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Coranet Sponsored and Exhibited at 2015 WBENC Conference
Coranet Corp. was once again proud to exhibit at the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair held in Austin, TX from June 23rd – 25th. This year we were a Ruby sponsor of the Procurement Fair. This event brought together thousands of women business owners and industry leaders seeking to expand opportunities for Women Business Enterprises (WBEs). We have exhibited at the conference for nearly 10 years. View Coranet's ad in the WBENC conference program.
This year, we had a fortune teller and coffee barista at our booth. Below Margaret Marcucci gets her palm read. Check back and see what we have in store for WBENC 2016!
Margaret Marcucci Wins WPEO STAR Award
March 6. 2015 - New York, NY - The Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO) honored Coranet’s CEO Margaret Marcucci with its STAR award. The WPEO Star Award recognizes outstanding WPEO-certified WBEs that have actively participated in WPEO programs and events, supported other women in business, and developed innovative solutions for doing business with Corporate Members and other WBEs.
As well as being recognized by WPEO at its annual awards breakfast on March 6th, Margaret will be recognized nationally as a 2016 Women's Business Enterprise Star—the nation’s premier award for excellence among WBEs—at WBENC’s annual Summit & Salute to Women’s Business Enterprises in March 2016.
Coranet Press Release
New Video - Practical Help With Technology
February 24, 2015 - New York, NY - Watch our new VIDEO to see Coranet team members stay ahead of the game with new technology trends. We deeply understand our clients’ current technology environment and can advise, educate and help implement just the right solution. Watch all of Coranet's videos here .
Straight Talk - BYOD Business Update Part 2 Released
February 5, 2015 - New York, NY - With the burgeoning growth of mobile devices in the workplace, Coranet continues to focus on BYOD, with the release of our latest Straight Talk. In THIS ISSUE, we provide the business justification for BYOD and mobility enablement, namely revenue growth, increased employee productivity and reduced customer attrition. We then explain three key elements in a successful implementation - a clear strategy, policies that incorporate key stakeholder input, and incorporation of major business applications.
Coranet Partners to Support Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) Expansion
January 28, 2015 - Berkeley Heights, NJ - For the second month in a row, the WBENC President's Report featured Coranet and its CEO Margaret Marcucci. This month, WBENC highlighted our partnership with fellow WBEs to help fellow WBENC member Atlas move into new offices in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. Coranet handled all the cabling, wiring and connectivity. View article (pp.38-39) Read the endorsement for Coranet from fellow woman business owner Kate Kerpchar for this and other work.
Article on Recent Business Roundtable with Margaret Marcucci
January 2, 2015 - The January/February 2015 issue of SmartCEO includes an article on the roundtable discussion on family businesses, at which Coranet's CEO Margaret Marcucci was a panelist. Read the article. Margaret talked about the importance of building a legacy, whether for employees or other family members. Four other business owners participated along with Margaret, including another woman business owner Nadine Cino.
Coranet Surpasses 1000 Followers on Twitter
New York, NY - December 1, 2014 - Coranet surpassed 1000 Followers on Twitter today, an increase of 14-Fold over the past 10 months. We have become a credible source of information and trends on technology topics, such as cloud services, cabling, BYOD and data security. We also cover efforts to educate women on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
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Margaret Marcucci Wins 2014 Smart CEO Small Business Award
New York, NY - October 27, 2014 - Coranet's CEO Margaret Marcucci has been recognized for her accomplishments in the Supplier Diversity category, as a WINNER of a SmartCEO 2014 Small Business Awards. Congratulations to the nine other winners and 30 Finalists in categories that include Cultural leadership, customer service and international operations. Thank you to BNY Mellon for sponsoring the Supplier Diversity award. For more information, visit Margaret's profile page on the SmartCEO site or Follow@smartceo on Twitter.
New Video - Coranet Client Feedback
New York, NY - October 20, 2014 - What's the Best Thing the Coranet Team Can Hear From a Client? - Watch this new video for the answer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQY1EXR1agY Look for the direct testimonials from two clients. Watch all of Coranet's videos here - more new videos coming soon.
Latest Issue of Straight Talk Renews Focus on BYOD
New York, NY - October 14, 2014 - Based on continued trends in technology and the workplace, we are building on the very first Straight Talk issue from 2012 to share (in a 2-part series) some updated perspectives and lessons learned. In this Spotlight, we cover the continued proliferation of mobile devices and tablets in the workplace, explain a number of "do's and don'ts" for those formulating IT policies, and introduce an alternative approach - COPE or "Company-Owned, Personally Enabled" devices. We cite recent studies that show, for example, how smart phones are chosen in the workplace:
Coranet Receives Two Done Deals Awards at 2014 WPEO Breakthrough Breakfast
New York, NY - September 12, 2014 - The Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO) has awarded the Done Deals Access New York City Award and WBE Done Deals Champion Award to Coranet Corp. The WPEO presents these annual awards to the Women Business Enterprise (WBE) with the most Done Deals with the City of New York and to the WBE that reports the most Done Deals with other certified WBEs and Done Deals with the WPEO New York and Washington DC Sponsors. The Coranet team accepted this award at the WPEO Annual Breakthrough Breakfast at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on September 12th, 2014. A recipient of these awards since 2007, Coranet won the Champion category for the first time this year. Coranet is pleased to demonstrate to the local business community how a woman-owned business can thrive and grow. See PRESS RELEASE for more information.
Coranet and Commscope Sponsored Seminar on Sept. 8
Coranet Corp. An Emerald Sponsor of 2014 WBENC Conference
Philadelphia, PA June 25, 2014 - Coranet Corp. once again exhibited at the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair held in Philadelphia, PA from June 23rd – 25th. This event brought together thousands of women business owners and industry leaders seeking to expand opportunities for Women Business Enterprises (WBE).
We were at Booth #730!
Latest Straight Talk from Coranet - The Forecast is 'Cloudy'
New York, NY June 5, 2014 - In the SECOND ISSUE of Straight Talk 2014, we provide a succinct, information-packed overview of Cloud Services. The Spotlight reviews the definition of Cloud and presents data to show that its growth will in fact significantly impact how business is done. We then present research on the types of companies that are most likely to migrate to the Cloud, provide an overview of Cloud benefits, and conclude with guidance on how to avoid some of the security and financial pitfalls.
Migrating to the Cloud? - Advice for Business Owners
New York, NY April 21, 2014 - This week's NJBIZ magazine features an ARTICLE by CEO Margaret Marcucci on the future of Cloud Services. Each week, NJBIZ asks a top executive to talk about three things related to their industry. Margaret provides three guidelines to owners of small to midsize businesses looking to move all or part of their IT services infrastructure to the Cloud.
Margaret Marcucci Named NJBiz Best 50 Women in Business
Somerset, New Jersey - March 24, 2014 - CEO Margaret Marcucci was one of New Jersey’s 2014 Best 50 Women in Business. NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, produces this award program. The Best 50 Women in Business awards program honors New Jersey’s most dynamic women in business that have been making headlines in their field. An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women.
Margaret joined the other honorees and their families and guests at a GALA EVENT in Somerset on March 24th.
Please view the NJBIZ FEATURE PAGE on Margaret
Straight Talk Issue #5 on Cybercrime - Part 2
New York, NY, February 4, 2014 - In the FIRST ISSUE of 2014, we continue the timely cybercrime theme. We identify FIVE ways to keep your business off the Cybercrime casualty list, including (a) implementation of security safeguards, policies and controls; (b) the need for ongoing intrusion testing; and (c) managing mobility and the cloud, two areas of increasing vulnerability.
Coranet and Margaret Marcucci Support Women Business Certification Panel
Warren, NJ, February 6, 2014 - Coranet CEO Margaret Marcucci participated in an important certification event hosted by Chubb and sponsored by Leading Women Entrepreneurs and the WPEO/WPO. The goal was to encourage ambitious women business owners to certify their company and expand their business growth opportunities. Following a keynote by Marsha Firestone, Margaret was a panelist among women business owners to discuss challenges and answer questions from those considering Certification. More info about this complimentary event.
Cisco Recertifies Coranet® - Camelot Communications Group, Inc. DBA Coranet Corp has been re-certified as a Cisco Premier Certified Partner in USA. Once again, we met all requirements for achieving Cisco Premier Certification, including personnel, support and specialization. We have continued to demonstrate that we are qualified to sell, install and support Cisco solutions in the USA.
Corning Elevates Coranet to "Expert" in Network of Preferred Installers. Corning Cable Systems has elevated Coranet to “Expert” in its LANscape® Network of Preferred Installers. To achieve this level, Coranet has dedicated resources that are trained and certified in engineering, installation and maintenance, as well as maintaining affiliations and other certifications in the telecommunications industry. Coranet sources, installs and maintains a significant amount of Corning products. As a Corning Expert partner, Coranet has the ability to warranty Corning solutions for both material and labor for 25 years. Corning is a global supplier of end-to-end fiber optic solutions for telecommunications networks.