Frank Kobuszewski

Frank Kobuszewski is vice president of the technology solutions group at CXtec. Being in the remarketing industry since 1988 and with the company since 1994has led him to serve on several technical committees including as a representative on the Anti-Counterfeit Committee for the Association of Service and Computer Dealers International and the North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers (AscdiNatd).

Frank has participated on podcasts and has been quoted in several industry trade publications and papers, the most recent being Gartner’s August 2017 network transceivers research paper, entitled “How to Avoid the Biggest Rip-Off in Networking.”

Frank is an experienced speaker and has presented at technology conferences across North America on strategies for maximizing IT budgets and asset recovery best practices, including at CAUCUS (Association of Technology Acquisition Professionals) and the annual NY Tech Summit. Most recently, he spoke at the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement and Asset Management Summit.

Frank received the “40 Under Forty” award from the Central New York Business Journal in 2000 for his business accomplishments and community involvement.

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Hardware life cycle approaches to save money, ensure network reliability

When it comes to IP desk phones, the secondary market is the way to go

When it comes to IP desk phones, the secondary market is the way to go

A VoIP phone system can save an organization a lot of money, but the up-front costs for new equipment can be prohibitive. Instead, consider used phones from a reputable provider.

Want affordable SDN products? Check the secondary market

Want affordable SDN products? Check the secondary market

Software-defined networking is great technology, but the cost of new products is prohibitive for some companies. If yours is one, take a look at the secondary market.

Your hardware order is ready. Do you want cables with that?

Your hardware order is ready. Do you want cables with that?

Cabling is as important as hardware. So, the next time you purchase hardware, pre-owned or new, remember to give the same consideration to the cables you purchase.

How Cisco’s Multigigabit Technology can increase network speeds

How Cisco’s Multigigabit Technology can increase network speeds

Cisco's Catalyst Multigigabit switches with NBASE-T will help users get more than 1 gig of speed from their existing infrastructure -- without having to rip everything up and replace it.

5 reasons to buy refurbished Cisco equipment

5 reasons to buy refurbished Cisco equipment

Shiny new Cisco equipment is appealing, but it is also pricey and could be overkill. Meanwhile, refurbished network equipment has many benefits you might be overlooking.

Does the Cisco 4000 router series redefine the traditional role of routers?

Does the Cisco 4000 router series redefine the traditional role of routers?

Cisco’s 4000 router family is a serious upgrade from the older 1900/2900/3900 router families.

Requests for Cisco Catalyst 9300 are up … what’s the intent?

Requests for Cisco Catalyst 9300 are up … what’s the intent?

Interest in Cisco's Catalyst 9000 switches is up considerably. But looking at the specs, smaller networks should probably stay away from them.

Is Cisco's Mobility Express right for you?

Is Cisco's Mobility Express right for you?

Cisco has staked a claim in the wireless infrastructure space with its Mobility Express, designed to easily set up WLANs. Learn what it is and whether it’s right for you.

Can Wave 2 handle the wireless tsunami heading toward us?

Can Wave 2 handle the wireless tsunami heading toward us?

More people and devices are connecting, increasing the load on networks enormously and forcing us to consider new wireless standards, such as 802.11ac (Wave 2).

The King is dead?! Heck, no!

The King is dead?! Heck, no!

Aside from being a major revenue stream, the Cisco 6500 chassis family remains a solid platform that Cisco has made extensible by creating the Catalyst 6800 family.

Is the Cisco 6500 Series invincible?

Is the Cisco 6500 Series invincible?

As the industry moves toward 10/40Gig and higher, the need for bandwidth and port density only increases. Software-defined networking (SDN), while certainly worthy of consideration, may not be the best option for all organizations...

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