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Cisco IP Phones Spotlight: Cisco 7925 vs 8821

With many models to choose from it is nice to know what phone has the right features and functionality that works best for you and your budget.  Our team of Cisco phone experts often help IT pros make these decisions by comparing different models of Cisco phones. With this in mind, two Cisco phone experts were nice enough to discuss, explain, and compare the Cisco 7925 and the Cisco 8821 IP phones on video.

Cisco, Cisco Phone, IP Phones

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Cisco IP Phones Spotlight: Cisco 7925 vs 8821

With many models to choose from it is nice to know what phone has the right features and functionality that works best for you and your budget.  Our team of Cisco phone experts often help IT pros make these decisions by comparing different models of Cisco phones. With this in ...

Cisco, Cisco Phone, IP Phones


TPM: A Money-Printing Machine

A lot of third-party maintenance (TPM) vendors use a great deal of hype and exaggeration. They’re trying to get your attention using the one concept we all seem to be able to agree upon - we all either need to save money or we need to spend less money. Well ...

TPM, third-party maintenance


Three important code update best practices for your IT hardware infrastructure

We want to present a collected list of best practices and policies around code updates that you'll thank your future self for considering and enacting when it comes to procuring, operating, and maintaining your IT infrastructure. ...

TPM,third-party maintenance


5 Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic for Information Technology & Business

The entire world has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The world will remember what people have endured for a very long time and this will become a part of history. It is a serious time presenting us all kinds of challenges. ...



Why you should be buying compatible optics

Network hardware manufacturers will do their best to lead you to believe that third-party compatible optical transceivers void existing OEM service contracts and warranties. While making a claim like this is to their advantage, it simply isn’t true. ...

compatible transceivers,compatible optics


Comparing the HPE 2930F Switch to the Cisco 3650 Switch

Let's do a quick comparison of a specific Cisco switch and its close HPE equivalent. In this instance let's compare the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-S 48-port switch with full PoE and 4 SFP+ ports with the HPE JL558A - 2930F 48-port PoE+ switch with 740W power and 4 SFP+ ports. ...

HP switch,Cisco switches,HPE


Understanding HPE Switch Categories

The HPE switch portfolio is vast, so understanding it can be a challenge. But upon closer inspection, we notice that generally all the switches fall into three distinct types of categories: Data Center, Campus, and Small Business. To make the offerings even more clear – HPE further splits those switches ...

HPE,HP switch


3 Frequent Cisco Switch Questions

A lot of people use Cisco to help their networks run well. Those same people have a lot of questions regarding Cisco, so we're here to help clear up the three most common. ...

PoE, stacking switches


When It Comes to Hardware, Can You Spot a Counterfeit?

In this world of “too good to be true” prices and “trust me” guarantees, as buyers, we must always beware of fraudulent products. Today, counterfeiting in the networking world is becoming more prevalent, more sophisticated… and a whole lot harder to spot. With years of expertise in vetting out real vs. fake, ...

counterfeit, hardware