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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

 


New York, NY - September 8, 2014 -Coranet and Commscope hosted an evening seminar on Intelligent Data Centers and In-Building Wireless-DAS. Once the educational portion of the program concluded at 7pm, we watched the New York Giants vs. Detroit Lions game. For more information on future events, contact Mike Procopio - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 

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!    Margaret & Mike

 

This year, Coranet was an Emerald Sponsor for the first time. All attendees saw Coranet’s new flagship video (one minute version) at Wednesday's keynote luncheon. Coranet’s ad in the WBENC program. 

 

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

Coranet’s new flagship video (one minute version) at Wednesday's keynote luncheon. Coranet’s ad in the WBENC program.

 

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. 

 

 

Margaret Marcucci 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.

 

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.

 

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®.

 

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 is Finalist for Customer Service Best Practice Award 

New York, NY, August 7, 2013 - Judges from the New York Enterprise Report (NYER) selected Coranet Corp. as a finalist in the Customer Service Best Practice category for the NYER  Small Business Awards.  NYER recognized Coranet and the other finalists at a gala event in on October 9th.

 

 

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 ConferenceCoranet 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.

 

Coranet CEO Serving on Women's Enterprise Leadership Forum. Coranet CEO Margaret Marcucci has been named to the prestigious Women's Enterprise Leadership Forum, representing WPEO (Women Presidents' Educational Organization) NY. The Women's Enterprise Leadership Forum drives the success of all WBENC-certified Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) through education, opportunities and resources. Forum members work closely with WBENC (Women's Business Enterprise Council) to promote the benefits of certification and to facilitate corporate business opportunities for all types of WBEs. The Forum meets three times a year - in March, in June at the Annual Conference,and in November in Washington, DC. Margaret attended her first Forum meeting during the WBENC Summit & Salute, March 13-14 in Baltimore honoring Women's Business Enterprise Stars, exemplary WBEs from across the country, and select corporations that provide WBEs with growth opportunities in today's competitive marketplace. These organizations received top honors at this recognition event.

 

Coranet Wins Two Done Deals Awards from WPEO -  In September, 2012, The Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO) has awarded the Done Deals New York City award and WBE Done Deals Leadership Award 2012 to Coranet. The WPEO presents these annual awards to the Women Business Enterprise with the most Done Dealswith the City of New York and the greatest number of awards in the entire Tri-State area. CEO Margaret Marcucci accepts this award at the WPEO Annual Breakthrough Breakfast in Manhattan on September 14th, 2012. A regular recipient of these awards since 2007, Coranet won the combined "Total" 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 is re-Certified ISO 9001-2008 by Underwriters Laboratories - DQS - On June 28, 2011 Coranet Corp. was re-Certified as an ISO 9001-2008 Company. Underwriters Laboratories awarded the certification after an intensive two-day, on-site, Triennial Compliance Audit. The Underwriters Laboratories' evaluation process utilized multiple experienced process auditors, who are expert in operations and who followed a disciplined UL Management Systems Solutions auditing methodology. The Compliance Audit generated substantial amounts of factual evidence, which allowed the evaluators to conclude that individual Coranet functional groups such as Customer Care Center, Engineering, Project Management, Service Technicians and Materials have the correct customer service metrics and processes in place to assure continuous improvement and consistency of field operations in the delivery of Coranet's technical services to customers.

 

Coranet CEO Nominated for Leading Woman Entrepreneur - CEO Margaret Marcucci is a nominated finalist in the 2013 competition for the Leading Woman Entrepreneur and Business Owner of New Jersey. Judgment criteria for all nominees included: Innovation, Market Potential, Community Involvement and Advocacy for Women. New Jersey Monthly Magazine published all Phase One finalists in the October 2013 issue reaching over 750,000 households.  The top 25 finalists will be recognized at a gala event on December 5th. More info.

 

Coranet Headlines E-newsletter Launches - On January 10th, Coranet launched HEADLINES, a periodic e-newsletter with news and insights for our clients and colleagues. The first issue highlights some of the topics covered in "Straight Talk," as well as Coranet highlights from 2012. Subscribe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

"Straight Talk" Issue #2 on Shared Technology Support. In this quarterly series from CEO Margaret Marcucci, we share perspectives on important trends in network installation services. Issue #2 focuses on Strategic Technology Support - top concerns when choosing a network project management infrastructure. The paper includes a graphic depicting internally supported, externally supported and "shared responsibility zone" approaches across five key areas of technology support. Read the FULL MESSAGE from our CEO.

 

Message from Margaret Marcucci is in City & State Magazine - The November 12th issue of City & State Magazine features a Tech/Telecom spotlight section, with a letter from CEO Margaret Marcucci reviewing Coranet's accomplishments from the last year and thanking the City and State for their continued commitment to help a woman-owned business grow. See LETTER or FULL ISSUE (pp. 16-19). The letter also previews the next issue of our new "Straight Talk" thought leadership series.

 

Coranet is Fully Operational After Hurricane Sandy - While we have moved from our downtown Manhattan office to temporary space, our phone numbers and emails as posted on this website are active. Clients can call these numbers or contact their Account Manager/Customer Support Representative. We are also pleased to help any organization in need to get back up and running. Our thoughts are with colleagues and their families who may have suffered personal loss as a result of the storm.

 

"Straight Talk" from Coranet CEO Margaret Marcucci - In this new series from Coranet, we share perspectives on important trends in technology infrastructure services.  For this first spotlight, we are looking at a rapidly evolving aspect of business mobility - the trend toward Bring Your Own Deviceor BYOD. We believe that BYOD is something that our clients cannot afford to ignore. Companies must take a proactive approach in the areas of security, technology and financial support. Please the FULL MESSAGE from the Coranet CEO and share your thoughts with us.

 

Coranet Featured in NJBIZ- Coranet and our team members are featured in the July 23rd issue of NJBIZ. The 2012 Special Profiles edition highlights Coranet and 50 other companies with a strong New Jersey presence. Click here.

 

Coranet Exhibited at WBENC Conference- In 2012, Coranet Corp. once again exhibited at the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair held in Orlando, Florida from June 19th - 21st. This event brought together women business owners and industry leaders seeking to expand opportunities for Women Business Enterprises (WBE). Coranet appreciated being one of the 100 exhibitors helping WBENC "Celebrate 15 Years" as the organization crafted its "Roadmap to 2020."

 

Feature Article on Coranet - Coranet was featured in the Spring 2012 issue ofUS Builders Review, a national publication read by general contractors, developers and other leaders in the construction industry.Read more. Using the case study method, the magazine profiles Coranet and other fast-growing companies throughout North America. The article describes our history and growth, range of integrated technology solutions provided and CEO Margaret Marcucci's 360-degree approach to client relationships.

 

Coranet Participates in NASTD and BICSI - In March 2012, Coranet attended the NASTD (National Association of State Technology Directors) Southern Region seminar in New Orleans. State technology directors from the participating states met to discuss technology challenges and strategies, including projected spend and major initiatives for 2012. In February, Coranet attended the BICSI Winter Conference held in Orlando, Florida.  Besides earning Continuing Education Credits required for BICSI accreditations (RCDD, NTS), the classes attended help ensure that we stay at the leading edge of technology.

 

Coranet CEO in Women Presidents' Organization Platinum III Group - CEO Margaret Marcucci continues her participation in the Women Presidents' Organization Platinum III group consisting of women CEO's and Presidents who run companies of more than $10 million in revenue (with an average of $30+ million). These executives come together from different industries throughout the US to share best practices, challenges and accomplishments as they guide their successful, growing companies. In early February, the group met to review Developing Your Personal Leader Brand.

 

Camelot Communications Group DBA Coranet Receives New Cisco Partner Designation- Camelot Communciations Group Inc. DBA Coranet Corp. announced on February 3rd that it has achieved TelePresence Video Advanced Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco in the United States. This designation recognizes Camelot Communications Group Inc. DBA Coranet Corp. as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video products and solutions at the Advanced level.Full Cisco TelePresence Release.

 

Coranet CEO is Featured in The 2012 Woman's Advantage Shared Wisdom Calendar. Mary Cantando, the well-known expert on women business owners, selected Margaret's quote from over 5,000 entries. Margaret's wisdom is: "Perfection is the illusion that stares back at us from the mirror, but excellence is the reflection of satisfied clients."

 

NASTD and WBENC Conferences

In the summer of 2011, Coranet exhibited at the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD) 34th Annual Conference and Technology Showcase in Omaha, Nebraska.  Coranet is an affiliate member of NASTD, which advances and promotes the effective use of information technology and services to improve the operation of state government.

 

Coranet also exhibited at the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair held in Las Vegas, NV.  This event brings together women business owners and industry leaders seeking to expand opportunities for Women Business Enterprises (WBE).

 

 

Coranet CEO Presents Award - On September 16, 2011, CEO and President Margaret Marcucci presented the Done Deals Access NYC and Access New York State Awards to Eriksen Translations Inc. at the Women Presidents Educational Organization's Annual Breakthrough Breakfast in New York. These awards are presented to the Women Business Enterprise with the most Done Deals with the City of New York and State of New York. As the winner of both awards last year, Coranet's CEO had the honor of presenting to Eriksen.