Blog

October 16, 2014
Troops of the Week : 10/6/14-10/10/14

At CXtec we know your network can use all the protection it can get. That's why we included a few trusty troops to keep an eye on it for you.

October 15, 2014
Feeling the IT Budget Squeeze? Get Money for Your Network Hardware.

When you are feeling the budget squeeze how nice would it be to trade in your unused network hardware for money?

Tags: It budgets, network hardware, asset recovery, It budgets, network hardware, asset recovery, It budgets, network hardware, asset recovery, It budgets, network hardware, asset recovery
October 9, 2014
Low Cost Support for Your Older Network Hardware

Let’s face it. Many CIOs and IT executives are looking for ways to reduce costs. Furthermore, they are trying to cut costs without sacrificing operational effectiveness.

Tags: hardware maintenance, RapidCare, IT budgets, hardware maintenance, RapidCare, IT budgets, hardware maintenance, RapidCare, IT budgets
October 3, 2014
Troops of the Week: 9/29/14 - 10/3/14

At CXtec we know your network can use all the protection it can get. That's why we included a few trusty troops to keep an eye on it for you.

October 2, 2014
Cisco 6500 Series Smart Buyers Guide

A smart buyer’s guide to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series.  So, for those who are interested in making a smart choice about their investment in switching hardware, this is a nice resource.

October 2, 2014
5 Simple Ways to Save Your Phone's Battery Life

A few helpful tips that will extend the life of your smartphone's battery.

September 29, 2014
Troops of the Week: 9/22/14 - 9/26/14

At CXtec we know your network can use all the protection it can get. That's why we included a few trusty troops to keep an eye on it for you.

September 18, 2014
A Deeper Look at equal2new High Quality Pre-Owned Hardware

Do you really know your source? That is what we want everyone to ask themselves before making the crucial decision to purchase network hardware. We created a video to help people get to know us and our exclusive brand of top quality network hardware – equal2new.

Tags: network hardware, equal2new, Know Your Source, network hardware, equal2new, Know Your Source
September 15, 2014
What Cisco Transceiver Should You Use?

In this post we have a three minute video where Jim, one of CXtec's Cisco Product Engineers, gives some helpful tips on knowing what Cisco transceiver to choose. He shares with you some helpful resources, as well.

Tags: Cisco, Cisco tranceivers, transceivers, tips, Cisco, Cisco tranceivers, transceivers, tips, Cisco, Cisco tranceivers, transceivers, tips, Cisco, Cisco tranceivers, transceivers, tips
September 12, 2014
What Size Should an Organization Be To Use a Cisco 6500 Switch?

At what point is an organization large enough to implement a Cisco Catalyst 6500 chassis switch? Can smaller companies use a Cisco 6500? Cisco Product Engineers offer their thoughts.

Tags: Cisco, Cisco 6500, tips, Cisco switches, Cisco, Cisco 6500, tips, Cisco switches, Cisco, Cisco 6500, tips, Cisco switches, Cisco, Cisco 6500, tips, Cisco switches, Cisco, Cisco 6500, tips, Cisco switches
September 8, 2014
How to Know Your Source® When it Comes to Network Hardware Shipping Methods

Your network hardware truly is an investment. So, it begs the question? What is your network hardware provider's shipping methods?

Tags: network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping, network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping, network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping, network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping, network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping, network hardware, used network hardware, know your source, shipping
September 5, 2014
How to Know Your Source® for Network Hardware Quality Control

There are a lot of companies out there who offer network hardware. But what makes your network hardware provider different?

Tags: network hardware, used network hardware, quality control, ISO, ISO 9001, network hardware, used network hardware, quality control, ISO, ISO 9001, network hardware, used network hardware, quality control, ISO, ISO 9001, network hardware, used network hardware, quality control, ISO, ISO 9001
September 5, 2014
How to Factory Reset an Avaya 9620 IP Phone

Want to know how to reset an Avay 9620 IP Phone? Great. You're in luck. In this video we walk you through the process. Quick and easy.

Tags: Avaya, Avaya 9620, IP phones, Avaya, Avaya 9620, IP phones
September 1, 2014
Gillie Girl Sprint Triathlon – Carol M. Baldwin Fund

Congratulations to the CXtec and TERACAI team for finishing 7th in the 2014 Gillie Girl Sprint Triathlon!

August 29, 2014
Cisco Catalyst 2960S Switch - Product Spotlight

Jim,Cisco Product Engineer, shares some insights on the features and elements of the Cisco Catalyst 2960S Switch.

Tags: Cisco, Cisco 2960S, switches, tec Tips, video, Cisco, Cisco 2960S, switches, tec Tips, video, Cisco, Cisco 2960S, switches, tec Tips, video
August 29, 2014
Why Network Hardware Testing Processes Should Be Important to You

Does you really know your network hardware vendor? Do they care about quality and performance as much as you do? When it comes to network hardware, one way to know your source is to look at the testing process.

Tags: network hardware, used network hardware, testing process, quality, know your source, equal2new
August 22, 2014
Before Moving to Wireless AC Consider These Very Important Factors

Wireless AC... it’s the latest generation and offers a ton of upside in terms of throughput and client density.  That said, there are some big things to consider before making the move.

Tags: wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management, wireless AC, wireless networks, IT budgets, cost management
August 22, 2014
How to Factory Reset the Avaya 9608 IP Phone

Want to learn how to factory reset the Avaya 9608 IP Phone?Great. Here's a 2 minute video to walk you through the process. Quick and easy.

Tags: Avaya, IP Phones, Avaya 9608, factory reset
August 15, 2014
Top 5 Considerations: Choosing Stacked vs Chassis Switch Solution

In this informative video, Errol, CXtec's Product Engineer, explains the top five considerations you should keep in mind when deciding between a chassis vs. a stacked switch solution.

Tags: chassis switch, stacked switch, video, tec Tips, chassis switch, stacked switch, video, tec Tips
August 14, 2014
The Dumbest Thing You Can Do With Your Network Hardware

IT professionals are a bright bunch of people. In fact, IT professionals love doing smart things. However, no one is perfect.

Tags: network hardware, asset recovery, sell your network hardware, used network hardware, network hardware, asset recovery, sell your network hardware, used network hardware, network hardware, asset recovery, sell your network hardware, used network hardware