What's Up at Integra Optics

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 »

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 3 tactics clever managers use to boost productivity. HUDDLES Huddles are quick morning meetings, usually conducted with small teams of up to 30 people and… 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 with uptime tools. We’ve found that there are five essential tools every tech needs to keep the network… 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 »