It’s a rack! It’s a cabinet! It’s both!

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Aug 27th, 2018

Floor space is always at a premium when it comes to installing enclosures for IT equipment, and that is certainly the truth for one power company that Great Lakes recently worked with. Enclosure deployment along a wall was the only option for this customer--that's right, no rear door access! This unique product consists of a rack inside of a cabinet that utilizes available floor space while providing equipment access. 

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The Faces of Great Lakes: Bryan Lowther

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Tuesday Aug 14th, 2018

We truly believe that our people are what puts the “Great” in Great Lakes Case & Cabinet. They’re the ones who answer the phone every time a customer calls (we don’t believe in automated messages), they make our company culture fun and people-focused, and they’re the face of the company as a whole. That’s why we created a series to feature our employees called the Faces of Great Lakes. Next up? Bryan Lowther.

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Hack Attack: 4 Steps to Ensuring a Breach

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Jul 16th, 2018

You may be thinking, “That’s an odd title for a blogpost. Most people want to know how not to get hacked.” And while that’s a valid question that most companies would like the answer to, it’s also useful to look at it from the other perspective. You may be surprised to know that some of the measures your company is currently taking (or not taking) are actually asking for a hacker to come in and say hello.


Optical Protection Required

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Jul 13th, 2018

In northwest PA, the sun is “skittish” so optical protection is normally only needed during summer. Regardless of the season, Great Lakes is providing protection all year round. This outdoor fiber distribution hub (FDH) serves as the point between a service provider’s central office and subscribers in a fiber-to-the-home setup.

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Meet the Founders: A Sit-Down with Carrie & Rob Lowther

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Jul 9th, 2018

More than 30 years ago, Carrie and Rob Lowther were both working in the telecommunications industry. After working with inferior products and witnessing poor service, they saw a void that needed to be filled: high-quality cabinets that could be delivered on time. So, they founded a company called Great Lakes Case & Cabinet – a company that today is more like a family. We sat down with Carrie and Rob to get to know them and get a glimpse into the past, present, and future of their world as co-founders of GLCC.


On the Road with GLCC: 2018 NY Tech Summit Recap

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Wednesday Jun 20th, 2018

Earlier this month, Great Lakes Case & Cabinet attended the 2018 NY Tech Summit in Verona, New York. We had the chance to exhibit our brand-new SEAL line of enclosures and mix and mingle with some of the greatest minds in tech. As a company, we’re committed to advancing our products as well as our employees, challenging them to be the best they can be. Here are just a few trends and observations we took note of while at the 2018 NY Tech Summit.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Great Lakes Case & Cabinet

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Jun 18th, 2018

Great Lakes Case & Cabinet has been around for over 30 years, which means there are a lot of layers to our work, our culture, and our people. We’re more than just a company; we’re a family. We’ve grown from a small business to a thriving one – on average, our manufacturing facility processes ½ million pounds of material per month and with the addition of new end users and OEM accounts, manufacturing has increased 20% each year over the last 10 years. While we’ve grown and expanded, the values we hold dear and the quality of our products that we pride ourselves on have stayed the same. There are a lot of things about this big, happy, hardworking family you may not know – and here are 10 of them.


Products That Never Go Out of Style

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Jun 1st, 2018

When a customer finds exactly what the are looking for, their product should never go out of style. For 15 years, Great Lakes has been supplying multiple versions of configured enclosures to a Fortune 500 company. The enclosures are configured with new product as well as legacy product that Great Lakes has discontinued. The customer has found that certain products work best and a responsive manufacturing facility gives Great Lakes the ability to service legacy product when requested.

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Boldly Going Where No Cabinet Has Gone Before: Overhead Racks

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Thursday May 24th, 2018

Space. It’s literally the final frontier when it comes to data centers, server rooms, and closets. As demand leads to more tech and more tech leads to more space, organizations are struggling to figure out how to make the most of the previous square feet they have for their server and technology infrastructure. So what’s the solution when you’re not prepared to invest in more physical space, but you need to expand your data storage capacity? 


Camera Surveillance at a Stadium Near You

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Thursday May 10th, 2018

Spectators of entertainment events should feel safe at all times. An American professional basketball team is helping make that happen, at least at their own stadium. This custom, ceiling-mounted camera enclosure will be found at multiple locations throughout the stadium.

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