13th v 14th Generation Servers

13th Gen v 14th Gen

Dell PowerEdge 13th & 14th Generation Servers Cost-effective and configurable, Dell’s 13th v 14th Generation Servers finds use in a broad variety of applications, from file-sharing, corporate software services, and organisational databases. But which type of server is best suited to you? Identifying Your Server Needs Industry jargon can be confusing and unnecessarily wordy. But […]

Advanced Threats – Am I at risk?

In “The Art of War,” Sun Tzu said, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” This is still true and relevant for today’s cybersecurity threats. And now that the COVID-19 […]



What is NVMe? Standing for non-volatile memory express, NVMe is a storage interface used to drive a direct connection to the motherboard. Non-volatile means the storage isn’t deleted when your computer reboots and express means the data travels over the PCI Express interface of your computer’s motherboard. It takes away the need for a Serial […]



SATA vs SAS Both technologies transfer data, but what are the differences? Connecting to the motherboard of a computer, they transfer data to and from the motherboard and storage. While they’re both doing a very similar thing, the hardware is different so you’ll need to decide which is best suited to your needs. SATA Serial […]

The need for a circular economy

What is a circular economy? A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear, make, use, dispose, economy in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. It entails gradually decoupling […]

New vs Recertified vs Refurbished

Buying recertified or refurbished products = big-time savings Bytestock carefully and thoroughly test every piece of IT hardware that enters the warehouse; once as it arrives and again before it’s shipped to the customer. We take pride in supplying high-quality, refurbished, brand-name IT hardware to our customers. Definition of New Brand new, in a sealed box, and has never been used before. Everyone loves […]

Why Buy Refurbished

IT departments often update their servers based solely on the principles of their service agreements with the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). A data centre typically utilises a server for 2 or 3 years before upgrading. So, why would you want to buy refurbished servers that data centres have decommissioned? Most servers have a lifecycle of over […]

Benefits of a Server System

A server or server network makes sharing information between locations and colleagues incredibly easily. For teams working across multiple projects, being able to do so can have a huge positive impact on efficiency and productivity. Allowing everyone to work from the same up-to-date information. Central servers are also a far more secure approach to storage. […]

Rack vs Blade vs Tower Servers

When deciding on which server to invest in, space, performance, scalability, budget and initial specifications are all important factors to consider. Read on for a simple guide on the advantages and limitations of rack, blade and tower servers. We’ll help you find which type best fits your requirements. Rack Server Standardised rack servers are measured in units (U’s) that are […]

Upgrade your Mac

Upgrade your Mac, with Bytestock Everyone knows about Apple right? No not the fruit, the massive tech brand based out of California. In recent years, the number of Apple customers has grown year on year. And while that’s great for the company, the customers are often left with no room for negotiation. Not able to […]