Myths Of Buying and Selling Used Telecom Equipment

Reservations about buying and selling used telecom equipment run a wide range of common concerns. Luckily, many of the concerns people have are common misconceptions and procuring and selling used equipment is quite advantageous on both ends. Check out some of the common fallacies surrounding used telecom equipment. Myth #1: It’s too old, no one will want it.…read more

Is Your Business’ LAN Ready for the Future?

If you’ve ever done a tricky do it yourself project at home, there’s eventually going to come the urge to just chuck it all out and start it from scratch. However, when it comes to a corporate network, it’s much harder to explain why large parts of the current infrastructure has to be upended to make…read more

The Introduction of a Smart Data Center

As the demands of traditional data centers increase so does the need to revamp our approach to systems architecture. Smart data centers are no longer IT focused but rather focus on the needs of the business. Breaking down operational silos and enabling the data center for agility, availability and scalability support the business in a much more…read more

Telecom Optimization Trends and Opportunities for 2017

There’s a relentless pace to the ever changing ICT industry as companies race against one another to stay competitive and modern in the ever-changing technology market. Technology advances at increasing speed with the development of more mobile devices, wearable technologies, such as smartwatches, and better globalized means of connectivity. Many companies see that the current…read more

Best Practices for Ultra Low Latency Microwave Networks

With the speed of the internet and telecommunications reaching an all-time high, there’s a need to reach out to new, developing technologies that will increase performance, lower costs and lead the industry into a new age of possibilities. That new technology is upon in the form of ultra-low latency microwave networks. Microwave technology has been…read more

How to Get More Capacity from Your Tellabs TITAN 5500 System

Tellabs introduced over a decade ago their Titan 5500 wideband digital cross-connect system in order to integrate voice, data, video and Internet services over a single fiber-optic network. AT the time (early 2000’s), the idea of uniting these mediums through a singular network was unheard of and many believed that Tellabs was biting off more…read more

How to Increase the Bandwidth of Cisco Routers

Businesses with large networks need fast Internet connections to ensure that every computer can use the Internet smoothly. However, your system – either for a small business or home – along with some other systems in the network, may not effectively maximize your connection’s bandwidth. This is especially so if your Cisco router is configured…read more

Repairing Your Alcatel-Lucent MPR9500

The Alcatel-Lucent 9500 Microwave Packet Radio (MPR) is one of the best microwave radios on the market, enabling smooth transformation of backhaul networks from TDM to IP, providing a very efficient transport medium for multimedia traffic. It offers mobility, utility and allows public service providers to effectively accommodate the rapid growth in data packet movement.…read more

5 Quick Fixes that Are a Big Mistake

It’s common to want to fix your own telecommunications equipment to save money and time. It even looks easy enough. You may be able to teach yourself the ritual movements to complete the tasks, however, you may not employ the smaller steps needed to keep your telecom equipment working optimally. Here are 5 common shortcuts…read more

Benefits of Buying Refurbished High Voltage Equipment

Refurbished equipment is synonymous with ‘used’, which give the impression of unwanted or sub-par equipment. But when it comes to refurbishes high voltage equipment, refurbishment could be the best answer for you!   What is Refurbished Equipment? Refurbished can mean many things. A refurbished electronic could be one that was damaged and needed repairs. It…read more