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October 10, 2012
Just For Fun: Technology Commercials of the Past

People love technology, especially IT professionals. Once in while it's good to take a look back. It's cool to see where it all came from, remember what life used to be like, and maybe have a few laughs. Let's check out a few technology commercials of the past.

By Rick
October 8, 2012
Know Your Source® and Get a Networking Hardware Vendor With the Ability to Meet Your Needs

We’re continuing to expound upon the virtues you get when you Know Your Source® for networking hardware. We’ve recently discussed value, ease and assurance – now it’s time to talk about your vendor’s ability.

By Jake
October 5, 2012
CXtec: Ways to Connect, Share, and Get Updates

This is quick post to let our customers and friends who visit the website how they can connect with CXtec.  We try to stay pretty active in sharing information on our blog and various social media.

By Rick
October 3, 2012
Yes! We Will Buy Your Used Routers, Switches, and Business Phones

It's surprising to hear how many IT pros say that they just throw out or dispose of their used network hardware - routers, switches, and phones.

By Rick
October 1, 2012
Put an End to Those "Oops, I Forgot" Blues

Here’s a message for all those IT professionals working in the education sector. How many times has this happened to you? You spend the spring and summer gearing up for those huge projects you had planned while the students are out. You do your research, you do your buying, you carry out your plan and everything goes off smoothly.

By Jake
September 28, 2012
Wireless Networking Myths Busted

There are plenty of wireless networking myths and misconceptions.  Heck, maybe it's just confusion. Whatever it is, there is no doubt that it is real.

By Rick
September 26, 2012
Know Your Source® For Assurance That You Get Quality Networking Hardware

When you really get to know who’s providing your equipment, and how they acquire it, you get a much better idea of the quality you’re receiving. We told you how you can get the best value, and how it makes your job easy, now let’s talk about the assurance and peace of mind you get when you verify that your source is reputable.

By Jake
September 24, 2012
10th Annual Cables For A Cure

It's time for the 10th Annual Cables For A Cure.  Each year CXtec participates in this great event for a great cause.

By Rick
September 21, 2012
Used Cisco Switches & Routers Allow Businesses To Upgrade Despite Shrinking Budgets

There are some interesting trends happening in the IT world, according to some new research by TheInfoPro.  The research reveals two trends that were particularly telling.

By Rick
September 19, 2012
E-Waste Recycling and Disposal As Easy As 1,2,3

People are always looking for ways to make e-waste recycling and disposal easier and more effective.  IT professionals are busier than ever.  So, finding a way to make your e-waste recycling and disposal processes less time consuming, less complicated and more effective can be highly valuable

By Rick
September 17, 2012
Don't Think Cisco End-of-Life Announcements Mean It's Time to Panic


The message we had that day is the same one we have now: Relax; there’s no need to panic. CXtec has been in this industry for a long time and we’ve helped thousands of customers maintain their current networking infrastructures by providing used Cisco hardware and our own maintenance program.

By Rick
September 12, 2012
Free Webinar With Juniper & CXtec - The New Campus and Branch Network for Educational Institutions

Student 2.0 is today's breed of user that learns online and on the move, and demands easy, anywhere, any device connectivity. Can you meet those demands?

By Rick
September 10, 2012
Know Your Source® and Get Ease of Doing Business with a Network Hardware Vendor

Recently, we described how to get real value from your networking hardware vendor. The key is to Know Your Source®. It’s imperative that every IT vendor find out exactly who their technology partners are, and what each partner’s business model is. How do they do what they do? Are they reputable? How do you find out?

By Jake
September 6, 2012
FREE Webinar !! Simply Connected: The New Campus and Branch Network for Educational Institutions

Student 2.0 is today's breed of user that learns online and on the move, and demands easy, anywhere, any device connectivity. Can you meet those demands?

By Rick
September 5, 2012
Used Cisco Equipment A Solid Option For Small and Medium Sized Businesses.
By Rick
September 3, 2012
Happy Labor Day from CXtec

We here at CXtec just wanted to take a quick second to say thanks to our customers, vendors and everyone we work with. It’s a pleasure doing business with all of you

By Jake
August 31, 2012
Used Cisco With Extra Protection Can Mean Less Down Time & More Peace Of Mind

There is a long standing, proven track record of quality used Cisco hardware.  When you buy high quality used Cisco you get all the performance and reliability you want from Cisco hardware, but with the bonus of saving a bundle.  If you work with the right vendor, you can even get a lifetime warranty.

By Rick
August 29, 2012
Installing OEM Batteries Into Your Existing Battery Tray

Here's a quick tutorial video on how to install OEM batteries using the existing battery tray of your Universal Power Supply (UPS).

By Rick
August 27, 2012
Know Your Source® and Get More Value from Your Network Hardware

For years, we at CXtec have advised customers, and anyone doing research, to Know Your Source® when it comes to buying used network hardware. Even in this blog, countless times we’ve advised you to only work with “reputable” networking hardware vendors.

By Jake
August 24, 2012
A Smart, High Performance Cabling Solution For the Data Center. The Skinny Trunk Solution.

Let's face it, people are looking for solutions to problems. It's not easy to find a solution that is smart, high-performance, makes your life simpler, and positions you well for the future.

By Rick