Research and Innovation Hubs overview

Reimagine what’s possible

What if there was a real-world sandbox? A place where you could experiment, test-drive, solve problems, and find new opportunities — with all the technologies and expertise you’d need to do so? Find it in our Research & Innovation Hubs.

Build your future.

It’s hard to make changes or find fixes while you’re in motion. At the same time, moving fast is critical to being competitive today.

The Research & Innovation Hubs are dynamic labs equipped with our knowledgeable staff, dedicated “worlds” of proven solutions, and new technologies to help you advance with little risk.

We start with a simple question: What problem can we solve for you? Then, we find the answer. Learn more with the solution brief.

Join us.

We welcome your team to the Hubs. We can host you at either of two U.S. locations, or work with you remotely. Contact us today to get started.

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Use cases

Clients leverage the Hubs for many different, wonderful reasons:

Trying out new and emerging technologies or combinations

Trying out new and emerging technologies or combinations.

We facilitate Proofs of Concept (PoCs) and demos, as well as customized test-drives to determine fitness.

Kickstarting or furthering initiatives dedicated to specific focus areas.

Kickstarting or furthering initiatives dedicated to specific focus areas.

Our “worlds” are dedicated spaces built to show you the capabilities and feature sets you could expect in a real-world setting.

Understanding the performance and limitations of a solution.

Understanding the performance and limitations of a solution.

See how a solution works — and how it doesn’t — in our Hubs, minimizing risk to your organization.

Working with us to build something new.

Working with us to build something new.

Our engineers are always experimenting with unprecedented ways to leverage technology and solve business challenges

Troubleshooting issues within an IT environment.

Troubleshooting issues within an IT environment.

We can quickly replicate your environment and problem(s) to troubleshoot and fix issues without impacting your operations.

We’ve got it all.

Get familiar with technologies from all major vendors at our Hubs. We have many solutions already here to show you and can easily bring in other solutions at your request.

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“Worlds” to explore

We’ve built specific environments to help you see configurations in action, evaluate solutions for your needs, discover answers or opportunities — and drive your business forward.

DC/AC
Vendor-specific
Data protection
AI
 
Containers
Cisco ACI
automation
security
 
hybrid cloud
hyperconverged
support services
virtual desktop
IT transformation isn’t just a technology decision — it’s a strategic move for modern businesses. We’re here to help.