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Atlantic.Net Sponsors Orlando’s 3rd Annual Walk-For-Wishes

I would like to thank our staff and our local community who pulled together to help support the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s 3rd annual “Walk-For- Wishes” at Lake Eola in Orlando Florida.

I woke up thinking that the weather was going to ruin this event, but I was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful, usually unpredictable, Florida weather which contributed to a fantastic evening walk!  Attendance for this event far surpassed my expectations and this truly was a fun-filled event!  There were food, fun, games, and giveaways!  The best surprise of all was a special appearance by the Orlando Predator cheerleaders who got the crowd involved in an impromptu show of football skills, something I couldn’t do in heels!  Before the walk, 98.9 WMMO played the best hits of yesterday and today, and a tough competition of “Corn Hole” ensued!  I am sure some of the folks took advantage of the FREE 10 minute massages by another sponsor!

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Marty Puranik Named Among the Top 40 Business Executives!

The Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 represents the most successful young leaders and our CEO Marty Puranik is on top of the list this year!

Marty was named to this year’s list for his extraordinary achievements, and for being an excellent community leader! Congratulations to Marty and the other 39 community leaders who share strong governing principles, including faith, honesty, fairness, respect, patience, integrity, generosity and personal drive.

This is not the first time Marty is awarded for his entrepreneurial spirit and his continued efforts to change, adapt and innovate.
Marty was also nominated to the Ernest Young Entrepreneur of the year award and American Businessman of the year award.

We look forward to his guidance support and vision to become the greatest organization ever!

Atlantic.Net Sponsors Central Florida IT Society (CFITS) Happy Hour

It was a pleasure to connect with Central Florida’s IT professionals in a casual environment at the Ember Social Tavern on September 9th. Thanks to Central Florida IT Society (CFITS)  http://www.cfits.org who allowed us the opportunity to sponsor this Happy Hour event!

Sam G., John R., Jaima W.  &  Neal H. enjoying the evening!

This was a great networking event and we had fun, too! We would like to thank everyone who came out and kudos to CFITS for putting together this fantastic event! Great conversation, food and drink were had by all! We look forward to supporting CFTIS at the next event which will also be held at Ember on October 22, 2009.

Neal H.  socializing with  CFITS members

If you are interested in joining us at the next event visit CFITS’ website at http://cfitsoctober09.eventbrite.com/?ref=ecal to register. We hope to see you there!

See you at the next event!

Orlando Data Center Sponsors the Internet And Technology Summit in Tampa Florida

Atlantic.Net sponsored the 2009 Internet and Technology Summit held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday August 25th.  The event was a great opportunity for us to network with technology professionals from Central Florida. It was a great venue to showcase our product information, distribute white papers on “Managed Server Hosting” and “How to Choose a Data Center”.

Atlantic.Net continues to chart out an aggressive agenda for 2009-2010 and looks forward to working with all of the new partners that we have met at events such as these in the coming months.

Sam G., John R., and Jaima W. at the Atlantic.Net booth.

BarCamp Orlando 2009

BarCamp Orlando 2009

This was a fantastic BarCamp event.  It feels so good to be involved in such a good grass-roots technology platform.  Josh and I spent most of the day attending various presentations and seminars.  There were 300 people registered for this year’s event, and  more than 400 people showed up.  This was a huge success for Central Florida’s digital media scene.

Barcamp 2009 presentation board
A full line up at BarCamp 2009

I personally liked the SEO seminar and the seminar by Etan of the Orlando Sentinel .  Etan did a great job speaking on the future of newspapers and was able to put it in perspective; the future is the web and print media is pretty much history. This particular session was heavy on information, yet interactive.  Etan was able to engage the audience in more of a discussion rather than just give another drab lecture.  It was quite interesting learning about the future of our local newspaper.  Attending BarCamp felt as if most local businessmen and technology gurus had come together to offer their personal advice for improving our newspaper.  One of the ideas discussed was: creating a forum which would allow a discussion platform for our readers, taking the comments section to a whole new level!

SEO presentation
The crowded SEO presentation
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