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30 Fastest Growing Companies of the Year 2016

IntegraOptics, Inc.


Headquartered in New York, USA, IntegraOptics’ mission is to provide highly cost-effective network solutions with an unsurpassed level of quality, reliability, and responsiveness.”

IntegraOptics, Inc. is a global provider of 100% OEM compatible fiber optic components and custom-engineered networking solutions. Founded in Albany, NY in 2007 by cable and telecom veteran, David Prescott, IntegraOptics’ quality, rapid delivery, and unrivaled support have made it one of the fastest growing fiber optics technology companies on the INC 5000 list.

Integra Optics stands out in the industry by providing high-performance fiber optic components that are tested and coded by in-house engineers to ensure compatibility with their customers’ network platforms. Their deep portfolio of optical equipment includes thousands of 100% OEM-compatible transceivers, as well as passives, fiber jumpers and optical testing equipment. Integra Optics’ internal logistics department allows for same-day domestic shipping, and the company’s engineering team can provide on-site and remote support whenever customers need it.

In addition to the core products and services the company offers, Integra Optics recently added a new division, Integra R&D, which focuses on research, design, and commercialization for the telecommunications and cable industries. Integra R&D is developing next generation high bandwidth transceivers and HFC equipment compatible with all network platforms. Applications include use in head end optical transceivers, optical nodes, return path transceivers, and other communication equipment. Integra R&D is located in San Diego, CA with sales offices in Albany, NY.
Integra Optics is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), as certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Veterans Enterprise. The VOSB designation not only recognizes small business owners who served the country, but also enables those businesses to broaden their reach, compete for government procurement opportunities and explore other business options exclusively reserved for VOSBs.

Integra Optics’ Value Proposition
IntegraOptics stands apart from competitors through its unique, customer-centric value proposition:

Transceiver Experts
Integra Optics was founded by a network engineer who saw the value in providing parts that network engineers need at an incredibly fast delivery rate. As the company continues to grow, optics remains their sole business, and their expertise lies in providing optics that are compatible with specific platform needs. From developing customized optical solutions, to providing remote and on-site support, their team of experts works with customers every step of the way to ensure they have everything they need.

Highest Compatibility & Quality
All of Integra Optics’ transceivers are 100% OEM compatible, ISO 9001 certified and quality-tested by in-house engineers. Their high-quality optics, state-of-the-art testing facility, and fully automated processing are why their optics has a 99.8% success rate with customers.

Fastest Delivery Time in the Industry
Integra Optics’ internal logistics department operates with military discipline, and responds to customers’ needs immediately. Their $20 million of domestic inventory and automated order processing, significantly shortens lead times and ensures that customers receive their product at an incredibly fast rate. The company often offers same-day-shipping.

Lowest Total Cost of Ownership
Integra Optics transceivers come with a lifetime guarantee and no maintenance contract.

Partner Based Business Model
Integra Optics provides their customers with on-going support long-after a purchase has been made. The company’s engineering team offers on-site and remote assistance to ensure that customers’ projects are successful.

An Unsurpassed Level of Quality, Reliability and Responsiveness
IntegraOptics enables network designers and engineers to extend the value of their existing telecommunications networks with US-engineered and tested high-performance, fiber-optic components.
IntegraOptics’ customers include:

Telecommunications and Cable Service Providers: The company provides thousands of transceivers every month to top MSOs (multi-system operators) and telecom companies.

Enterprise Data Center and Network Managers: Selling direct and through a growing network of channel partners, IntegraOptics supports the network component needs of corporations, healthcare, utilities, and education.

ISO 9001:2008 Certification: IntegraOptics holds the ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Certification for the processes involved in the design, engineering, development, production, distribution, installation, and servicing of their line of fiber-optic products. IntegraOptics earned ISO certification by focusing on customer support, planning, leadership, a dedicated approach to quality, fact-based decision-making, mutually beneficial supplier relationships, and, of course, continual improvement.

Here’s what customers have to say about IntegraOptics
“We used to buy optics from an OEM (Cisco) and two or three third-party vendors. Integra tested better. We were impressed with quality and product compatibility and programmability.”

“Integra offered us a discount and delivery in a week versus four weeks from the other suppliers.”

“We were a new company ourselves and were only buying from the OEM. We called around and got recommendations. Integra’s prices were better and when we tested them in the field, they were able to customize as we requested.”

Knowing the CEO

David J. Prescott
Integra Optics founder and CEO, David Prescott, is a successful entrepreneur whose career in network technology spans over two decades. Following his nine-year service in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear engineer, Prescott worked as a network engineer at various telecommunications companies. During this time, he acquired vast amounts of knowledge about the fiber optics industry, and learned the ins and outs of managing a profitable business. With this knowledge, Prescott was able to identify opportunities to bring better value and more consistent products to the fiber optics industry, and thus, Prescott left his job and founded Integra Optics in 2007.