This Month's Solution from The President:  

An area of fiber optics that we don't often talk about is Active Equipment or Gear. sells a variety of active network devices from the top manufacturers. When choosing the right switch or router, some of the main features to look for are scalability, stackability, security and energy efficiency. Our top three manufacturers, Cisco, PacketLight and RAD all exceed in these areas. We pride ourselves in being able to offer competitive prices for quality products. If you don't see what you're looking for, give us a call. As a RAD Value-Added Partner, we have access to some of the best professionals in the active gear market. 

Your security is our concern and PacketLight Networks DWDM and CWDM technology is the most sophisticated in encryption. PacketLight’s innovative cryptography solution offers high security level for the fiber infrastructure by encrypting and protecting the service level data flow. supplies a diverse collection of active network devices. Whether you are looking for switches, routers, converters, multiplexers, ethernet demarcation devices, or muxponders — we will help you get the right tools for the job. Check out the promotions below or call one of our highly-trained sales representatives to get a solution that fits your needs!

To help get you started, take a look below at our suggested items from We don't just sell products, we design solutions!

Chris LaBonge, President

Fiber Optic Product, Training and Rental Solutions 

Increased Capacity
Cisco Catalyst fixed-configuration network switches offer exceptional performance, reliability, and serviceability in models for a wide variety of organization sizes. While supplies last, we are offering a 10% OFF Overstock Discount on the following Fixed Configuration Switches from Cisco while. 

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series
If you're looking for a new switch, consider the next-generation Catalyst 3850 Series. It enables converged wired-wireless access to support BYOD and mobility. It also offers a variety of performance, security, and operational enhancements versus previous generations of switches.  

>> Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switches - 10% OFF

Cisco Catalyst 3750-X Series
The Cisco Catalyst 3750-X Series with StackWise® Plus technology provides scalability, ease of management and investment protection for the evolving business needs. The Cisco Catalyst 3750-X enhances productivity by enabling applications such as IP telephony, wireless, and video for borderless network experience. 

>> Cisco Catalyst 3750-X Series Switches - 10% OFF

A True Plug-and-Play Solution
RAD’s patent-protected MiNID is a field-programmable miniature L2/L3 network interface device (NID), available in an SFP form factor, SFP sleeve form factor or in a standalone enclosure. The SFP sleeve is a revolutionary platform for service providers looking to upgrade their networks to deliver reliable bandwidth with end-to-end SLA assurance. MiNID can be ordered in SFP form factor with integrated optics, SFP-sleeve form factor or as a standalone unit, all offering similar functionality. In its standalone version, MiNID offers a compact, low power, low-cost two-port solution.

MiNID is a true plug-and-play solution and is perfect for service assurance in residential and mobile backhauling networks, small cells, business services and wholesale services.

>> RAD Active Network Devices

Easy, Cost-effective DWDM and CWDM Solutions
The PL-1000 and PL-300 Series WDM Solutions from PacketLight are a cost-effective way to scale your existing network from 4λ - 6λ or more. PacketLight is very easy to deploy within existing infrastructures and better on power consumption — Great for going green! Reduce or eliminate network down-time and outages during network upgrades by using a 1U solution. Your customers will thank you!

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