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Innovative collaboration creates deeper pool of IT talent in Bradenton area

BY SHARON HILLSTROM In today’s world, all businesses require some sort of technology to operate, but not all companies can afford to have tech support and related specialists in-house. This is particularly true for smaller markets like the Manatee-Sarasota region, where most businesses have fewer [...]

Bradenton area groups support millennials by working together

BY SHARON HILLSTROM They are 18 to 34 years old, and they are a force to be reckoned with. This week, they are convening in Manatee County at the second MCon Millennial Conference to support leadership development and address topics such as housing, financial stability, [...]

MTech MDM Named Exclusive U.S. Mobile Service Center for Sonim

SARASOTA, FLORIDA — In a move that could help put the Sarasota-Bradenton area on the map in the mobile device services industry, MTech MDM announced that it has been named the exclusive United States mobile service center for Sonim Technologies. Based in San Mateo, California, [...]