PICS Telecom & Verizon
Timeline.

Bill McAuliffe » US Sales Director, has over 20 years of experience at PICS Telecom and has been working with Verizon since 2012. Below is a timeline highlighting the relationship and projects PICS has done with Verizon over the years. At the bottom of the page, you can view detailed descriptions of each project.

Overview » Scope of work.

» Installations.

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

» Deinstallations.

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
1992

PICS Founded as PICS Plus.

1998

  • PICS Plus renamed PICS Telecom Corp.

 

2004

PICS Telecom Global

 

  • PICS EMEA Headquarters Open in Bristol.
  • PICS International Consignment Agreement Signed.
2005
  • PICS EMEA HQ ISO 9001 Certified.
  • Verizon merges with MCI Worldcom.
  • PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Verizon.
2007

PICS Telecom

 

  • PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Excellence Award.
2008

PICS Telecom

 

  • 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.
2009
2010

PICS Telecom

 

  • 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 Telecom Asia

 

2011
  • 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.
2013
  • 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.
2014
  • 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.
2015
  • 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.
2016
  • 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.
2017
  • 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.
2018
  • 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.
2019
  • 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.
2020
  • 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.
2021

PICS Telecom Verizon Sustainability Award

Contact Bill McAuliffe to learn more » o: 585.785.5472 » m: 585.746.6383 » bmcauliffe@picstelecom.com

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