MHTA – The Minnesota High Tech Association announced it has opened the entry period for the 2014 Tekne Awards earlier this month, and is now looking for your help. MHTA is asking the science and technology community to recognize the innovative partners, clients and vendors they work with by nominating them for a Tekne Award.
Recognize innovative clients, partners and customers – Nominate them for a Tekne
MHTA partners to host CISO and CIO Executive Summits
MHTA- Registration is now open for the Minneapolis CISO and CIO Executive Summits on June 24th and 25th respectively. The region’s top CIOs, CISOs and IT leaders will gather at the Hyatt Regency for two days to discuss the latest trends and topics in IT and security. MHTA has proudly been a founding Host Partner of the Summit since its launch in 2007.
SciTechsperience Surpasses 100 Internship Placement Goal
MHTA- MHTA’s Scitechsperience Internship Program placed 108 interns in small companies this year, surpassing its placement goal of 100. Thanks to increased funding provided by the State legislature in 2013, the program was able to double the number of $2,500 matching stipends available to hiring companies this year.
CenturyLink opens new Minneapolis-St. Paul data center
CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the opening of a new data center in Minneapolis-St. Paul. The new data center is designed to serve the region’s growing demand for colocation, cloud, managed hosting and network services.
WI-FI is better than chocolate? National survey of entrepreneurs says yes.
A national survey of entrepreneurs and small business IT decision makers sponsored by MHTA Member, Comcast Business, found that offering free Wi-Fi works better at keeping customers happy than common “waiting area” conveniences like candy, water or magazines. These “Main Street” businesses that offer Wi-Fi — coffee shops, bars, restaurants, retailers, doctor’s offices and others — are leveraging the service to attract new clientele, improve customer loyalty and raise their profile within the community.