June’s Mover and Shaker

Meet Jeff Neet: Q: What’s your role at the company, and how do you contribute to uptime? A: I am the Facilities Manager here at the Latham offices. I actually wear a lot of different hats on a daily basis. From fixing doors to supporting our robotics move to their new state-of-the-art home and making sure… Read more »

Cost-Effectively Transitioning from CFP to QSFP28

A Case Study: A Network Redesign with Built-In Migration Plans With the explosive growth we’re experiencing in mobile data traffic, cloud services and data centers, there has been an even greater call for 100G Ethernet and costly investments in network redesign. One of our customers was recently looking to upgrade their core and transport portion… Read more »

Junior Achievement of New York Visits Integra Optics

We were so lucky to spend some time with talented students from Junior Achievement of New York yesterday! Employees from different departments were able to share Integra and our culture with the students, and more importantly we were able to share valuable college and career advice as they prepare for those milestones in their lives…. Read more »

March’s Industry Mover and Shaker

Meet Nelson Quiles: Q: What’s your role at the company, and how do you contribute to uptime?  A: As a member of the Engineering team, I manage our product database and help to oversee customer support. My work at Integra ensures that customers receive quality parts as efficiently as possible. Q: How long have you… Read more »

Pushing the Limits and Optimizing Uptime

A Case Study: Going the Distance in a Stressed Network One of the keys to success in the telecom industry is having optics that can go the distance and perform at, and beyond the limit. When optics have to operate in a stressed network, optimizing uptime is no easy task. Think of an optic as… Read more »

Putting Control Back in Engineering’s Hands

A Case Study: Faster Network and Platform Integration With Integra’s Smart Coder   In today’s industry, navigating the challenges of multi-network and multi-platform integration is becoming a common trend. Following a large acquisition, one of our customers, a fiber infrastructure provider, was looking to upgrade the transport portion of their network infrastructure, while minimizing integration challenges and… Read more »

Integra Optics Founder, David Prescott, Featured in the Daily Gazette

Integra Optics CEO, David Prescott, was featured in The Daily Gazette, talking about how he frequently draws upon his experiences living on a farm and his time in the Navy to lead Integra Optics. Prescott also talks about his role in creating an award-winning atmosphere for Integra’s employees. As a result, the company has seen rapid growth… Read more »

Integra Optics Featured In Times Union

Integra Optics, focused on uptime in the fiber optics industry,  was featured in the Times Union, crediting the recent federal corporate tax cut in its decision to raise employee wages and hire an additional 20 new workers in 2018, half of whom are expected to be military veterans.   The investment we are continually making… Read more »

In Memoriam: Scott Owens

4/17/1968  –  9/23/2017 The Integra Optics family is grieving the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Scott Owens, today. Scott joined Integra October 31, 2011 and was a brilliant engineer and high contributor to the success of Integra Optics. As the Manager of the Engineering Department, he led through example, encouraging everyone to reach… Read more »

Integra Optics Celebrates 10 Years

ALBANY, N.Y. – Integra Optics, a global provider of carrier-grade fiber optics components, is marking its tenth year in business with a brand refresh and aggressive five-year plan to continue gaining new ground in the IT sector. The manufacturing company has grown significantly in the past year, adding employees while also introducing automated production processes… Read more »