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IT Day 2011

Vendors from L-Z

Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland , Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. As a lead systems integrator and information technology company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and the federal government agencies. In fact, Lockheed Martin is the largest provider of IT services, systems integration, and training to the U.S. Government. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and some commercial sales of our products, services and platforms. 

Magik Technologies

Magik Technologies specializes in professional PC repair, car audio installation, home theater, low voltage electrical, web design, networks, and computer tune-ups. We also custom build computers to meet your business or personal needs. Proudly serving the local Tri-Cities and surrounding area since 2005.
Matthew Stanley, the owner of Magik Technologies was born and raised in the Tri-Cities, WA and has lived here all of his life.
Magik Technologies has grown exponentially since home theater and low voltage were added to the services we provide.
At Magik Technologies, our goal is your complete satisfaction. We don't believe in high pressure sales, or sales that meet pricing agenda. We're here to make sure that you get the right system for your needs and your price, whether with a new computer solution or a new home system installation. 

Marcraft/Educational Technologies Group
The Educational Technologies Group, Inc., with its industry leading brands Marcraft and Baltimore-based The Science Instruments Company, is the premier provider of Green Technology, Electronics, Medical Technician, IT, Telecommunications and Smarthome training programs to career and technical education schools in North America and 45 countries around the world. Featuring "best-in class" curriculum and software, and innovative lab equipment, more than 150,000 students have learned using ETG products. 
Mid Columbia Libraries
Mid-Columbia Libraries is constantly investing in our collection and is our area's leading provider of materials and services for life-long learning and growth. Get free high-speed WiFi access at all eleven branches, instant access to downloadable media, online storybooks, RSS feeds to keep you up to date on library materials and news, and a searchable online event calendar. Reserve the latest blockbuster on DVD before it's released! We'll even deliver it to your neighborhood library. Reserve materials and check us out at  

NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business
breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Our dedication to principles of simplicity,
innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data
management providers today. System integrators like Lockheed Martin choose us for our "go beyond" approach and broad portfolio of solutions for server-to-storage virtualization, business applications, data protection, and more. Our solutions provide nonstop availability of critical business data and simplify business processes so you can deploy new capabilities with confidence and realize efficiency faster than ever before. Discover our passion for helping agencies around the world go further, faster at is a provider of many facets of information technology including computer sales and service, business and home networks, and Web design and hosting along with custom application programming. is a Linksys Connected Partner and a member of the AMD Solutions Provider program, which gives the company an "in" on the latest in these computer technologies. The staff at leverages their experience with Microsoft server and desktop products to bring a higher level of support to their customers in healthcare, local government agencies, and even residences, while taking the edge off of support costs.

New Horizons Computer Learning Center
Know.With over 300 centers in 60 countries, New Horizons is the world's largest independent IT training company. Through an integrated learning approach that ensures that new knowledge can be applied to real life situations, New Horizons delivers a full range of technology and business skills training from basic application and desktop productivity tools to complex and integrated business systems. Ove the past 25 years, New Horizons has provided innovative learning solutions that have transformed businesses and helped 25 million students reach their career goals and continues to expand its offerings, locations, and solutions to meet the growing demands placed on organizations and their employees.
"We Empower People around the World to Succeed through Learning!"

nGenuity Information Services
nGenuity advises and protects businesses from active and ongoing threats to the security of their essential technology. Utilizing analytical processes and technology solutions, our consultants assess risk and recommend measures that ensure your information is secure, and that critical networks and computer systems are running smoothly. Staffed with nationally accredited security consultants, nGenuity possesses over 30 years of combined IT security experience. Don't assume your technology is secure. Know. 

Noel Communications, Inc.
Noel Communications, Inc. is based out of Yakima, WA and is the largest regional carrier in the Northwest. We are currently providing fiber optic and microwave transport, including DS-1 (T-1), DS-3 (T-3), OC-N products as well as Ethernet transport. Our company also provides direct Internet services at the DS-1 (T-1), DS-3 (T-3), OC-N levels. Our digital network consists of underground non BPA fiber on a true UPSR route protected ring throughout Washington State. Noel's points of presence on fiber include Seattle, Everett, Mount Vernon, Bellingham, British Columbia, Olympia, Yakima, Sunnyside, Kennewick, Pasco, Walla Walla, Spokane, Wenatchee, Ellensburg, Pullman, Coeur d'Alene, Lewiston and Boise, ID, as well as Portland, Salem and Eugene, OR.

Océ North America
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Total revenues in fiscal 2010 amounted to approximately €2.7 billion. Océ is listed on Euronext in Amsterdam. For more information visit
Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. North America represents over 37% of Océ's worldwide revenues, and employment is over 9,000. For more information about Océ North America, visit Outside the U.S., consult
Océ and Canon: Stronger together
In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the gobal leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. Canon employs more than 170,000 people worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were approximately $46 billion. For more information visit

Orion Network Solutions
Orion Network Solutions, Inc. (ONS) is a unique, small, service veteran owned business, specializing in high quality IT systems design and support services to Private-Sector, State and National Government Agencies. Since 1998, ONS has provided services to a wide range of industry, in various operational settings, including NOAA & National Weather Service sites, State Emergency Management and Homeland Security Operations, and other various private-sector enterprise-level operations. The corporate headquarters for ONS is located in Williamsburg, VA and has an additional office in Richland, WA consisting of full-time project managers, systems engineers, programming analysts and project quality control specialists. ONS is a responsive, competitive, and fully reliable organization committed to Excellence-Reliability-Performance. As a company we strive to provide cost effective, robust, compliant, professional design and support through a dedicated team of experienced and highly qualified personnel.

Parsec Computer Corp
Parsec Computer Corporation has been helping small to mid-sized business with their Computer, Server and Network needs for 27+ years. Parsec is the only Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Southeastern Washington and has offices in Richland and Yakima. Parsec can take care of all your IT needs or help with project based work such as implementing Microsoft Exchange.
Parsec takes a proactive approach in supporting customer needs with managed services like real-time monitoring and regular server maintenance. By doing this Parsec has been able to cut back urgent support calls from clients by 90%.
We understand business... not just technology.

Pasco High School
Pasco High School is becoming a model for developing cutting-edge programs that prepare students for the new, complex challenges they will face in a truly global economy. Within PHS, more than 10 different languages are spoken daily, Pasco High School offers its students unique and diverse opportunities to prepare themselves to compete successfully in the world market. This year Pasco High is displaying projects manufactured utilizing CNC laser and CNC milling technology along with projects from an improved CAD Rapid Prototyping Lab featuring a Dimension U-Print 3D printer. Other unique features of Pasco High include raster and vector based digital design and computer science courses which include Linux and Windows operating systems. The high school features progressive technology labs that offer an array of skill and knowledge building opportunities.

Perry Technical Institute
Perry Technical Institute's Information Technology & Communication Systems (ITCS) training is a two-year program preparing men and women for careers in data networking and computers, telephone systems, wireless communications, and alarm systems. Founded in 1939, Perry Technical Institute is a private, non-profit technical school in Yakima, Washington, which is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Over the years the school has grown, adapting its programs to meet the changing needs of industry. Currently, more than 600 students are enrolled in 10 specialized training programs. Perry Technical Institute's mission is to provide industry with well-trained employees and to offer students of all ages and walks of life opportunities to train for careers that offer family-supportable wages, benefits and chances for advancement. 

In 1953, Isadore and Morrie Platt started the West's newest electrical supply company. As the first orders rolled in across their orange-crate desks, products rolled out to customers in an old Ford Truck.
Today, Platt has a network of branches that service 6 western states from over 99 locations. We are a value added service company that supplies a broad range of high-quality products and services to the electrical construction, commercial, industrials, utility, digital surveillance, and data comm markets.
Just some of the services we provide to our customers - on-line ordering - on-line account information - product information - product training - credit accounts - job accts - will call - delivery - central distribution with 30,000 items in stock available Over Night/ Everyday to all locations, of which all is Powered by Our PeopleTM.
We remain an independent, family-owned company with a motivated workforce that focuses 24 hours a day on our customers' needs.
The Platt Story is a story of people helping people by building relationships. As CEO Harvey Platt says, "The dedication of our people to share their time and their hearts is what makes this company very special."

PocketiNet Communications
PocketiNet is a locally owned and operated broadband Internet service provider. Founded in April of 2000, PocketiNet serves the Mid-Columbia Basin from Walla Walla to Yakima, WA and south to Umatilla, OR and all points in between. PocketiNet Communications was built on the principle that businesses need and deserve a high quality Internet connection. Our corporate mission, "to offer the best Broadband Internet solutions with friendly, superior local customer service" is why thousands of PocketiNet customers believe we're better than the competition.

Printer Tech Service & Supplies
Printer Tech Service & Supplies has been serving the Tri-Cities Area since 1994. We provide repair on most laserjet and inkjet printers, HP, Brother, Canon, Lexmark, Okidata, compatible toner and injet cartridges. No charge for in-shop diagnostic. We are located at 1846 Terminal Drive, Suite 102, Richland, WA 99354. Please call (509) 582-9361 or email for more information.

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including three wireless networks serving nearly 49 million customers; the nations first and only 4G Wimax network; industry leading mobile services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.

TCT Computer Solutions
TCT Computer Solutions offers a full range of computer and network services including troubleshooting; repairs; upgrades; new systems; local and wide-area network design, maintenance, and administration. Although we are Dell Registered Partners, our technicians can provide skilled service on computers made by any manufacturer. We also offer Maintenance Agreements to help ensure that small businesses receive regular service attention, and an innovative S.M.A.R.T. Maintenance Plan to encourage home users to seek help before small problems become large headaches.

TE Enterprise Networks

Three Rivers Internet
Three Rivers Internet specializes in Self-Maintained Custom Websites, Website Redesign, Website Hosting, Domain Names, E-Commerce Websites as well as Custom Web Applications. We offer a variety of custom remote website maintenance systems that allow our website clients to update their own websites whenever and from wherever they need to without ongoing programming costs. We also offer Macintosh and Windows computer upgrades and repairs and full networking services including wifi installation, configuration and security setups. We are a locally owned and operated small business since 1997. 

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business is a monthly publication containing up-to-date news and business features. The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business is mailed every month to identifiable businesses from Prosser to Pasco, including Richland, Kennewick, West Richland and Benton City, Washington. The Journal connects area business people with their community and with each other. It contains interesting stories on local businesses and the people who run them; each issue has two focuses, drawn from the diversity our area offers. In addition, contributors offer tips and highlight trends in their respective industries. From local and statewide news to the construction, retail and wine industries, the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business takes a look at issues affecting area businesses.

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is the community's leading advocate and champion for business. The Chamber's primary objective is to create a climate of growth, opportunity and success in our community. A vibrant business community enhances quality of life by providing jobs, career opportunities and increased tax revenue for schools and infrastructure enhancements. The Chamber provides leadership opportunities, volunteer programs and business-building initiatives that focus on the critical priorities of our community. By leveraging the support, talent and resources of our members, the Tri-City Regional Chamber connects business, political and community leaders to each other, helping to improve the economic vitality and quality for life for everyone.

Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)
TRIDEC is the lead economic development organization for Benton & Franklin Counties. TRIDEC works to achieve economic stability and balanced growth through the retention and creation of jobs and the enhancement of the quality of life in the Tri-Cities region. Our vision is to sustain the Tri-Cities as a globally competitive, technology-driven economy that provides prosperity and opportunity for our region's residents, businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities through collaborative works and supporting jobs in our region. Established in 1963, The Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) was organized as a private non-profit 501 (c) 6 corporation.

Tri-Tech Skills Center: DigiPen Tech Academy
The Skills Center partners with your area high school to offer advanced technical and professional training. This tuition free training is available to all area public, private, and home-schooled students age 16-20 who have yet to recieve a high school diploma. Our goal at Tri-Tech is successful job placement or continuing education for all of our students. We currently offer over 20 programs from Auto Body to Welding. We will be highlighting two programs at IT Day this year — Computer Systems and DigiPen RTIS.

tú Decides
tú Decides/You decide is a weekly bilingual (Spanish and English) local newspaper that informs, uplifts and inspires the community. They motivate the reader by giving them the tools they need to build a decision based on facts, having it be the reader's choice to make at the end. tú Decides/you decide is an excellent communication piece that is able to bridge the gap between the English and Spanish speaking communities.

University of Phoenix
Putting Higher Education Within Reach
If you've wondered how you can pursue a college education while working or raising a family, you're not alone. Many University of Phoenix students wondered the same thing, but more than 400,000 alumni are proof that it's possible.
We've empowered students from all walks of life to take control of their educational goals and earn a degree that works for them - personally and professionally.
We're an accredited university offering online college degree programs. Choose from our associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degress in business, education, criminal justice, nursing, technology and other in-demand fields. 

Vivid Learning Systems
Vivid Learning Systems is a leading national provider of online compliance safety training programs, delivering best-in-class off-the-shelf and customized online safety training designed to assist with achieving compliance, optimizing operational efficiences and improving business performance. The solutions we offer are tailored to meed your organizational objectives. From learning strategy to learning solutions, Vivid Learning Systems offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services including several hundred customizable off-the-shelf online safety training courses designed to mitigate risk for employees in the workplace.

WorkSource Columbia Basin
WorkSource Columbia Basin is a partnership of organizations with a common vision, helping build successful careers and a skilled workforce. Work Source has two customers: job seekers and businesses.
For the job seeker, WorkSource offers assistance in finding a job, sharpening job search skills, learning and updating skills, and linking to community resources. We offer: job listings, referrals, hiring events, resume and application assistance, Internet access for job search, workshops, and copiers, fax machines, phones, and other office equipment.
For businesses, WorkSource has a team of individuals to listen to business needs, help identify workforce issues and goals, and work to create custom solutions that work. WorkSource can help with recruitment of qualified workers, turnover reduction, workforce retention, and human resources practices. Our facility is also available for interviewing and training.
Hours: Monday - Friday 7AM-5PM and Thursday evenings until 7PM. 

XO Communications
XO Communications: A smart choice for Telecommunications Solution. With more than 90,000 customers, XO Communications is one of the nation's largest communicationss providers focused exclusively on small-medium businesses, Enterprises and government customers. XO provides leading voice, data, Internet, VoIP, network transport, managed and hosting services over its own private, nationwide multi-terabit network at the fastest speeds available today. For additional information contact the local XO sales office at 509-460-5010.