Written by Miami Today on December 21, 2000
High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses
the latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
Officials at World Web USA, one of South Florida’s newest start-up providers of
Internet hosting, say they will expand with the upcoming launch of a sister company,
Corporate Mirror.com. With shared offices at 16855 NE Second Ave., North Miami,
Corporate Mirror staffers say they will offer customers high-tech data protection,
storage and security through a partnership with DefendNet, a security management
system. World Web USA’s roster of clients includes the South Florida and Broward
County chambers of commerce, Yupi, Dynabitt and Section 31 — a Star Trek
fan website. Details: corporatemirror.com and worldwebusa.net.
REISER & UNO: Reiser & Reiser GrupoUno has moved to
a new 26,000-square-foot headquarters at 1607 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables.
An updated website can be viewed at grupouno.com. An integrated marketing communications
firm focusing on Latin America and US Hispanic markets, GrupoUno had been at 4203
Salzedo St. In addition to its Miami office, the company has a network of agencies
in 12 Latin American countries.
NETJUICE INITIATIVES: The Spain-based Internet company
Netjuice Consulting named Pericles Mazarakis managing director of its Latin America
region office in Miami following its acquisition of Initiatives Corp. Mr. Mazarakis
in the past has worked for Transportacion Maritima Mexicana, McKinsey & Co. and
Morgan Stanley. At his new post he will oversee Netjuice’s expansion in Latin
America and oversee strategy and operations for offices in Argentina, Brazil and
Mexico. Initiatives Corp. executives Joseph Franz, Robert Yerby and Peter Montadas
were given vice presidential posts with Netjuice.
HOW ELECTRIC: Florida Power & Light says their customers
will enjoy the company’s updated website at fpl.com. At the site, publicists say
customers can sign up for a free home energy survey and may qualify for FPL incentives
to help pay energy-efficient improvements. The site can also be used to access
account and billing histories. An account number is needed to access information.