Written by Miami Today on May 17, 2001
High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses
the latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
E-RECOGNITION: Netjuice Consulting, Spain’s largest Internet consulting firm, with offices in Miami, has been recognized as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, one of only five companies in the three-state Microsoft Gulf States District to earn the honor, Microsoft officials say. A Netjuice executive will also sit on the Microsoft e-Commerce Partner Advisory Council, one of 50 companies in the US selected for the board. Gold Level Certification, Microsoft officials say, acknowledges a company’s expertise and status as a high-level partner.
INTERNETWORKER: The Miami Internet Alliance is presenting "From Bricks to Clicks," a seminar describing how to use the Internet to expand a business, at 6:30 p.m. today (3/29) in the J.W. Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave.
CHARTER BANDS: Charter Communications, a broadband communications company, will sponsor the Internet Coast’s first "Internet Street Fair" from noon to 6 p.m. May 5 along Lincoln Road between Pennsylvania and Washington streets, Miami Beach. More than 100 Internet Coast companies — a collection of technology firms in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties — will showcase products and ideas. Charter Communications will showcase high-speed Internet access capabilities by providing connectivity for the event. Admission is free. Details: internetstreetfair.com.
VERIZON HUB: Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless communications provider, has opened a 5,000-square-foot store at 821 W 49th St., Hialeah. The outlet is the company’s newest and largest retail location in the state, company officials say. The free-standing store is twice the size of a typical Verizon Wireless outlet. Hialeah’s central location will allow the store to serve as a hub among Verizon Wireless’ 16 South Florida retail outlets, officials say.