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Cisco to Become a Player in the DWDM
With the explosion in Metropolitan Area Network world, Cisco has decided to throw its hat into the ring with the Cisco Metro 1500 series. This Dense-Wavelength

equipment lease  of their enterprise LAN equipment into the product line. The product is fully integrated into Cisco's suite of network management tools and supported worldwide by Cisco's service and support group.

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Field Service Management (FSM)

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system. 

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equipment lease  a wide range of equipment, machinery, tools, etc. This includes lease management, resource scheduling, decommissioning (for phased-out equipment), and mobile requirements (for field service). Scheduling can also be found in project management , which monitors cost and work schedules for all projects. Using project analyzer, project budgeting, timekeeping and workflow management, utilities companies can easily track complex activities. The Utilities Evaluation Center Even though the Utilities Evaluation Read More

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equipment lease  lease computers and related equipment to help emerging businesses establish their technology infrastructure. The Gateway eBusiness Accelerator Leasing program gives emerging companies competitive options to build their important technology infrastructure with a trusted technology partner, while developing a positive credit rating. And unlike other dot-com leasing programs, Gateway's eBusiness Accelerator Leasing does not have program restrictions or membership fees - only credit requirements. Gateway's Read More

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