PICS Telecom & Verizon
Overview » Scope of work.
Full Engineering, Furnish & Install (EF&I) of Switches, DACS & Peripheral equipment through Multiple Verizon Business sites. Domestic and International.
- Overview of examples of SPME, ALU1671 & Tellabs 5500 work:
- Provide a Site Survey prior to quoting site. Obtain information to help complete the ISPEC
- Install for use 8 wired and equipped Tellabs 5500 high density OC12s, including shelf and all required common cards/equipment, cables etc
- Install for use 4 equipped Tellabs 5500 high density OC12s, including all required common cards/equipment, cables etc., ainto existing shelf at bay position
- Test & turn up ports
» Special Projects.
Covering multiple sites over a series of jobs.
- Multiple crews working simultaneously by region
- Review each location with an onsite manager/NIT before removal
- Verify with NOC that there are not any alarms present
- Verify all power is shut down at breaker and no power present at equipment
- Disconnect all-fiber jumper, ensure labeling stays intact for distant end connection
Deinstallation of full Central Office, Data Centers, and arranged Milk Runs.
- Mine all power and signal cable associated with legacy equipment
- Remove overhead superstructure (ladder rack, aux bar, angle iron)
- Decommission and palletize the equipment
- Fill holes in the floor and broom sweep area
- Provide COI to landlord
PICS Founded as PICS Plus.
- MCI merges with Worldcom. The new company, MCI Worldcom retains PICS as its exclusive supplier Investment Recovery Services.
- PICS Plus renamed PICS Telecom Corp.
- PICS EMEA Headquarters Open in Bristol.
- PICS International Consignment Agreement Signed.
- PICS EMEA HQ ISO 9001 Certified.
- Verizon merges with MCI Worldcom.
- PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Verizon.
- PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Excellence Award.
- PICS Telecom Receives Verizon Network Services Supplier Excellence Award.
- PICS US HQ Achieves R2 Certification for Recycling Services.
- PICS Releases PAMS (PICS Asset Management Services) Online Portal for Services.
- PICS Telecom begins providing Deinstallation Services.
- PICS Telecom Corp. Becomes PICS Telecom International Corp.
- PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Recognition Award.
- PICS Asia Pacific Headquarters Open in Hong Kong.
- PICS Added to Verizon M&P 2010-001-COE, Network Engineering Retirement Process to Evaluate + Disposition Assets from Deinstallation Projects.
- PICS Provides Resale Services for shelters from VZT Site in Fort Worth.
- PICS added to Verizon’s M&P 2010-2001-COE in 2010.
- PICS EMEA Begins Working with Verizon on International Surplus + Waste Disposition.
- PICS Begins LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery + Resale/ Recycling.
- PICS Launches Verizon Field Return Program for CPE Returns in the US.
- June - Nortel SPME Installation - Hartford.
- October - DTEI Installation / Expansion - Los Angeles.
- November - DTEI Installation / Expansion – Tampa Bay.
- PICS Telecom US HQ Receives ISO 14001 + ISO 18001 Certification.
- PICS Telecom EMEA HQ Achieves BSI ISO 14001 Certification.
- PICS Telecom Performs Their First Verizon Site Deinstallation of DMS.
- Sandstone Technologies Established.
- PICS Completes Sale of HP IT PODS.
- May - Nortel SPME Expansion - San Antonio, California and Atlanta.
- September - Nortel SPME Expansion - King of Prussia, PA; New York City and San Antonio.
- October - SDMI1 Decommission - Dominguez Hills.
- October - Deinstallation - Hillsboro, Oregon.
- November - SPME Installation - Baltimore.
- PICS Receives Their First Verizon Dolphin Scanner, Performs Onsite Scanning and Redeployment Services.
- PICS US Began Providing CPE Field Return Processing Services.
- January – MCEP Sitework – Philadelphia.
- March – Deinstallation - St. Louis.
- July - SPME Installation – Nashville.
- September - SPME Installation - Hartford.
- September - Decommission - Australia.
- October - Alcatel 1830 Decommission - Nationwide.
- PICS Begins Performing Wipe and Resale Services of Verizon HDD in the UK.
- March - Decommission - Carrollton lab GTD5.
- March - Decommission ALU 5ESS- Jackson.
- April - IWSPM Conversion - King of Prussia.
- April - Deinstallation - Utah.
- June - Deinstallation - Traverse City.
- June - DeX600 Deinstallation - Hillsboro.
- PICS Completes LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery, Resale and Recycling.
- January - Cisco ESR Decommission.
- July - Installation ALU 1631 - Tampa.
- October - Decommission /Transfer - Amsterdam Copenhagen.
- November - Tellabs 5500 Installation - New York City.
- December - SPME Installation - New Jersey.
- PICS Launches Network Lifecycle Optimization (NLO) Services.
- PICS Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary.
- PICS EMEA HQ Becomes AATF Certified.
- January - DTEI Conversion – Washington.
- March - Tellabs 5500 Conversion / Migration of front end – Cleveland.
- March - ALU 1625 Deinstallation.
- May - SDM Replacement - Seattle.
- July - SLC Alcatel 1671 Test and Turn Up.
- September - DTEI Conversion - Garden City.
- October - ALU 1671 Installation - Riverdale.
- November - Tellabs Installation - Jackson.
- PICS Opens Taiwan Sales Office.
- Expansion of Field Return Program with CPE Retrieval Services.
- Increased Support of Installation Services for Platforms within VZB Network.
- Deinstallation Project Proposals Funded by Resale + Recycle Proceeds Introduced to Engineering + Planning Groups.
- PICS EMEA Began Providing TPV Solutions.
- January - 5ESS Deinstallation - Baltimore.
- February - PICS EMEA Began Providing Forward Logistics Services.
- March - Decommission DMS - Houston.
- April - Tellabs 5500 Installation - Birmingham.
- May - DTEI to SMS - Washington.
- June - SLC 1671 installation.
- August - Verizon Wireless and renewal of Wireline PICS Consignment Services Agreements Executed.
- December - Decommission 1631 / 532L - Houston.
- Zero Fill Kick Off.
- February - Decommission - Pottstown.
- February - Decommission - Jackson.
- June - Installation - Durham.
- August - Installation - Cincinnati.
- September - Deinstallation - Reston.
- September - Deinstallation - Aberdeen.
- September - Decommission - Tulsa.
- October – Decommission - Pitt
- October – Decommission - Chicago.
- October – Deinstallation - Downer’s grove.
- November - Decommission - west orange.
- November – Decommission - Irving.
- November - Decommission - Elmsford.
- November – Decommission - Irving.
- March - Tellabs 5500 Installation - Nashville.
- June - ATL Installation migration.
- PICS receives Verizon Supplier Sustainability Award.
- LSNG Opt G VBONE to VIV Migration - Los Angeles