Future Fiber

So the Windstream field tech showed up and wanted to look at my indoor equipment. He almost immediately “found the problem” by simply eyeballing the network rack. He went on to explain how this and that were done wrong, out of date, or whatever. I just let him roll with it, replace connectors, whatever. I then went on to explain how everything has been in place for years without change, how my neighbors have the same issues that I do, and that I have basic proof of where the fault was not (inside).
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Sometime in the late 1990s, I worked at a large, global IT services company called Inacom. I was shipped all over the US, from Irvine California to Jacksonville Florida to Kalamazoo Michigan. I built networks, connected banks, merged IT shops, and did all manner of other stuff I thought was exceedingly fun. At one point, I ended up at American Express to replace a colleague named Rich. I just couldn’t wrap my head around why he was leaving; he said he wanted to move to Colorado to become a botanist.
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Dewey Hylton

Child of God, saved by grace.

Husband, father,
amateur photographer, VW enthusiast.

Jack of all trades, master of …
well, perhaps a few things.

Infrastructure Engineer

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