High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the
latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
Corpsoft, an e-business solutions and Internet consultation provider,
announced the relocation of its headquarters from Alabama to Miami.
Among other things the company promises to help local minority-owned
small businesses by offering free Internet consulting. The company
is looking to fill 12 information technology and sales positions.
Details: (305) 971-8032 or corpsoftinc.com.
AT&T Latin America announced the acquisition of $46.5 million worth
of high-speed international capacity from Global Crossing Inc. The
deal calls for Global Crossing to give AT&T the right to use its
high-speed lines connecting to SÉo Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago,
Bogot and Lima, executives say.
The Florida Venture Forum will present an educational program, "Winning
the War for Technology Talent Recruiting Strategies," at 5
p.m. Sept. 20 in the Fort Lauderdale Airport Hilton, 1870 Griffin
Road, Dania. Speakers include Todd Andros, CEO of Tevix Inc.; Mario
Fernandez, an executive at Infonet; Gregory Kopp, manager at Arthur
Andersen, and Eric Shannon, CEO of LatPro Inc. The forum is touted
by promoters as a statewide entrepreneurial networking group. Details:
Coral Gables-based eFiltro.com, a web facilitator for entrepreneurs,
was launched at the Biltmore Hotel. The e-company reviews and evaluates
business plans for companies and professionals, executives say.
Offices for eFiltro are at the Biltmore Hotel Executive Center,
1200 Anastasia Ave. Suite 380. Details: (305) 913-3185.
site that tells you who to know and where to go in the Miami social
scene was launched in Miami Lakes, promoters say. SocialMiami.com,
5820 Miami Lakes Drive, provides visitors with a calendar and newsletter
of what's happening in the local social world. Details: (305) 822-2221.
Planning a wedding? Newly launched Fort Lauderdale-based site WeddingGallery.net
can help, promoters say. It's touted as an affordable wedding solutions
provider. The site, among other things, provides users with a directory
of wedding professionals. Details: (954) 484-5363.
Lauderdale-based Farmbid.com, a B2B e-site devoted to the needs
of the agricultural community, was selected by Forbes magazine as
one of the top 200 business-to-business companies for 2000. The
magazine describes the site as Old McDonald meets the Internet revolution.
Details: (954) 761-1773.
& SIGN: Miami-based
Teleswitch Technologies has signed a contract with 3Com to provide
the telecom company with a network-based telephone system. Teleswitch
provides telecommunications system integration products and services
throughout the US and Caribbean, promoters say.