Our tec Tips video series is a collection of helpful tutorials on all things networking hardware and voice equipment. In these short videos, you'll have your questions answered and gain insights into the technologies you want to know about. We hope you enjoy them.
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Pete Belyea, CXtec president and CEO, addresses the advantages of complete IT life cycle management.
This video presents a brief description of the attributes of the Cisco 8800 Series IP phones compared to the earlier 7900 Series, including which support Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and which support Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP).
This video discusses how the FCC regulation FCC14-30A1 has impacted the shift to -B domain Cisco wireless switches.
This video shows how to assign DHCP options to Avaya 96XX and Avaya 46XX Series IP phones. It includes option numbers, IP address, port number designation, TLS server, HTTP server, and TFTP server protocols.
Jim explains some features and capabilities of the Cisco 2960-X Series switch line, including port counts, PoE standards, software sets, stacking considerations, and more.
Nate discusses the new Cisco Multigigabit technology initiative to address bandwidth in Wave 2 of wireless standard 802.11ac.
Errol discusses step-by-step how to create a Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN).
Katie explains the evolution of Cisco Analog Telephone Adaptors, including such factors as PC and analog port availability, protocols, end-of-life dates, and more.
Shawna demonstrates step-by-step how to factory reset Nortel 1140E IP phones.
Jim explains the various interfaces and modules for Cisco routers. He includes a helpful guide to a document that helps you figure out the acceptable modules for your router.
Nate explains what to expect from Wave 2 of wireless standard 802.11ac, delving into throughput capabilities, multi-user MIMO considerations, PoE+ requirements, and the possible choke point at 6.8G.
Errol explains the top five benefits of implementing Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), including considerations such as performance, security, cost, location and management.
Katie explains the evolution of Cisco wireless IP phone models, including radio protocols, display colors, battery life, end-of-life dates, Bluetooth compatibility and more.
A quick how-to video on testing procedures on the Polycom CX600 (Microsoft Lync-enabled) phones - performed by Shawna, CXtec product engineer and Chris, CXtec phone tester.
Nate explains some of the wireless capabilities of the Cisco Catalyst 3850 switch.
Errol explains five factors to consider if you're having network connection problems, between switch to switch or between transceiver and transceiver (GBIC/SFP).
Shawna demonstrates CXtec's in-depth testing procedures on ShoreTel IP phones.
Jim illustrates some helpful tools to allow you to research Cisco transceiver compatibility.
Jim explains some of the features and elements you need to know about the Cisco Catalyst 2960-S.
Errol explains the top five considerations you should keep in mind when deciding between a chassis vs. a stacked switch solution.