By The Team at CXtec

Is the Global Chip Shortage Affecting Your Ability to Get IT Hardware? You Have Options.

The global microchip shortage is a big deal. In fact, the global chip shortage is causing all kinds of problems and disruptions for companies, consumers and the economy. The information technology industry is no exception. 

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Network Hardware: Ways to Save in 2012

We’ve been watching the news, and it’s hard not to admit that times are still tough out there. There are a few bright spots, and we remain optimistic that the economy will start rebounding really soon. But we all have to admit that finding creative new ways to optimize our ...


A Place for Legacy IT Equipment

Do you know what this is? Calling it a "legacy" piece of equipment is putting it nicely - this hard drive, closer to the size of a record player than the hard drives you see today, is a bit of a dinosaur. We had it on display in our atrium ...


Support for Your Nortel Switch and Nortel Phone Needs

We’ve supported Nortel Networks/Bay Networks/SynOptic customers for more than 15 years, and we partnered with Nortel for over ten years as a Premium Advantage Partner. So we understood customers’ confusion and worry when Avaya acquired Nortel a few years ago. ...


Join Us for a Career Open House in Syracuse!

On Tuesday, January 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, we will open the doors of our World Headquarters for you to experience our unique culture. Come speak with us – we’ll be offering tours of our facility, information about our world-class organization, and the opportunity to learn more about a ...


January IT Reading Recap

We do a lot of reading about IT and networking news and trends around here. January was a pretty darn good month for IT news. January is always a fun month, as predictions for the new year come out and folks are genuinely excited and optimistic about what the year ...


CXtec to participate in Red Kettle Day during SU Basketball Game

It's no secret we love the color orange, and with our World Headquarters based in Syracuse, we're naturally huge SU Orange fans. ...


Network Hardware: Ways to Save in 2012, Part 2

A few weeks ago, we talked about some ways to save on your networking hardware infrastructure in 2012. At CXtec, our value proposition is all about reducing the cost of our customers’ technology investments. With that in mind, we threw out some great ways to better stretch your IT budget. ...


Cisco 3560 & 3750 Switches - v2 Or Not v2?

Cisco has created v2 switches designed to consume less power than their predecessors. They have done this for the Catalyst 3650 and 3750 family of switches. ...


Get Informed About Cable Standards

Things are always changing. This is true in the world of networking and data center infrastructure.  Yet, not enough people seem to understand or truly appreciate the role of cabling in the data center. ...