Integrators: What Tools Do Your Technicians Supply? Which Are Company Owned?

Reading comments on the Favorite Network Termination Tools survey got me thinking about this. Which tools are integrator technicians expected to bring to the job? Which are supplied by the company?

Also curious about the philosophy behind these decisions and where the cutoff is. Take this poll:

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