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Activo Invests in Training to Emerge Stronger From COVID-19

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 29, 2020

Man using computerThe COVID-19 pandemic has redefined how we conduct business and throughout this crisis, Activo has remained committed to helping our communities and increasing our capabilities to offer better services to clients.

While our field staff has provided essential ICT services, team members who have been working remotely have utilized this time to take part in several training opportunities that will help us emerge from this situation stronger.

Team members have taken part in training focused on implementing future practices that will inspire and promote change. These comprise optional and mandatory training modules that will allow us to improve both internally and externally.

Some of the new skills our team members have acquired include:

UTG – Certified Integrator Training

Utility Grade INFRASTRUCTURE (UTG) by Anixter is a new technology platform, assurance program, and design approach that redefines the infrastructure layer to support building subsystems, technologies and applications. With a UTG certification, Activo has thorough training on the solution and can provide an extended application assurance warranty, and on-demand support.

COMMSCOPE imVision® Controller X

Managing connectivity has never been more critical, as the network is tasked with supporting more devices and delivering increased functionality. With this course, our team understands the application, design, integration, installation, and set up of the Controller X hardware in imVision®.

COMMSCOPE Structured Cabling Infrastructure Design Course

Businesses require solid structured cabling systems to support their critical applications and operations. This course provides a comprehensive foundation for enterprise designers based on industry best practices and cabling standards.

COMMSCOPE Cabling for IBW & WiFi

With this course, our team has a better understanding of in-building wireless and WiFi systems and the considerations required when using structured cabling to support them.

COMMSCOPE Cabling for PoE

As a network systems administrator, Activo is focused on ensuring cabling solutions are part of the bigger picture and work seamlessly with hardware, equipment, and applications to deliver uninterrupted services. With this course, our team has a greater understanding of how to use structured cabling to support Power over Ethernet (PoE).

BICSI IP Based Physical Security for the Data Center

Physical security is about protecting your assets from threats. Activo specializes in physical security solutions for businesses and organizations across Canada. This training provided insights into the current design methodology for the data center and discussed current trends in surveillance, access control, and perimeter protection.

COMMSCOPE SYSTIMAX Design and Engineering

With this course, we now offer best design practices and aspects of design specific to the large range of SYSTIMAX cabling products such as GigaSPEED® UTP and FTP, VisiPatch™, modular copper and fiber terminated solutions, and imVision® hardware.

Activo HR Training

Internally, we have offered several HR training options for team members. These include training for accessibility standards, customer service, health and safety, compensation and benefits, workplace wellness, and more. With these, we aim to create a better work environment for our employees and provide them with skills that will lead to better experiences for our customers.

At Activo, our goal is simple – a better-trained team provides exceptional services. We are focused on challenges that arise in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are constantly adapting to offer support to our clients across all sectors.

Contact us today to learn more about our network systems integration services.