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Coranet Receives Two Done Deals Awards at 2014 WPEO Breakthrough Breakfast
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 Selected as Finalist in 2014 Small Business Awards
New York, NY August 4, 2014 - Coranet and its CEO Margaret Marcucci has been recognized for our accomplishments in the Supplier Diversity category, as a finalist for SmartCEO's 2014 Small Business Awards. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects 40 finalists in 10 categories, from which 10 winners are chosen based on the quality of nominations submitted. Finalists are profiled in the November/December issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception on October 27th, where the 10 winners will be announced live.
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.
Margaret Marcucci Named Leading Women Entrepreneur
Bedminster, NJ, December 5, 2013 - Coranet CEO Margaret Marcucci was one of New Jersey’s Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of 2013, according to the Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) Initiative. Each year, LWE chooses a group of business women in New Jersey who exhibit outstanding performance and achievement in business and economic innovation, community involvement, and advocacy for women. LWE cited Margaret for excellence and leadership in each one of these areas.
On December 5th in Bedminster, N.J., Margaret and 24 other exceptional women were celebrated for their strong business acumen and influence they possess to re-invent in an ever changing and ever challenging marketplace and economy. More info.
Local press featured Margaret, for example the Chatham Patch.
Video Interview with Margaret by Linda Wellbrock of LWE. Margaret talks about Coranet, her career and provides career advice to women.
Straight Talk Issue #4 on Cybercrime
New York, NY, October 1, 2013 - In the latest issue of this regular thought leadership series from Coranet, we discuss the what, how and why of cyber threats to businesses. This issue reviews the major findings from the latest issue of an annual consortium study of cybercrime. We then discuss how to avoid becoming a cybercrime casualty. Visit the Straight Talk page for all past issues.
CEO Margaret Marcucci Presenting Awards
New York, NY, September 20, 2013 - CEO and President Margaret Marcucci presented awards to the 2013 WBE Leadership Award winner for the NY region and the Access New York City Award winner at the annual Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO) Breakthrough Breakfast and Procurement Fair. Coranet was also a WBE (Women Business Enterprise) Lead Sponsor for the event, which was held at The Plaza Hotel in NYC. As the winner of both awards last year, Coranet had the honor of presenting again this year.
Coranet Donation Benefits New Jersey Youth - Through a donation from Coranet, dozens of youth throughout New Jersey have enjoyed tickets to the New York Liberty women's professional basketetball games this summer at The Prudential Center in Newark. The Catholic Charities Dioceses of Metuchen, Morris County Your Shelter, Willowglen Academy, and other agencies are distributing the tickets to disadvantaged teens, under the auspices of the New Jersey Alliance For Youth, Children and Families (NJACYF).
Coranet Exhibited at 2013 WBENC Conference- Coranet recently exhibited at the WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) National Conference in Minneapolis and introduced our new Network & Physical Security Solutions. Attendees were impressed and understood the need to assess their organization’s security position. For more information: http://coranet.com/security
As a woman-owned business and active WBENC member, Coranet has exhibited for several years in a row at WBENC. This year, for the first time, Coranet participated in the Silent Auction, donating four tickets to a New York Yankees' game. Other conference highlights included:
- Good interaction between corporate members/sponsors and women business owners like our CEO Margaret Marcucci
- The keynote speaker Todd Cohen reinforcing our belief that every client interaction is an opportunity to build a positive image for your company. See https://www.toddcohen.com/store/everyones-in-sales/ for more information.
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.
White House Communications Agency Recognizes Coranet Team Members. The White House Communications Agency has recognized the outstanding efforts made by five members of the Coranet team for the March 21 visit of Vice President Joe Biden to New York City Hall. For two days, Coranet technicians worked tirelessly to ensure that communications equipment was set up and worked properly for the Vice President and the Secret Service on their visit, the first by a Vice President to City Hall in 34 years. The efforts of our individual team members make a difference for the organizations we serve, and we are pleased to be living our motto: We Put a Face to Technology®.
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.