November 13, 2012 – Forecast: TCCS “Cloud” Makes Way for Sunnier Future in Greater Binghamton, Len Santalucia

Speaker:
Len Santalucia, chief technology officer and business development manager for Vicom Infinity, Inc.

Description:
Len Santalucia, will discuss a business plan developed by Tri-Cities Computing Services (TCCS). The plan incorporates many of Greater Binghamton’s existing strengths including innovation, technology, infrastructure, talent, affordable property, low costs of doing business, academic business cooperation and relationships with the “Who’s Who” of the IT business sector.

PowerPoint:
“Forecast: TCCS “Cloud” Makes Way for Sunnier Future in Greater Binghamton!”

Location:
Binghamton University

Present:
Presenter - Len Santalucia (Business Development Manager Vicom Infinity, Inc.)
Attendees - Lisa Altman (Binghamton University), Joseph Angeline (interos LLC), Brent Angeline (interos LLC), Michael Augello (e-Systems Group), Annette Bakic (e-Systems Group), Jim Baumgartner (Broome County Legislature), Diana Bendz, Peggy Benz, Joel Boyd (City of Binghamton), Peter Cronk (S.T.O.C.), Robin Eccleston (Stafkings/STAHR), Donna Fish, Kathryn Fletcher (BiziLife Ventures), David Gdovin (Diamond Visionics), Scott Hancock (Binghamton University), John Hayek (Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition), Janet Hertzog (Broome Community College), Steve Johnson (Riger, A Marketing Communications Company), Paul  Kopalek (Avant IT Consulting),  Thomas Kowalik (Binghamton University), Michael Marinaccio (Town of Dickinson), Robert Mead (Robert A Mead & Assoc), Beth Mollen (Broome Community College), Peter Morelli (IBM), John Patterson (Southern Tier Green Consulting), Dennis Robi (DBR system solutions), Bob Tomassini , Christine Tyrrell (Tyrrell Software, LLC)

Reports/Discussions 

  • T. Kowalik welcomed members, participants and provided a brief overview of SUNY BEST.
  • Attendees introduced themselves.
  • The SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier (SUNY BEST), along with the STOC (Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition) hosted a presentation, by speaker Len Santalucia, chief technology officer and business development manager for Vicom Infinity, Inc., an IBM Premier Business Partner, discussed a business plan developed by Tri-Cities Computing Services (TCCS). The plan incorporates many of Greater Binghamton’s existing strengths including innovation, technology, infrastructure, talent, affordable property, low costs of doing business, academic business cooperation and relationships with the “Who’s Who” of the IT business sector.
  • Discussion included TCCS’s plan for supplying the types of information technology services in high demand from chief technology offices worldwide, as well as its plan for responding to customer need for analytics and security.

Next Meeting:
Kowalik announced the next SUNY BEST meeting to be held on Thursday December 6, 2012 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, at Binghamton University.