

Mean Time Between Failures affects the longevity and reliability of your hardware solution. Read how MTBF data is used by engineers to guide customers to meet lifecycle and other requirements.

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3 Ways to Minimize Component Shortage Disruptions

The shortage is undeniable and unpredictable, but using these proactive strategies can help technology developers reduce the impact from supply chain disruptions on their business.

Laurie Jones

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What is a Configurable Bill of Materials (CBOM)?

A comprehensive list of parts, assemblies and other materials needed plus all the instructions for turning these materials into the finished product.

Liz Molli

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Upgrade, Refresh or Wait? A Look Into the New Intel and AMD CPUs

Amid the noise surrounding the battle between AMD and Intel® for chip supremacy is the plain fact that both companies are working hard to improve their products.

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What is NVM Express?

NVM Express (NVMe) is also known as Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification (NVMHCIS).

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VAT: A Taxing Topic That’s Frequently Misunderstood

VAT is unavoidable, so it’s important to understand what’s relevant to US and EU manufacturing and logistics for exporting server hardware.

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Skills-Based Volunteers Find Meaning in Their Charitable Efforts

MBX employees tackle volunteer projects using their actual job-related skills to solves complex challenges that touches their entire organization.

Liz Molli

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What’s Causing the Squeeze on Passive Board Components?

The new component squeeze is on those tiny little passive board components found on motherboards: capacitors, resistors, transistors, and diodes.

Laurie Jones

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Staying Ahead of U.S. Tariffs on Technology Products Made in China

The process of applying tariffs at the component level is painstaking, but this iterative approach better manages your costs.

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Getting Off on the Right Foot: The first 90 days of your new job

Every company has a distinct culture that binds its employees together. That’s why it’s really important to find a cultural fit with the company you plan to work for.

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From Startup to Scale Up

Software companies go through several inflection points where a hardware partner can provide valuable guidance and programs to take them to the next level.

Chris Tucker

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Five Meaningful Takeaways from MBX Student Interns

Engineering and software development summer internships redefine students’ real-world expectations and prepare them for the new school year.

Liz Molli

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6 Reasons Why Hardware Appliances Trump Virtual and Software-Only Deployments

Different companies desire different deployment options, and here are some of the benefits of the hardware appliance model compared to other options.

Liz Molli

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Coronavirus is Slowing Production in China – Chicago Companies Must Figure Out How to Cope

MBX stocked up on storage and graphics processing hardware from U.S. distributors to ensure a steady supply before coronavirus caused market constraints.

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Why Great Companies Prepare For Change Now, Not Tomorrow

Companies can fall short of their transformation goals due to poor planning, competing priorities, change fatigue and lack of team buy-in.

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Coronavirus Social-Distancing Forces Painful Choices on Small Businesses

MBX Systems reviewed each area of its business to determine minimum staffing levels to alleviate workload stressors caused by the pandemic.

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Supply Stashes, Temperature Checks, and Coronavirus ‘Czars’: How Companies Are Preparing to Keep Employees Healthy and Business Strong

MBX has a well-thought-out contingency plan that Chief Strategy Officer Justin Formella says should protect it if the coronavirus breaches its walls.

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Excellence in Digital Services Award Winners Named

Brand Builder Award goes to MBX Systems, who used improved processes and insights as well as tech to improve customers' end-customer experience.

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Hardware Vendor Says Tariffs Raising Prices By Up to 10 Percent

While there are hopes for a deal between the two countries, some in the IT industry, including custom hardware-maker MBX Systems, are already seeing an impact and preparing for even more fallout.

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IT Leadership’s New Rules of Engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas.

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Transparency Comes to Supply Chain

MBX’s goal is to deliver tools and software that help companies manage a complex, resilient supply chain through a collaborative, transparent platform.

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MBX Uses Book Club to Onboard, Develop Employees

Prior to their first day at work, new employees receive a copy of The First 90 Days and a welcome letter that explains how the MBX book club works.

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Millennial Retention Needs More Attention

Flexible schedules and opportunities for cross-training and time off to work on Habitat for Humanity projects resonate with this group.

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Social and Connected PLM

Platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams are gaining traction, but some say ad hoc exchanges must be part of the record for the digital thread.

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To Risk Or Not To Risk? 5 Lessons From The Trenches

A risk is an investment in the future of your business. It ensures that you are both responding to and anticipating the needs of the market.

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Tom Crowley has always followed his heart, whether it was his band or his business at MBX

Tom Crowley is quite proud of what he’s been able to build at MBX Systems and the opportunities that lie ahead for his business. But being an entrepreneur wasn’t his first passion.

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Using Slack on the Shop Floor

Hardware manufacturer shares how collaboration software has changed its communications and helped reduce bottlenecks and ensure accurate product delivery.

Justin Formella

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Why Design for Manufacturing Is More Important than Ever

The right partner can review and offer design suggestions through DFM that significantly reduce your risk of issues or cost going into manufacturing.

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Appliances Retain Leading Role in Backup Market

Despite the benefits of cloud backup, relatively few organizations are using the cloud as their primary data storage tier.

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Why Did This Company Start a Book Club for New Hires?

MBX credits its book club with helping it sustain a high employee retention rate. The book club discusses one book exclusively: The First 90 Days.

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7 Habits of a Highly Effective Manufacturing Culture

A less rigid environment is a means of attracting and retaining talent, improving problem-solving, gaining a competitive edge and propelling business growth.

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VAVE: A Holistic Approach for Efficiencies and Improved Product Performance

Achieve speed, efficiency, cost savings, and improved performance with value analysis and value engineering.

Roger Lam

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Hardware Security Concerns Move to the Edge

Cybersecurity in 2019 will no longer selectively focus on the software layer and is certain to bring to an increased emphasis on aspects of hardware foundational security.

Bill Conrades

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7 Reasons to Keep Applications & Data On-premise

Whether enterprise applications and data should be deployed behind the corporate firewall, in a public cloud, or in a hybrid environment is a source of ongoing debate.

Chris Tucker

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Service Briefs

MBX Custom Packaging Services

When a customer receives your product shipment, it shouldn’t look like it went through the wringer in transit. Beat-up shipping cartons or damaged goods are grounds for a damaged brand reputation.

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MBX Hatch Software

Hatch is the industry’s most advanced software for hardware program orchestration, providing the visibility to plan, manage, deploy and support your products.

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MBX Tier 1 Support Services

Flexible support services for your Tier 1 compute devices facilitated by MBX effectively meets the needs of your global customers.

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MBX Turnkey Dell Technologies Program

As a Dell Technologies OEM Partner, MBX will customize Dell deployment-ready platforms to provide a custom-configured hardware solution for your software and accelerate your product’s time to market.

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MBX Managed Inventory

Simplify inventory management and expedite order fulfillment by keeping sufficient systems in stock to meet your monthly demand.

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MBX Support Services

Customize your warranty support to meet the needs of your customers and minimize downtime, including extended coverage options for long lifecycle products.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3000 Series

GeForce RTX 3000 pushes the boundaries of real-time rendering and provides performance improvements that benefit ray-traced applications.

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MBX Awarded 2021 Rising Star Partner by Dell Technologies OEM Solutions

Recognized for year-over-year business growth, developing dozens of vertical-specific reference platforms that shorten time to market, and fast-track onboarding of multiple net new customers.

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MBX Systems Expands Channel Program Targeting Hardware OEMs

Notably Dell Technologies Design Solutions and Lanner Electronics MBX Systems is expanding a channel strategy aimed at manufacturers of base servers used to build customers’ integrated hardware...

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MBX Expands Hardware Manufacturing Services, Promotes Chris Tucker to CEO

The company has promoted Chris Tucker to CEO to continue spearheading growth of an expanded channel program and new reference platforms.

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MBX Adds Lanner Partnership for Taiwan-Based System Manufacturing

Custom server hardware manufacturer MBX Systems today announced a partnership with Lanner Electronics, a Taiwan-based provider of advanced whitebox solutions that also offers hardware/software integration for turnkey delivery of finished systems.

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MBX Wins 2019 Channel Partner Award for Custom Hardware Solution

Custom hardware manufacturer MBX Systems named winner in the Brand Builder category of the inaugural Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards.

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MBX’s Industry-First ‘Hatch’ Toolset Helps Fuel 32% Revenue Growth

Advanced hardware customization & program management tools, multi-rack capabilities & value engineering drive record business expansion.

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MBX Systems Cited in Book on Leading Business Transformation

MBX’s proactive approach to adapting to shifting business conditions, including its team-wide involvement in driving change, cited as a key enabler.

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MBX Logs Record Growth for Custom OEM Hardware Computing Services

Expansion Spans High-Variability Full-Rack Deployments, Edge Devices & Core Markets

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MBX Receives 4th Manufacturing Leadership Award in 6 Years

Project expedites server manufacturing process improvements, reduces staff overhead, and automates customer access to MBX manufacturing data.

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