2013
News Archive

12/11/2013

David Temple was interviewed about how Nelson Mandela influenced his life

Saratoga president, David Temple was interviewed and asked how Nelson Mandela influenced his life and played a role in David starting a business in the United States.  [Watch Full Interview]

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10/28/2013

Saratoga Technologies attains Lanier Service Excellence Certified Dealership level

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Johnson City, TN – (October 28, 2013) – Saratoga Technologies announced today it has achieved the Service Excellence Certified Dealership status from Lanier®.  To earn Service Excellence status, Saratoga Technologies had to achieve above standard levels in Solutions Training, Technician Certifications, and Customer Satisfaction Measures.

“We support organizations in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia with their printing and document management needs", said Stephanie Bentley - General Manager of Saratoga Technologies' Printing Solutions division. “Our goal is to be the leading print management resource for any business that needs pricing, installation, support or maintenance. We offer excellent managed print solutions to fit the needs of any business.”

As a Lanier Service Excellence Certified Dealer, Saratoga Technologies demonstrates service excellence through their well trained and knowledgeable staff. They meet the customer where they are at, and lead them into the future.

About Saratoga Technologies:
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

For information on careers at Saratoga Technologies please visit:  www.saratogaus.com/careers

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10/2/2013

Saratoga named to CRN’s 2013 Fast Growth 150 list of North American VARs

Johnson City, TN (October 2, 2013) – Saratoga Technologies today announced that it has been named to the 2013 CRN Fast Growth 150 list. The annual list features the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry based on two years' growth of net sales from fiscal year 2010 to fiscal year 2012.

“Despite the challenges of an evolving market, these Fast Growth companies demonstrate an unmatched ability to nimbly and effectively respond to market demands, fulfill customer needs and remain steadfast in their commitment to innovation,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, CRN. “We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on the successful companies that keep the channel top of mind and serve as an example for the rest of the market.”

A sampling of the 2013 Fast Growth list is featured in the September issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at www.crn.com. The complete list of 150 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.

About CRN
CRN has been serving the IT channel community as the pre-eminent source for information and strategic guidance for more than three decades. CRN remains the market leader in Channel news, delivering intelligence, actionable advice and forward-thinking business strategy to the North American IT channel. Today’s CRN is a multi-media platform that includes the magazine, website and tablet app or mobile to reach our loyal and expanding channel audience in every way they want to engage. To learn more about CRN, visit http://www.crn.com.

About Saratoga Technologies
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

For information on careers at Saratoga Technologies please visit:  www.saratogaus.com/careers

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9/20/2013

Saratoga named to Lead411's 2013 Tech 200 List of growing technology companies

Lead411Johnson City, TN (September 20, 2013) – Saratoga Technologies, (www.saratogaus.com), today was named to Lead411's 2013 Tech 200 list. The Lead411 Tech 200 is an annual listing of technology resellers offering solutions and services in cloud computing, mobility, unified communications, virtualization and other emerging technologies.

We rank the Tech 200 based on revenue percentage growth from 2010 to 2012. Applicants had to be a privately-held business in the United States, and have earned more than $1 million in the past year.

It's been another phenomenal year for the Tech 200. As the list's popularity has grown so have the number of high quality applicants. For example, this year the average revenue growth was 250%. That is 13% higher than last year and 17% higher than 2011.

About Saratoga Technologies
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

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8/22/2013

Saratoga ranks 4,956 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 with three-year sales growth of 36%

NEW YORK, NY (August 22, 2013) - Inc. magazine today ranked Saratoga Technologies NO. 4956 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.  Fuhu tops this year’s list. Saratoga Technologies joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“It's a partnership really; our clients are successfully growing their businesses and we are here to support them”, said David Temple, President of Saratoga Technologies. “This is what has led us to grow and be successful.”

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Methodology
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10–12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information about the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.

About Saratoga Technologies:
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

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8/20/2013

Saratoga Technologies ranked #38 nationally in the Accounting Today 2013 VAR 100 list

VAR 100Johnson City, TN (August 20, 2013) - Saratoga Technologies was today ranked #38 in the Accounting Today 2013 national VAR 100 list. Only two Tennessee based companies made the list of the country’s top accounting technology solutions providers.

“Every year we add more clients that are looking for a partner and not a vendor", said Angela Corvin - General Manager of Saratoga Technologies business solutions division. “We offer a high level of service to our clients and we are very thankful they entrust us to help them grow their businesses.”

Saratoga Technologies is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner providing support on Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft CRM, and Microsoft SharePoint.

About Saratoga Technologies:
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville TN, and Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

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6/20/2013

Saratoga recognized for helping reduce e-waste with green business practices

15 Lodgepole Pine, Douglas Fir and Engelmann Spruce trees will be planted by The Arbor Day Foundation in the Gallatin National Forest in honor of Saratoga Technologies, Inc.  This gift is in celebration of Saratoga's commitment to the environment.

"He that plants a tree loves others beside himself." - Thomas Fuller

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5/15/2013

Saratoga has been named to the Bob Scott’s Insights Top 100 VARs for 2013

Johnson City, TN – (May 15, 2013) – Saratoga Technologies has been named to the Bob Scott’s Insights Top 100 VARs for 2013. The Top 100 are chosen from organizations specializing in the sale and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and accounting software.

“We want to congratulate this year's class of Bob Scott's Top 100 VARs,” said Bob Scott, executive editor of Bob Scott’s Insights. The selection is based on annual revenue generated by each reseller. A special report that includes names of the organizations selected for this year’s Top 100 list, ranked by revenue, is downloadable here.

Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community via his email newsletters for 14 years. He has published this information via the Bob Scott’s Insights newsletter and website since 2009.

He has covered this market for 22 years through print and electronic publications, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and has continued to address that market as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant since 2009.

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5/13/2013

Saratoga Technologies achieves Premier certification from Cisco in the USA

Cisco Premier PartnerJohnson City, TN – (May 13, 2013) – Saratoga Technologies announced today it has achieved Premier Certification from Cisco®.  To earn Premier Certification, Saratoga Technologies had to meet standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco. 

“We can now fully support organizations in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia with their Cisco needs", said Mick Williams - General Manager of Saratoga Technologies' Networking Solutions division. “Our goal is to be the leading Cisco resource for any business or IT department that needs Cisco pricing, installation, support or maintenance.”

“Cisco is committed to providing tools, training and programs to help drive partner growth, differentiation and profitability,” said Surinder Brar, chief strategist of the Worldwide Partner Organization at Cisco.  “With specializations in Express Foundation, Saratoga Technologies has made an investment in delivering the integrated and customized technology solutions today’s customers demand.”  
 
As a Cisco Premier Certified Partner Saratoga Technologies demonstrates a range of technical expertise.  To achieve Cisco Premier Certification Saratoga Technologies was required to achieve the Cisco Express Foundation Specialization. This specialization includes tests on technical competency in the integration of basic routing and switching, wireless LANs, and security technologies. In addition, Saratoga Technologies was required to integrate a base level of Cisco Lifecycle Services into their offerings and demonstrate measurably high levels of customer satisfaction based on independently audited customer satisfaction surveys.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required to build sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills.  Cisco resale partner certifications—Gold, Silver, Premier and Select—represent an increasing breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner’s ability to deliver integrated networking solutions.  Cisco resale partner specializations—Master, Advanced and Express—reflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies. 

About Saratoga Technologies:
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

Cisco, Cisco Systems and the Cisco logo are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems Inc. in the United States and certain other countries.

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1/24/2013

Saratoga Technologies acquires Blountville, TN based Alternative Imaging Systems

Johnson City, TN (January 24, 2013) - Saratoga Technologies (www.saratogaus.com) announces the acquisition of Alternative Imaging Systems (AIS) located at 100 Deck Lane, Blountville, TN 37617. This makes Saratoga’s largest single acquisition, their sixth acquistion of a copier/printing/imaging company and their 23rd overall.

Kenny Cline, President of AIS explains; “Our move into Saratoga's family of business will allow us to offer our clients advanced solutions and services that Alternative Imaging Systems just couldn't provide.  We will continue to provide excellent service and support with the ability to introduce our customers to the latest in office technology and document management.”

The transition will be completed by January 31, 2013. AIS will move to, and operate out of, Saratoga Technologies’ Johnson City office located at 101 Med Tech Parkway, Suite 307, Johnson City, TN 37604. Kenny Cline and the entire eleven person staff will join the Saratoga team and continue to serve their customers.

“AIS has been around for almost twenty years and they have a long track record of excellent customer service”, said David Temple, President of Saratoga Technologies. “We look for outstanding companies like AIS to bring into the Saratoga family because they understand how to bring value to their clients and help them grow.  We welcome them onboard, they will be a great addition to our team.”

About Alternative:
Founded in 1995 by Kenny Cline, Alternative Imaging Systems grew to over 2,500 clients in the East Tennessee / Southwest Virginia area.  Specializing in copier and printer sales and service, the company also provided network support and print management solutions.

About Saratoga Technologies:
Saratoga Technologies is a technology solutions company that offers products, software, services and solutions in the information technology industry and is focused on enabling their customers to benefit from technology. Having offices in Johnson City and Knoxville, TN as well as Abingdon, VA, Saratoga specializes in managed computer networking services, server support and repair, laptop repair, disaster recovery, computer repair, network security, printer and copier repair, print management, telephone systems, voice over IP (VoIP), structured cabling services, phone bill auditing, video conferencing, computer consulting services, accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, document imaging and management, web design, email hosting, web hosting, spam filtering, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, internet online backup, hosted exchange, application development, database programming and other technical services.

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