Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire
Flatley Challenge deadline approaches, BioTech/MedTech Cluster’s cybersecurity event to take place Nov. 2 ... and more
Systems Engineering, an IT strategy and managed services provider based out of Portland, Maine with an office in Manchester, has made some changes to its senior leadership team after gaining approval from its board of directors earlier this month. Craig Tribuno, president of the employee-owned company since 2013, will now assume the role of CEO and chairman of the board. Matt McGrath, the company’s director of engineering for the last three years, has been promoted to president. John Sterling, previously with CashStar, Inc., joined Systems Engineering in mid-October. Sterling takes on the director of engineering role previously held by McGrath, and will serve on the company’s leadership team. Earlier this summer, Eric Tennyson joined the company from WEX, Inc. as Director of Finance and Administration, a new role on the senior leadership team.
Lewiston, Maine-based Budget Document Technology has acquired Reliable Technologies, a dealer of HP, Xerox and Lexmark imaging technology based in Manchester. This marks Budget’s second acquisition in less than a year in Manchester, having previously acquired Continental Business Systems in November of 2016. The Reliable and Continental offices will be consolidated into one location and will be operating under the Budget Document Technology brand.
Applications for the 6th Annual Flatley Challenge — a tech startup competition that provides winners with a year of free rent for up to 5,000 square feet of office and/or lab space at the Nashua Technology Park and/or Nashua Office Park at Gateway Hills and up to $10,000 in fit-up, connectivity and related costs — are due Tuesday, Oct. 31
The BioTech/MedTech Cluster, a subsidiary of the New Hampshire High Tech Council, will host a cybersecurity event on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus at 88 Commercial Street. The event, titled “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in 2017,” will focus on safety and data security risks in the digital world. A panel will discuss a case study of a recent ransomware attack, its impact on company operations and preventative and responsive tactics.
Alexander Technology Group is celebrating 10 years in business this month. Founded in 2007, Alexander Technology Group, which specializes in matching skilled technology professionals with employers, is part of the BANKW Staffing portfolio of professional staffing firms.
Best Computer Science Schools has included Southern New Hampshire University in its ranking of the 15 Best Online Software Engineering Degrees for 2017.
Fort Washington, Penn.-based Thermostat Recycling Corporation has partnered with Portsmouth-based Wheelabrator Technologies to assist in the collection of mercury-containing thermostats in Massachusetts. The collection program is part of the Mass Save energy efficiency installation and weatherization program, funded by a coalition of utility companies.
Hillsborough-based automotive lighting manufacturer Sylvania Automotive announced its new range of LED low beam for the Canadian market. The new LED dipped beam range features a durable design based on an active cooling heat sink, with the goal of offering automotive lights as long a life as a vehicle. The range of LED bulbs, which includes the 9006, H7 and H11 LED front lights, is Sylvania’s first LED low beam range available for sale in Canada.
In the midst of U.S. House hearings on Kaspersky Lab’s alleged threat to the federal government, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke and National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats calling on the Trump administration to immediately declassify information on Kaspersky Lab to raise public awareness regarding the alleged threat that the Moscow-based software company poses to the United States’ national security.