There are people out there who are searching for an alternative to Cisco SMARTnet. Why? Is there something wrong with Cisco SMARTnet? No. Not at all. However, Cisco SMARTnet has the same problem all products and services have. No single product can be everything to everybody.
We recently discussed getting optimum performance and design for your data center. The concept of proper design leading to optimum performance carries over to getting ideal manageability as well.
Every year, the CXtec and TERACAI teams identify and adopt a platoon that is serving overseas. In correspondence with their family members, we have learned how important it is for these soldiers to feel support from all of us back home - to remind them that we are truly thankful for the sacrifices they are making for our country.
A proper, well thought-out design allows a data center’s structured cabling system to be efficient and clean. That being said though, it’s amazing how often we’ll see customers running into major issues with their cabling because of holes in their data center design.
A recent article on Wired discusses at length about how the password just isn't cutting it anymore. This string of letters and numbers, and sometimes random characters if we're feeling extremely cautious (or if they're even allowed), keeps our personal and confidential information about as secure as a locked door on a convertible. Okay, maybe that's a stretch - but the point is clear that the passwords that we all feel protected by, are simply not enough in today's tech-savvy society.
Online learning is changing the world. It's true. Sure, online learning may be in its youth, but it looks like it will continue to grow.
We go to great lengths to let you know the benefits you get when you Know Your Source™ for networking equipment.
This weekend, the CXtec and TERACAI teams attended our annual holiday party at Turning Stone Resort. While we all had a great time, the most important part of the night was not dinner and dancing, but the silent auction that was held to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Each year, we work with the Foundation to adopt a wish, so that we can help one child's dream come true. This past year, we granted our friend Caleb his wish of going to Universal Studios and Disney World.
If your are looking to reduce the amount of data center cabling there is good news for you. Now, with the help of CABLExpress®, you can reduce your data center cabling by up to 33%. CABLExpress has announced significant reduction in Skinny-Trunk® Fiber Optic Patch Cord size.
Every now and again, we’re not above tooting the horn of our data center cabling and hardware manufacturing division, CABLExpress. We talk to customers all the time about how they’re looking for top throughput speeds and high-performance in their data centers.
To many, Black Friday is the official start of the holiday shopping season and is a day to snag great deals on hundreds of products. Waiting in endless lines for the newest tech gadget, discounted TV or the latest toy of the season is a welcomed inconvenience for the money that could be saved. In a way, Black Friday is the survival of the fittest personified in holiday shopping chaos.
Of course it just makes perfect sense to know your source when you’re buying networking hardware from them, but have you considered that you should also know who you’re selling your used equipment to? You should. Here are five questions you should be asking.
CXtec and TERACAI helped the Syracuse Salvation Army kick off its annual Red Kettle Campaign at Dome Donation Day on Saturday, November 10.
I had the good pleasure to speak with my friend JT at CABLExpress recently and I asked him a few questions about trends in the cable world. One thing he stressed was that with increasing demand for higher speeds, the importance of your cabling infrastructure will also increase.
When you Know Your Source® for networking hardware you get added value, ease, assurance, and ability – so today we’d like to show the benefits of working with a partner with true stability.
This week we had a customer event at Dallas Cowboys stadium where we held three educational sessions and then went on tours of the stadium - something not many get to experience! No matter which NFL team we cheer for, we all learned a lot and had a fun time doing it.
Smart Investments Require Smart Decisions - The Cisco 6500 Series Switches isn't for everyone nor right for all business needs. However, if you are thinking about considering making an investment in switching hardware, check out this smart buyer’s guide to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series.
We just wanted to make you aware of some great news. The experts at our CABLExpress® division recently released a new Data Center Structured Cabling Guide and it’s available for FREE!
As a follow-up from last week's techy Halloween costume post, I thought it would be fun to share some photos of our own creative costumes.
Few are denying that the economy and unemployment are a concern for many people out there. So, it's a good idea to put some thought into your IT career. You want to stay sharp. You want to keep bringing value to your company. Most important you want to keep your job and progress in your career.