October’s Mover and Shaker

Meet Claude Parlemont Q: What’s your role at the company, and how do you contribute to uptime? I’m an IT Engineer/Engineering in both departments. My main focus is to build parts in our database system and work with Software when we encounter an issue with the database. Once I have downtime, you’ll catch me doing… Read more »

Legrand partners with Integra Optics for optical transceivers

Legrand and Integra Optics have entered a partnership that will enable Legrand to offer optical modules as well as direct attach cables under the “Legrand powered by Integra” name. Products will be available through Legrand’s national and regional IT and datacom distributors and resellers. CEO and CTO David Prescott and President Jim Pascarell said Integra… Read more »

Growing Team of Engineers Featured in the Times Union

Four talented members of our growing team of engineers were featured in the business section of the Times Union. JoAnn M. Swapp has joined us as Engineering Manager. Swapp recently retired from the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander following a decorated 22-year career. Also newly added to the engineering team is Paul Bliss who… Read more »

Integra launches free network failure cost estimator

Our Cost of Failure Calculator calculates the cost of an outage by the price of a truck roll – a term that refers to the need to transport an engineer to an affected facility to carry out testing and repair. Developed specifically for large enterprise organizations, service providers, and wireless carriers, the tool relies on… Read more »

July Mover and Shaker

Employee Spotlight: Christine Oughton Q: What’s your role at the company, and how do you contribute to uptime? A: I am an Account Executive. It’s my job to give the best customer service and response times to my accounts whether it is a customer’s need for information, pricing, technical support, or product deliverables, it is my… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »