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July 17, 2014
Huge Benefits From High-Quality Fiber Enclosures

An important piece of a structured cabling system is having the right enclosures for your fiber cables. Having fiber enclosures that work for your environment can provide several benefits.

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July 14, 2014
Rock Solid Tips for IT Career Growth

IT professionals need to be sharp. They need to be prepared to jump on opportunities for career growth. It’s going to be an increasingly competitive world, but opportunities for career growth will present themselves. Be ready.

Tags: IT careers, IT careers, IT careers
June 27, 2014
Do You Need The Cisco Nexus Yet?

The Cisco Nexus line of switches get a lot of press. There’s a lot of talk about them. They are touted as the next big thing in switching. That may all be well deserved, however, does your organization need Cisco Nexus switches yet?

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May 28, 2014
Technology in Education: Past, Present, and Future

A key component of education is the tools and technology we use to help people learn. These technology tools have come a long way. Let’s take a look at where our education technology used to be, where it is today, and where it might be going.

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May 20, 2014
CXtec and Telecom Reseller Talk Quality VoIP Phones, Serving Legacy Niches, and Ensuring Quality

Recently the CXtec team was down in the great state of Texas at IAUG conference.  We had the chance to sit down and speak with Doug Green, Publisher of Telecom Reseller

Tags: IAUG, Nortel, Avaya, VoIP phones, quality, IP Phones, Telecom Reseller
May 19, 2014
Cool Technology Trends for Summer of 2014

With the start of the season of sun and fun, we thought we’d share some cool, interesting, and borderline frightening technology trends for the summer.

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May 12, 2014
Managing Healthcare Facility's Mobility and Wireless IP Phone Costs

If you are in healthcare or health information technology (HIT), you understand how mobility is to healthcare organizations. Your healthcare facility needs mobility to take patient care to the next level.

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May 7, 2014
IT Career Tips from Real Information Technology Professionals

It’s not hard to hear advice, especially on the internet.  As with many things, the problem is sifting through white noise and fluff to get to some of the good stuff. How does an IT pro get reliable, accurate, practical advice concerning improvement in their career and work?

Tags: career tips, IT careers, career tips, IT careers
May 2, 2014
Enjoy May the 4th, Star Wars Fans!

Check out some fun links to help get you in the spirit of May the 4th.

May 1, 2014
Have You Signed Up For NY Tech Summit Yet?

Are you an IT professional or an executive that is involved with business driven technology? Do you work in Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton, or Albany? Better yet... do live anywhere modern modes of travel are possible? You should really consider signing up for the 10th Annual NY Tech Summit.  It takes place June 19th and 20th at Turning Stone Resprt and Casino.

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April 29, 2014
Technology Road Shows Offer IT Training & Fun

Over the past couple of years, we have been doing technology road shows for IT professionals. It's a simple concept.  We go to cities across America and host an event day with  some  insightful IT education sessions followed by networking and fun.

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April 23, 2014
Juniper SRX Series Services Gateway: Help Protect Your Healthcare Organization

With more and more information being stored through electronic medical records (EMR) systems, health care institutions need state-of-the-art security functionality.  Patient records and proprietary information simply cannot be compromised.  This is an area of absolute importance...

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April 22, 2014
CXtec Helps You Make the Most of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, everyone! This special day is upon us once again and it’s time for everyone to stop and consider what we’re doing to ensure our business and personal practices are beneficial for the environment.

April 18, 2014
ISO Certified. What Does That Mean For Customers?

Wondering what the heck ISO is and what that means for our customers?  Let’s break it down!

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April 14, 2014
What to Look for When Buying Avaya Phones

Avaya phones offer a multitude of options for every business user. IP or digital desktop phones, conference phones, wireless phones - your Avaya phone choices are unlimited. We have another option to consider when thinking about Avaya phones: what about pre-owned?

April 9, 2014
Reduce Your Risk of Network Downtime Through Port Replication

CABLExpress, our data center cabling and hardware manufacturing division, recently published a white paper detailing exactly how we can make that happen using port replication.

April 8, 2014
HP ProCurve Switch Users Should Consider Pre-owned

If you are in IT or familiar with the network hardware game, you know the name HP ProCurve. Organizations and ProCurve users have been sticking with HP ProCurve switches for a long time. It’s no wonder why.

April 7, 2014
Microsoft XP End of Support is a Learning Opportunity

The day is upon us. Support for Microsoft XP will be ending. There are a lot of people yanking their hair out because of this end of support. Organizations invest in technology. It could be hardware. Or it could be software like Windows XP. These investments are vital. These organizations rely on this technology to get the job done and achieve goals.

April 4, 2014
Technology Spring Cleaning List

Sometimes an overlooked area of spring cleaning is technology. However, it's a really good area to focus on. Technology is such a part of our lives now that it's important we don't let it get out of hand. If it does get out of hand we risk letting our technology control us. And we don't want to become tools of our tools, do we?

April 3, 2014
Fantastic IT Training Opportunity - NY Tech Summit

If you are looking for a great IT training and networking opportunity this June you should go to the 10th annual NY Tech Summit.