Vizzia Technologies Achieves Inc. 5000 for 4th Consecutive Year

Corporate Development | Digital Health | Southeastern Software Association

Vizzia Technologies, a leading software and managed service provider of real-time location systems (RTLS) for healthcare organizations, was recognized on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. This is Vizzia’s fourth consecutive appearance on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, due to the company’s double-digit revenue growth. According to Inc. Magazine, only one in 10 companies have made the list four times. This is Vizzia’s fourth consecutive appearance on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, due to the company’s double-digit revenue growth. According to Inc. Magazine, only one in 10 companies have made the list four times.

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Vizzia Technologies recognized as a Top 100 Healthcare Technology Company of 2021

Corporate Development | Digital Health | Southeastern Software Association

Vizzia Technologies, a leading software and managed service provider of real-time location systems (RTLS) for healthcare organizations, was recognized by The Healthcare Technology Report as a The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Company of 2021. Vizzia is also a TAG Top 40 Innovative technology company.

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How To Build It – The VentureLab Female Founders Speaker Series

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

VentureLab’s Female Founders Speaker Series features conversations with successful women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial experts. These virtual sessions are open to all who are eager to learn about building a startup.

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The State of SMB IT Security

Information Security

Snap Tech IT teams up with Datto & IDG to discuss recent IDG research that explores IT decision-makers’ perspectives on cybersecurity. It’s estimated that hackers attack every 39 seconds, exposing critical business data that can lead to catastrophic financial & operational damages. Watch the webinar & learn best practices for managing, detecting & responding to attacks.

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Cybersecurity Readiness: The Elephant in the Room

Information Security

With the increasing volume of high-profile cybersecurity attacks being reported, one clear constant continues to emerge when the smoke clears. Many businesses aren’t addressing the basics of cybersecurity.

 

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NCR Supporting Restaurant Recovery with Donation to Elevate Together™

Fintech

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leading enterprise technology provider, today announced a donation of $200,000 to Elevate Together™, a nonprofit initiative designed to create growth and prosperity for Black and Hispanic communities.

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Comcast Names Tony Speller Senior Vice President of Technical Operations and Engineering at Company’s Central Division Headquarters

Media & Entertainment

Mr. Speller will lead the Division’s technical operations efforts, including overseeing Comcast’s advanced network that spans 17 states.

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Secretary Raffensperger Launches Georgia Investment and Business Fair at Georgia Capitol

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is launching a Georgia investment and business fair at the Capitol on August 26, 2021, to highlight the Invest Georgia Exemption (IGE). The IGE allows Georgia companies to raise capital from Georgia investors without having to deal with the regulatory costs and burdens of registering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Advanced Technology Development Center Seeks AgeTech Applicants for Fall 2021 ATDC Venture Showcase

Twelve Georgia-based companies focused on solutions for senior citizens will be featured on a virtual platform used by investors.

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Aptos Advances European Growth Strategy with Appointment of Thilo Freund as General Manager EMEA

Business Process Management | Cloud | CRM & CX | International Business

Aptos recently appoints Thilo Freund as General Manager EMEA, allowing advances in the European Growth Strategy. With in-depth experience in technology, Freund represents the most recent top-tier software executive hired by Aptos. This progression in the Aptos executive team strengthens their presence in EMEA and all other regions as well.

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Four Finalists Ready to Compete When CodeLaunch Visits Atlanta

Business Process Management | Corporate Development

CodeLaunch announced its four Finalists who have competed in a month’s long competition for the first-ever CodeLaunch outside of Dallas/Ft. Worth. The CodeLaunch ATL Finalists are competing for a the coveted professional hackathon to accelerate their product development. The event takes place on August 18, 2021.

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Blu Jam Café Upgrades Operations with NCR Technology

Fintech

Blu Jam Café is changing the way Los Angeles does breakfast – not only with its iconic Crunchy French Toast, but also with a hunger for innovation. The popular breakfast eatery partnered with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leading provider of end-to-end software and technology that runs restaurants, to elevate its customers’ experience with Aloha Essentials.

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University of Georgia Small Business Development Center To Host Google Analytics Webinar

Education/STEM | Marketing

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center will be leading a Using Google Analytics To Make Better Business Decisions webinar on August 26, at 2 p.m., via Zoom. The 1.5-hour class will focus on helping participants utilize Google Analytics, which is a free tool, to understand what is happening on their website. To learn more and register, visit www.georgiasbdc.org/southern or call (912) 651-3200.

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Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ study

Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Enterprises Can Achieve a 332% ROI Over Three Years When Using WSO2 Identity Server for CIAM According to New Independent Total Economic Impact Study
The independent study highlights how WSO2 Identity Server helps organizations to significantly lower costs, modernize and consolidate their customer identity and access management, save developer time, and accelerate market offerings.

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SURELOCK TECHNOLOGY WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING!

Cloud | Digital Health | Education/STEM | Information Security | Infrastructure

SureLock Technology is proud to announce and welcome Harley Sherrer as the Vice President of Engineering. Harley joins SureLock Technology with over 18 years in the technology industry including sales and services.

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Synergis Hires New Executive Vice President of Strategy

Sales Leadership | Talent

Synergis, an IT and creative staffing agency, is pleased to announce the addition of Tracey Klein to its leadership team. As Executive Vice President, Strategy, Klein will be responsible for the overall growth strategy of the company and planning for the future of its workforce solutions.

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PDI Announced as Program Honoree for ACG Atlanta’s 2021 Georgia Fast 40

Global petroleum and convenience store technology provider is recognized for exceptional
growth and consistent earnings year-over-year

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Atlanta-Based SOLTECH Opens News Office in Florida

Talent

SOLTECH, an Atlanta-based leader in custom software development, IT staffing, and technology consulting, today announced it will be opening a new office in Florida to accommodate its rapid client growth, and regional demand for staffing and software development solution services.

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WSO2 Introduces Choreo, a Next-Generation Integration Platform as a Service for Cloud Native Engineering Using the Choreo iPaaS, now in public beta, developers can engineer in low-code and code simultaneously; build, test and deploy in Kubernetes; manage APIs; share them in a marketplace; and observe performance—all within hours not weeks

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Enterprises worldwide are accelerating their digital transformation initiatives, with many starting years earlier than originally planned. But, too often, these initiatives are hampered by the lack of deep technical expertise required to get projects off the ground and deliver digital products and solutions. WSO2 addresses this challenge with today’s introduction of Choreo, the new integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for cloud native engineering.

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8 Things You Should Be Doing to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Southeastern Software Association | Young Professionals

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

If you’re not concerned about the risk of ransomware, then I wonder what deserted island you’re on.

Ransomware is so prevalent that businesses should take all the necessary precautions available to them. To help you out, we’ve listed the top 8 ways you can protect your business network from ransomware attacks:

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How to Leverage Amazon Prime Day in the B to B World

CRM & CX | Marketing | Sales Leadership

Liger Partners provides marketing tips on how to leverage Amazon Prime Day as a business.

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Top Ways to Measure Managed Service Provider Transparency

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Southeastern Software Association | Young Professionals

By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT

The ability to make sound strategic business decisions is at the core of every business owner. For that to happen, business owners must secure the flexibility to thoughtfully plan and prioritize their next move. That’s tough to do when you when the expertise isn’t in your back pocket, coupled with the inability to see IT challenges on the horizon.

Partnering with a Managed Service Provider should offer a level of transparency that can be seen in the way strategic business decisions are made. While expertise is an integral component to consider when selecting an MSP, it’s not the only factor that should drive your decision. Dig deep to find the level of transparency with your MSP that will garner a trusting relationship while positioning your business for success.

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Swan Lake Beta Release of Ballerina Programming Language Lowers Barriers to Delivering Cloud-Native Applications

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Santa Clara, CA – June 2, 2021 – Increasingly enterprises are turning to cloud-native applications that integrate APIs, events, data, microservices, serverless apps, and other digital assets throughout their organizations and across the ecosystems in which they participate. Ballerina is the open-source language for cloud-native programming and integration designed to support these organizations with a unique bidirectional mapping of sequence diagrams and code. The new Swan Lake Beta release, available today, radically simplifies how developers build and deploy cloud-native applications through an intuitive syntax for developing services and APIs, seamless JSON support, and built-in concurrency control.

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PDI Innovation Connects the Convenience and Petroleum Industry Ecosystem

Data Science & Analytics

The company reduces complexities by enabling automation and better customer experience

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The ABM Agency Continues 2021 Growth, Welcomes 3 New Hires

Marketing

The ABM Agency has experienced growth well into the second quarter of the year, hiring three new employees in May.

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Georgia State to Offer Online Master of Actuarial Science Program in Fall 2021

Starting fall 2021, the Department of Risk Management & Insurance at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business will offer its highly regarded Master of Actuarial Science (MAS) degree online, allowing working professionals from any location to study at the school ranked first in North America for actuarial science research.

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FLEETCOR® Completes AFEX Cross-Border Acquisition

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, today completed the acquisition of Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX), an international cross-border payments provider. By acquiring AFEX, FLEETCOR® builds upon its corporate payments line of business and strengthens its position as one of the largest global business payment companies in the world.

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