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March 28, 2012
Central New York E-Waste Collection Event at Solvay Bank

Do you have some old printers, TVs or PCs lying around your house that you'd love to get rid of?

By cxadmin
March 26, 2012
End-of-Life Cisco Phones? Not the end of the world.

At CXtec, we've been extending product life cycles for decades. It's at the heart of our business. So we're not surprised to see more and more organizations embracing this philosophy these days, with the tough economy forcing us all to do more with less. This strategy is vitally important when it comes to networking equipment, but it's certainly no less important when it comes to voice infrastructures.

By Jake
March 23, 2012
How to Save Money with Compatible SFPs

Today we are going to talk about compatible SFPs. To most, buying SFPs is an afterthought.

By Rick
March 21, 2012
CXtec is headed to Enterprise Connect!

CXtec is headed back to Enterprise Connect in Orlando, the industry's top IT communications trade show and conference.

By cxadmin
March 19, 2012
CABLExpress® Announces Industry-Leading Maximum Insertion Loss

Just last week we posted an announcement about our CABLExpress® division breaking new ground with the innovative Ladder Rack Enclosure. Well, with today’s news, we’re putting last week’s post into the category of You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet! Do the words “industry best” grab your attention?

By Jake
March 16, 2012
How Manufacturers Can Buy The Right Network Hardware Without Blowing Their Budgets

At CXtec, our equal2new pre-owned network hardware and phones are our customer's favorite choice. They enjoy the reliability, the performance, the price and the lifetime warranty.

By Rick
March 14, 2012
A Primer on PEPPM: How to Save Time and Money on IT Infrastructure

PEPPM is a national technology bidding and purchasing program for K-14 schools and agencies, libraries, four-year colleges and universities, state and local government and other non-profit organizations.

By cxadmin
March 12, 2012
Network Hardware Spares Program - An Inexpensive Way to Ensure Uptime

Here at CXtec we're always collaborating with customers on how to find the optimum, most cost-effective way to deliver top-notch networking infrastructures. We accomplish this using a number of techniques and strategies, not the least of which is a quality spares program.

By Jake
March 9, 2012
Just for Fun: Old Apple Commercials

With the announcement of the new iPad, everyone is thinking about Apple right now. So, for fun and nostalgia, we thought we would share some old Apple commercials.

By Rick
March 5, 2012
The Innovative Ladder Rack Enclosure from CABLExpress®

Our friends in our CABLExpress® division are at it again. We recently released a brand new product innovation.

It’s called the Ladder Rack Enclosure, and it’s the first copper and fiber enclosure specifically designed to mount directly to overhead conveyance.

By Jake
March 2, 2012
Network Hardware: Reliability is Reliability

The world of network hardware is a place of many interesting topics and discussions.

By Rick
February 29, 2012
Preparing for the Next-Gen Data Center: 16G Fibre Channel

In September 2010, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) ratified the standard for 16Gb Fibre Channel. And while the adoption of new interconnect technology is never immediate, it's important for organizations to begin thinking about how to prepare for this inevitable change.

By cxadmin
February 27, 2012
Thinking about which Cisco IP phone to choose? Consider the 7970G!

If you’re looking for Cisco IP phones, we have a couple of suggestions for you.

By Jake
February 24, 2012
A "Thank You" in the form of Old Glory

For the past several years, CXtec has partnered with several American military units deployed overseas. Employees collect and donate care packages, cards, toiletries and other items to send to our United States Service Men and Women, ensuring that they are not forgotten and as a reminder of our gratefulness. We hope to lift the morale of Troops and give them a bit of comfort while they serve far from home.

By cxadmin
February 22, 2012
Join us at 2012 NY Tech Summit!

CXtec is a presenting sponsor of 2012 NY Tech Summit, upstate New York's premier information technology trade show and educational conference. 2012 NY Tech Summit is being held June 21-22 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY.

By cxadmin
February 20, 2012
Juniper questions? This Elite Partner has the answers!

?? School is back in session and our kids are less than thrilled. Us on the otherhand? Thrilled is an understatement. So thirlled, it inspired us to take ourselves back to school. We came up with this equation:

Juniper’s Innovative Solutions + CXtec’s Low Price and Expertise = Your Network Up and Costs Down

By Jake
February 17, 2012
Cisco Concerned With Microsoft's Purchase of Skype

According to a Business Week article,  Cisco is not real happy with Microsoft purchasing Skype.   Why you ask?

By Rick
February 15, 2012
Upcoming Webinar - A Primer on PEPPM: How to Save Time and Money on IT Purchases

PEPPM is a national technology bidding and purchasing program for K-14 schools and agencies, libraries, four-year colleges and universities, state and local government and other non-profit organizations.

By cxadmin
February 13, 2012
The Future's So Bright, Cisco's Gotta Wear Shades!

We’ve been following the Cisco news, as we always do, and the news lately has been very good. But we just wouldn’t be CXtec if we didn’t have an opinion on all that news so we’ll weigh in on some things.

By Jake
February 10, 2012
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.

By Rick