GEORGIA TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION 18th ANNUAL VENDOR SHOWCASE FEBRUARY 24-25, 2015 MACON, GEORGIA Sponsored by GTA’s Associate Members AGENDA
Tuesday Afternoon, February 24, 2015 2:30p.m.Registration 3:00p.m.Welcome 3:10 - 5:00 p.m.Table-Top Displays & Show Vehicles 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.Reception Wednesday Morning, February 25, 2015 8:00a.m.Continental Breakfast 8:30a.m.Welcome Back 8:35 a.m. - NoonTable-Top Displays & Show Vehicles
AFL is an industry-leading provider of fiber optic products, engineering expertise and integrated services to various industries, including the enterprise market. AFL manufactures, engineers and installs fiber optic products and equipment that communications providers need to provide high-speed voice, video and data services to their customers. Product highlights for the show include fusion splicers, fiber optic test equipment and fiber optic enclosures.
ADTRAN is a leading provider of networking and communications equipment approved by E-Rate.
ANPI offers wholesale long distance, tandem services, SS7 services, hosted unified communications to independent telephone companies throughout the United States. They provide marketing services along with training for all of the services that they provide.
ALLIED TELESIS, INC.
Allied Telesis is a global provider of secure Ethernet/IP access solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of IP Triple Play networks over copper and fiber access infrastructure. Our POTS-to-10G access platforms and iMG intelligent Multiservice Gateways, in conjunction with advanced switching and routing solutions, enable public and private network operators and service providers of all sizes to deploy scalable, carrier-grade networks for the cost-effective delivery of packet-based voice, video and data services.
BEC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), both wired (xDSL, FTTH) and Wireless (4GLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi)
BYERS ENGINEERING COMPANY
Byers Engineering Company provides the highest quality of professional engineering services and has been serving the communications, utility, and electric industries for over three decades. Some of our specialties include feasibility studies and business development, FTTX network planning and design, GPS staking and construction inspection, plans and specifications, project management, RUS contract/loan preparation and administration. Our innovative solutions and OSP/ISP services help you gain a competitive advantage by enhancing productivity and improving customer service. Please visit our website at www.byers.com for a more complete description of our firm.
Ubiquiti, ESI, Comtrend, D-Link, Clear2there
CALIX Calix is a global leader in access innovation. Its Unified Access portfolio of broadband access systems and software enables network and business transformation for communications service providers worldwide – allowing them to become the broadband service provider of choice to their subscribers. Visit www.calix.com for more information.
Charles manufactures “Innovative Enclosed Solutions” including cabinets, building terminals, distribution pedestals and below-grade enclosures for fiber, copper, and wireless applications.
No matter if you’re delivering fiber to the home, business or cell site, Clearfield’s Clearview Cassette, FieldSmart fiber management platform, CraftSmart OSP enclosures and FieldShield microduct & pushable fiber, set the standard for a scalable fiber optic network and unmatched fiber performance while lowering the cost of broadband deployment. See the entire Clearfield product line for your end-to-end fiber network solution on the Clearfield product trailer onsite at the GTA Vendor Showcase.
CORE TELECOM SYSTEMS
Core Telecom Systems is a supplier of brand new and surplus equipment. Our specialization includes a wide variety of equipment including switching/routing technologies, broadband access and transport products, remote outdoor cabinets and a full line of fiber optic materials complete power systems. We are an authorized partner of Tellabs, Coriant, Eltek, M2FX, Allied Telesis, Cambium, Opterna, Brocade, Clearfield, North Star Battery, Haze Battery, Majorpower, ClearView, Positron and Platinum Tools.
Custom Cable is a telecommunications cable manufacturer and low voltage network services provider. We will be showcasing our Fiber Optic Configuration Tool on a touch screen computer, samples of our fiber optic, coax, copper, and pre-terminated patch panel assemblies.
Cyan enables network transformation. The company’s SDN and NFV solutions deliver orchestration, agility, and scale to networks, that until now, have been static and hardware driven. Serving carriers, enterprises, governments, and data centers globally, Cyan’s open platforms provide multi-vendor, multi-layer control and visibility to network operators, making service delivery more efficient and profitable. Cyan solutions include the award-winning Blue Planet SDN software and Z-Series packet-optical transport platforms.
dscTech will be showing our Alarm Surveillance & Notification System™(ASN). This system is a fully customizable way to monitor anything from Temperature alarms to contact closures, to SNMP and Syslog alarms along with the ability to ping and poll equipment in the field. The AlarmCloud Service will be demonstrated and shown as how it can be used by Telcos to resell refrigeration monitoring services and more by being a resell partner with dscTech.
dscTech will also be showing other dscTech systems that Telcos can use to monitor, generate reports and used to assist front end associates in getting information quickly about services offered in a particular area, information to technicians on where customers services feed from and much more.
ETC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
ETC Communications, LLC offers real business solutions for live and canned production, professional studio services, corporate video, commercials, local library content, directory services for yellow page sales, professional book design, ad design and layout and consulting services for professional, engineering, mapping cable TV bandwidth upgrades and television production. ETC also provides security system installations and monitoring services.
Electricom is a utility construction company based in Paoli, Indiana with several offices in the southeast. We will have informational banners, brochures and giveaway items at our table-top.
EMERSON NETWORK POWER
Emerson will display Fiber Distribution Pedestals, Fiber Splitter Pedestal and DC Power products.
ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, INC.
Engineering and project management services for the communication industry, including FTTH, IPTV, video and wireless services.
Entone will again be showing and demonstrating set top solutions for both CATV and IPTV. In addition to the many options of DVR and client set tops, we will be demonstrating the OTT services like YouTube TV and the Fusion Home monitoring solutions for broadband and Cable companies. Fusion Home allows customer to monitor their households with self installed IP Cameras that are connected to the cloud and can be accessed by their mobile phones, Tablet devices and even the TV.
GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in more than 80 countries. From the Core to the Edge to the Experience™, the company’s technology seamlessly evolves IP networks to new levels in scalability, security, profitability and efficiency.
GENUINE CABLE GROUP (Electro Wire, A Division of EIS, Inc.)
Genuine Cable Group provides outside plant products and service provider products.
Georgia 811 provides the One Call process in the State of Georgia for “Calling Before You Dig.” This includes providing a 3-digit phone number “811" for the entire State to get directly to the Center. We provide educational materials to all utility companies to get the “Call Before You Dig” message out to customers and excavators.
GEORGIA UNDERGROUND AND SUPPLY
Georgia Underground and Supply has built a unique business around the special needs of utility contractors like you. We are committed to maintaining a unique product mix so we can be your "one-stop shop" for both your equipment and supply needs.
Graybar will be providing the following products: TE enclosures, Fiber optic products, Test equipment, Handholes, Patch cords, Patch panels. Graybar will be offering different types of technologies from a test equipment and cost savings to the ITCO's in the State of Georgia.
Innovative Systems provides voice, video and OSS/BSS telecommunications services with over 1200 systems in service. The APMAX delivers enhanced voice and IPTV Middleware, Monitoring and Streaming solutions. The eLation OSS/BSS, provides billing, financials and staking/mapping solutions for wireline, wireless, IPTV and CATV companies. Contact # 605-995-6120 or visit www.innovsys.com.
Interstate Powercare is the stationary power division of Interstate Batteries. We provide solutions for critical power backup to the telecommunications, data center, utilities, and industrial markets. The products provided include VLA and VRLA batteries, battery monitoring, rectifiers, BDFB's inverters, converters and UPS systems. Services include installation, removal, recycling, monitoring, engineering, preventative maintenance and discharge testing.
OSP Construction - Communications, Power, Gas, Educational, Water/Sewer Utilities, Alternative Energy, Private Industry - Aerial and Underground
McCALL-THOMAS ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC.
McCall-Thomas Engineering Company, Inc. has provided the very best communications and electrical engineering services for the past 65 years to clients throughout the Southeast. We continue to stay on the cutting edge within the communications industry to meet all the needs of our valued clients. We offer an extensive range of both central office and outside plant engineering services including, but not limited to:
• Fiber (FTTx) & Copper Design, Staking, Implementation & Testing • Fiber Testing • Permits and Easements • Utilities Coordination • RUS Loan and Grant Applications • DSL Deployment • IP Video Networks • Computer Aided Staking • WiFi, WiMax and Microwave System Design • Tower Lease Acquisitions/Negotiations • Softswitch Planning and Implementation • Bonding & Grounding Surveys • AC/DC Power Audits • GPS Mapping & Inventory Services • Joint Use Agreements & Audits • Expert Witness Testimony • Arc Flash and Energy Audits • Infrared Thermography Inspections • RCDD Certified • McT Learning Center/Technical Training • Print & Scanning Services
Mapcom Systems is the developer of M4 Solutions - a visual operations platform that allows service providers to manage their workforce, as well as fiber, coax, wireless and copper networks, including both outside and inside plant at the physical and logical levels. M4 Solutions enables users to integrate and correlate data from existing billing, accounting, GPS tracking, element management, network monitoring and vehicle-tracking applications in a powerful visual interface to all network elements.
Metaswitch is powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. With a reputation earned by solving tough technical problems, Metaswitch develops openly programmable solutions that run on standard hardware or in virtualized environments and act as the key control points in elastic voice, video and data networks. Metaswitch will be in attendance at the GTA Annual Showcase so be sure and stop by our booth to hear about the latest products and services we have to offer.
NATIONAL DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE, LLC
National Directory Assistance (NDA) provides directory assistance, operator service and listings management services for over 600 ILEC, CLEC, VoIP and Wireless service providers across the country.
NATIONAL INFORMATION SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE (NISC)
NISC is an IT company that develops and supports software, open-systems hardware and processing services for independent telecoms across the US, Canada and Pacific. NISC provides systems integration and software such as Customer Care & Billing, Account, CABs, Mapping, Engineering and provisioning.
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, connectivity, fiber to the “X” (FTTX) and specialty photonics products. Our research, manufacturing, marketing and sales teams provide forward-looking, innovative products and solutions for Telecom, Medicine, Industrial Automation, Sensing, Government, Aerospace and Defense applications. We provide reliable, cost effective optical,solutions to enable our customers to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital consumers.
OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T (NYSE: T) and Lucent Technologies (now Alcatel-Lucent, NYSE: ALU). Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.
Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S., OFS is a global provider with facilities in Avon, Connecticut; Carrollton, Georgia; Somerset, New Jersey; and Sturbridge, Massachusetts, as well as in Denmark, Germany and Russia.
For more information, please visit www.ofsoptics.com
PEAK POWER SERVICES, INC.
We are the C&D Technologies Representative for both Florida and Georgia. We also are a D/C Power Specialist that specializes in landline and Wireless industries with Service and installation.
PICS TELECOM INTERNATIONAL
PICS Telecom International is a leading supplier of new and used surplus telecom and data equipment. We buy and sell hardware for transmission, central office switching and data, representing industry leading equipment manufacturers. PICS Supplies 100% OEM compatible optics branded Sandstone Technologies. Along with our suite of service offerings including Investment Recovery, Installation/deinstallation and Repair/Replace.
POWER & COMMUNICATIONS SALES, INC.
OSP tools, test sets, materials used to construct and maintain copper, fiber, RF, Wi-Fi and wireless network infrastructure.
POWER & TEL
Power & Tel specializes in the procurement, sales, material management and distribution of product solutions to the worldwide telecommunications marketplace. Our portfolio includes products and solutions for: Broadband Access, CATV, Cellular Backhaul, FTTx, Home Networking, IPTV, Optical Networks, Outside Plant, Testing, and so much more.
POWER-TEL UTILITY PRODUCTS, INC.
Manufacture Representative in the Southeast handling OSP cable installation products as well as a variety of connectivity and protection products for CO applications.
PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS
Preformed Line Products will be presenting their complete line of 2nd Generation COYOTE fiber optic splice Closures, Indoor/Outdoor fiber termination closures and ADSS hardware.
ProLabs is a high quality brand of accessories and infrastructure for the data center. Originally created to offer a high quality compatible alternative with products such as optical transceivers, memory and cables, today ProLabs offers a host of accessories and infrastructure products for the data center including racking, cable management, KVM switches and other infrastructure products.
QUALITY STANDBY SERVICES
Quality Standby Services offers the highest quality standby power systems and service in the industry. We offer engineering, sales, installation and maintenance services. We are the authorized manufacturer’s representative for EnerSys batteries. We provide standby power equipment from the major manufacturers to support your central office, remote and outside plant needs: 48 VDC rectifiers, distribution bays, batteries, inverters, UPS systems, converters, and monitoring systems. Our experienced technicians provide complete turn key installation of the DC power system, including testing and commissioning.
RCI specializes in current and future technology designed to bring broadband services to the rural and urban subscriber. Test equipment, network elements, OSP components, and safety items make up our product portfolio.
A few of the manufacturers we represent include JDSU optical and copper test equipment; Fitel fusion splicers, FiberSource optical connectivity products; Vivax Metrotech cable locators; PSI power supplies and Ftth battery back up equipment; Pelsue splice trailers and safety gear; American Polywater; and others. Check us out at www.repcom.com.
SOUTHEASTERN SALES & MARKETING
Fiber Optic Cable, Micro Duct and Innerduct, Handholes, Optical and Copper Test Equipment, Marking products and other OSP related items.
Spirit Communications prides itself in providing solutions that are reliable, flexible and responsive to your business needs - anywhere, anytime - on our private fiber-based Carolina network.
Spirit Communications is a Tier 1 provider of Internet bandwidth throughout the Southeastern United States. Nationally, Spirit Communications would be classified as a Tier 2 provider. Spirit Communications utilizes a strategy of maintaining public and private peering relationships with other Tier 1 providers. We have multiple 10 Gigabit Ethernet connections of Internet transit bandwidth in Charlotte, NC, Ashburn, VA and Atlanta, GA. Spirit Communications focuses on delivering the best solutions using the best and latest technology to support Long Distance, SS7, IP transit services, and more.
PalmettoNet, our premier carrier transport division, provides customers with extensive reach in the Carolinas, Georgia, and beyond. We are the largest provider of digital fiber optic network in the Carolinas and serve areas unreachable by any other carrier’s network. PalmettoNet offers Fiber to the Tower, long-haul transport and metro services, providing interexchange carriers with the most advanced telecommunications technology available.
Founded in 1985 and built to offer long-haul transport and metro services, PalmettoNet provides interexchange carriers with the most advanced telecommunications technology available including Customer Service Center 24/7/365, monitoring more than 100 points of presence including many protected Rural ILEC areas.
TRI TOWER TELECOM
Tri Tower Telecom Corporation supplies equipment solutions that allow for delivery of cutting edge services. We also support legacy and discontinued telecom and data platforms. Whether you are looking to expand your existing network or add additional services Tri Tower Telecom can help. We partner directly with Brocade, Adtran, Allied Telesis, Procera Networks, MRV Communications, Turris Systems and more.
Tri Tower Telecom offers a variety of asset recovery programs that enable you to make the most of your excess equipment. Tri Tower Telecom will work with you to develop a program that suits your business.
Utilicom Supply specializes in the distribution of Aerial & Underground Outside Plant Construction products as well as Fiber Splicing and Connectivity products. We stock a full line of inventory on everything from Fiber Optic Cable, HDPE conduit and Polymer Concrete Pull Boxes to Electrical PVC, Fittings, Copper Wire, Tools, and Cable Installation Equipment. When it comes to construction supplies we have it when you need.
VANTAGE POINT SOLUTIONS
Vantage Point Solutions is a customer-focused, technology-driven engineering and consulting firm serving the telecommunications and financial industries. Combining professional engineering, technical expertise and extensive regulatory knowledge, we design the most technically advanced and economically viable solutions customized for our clients.
WALKER AND ASSOCIATES, INC.
Walker and Associates is the premier distributor of telecommunications products for network operators, simplifying network deployments with expert installation, systems integration, and unsurpassed sourcing services. The products support technologies such as Ethernet switching, Ethernet routing, GPON, Active Ethernet, DSL, microwave, VoIP, WDM, ROADM, packet optical networking and more.
ZyXEL will showcase a broad line of multi-service, multi-function VDSL2, ADSL2+ and Bonded gateways with Wi-Fi and VoIP. In addition, 802.11ac Wireless Ethernet gateways for FTTH and a complete line of home networking devices including gigabit powerline adapters, Wi-Fi routers, video streamers and range extenders will also be on display.
CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. And our Optical Communications division delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment to fully-optimized solutions.
PROCOM SALES INC.
ProCom will be displaying Fiber Optic Cable, Testing Equipment and Outside Plant Materials. Brochures and catalogs will be available.
R. ROESE CONTRACTING CO.
R. Roese Contracting Co., Inc. is a full service Utility Contracting Company with offices throughout the Midwest and South.
We are a family owned business and have been in the industry for nearly 50 years specializing in all phases of Telephone OSP construction, Gas Distribution and Pipeline Construction.
TELEPHONE SWITCHING, INC.
TSI supplies new and used equipment and professional CO and OSP installation services to the ILECs. TSI is also a certified installation partner for Adtran. Other services include; batteries, rectifiers, Generac generators, and VOIP systems. We also have a hot cut trailer for use with major cutovers. We represent Adtran, IXIA, Star2Star and other leading edge solutions.
TOLY DIGITAL NETWORKS
Toly Digital’s Voice, SIP, Hosted VoIP, and Data Solutions will maximize your profitability and change the way you do business. All from a customer-focused team that puts your needs first. Let’s talk about using our industry experience, business analysis and top-shelf technology to create customized, revenue-generating solutions for your company.