|By PR Newswire||
|August 4, 2014 12:15 PM EDT||
EVERETT, Wash. and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC) today announced an agreement with Fluke Networks to become a rental distributor of Fluke Networks products, bringing greater product availability to customers with immediate test equipment needs. ATEC will now carry the Versiv™ family of cable certification testers, which enable fast and accurate copper and fiber certification, as well as Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) testing. Fluke Networks is the world-leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions. ATEC is one of the largest rental companies nationwide of test equipment for telecommunications, aerospace, semiconductor, consumer electronics and many other sectors.
Versiv's interchangeable modules for copper, fiber and OTDR testing offer superior diagnostic capabilities and industry-leading testing speed—an essential benefit for ATEC customers. By renting from ATEC, datacom installers can take advantage of Versiv's capabilities without incurring capital expense. Renting also helps them increase utilization of their existing equipment and enables them to take on more jobs more quickly without worrying about test equipment availability.
ATEC provides test equipment to companies looking to manage their test equipment budget and maximize the company's growth. For more than 30 years, companies have rented from ATEC to preserve capital, adjust for seasonal demand, increase utilization of existing test equipment, and take on more jobs without increasing capital expenses. With this partnership, ATEC can now offer faster delivery and provide the best technical and customer support to deliver the right products and accessories its customers need to get their tests done on schedule and on budget.
"We are very excited to be working with Fluke Networks and providing customers with best-in-class products like Versiv," said Jill Berg, president of ATEC. "This partnership builds on our commitment and success in support of our customers' needs for installing and maintaining high speed, certified, and reliable copper and fiber networks."
"Partnering with Advanced Test Equipment Rentals is ideal for us," said Gary Staley, vice president of Worldwide Sales for Fluke Networks. "The ATEC relationship gives their customers a chance to take advantage of Fluke Networks industry-leading test equipment through rental options, and ATEC shares Fluke Networks commitment to service excellence."
About Advanced Test Equipment Rentals
Advanced Test Equipment Rentals is a leading high tech equipment rental company with ISO-9001, ISO/IEC 17025-2005, and ANSI/NCSL Z540 accreditation that provides complete general and special purpose test equipment solutions for analysis, inspection, measurement, monitoring, simulation, powering, certifying, and commissioning of electrical and fiber optic infrastructure as well as product development. ATEC serves an incredibly diverse customer base, made up of aerospace, automotive, biomedical, communications, consumer electronics, defense, environmental, engineering, marine, power grid, transportation, and compliance testing companies.
To find out more about ATEC visit www.atecorp.com
About Fluke Networks
Fluke Networks is the world-leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions to speed the deployment and improve the performance of networks and applications. Leading enterprises and service providers trust Fluke Networks products and expertise to help solve today's toughest issues and emerging challenges in WLAN security, mobility, unified communications and data centers. Based in Everett, Washington, the company distributes products in more than 50 countries.
For more information visit www.flukenetworks.com
SOURCE Fluke Networks
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 151
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, will show how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants will get the download information, scripts, and complete en...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 246
Today’s connected world is moving from devices towards things, what this means is that by using increasingly low cost sensors embedded in devices we can create many new use cases. These span across use cases in cities, vehicles, home, offices, factories, retail environments, worksites, health, logistics, and health. These use cases rely on ubiquitous connectivity and generate massive amounts of data at scale. These technologies enable new business opportunities, ways to optimize and automate, al...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 122
The web app is agile. The REST API is agile. The testing and planning are agile. But alas, data infrastructures certainly are not. Once an application matures, changing the shape or indexing scheme of data often forces at best a top down planning exercise and at worst includes schema changes that force downtime. The time has come for a new approach that fundamentally advances the agility of distributed data infrastructures. Come learn about a new solution to the problems faced by software organ...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 779
Any Ops team trying to support a company in today’s cloud-connected world knows that a new way of thinking is required – one just as dramatic than the shift from Ops to DevOps. The diversity of modern operations requires teams to focus their impact on breadth vs. depth. In his session at DevOps Summit, Adam Serediuk, Director of Operations at xMatters, Inc., will discuss the strategic requirements of evolving from Ops to DevOps, and why modern Operations has begun leveraging the “NoOps” approa...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 130
The IoT market is on track to hit $7.1 trillion in 2020. The reality is that only a handful of companies are ready for this massive demand. There are a lot of barriers, paint points, traps, and hidden roadblocks. How can we deal with these issues and challenges? The paradigm has changed. Old-style ad-hoc trial-and-error ways will certainly lead you to the dead end. What is mandatory is an overarching and adaptive approach to effectively handle the rapid changes and exponential growth.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT
There are many considerations when moving applications from on-premise to cloud. It is critical to understand the benefits and also challenges of this migration. A successful migration will result in lower Total Cost of Ownership, yet offer the same or higher level of robustness. Migration to cloud shifts computing resources from your data center, which can yield significant advantages provided that the cloud vendor an offer enterprise-grade quality for your application.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 223
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,157
Manufacturing has widely adopted standardized and automated processes to create designs, build them, and maintain them through their life cycle. However, many modern manufacturing systems go beyond mechanized workflows to introduce empowered workers, flexible collaboration, and rapid iteration. Such behaviors also characterize open source software development and are at the heart of DevOps culture, processes, and tooling.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,067
DevOps is gaining traction in the federal government – and for good reasons. Heightened user expectations are pushing IT organizations to accelerate application development and support more innovation. At the same time, budgetary constraints require that agencies find ways to decrease the cost of developing, maintaining, and running applications. IT now faces a daunting task: do more and react faster than ever before – all with fewer resources.
Oct. 8, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 377
The last decade was about virtual machines, but the next one is about containers. Containers enable a service to run on any host at any time. Traditional tools are starting to show cracks because they were not designed for this level of application portability. Now is the time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Brian “Redbeard” Harrington, a principal architect at CoreOS, will examine how CoreOS helps teams run in production. Attende...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,223
As-a-service models offer huge opportunities, but also complicate security. It may seem that the easiest way to migrate to a new architectural model is to let others, experts in their field, do the work. This has given rise to many as-a-service models throughout the industry and across the entire technology stack, from software to infrastructure. While this has unlocked huge opportunities to accelerate the deployment of new capabilities or increase economic efficiencies within an organization, i...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 226
The buzz continues for cloud, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their collective impact across all industries. But a new conversation is emerging - how do companies use industry disruption and technology enablers to lead in markets undergoing change, uncertainty and ambiguity? Organizations of all sizes need to evolve and transform, often under massive pressure, as industry lines blur and merge and traditional business models are assaulted and turned upside down. In this new da...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 225
Mobile messaging has been a popular communication channel for more than 20 years. Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen invented the idea for SMS (Short Message Service) in 1984, making his vision a reality on December 3, 1992 by sending the first message ("Happy Christmas") from a PC to a cell phone. Since then, the technology has evolved immensely, from both a technology standpoint, and in our everyday uses for it. Originally used for person-to-person (P2P) communication, i.e., Sally sends a text...
Oct. 8, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 227