When you are 33 feet above sea-level and considered to be the Mount Everest of South Florida, you need a network that can withstand hurricanes and floods. To accommodate this environment, Jeff Leslie and his team built an all-fiber, underground network to keep Treasure Coast businesses connected during natural disasters. As it turns out, ITS […]
Dave Fridley of engineering firm FARR Technologies imparts a positive message about how independent operators can turn the disruptions and uncertainties of today’s telecom business to their advantage. He points out that operators have faced and met similar challenges in years past. He uses ITS Fiber as an example of an operator that has found opportunities outside of its traditional service offering, which […]
Do operators have a program that targets the Small Office Home Office/Virtual Business? Dave Fridley of FARR Technologies poses that question and points out the importance of this neglected market. He points out that FARR Technologies was born as a virtual company and its people are living the reality of the challenges of this sort […]
Low overhead, employee empowerment and more personal time for employees are some of the advantages of working from home. There are challenges as well. Dave Fridley talks about some of the benefits and challenges managing a virtual business that has “24 offices”. He discusses how they overcome those challenges.
Dave Fridley discusses the logistics and the tools FARR Technologies uses to support their 24 offices. One of the challenges they found was that their uploading requirements provided a challenge for some of the 14 providers to connect their employees. He points to the importance of recognizing nuances of online communications and the importance of […]
“There are no real boundaries here,” says Dave Fridley in the above video in the final part of his presentation given at the Beyond Fiber and Into the Data Center event. He is commenting on the fact that independent broadband providers have the capacity with today’s IP services and networks to offer applications and services […]