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November 26, 2014
Giving Thanks to IT

Holidays serve as great reminders to express our gratitude and appreciation to others. Thanksgiving in particular is always an opportune moment to step back and reflect on the things that truly matter: good health, family, and of course, our favorite, technology!

November 19, 2014
Have We Seen the End of the Cisco 7900 Series Business Phone?

The history of the 7900 series phones is pretty long for a Cisco product line. The phones were introduced in the early 2000’s when Cisco first entered the VoIP Market.

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November 6, 2014
5 Big Industry Compliances IT Pros Should Know

Working on the security side of things there are quite a few compliancies that get tossed around.  Depending on what industry you are in they can lead to discounts for having them or consequences for not.

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November 5, 2014
Should You Buy the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Chassis Switch?

IT professionals who use Cisco hardware want to be sure they are choosing the right switching solution for their network. As their network grows they may ask if they should continue to use stacked switches or maybe switch to a chassis solution like the Cisco 6500.

Tags: Cisco, Cisco 6500, chassis switches
October 23, 2014
5 Things to Consider When Experiencing Network Connection Problems

Take a look at this quick and straight forward video. Errol takes you through 5 different things to consider when you experience network connection problems.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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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.

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