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One of the best ways to boost your network’s reliability is to upgrade your knowledge. Integra Optics regularly publishes articles and resources that help you do just that. Our how-tos are written for all kinds of situations, from in-the-field troubleshooting to team management approaches that boost uptime.

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3 tactics clever managers use to boost productivity

Network uptime isn’t just about technical know-how. It’s also about managing your people, leveraging your techs’ knowledge and organizing them for a positive effect on your network’s uptime. Here are a few management approaches that help you get the most value out of your team (and your network). HUDDLES Huddles are quick morning meetings, usually… Read more »

The 5 essential uptime tools every tech needs

Most techs have their own approach to stocking their field kits. Some are meticulous and orderly, others…not so much. And while it’s important to give them latitude, it’s also important to ensure that everyone is properly equipped. We’ve found that there are five essential tools every tech needs to keep the network up and running…. Read more »

How to spot transceiver issues before they happen

A network technician is only as good as the optics he or she carries. Without a working spare available, the technician will not be able to fix problems. Great network managers know this. The best ones solve the issue by spotting optics problems before they happen. Here are five ways to prevent failed optics from… Read more »