Category: Videos

Customer Testimonial: Horry Telephone

Hear what Jimmy Anderson has to say about the importance of choosing a partner, not just an optics supplier and how Integra’s 24/7 engineering support helped Horry Telephone develop software compatibility to deliver the services they needed, in record breaking time.  

Differences in Transceiver Manufacturing

A head-to-head test: Integra vs. the OEM Differences in transceiver manufacturing may be impacting your network. Watch and learn how these differences had a direct impact on a head-to-head test between Integra’s optics and the OEM.

What the Tech: Fiber End Face Inspection

The first connection an optic makes is with the fiber end face. All too often we find that customers are cleaning their optics, reconnecting them, and still experiencing network downtime. Most of the time, it is because an optic was cleaned, but the fiber end face was never inspected. If a fiber end face is… Read more »

What the Tech: How to Clean and Optic

Maintaining reliable network connections requires clean connectors. If you have a dirty optic, your signal will be blocked which can lead to frame rate loss, lost data, and the inability for data to reach it’s end destination. Dirt and debris can also embed into fiber end face which can cause permanent, performance-affecting damage. At Integra,… Read more »

Customer Perspective: Why Integra?

Deep Blue Communications’ CEO, Brian Epstein, shares that “wifi is one of those things that just has to work for everyone, everywhere, every time”. As a company that installs and supports wifi networks for some of the world’s largest hotel chains, the company understands the importance of network uptime when it comes to end-user satisfaction… Read more »

What’s Up with Bundled Pricing?

On this episode of What’s Up, Mike Bellini gives us a little break room talk about why bundled pricing isn’t always the best deal. In today’s optics industry, OEMs are simply processing transceiver orders from somebody else, and bundling their pricing to protect margins on their hardware. They’re relying on suppliers for the actual transceiver… Read more »

What’s Up with Uptime?

Hey everybody, I’m Lisa Carpenter and on this episode of What’s Up were talking about keeping your network up and running. And speaking of uptime, we’re going to send a few of our friends for a ride in this ejector seat simulator, so stick around. In this industry, uptime is everything. Customers expect 100% reliability… Read more »

What’s Up with Network Reliability?

Hey everybody, I’m Marlena Miller and on this episode of What’s Up we’re talking about network reliability. Stick around to the end to see us launch this cool quad copter drone. Our customers are in a very competitive market. Reliability and uptime is a huge factor in their ability to retain their customer base. When… Read more »

What’s Up with Availability and Inventory Control?

Hey everybody, I’m Jeff DeWeese and on this episode of What’s Up, we’re talking about availability and inventory control. A little later, I’m going to show you how this robot is revolutionizing product fulfillment, so stick around. There’s a storm brewing and it might just be a perfect storm. Three things are contributing to this… Read more »

What’s Up with Interoperability?

Hey guys, I’m Jon Zatlokowicz and on this episode of What’s Up, were looking at interoperability and choosing components for your network platform. I’m also going to show you this neat little device and tell you how you can get one for free. MSO’s are constantly building out their fiber optic networks to keep up… Read more »