Hybrid maintenance is a smart way to lower operating expenses (OPEX) and maximize your uptime. CXtec recently took part in a project that illustrates the benefits of hybrid support.
Many organizations’ budgets are being squeezed so hard, that they are foregoing support contracts altogether – a risky proposition. However, there are alternatives that can save significant OPEX budget and still provide the support you need.
Navigating the secondary market for used IT equipment can be tricky. There are a number of potential pitfalls to look out for – sometimes it might even feel like the Wild, Wild West to IT professionals trying to make their way through. But the value provided by this market can be undeniable, which makes it a worthwhile effort to learn the tricks of the trade.
Are you looking for innovative ways to maximize your investment in technology? It’s a wise decision to continue learning and expanding the strategies you use to gain competitive advantages in your business.
It seems that the technology industry moves at a faster pace than nearly any other. This is apparent by the rate of new technologies to market (wait, there’s a newer iPhone already?) in addition to our rate of adoption of these technologies. For perspective, here’s a look at some of the top technology trends in 1995 vs. 2015.
You know it’s Springtime when the Peeps show up. This year, the beloved Peeps are lending a helping hand to our equal2new troops to help defend your technology investment.
Unified communications could transform the traditional concept of the desktop phone. Will office desks look different in the future? Of course they will, but will there be a telephone – as we would currently define one – on those desks?
How well is your sensitive information protected after you sell your technology?
Looking for some extra money? You should really give us a call. Here’s why. If you’re familiar with CXtec, then you’ve certainly heard about our certified pre-owned hardware we call equal2new. Well, did you know that equal2new would not even be possible if it wasn’t for the surplus gear you’re not using?
Wave 2 of the 802.11ac wireless standard is coming soon, and there are several factors you’ll need to keep in mind to make an informed decision on whether you want to migrate to it or not.
Cisco routers are very modular and can accept a wide variety of modules. This video tutorial presents a helpful guide to finding and using the document listing interfaces and modules for Cisco routers.
One of the questions customers often pose is...“Why go with Product A over Product B?”
You can always go with the stats on Manufacturer A’s Switch and match them up to Manufacture B’s Switch. Instead of doing that, you might find it helpful to highlight the perks of a manufacture and what sets them apart from other companies. Let's do this for Juniper Networks.
Check out this video about the top five benefits of implementing a virtual local area network (VLAN).
Do you need any of the following features? If you answered “no” or “I don’t know” to the above, you are in the majority. Most networks don’t need those features.
What happens when you combine top-quality pre-owned networking equipment and 20 years? A whole lot of cool stuff! That’s what.
As you start planning your projects, here are some E-Rate related key dates to look for...
Companies of all sizes are trying to be more profitable and improve financial performance. The goal is not new. Maximize sales as much as possible. Control costs as much as you practically can. The IT world is no exception.
BYOD, one-to-one initiatives, and state testing. Whether it's officially mandated, or just something your boss dropped by to ask you to take care of, wireless is booming. The ability to access information from wherever we happen to be standing is no longer just the purview of Star Trek.
It’s 2015 and here at CXtec we are celebrating something more than just a New Year. 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of our exclusive brand of pre-owned network hardware. We call it equal2new®.