1. What is WITC?
2. What can WITC offer their
3. Who are WITC Members?
On-line callable WITC Member Directory
4. Useful I800 Directory - On-line callable business 800
5. Related web sites
6. Value of this Mi-Card for
WITC members and their customers
7. Product and
service demo and order form - Example, College Planning
9. Any Questions?
10. WITC Officers
1. What is WITC?
Information - About WITC - Click
to Visit Web Site
Join the Westchester Information Technology
Cluster and succeed by:
- Increasing revenues
- Participating in joint sales leads
- Getting group discounts on purchasing
- Recruiting new employees
- Working together as a cohesive,
complementary skill sharing group
- Improving the skills of your company in
sales and technologies
- Developing close ties with local
colleges and universities
Look to a new type of organization (New,
Virtual and Cooperative) and benefits:
- Prospect Referrals
- Recruitment assistance
- Employment opportunities
- Venture capital
- Credibility as part of WITC
- Database participation and web site
- Numerous educational cooperative
- Real estate counseling
- Member advisory board
Who supports WITC ?
"Our goal is 100%
every IT company in Westchester"
- A collective board of private
Information Technology businesses
- Westchester County Executive, IT
Department, Economic Development Office
- The Westchester County Association, Inc.
- The Westchester County Economic
Development Partnership, Inc.
- Local colleges and universities
B. By-Laws -
Click to see the current full version
Article II Membership
1. CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP
The corporation shall have three classes of
(a) Private Sector
Membership. Private sector
membership is limited to for-profit businesses that offer or sell
primarily information technology products or services and whose principal
place of business is physically located within Westchester County, New
York. Each private sector member shall appoint one person as its
representative to the corporation.
(b) Public Sector
Membership. Westchester County
shall be represented by the county’s Chief Information Officer and up to
two representatives of the Westchester County Office of Economic
Development. Each such representative shall be deemed to be a public
membership is limited to businesses and other organizations that support,
sustain and contribute to the viability and growth of information
technology businesses in Westchester County but are not in the business of
offering or selling information technology products or services, and whose
principal place of business is physically located within Westchester
County. Associate members may include, without limitation, professional
service firms and technical and educational institutions accredited by New
York State Board of Regents. Each associate member shall appoint one
person as its representative to the corporation. Associate membership in
the corporation may not exceed 25% of the entire membership.
2. TERM OF MEMBERSHIP
Membership is annual and runs from the date
each member joins. To renew its annual membership, each member must pay
dues as established from time to time by the board of directors.
3. MEETINGS OF MEMBERS
(a) Annual meetings of the members shall be
held during the last calendar quarter of each year at such date and time
as shall be designated from time to time by the board of directors and
stated in the notice of the meeting, at which the members shall elect a
board of directors and officers and transact such other business as may
properly be brought before the meeting.
(b) Special meetings of the members, for
any purpose or purposes, may be called by the Chairman
of the Board or the President and shall be called by the Chairman of the
Board or the President at the request in writing of a majority of the
board of directors. Business transacted at any special meeting of members
shall be limited to the purpose or purposes stated in the notice.
4. NOTICE OF MEMBERS’ MEETINGS
Notice of any meeting of the members shall
be given by any means permitted by law to each member entitled to vote at
such meeting at least ten days and not more than fifty days before the
meeting. Notice of a meeting need not be given to any member who submits a
signed and dated waiver of notice, in person or by proxy, whether before
or after the meeting. The attendance of any member at a meeting, in person
or by proxy, without protesting prior to the conclusion of the meeting the
lack of notice, shall constitute a waiver of notice by such member.
5. QUORUM AND VOTE
(a) One third of all members shall
constitute a quorum at a meeting of the members for the transaction of any
business. If a quorum is not present at any meeting of the members, a
majority of the members present may adjourn the meeting.
(b) Each member shall be entitled to one
vote. All votes shall be taken by the membership as a whole, and not by
class. Directors and officers shall be elected by plurality vote. Any
other corporate action to be taken by vote of the members shall, except as
otherwise required by law, be authorized by a majority of the votes cast
at a meeting of members.
6. NOMINATION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
In the months preceding each annual meeting
of the members, a nominating committee appointed by the Chairman of the
Board or President shall propose to the board a new slate of directors and
officers to serve following such annual meeting. The board’s selection
of director and officer nominees shall be circulated to the members with
the notice of the annual meeting. No other nominee may be presented at the
annual meeting unless such nominee presents a written petition to the
Secretary, signed by at least ten members or member representatives, at
least sixty days before the annual meeting, in which event such nominee
shall be included in the notice of the annual meeting.
2. What can WITC offer their
read that co-opetition is an effective way for companies to become more
successful. Now is your chance to apply this principle. Learn how to
compete more effectively by cooperating - even with competitors in areas
where joint actions can benefit all." Adam M.
Brandenburger, Co-opetition Doubleday Publishers, 1997
Businesses around this country and the
world will gain awareness of WITC through various marketing, public
relations and promotional activities. Especially important will be a
significant web presence, where all IT organizations will be listed with
their skills and areas of expertise. By listing your company or by
searching this capability-matching database, you will:
1. Find local business partners with the skills, services and
products to match your specific needs. You'll also avoid the problems
associated with long-distance sourcing.
2. Combine your company's skills with those of others so that
you can participate in the kind of projects that would be impossible to
secure if you acted alone.
3. Create new business opportunities by showcasing your
company's unique strengths to a wide range of new prospects.
4. Gain a well-publicized Internet presence for your firm,
including a detailed company profile that includes product images and
links to your own email and website.
Benefits of Joining WITC
- Rich resources and multiple vendors to
- A team with Close collaborative parties
can be organized for the client's project
- Complimentary skills and specialists can
be made available to the client
- Faster development cycle and delivery
- WITC reputation and peer pressure are
behind the work and results
- Quality and cost competitive to large
companies with big overhead
This Mi-Card Is a Calling Card for The
Client to Contact Any Company in WITC.
- Callable I800 Directory and WITC E800
- CodecPhone calling software also
- CodecPhone is based on the calling
software developed by IPO2U.COM
- CodecPhone is used by college
communities at Codecphone.com
3. Who Are WITC Members? On-line
Callable WITC Member Directory
The WITC Member Directory features every member company with a profile. An
introduction on every company and its company products and services can be
found via an alphabetical search list or from the business categories or via a search engine. Every company's web site is also linked so you can
always get the company's current information.
A. WITC e800
Directory, Click and Call Any Company and Speak to An Expert
The WITC e800 Directory is maintained to stay current all the time. If any
phone number changes occur, simply send an email to IPO2U.COM and it will
get corrected within 24 hours.
by Alphabetical Order
Grouped by Business Category
Members by Name
E. WITC member
profile - Example
i. Savvy Networks
- Founded in 1997 by a team with deep
roots in the LAN engineering business.
- Specialize in TCP/IP & WAN
- Provides service and support to LAN
integrators, ISPs and ASPs.
- Internet Services Group works closely
with InterNAP, Verizon, Level3, UUNet, Applied Theory and Sprint to
support a variety of colocation and server hosting solutions.
- Offers a wide variety of services all
designed to get your business up and running quickly and reliably.
With today's rapidly evolving technology,
it's more important than ever to be on the cutting edge. Savvy can keep
you plugged-in to the latest technology and provide the best services
that will keep you ahead of your competition.
Take advantage of Savvy's expertise and
experience to stay on top of your competition. Choose Savvy to manage
and monitor your Internet operations and enjoy stability in this
increasingly volatile networking environment.
mission is Replacing the Paper in PaperWork. We work with our
clients to eliminate the burden of paper, and achieve productivity,
efficiency, and cost savings!
on the belief that there is a better way to do business, ImageWork
has spent nearly a decade providing government and corporate clients
with secure, innovative, vendor-neutral document management and
automated workflow solutions.
on People, Not Technology
from paper to a reliance on digital documents requires the
establishment of trust from the people. Within the enterprise,
technology is forever changing; whereas, the people and their
methods of work change much less frequent.
approach to services is to focus on the efficiencies new technology
will garner for users and their business process, and to develop
ways to protect the business records from ever-changing technology.
IPO2U.COM, Inc. is
an e-commerce solution provider with innovative
products and services
directory is a valuable service for a business community and
e-business, partners and customers
is an interactive and persistent marketing medium to reach and
retain customers by offering customers personal communication
partners : Sprint
IPO2U.COM is a
member of WITC
- CORSTAR is an information technology
company that provides consulting and system solution services to a
wide variety of businesses and institutions for cabling, networking,
decision support, document management, videoconferencing, computer
systems, and website development.
- The company has been a purveyor of
information technology for over 30 years, having been started by
three professionals from IBM, under the leadership of John F. Sitar,
- CORSTAR is experienced in putting
mixed vendor technology pieces together, having done so with
mainframe, mini-computer and client/server-centric solutions, and
now Internet websites.
- The company's clients encompass a wide
variety of businesses and institutions — advertising, education,
financial, libraries, manufacturing, wholesale distribution,
- CORSTAR is staffed by information
technology professionals and is aligned with technology partners
such as Cisco, Compaq, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, etc., for the
delivery of scaleable, high-availability solutions.
I800 Directory - Thousands of On-line Callable Business 800 Numbers
Consumers and callers, all appreciate the
usefulness of 800 numbers. The i800 directory provides you a directory of
800 numbers which you can simply click and call from this screen or from
your computer using CodecPhone. The i800 directory is supported by a
choice of commercial gateway or the IPO2U Operator software gateway.
Installing this software gateway on any PC or server can turn the PC or
server into a VoIP phone operator. The commercial gateway or IPO2U Phone
Operator can be configured to accept and call any phone number. The IPO2U
Operator can turn any local business phone number into an effective 800
number on the Internet without paying for expensive 800 number toll
This i800 Directory lists thousands of 800 numbers and they can be clicked
and called and terminated by our gateway located at our data center. This
is a useful business utility for commerce and e-commerce. You can also
call some non 800 numbers listed in our e800 directory such as the WITC
E800 Directory. There will be no costs to callers either, however, the
merchants need to register their business numbers in the e800 directory.
Enjoy your use of this i800 Directory and spread the word!
The i800 directory can be specifically
constructed for WITC Mi-Card for WITC Clients to use. Sample directories
are placed here.
5. Related Web Sites
WITC members list the following related web
sites for their clients' convenience.
B. Westchester Chamber of Commerce
C. Westchester Business Association
of This Mi-Card for WITC Members and Their Customers
This Mi-Card Is a Calling Card for The
Client to Contact Any Company in WITC.
The Mi-Card is an innovative concept
creating an effective, interactive medium for marketing and sales. The
Mi-Card takes advantage of computers and the Internet, and the
technological advances to produce the most effective marketing,
advertising, and sales tool for businesses to attract, retain, and
conclude business transactions with customers.
can provide marketing and advertising information laced with hyperlinks to
always current web pages. Relevant contact information such as phone
numbers and email can be included to facilitate instant contact by click
and call or click and mail. For example, you can click sales at IPO2U.com
to speak to a sales person right this minute. If you don't have the
calling software on your PC, see below to find out how you can get it and
how the Mi-Card can take advantage of that tool for you and your
What Are The Benefits of Mi-Card?
Mi-Card is a new concept with numerous advantages compared to the
marketing and advertising media. The key benefits are:
- Focused theme with 50MB multimedia
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- Inexpensive to produce in comparison
with printed brochures, catalogs and flyers.
- Always current information due to
imbedded private web page links and updates via Internet web download.
- Portable CD format most suitable for
inexpensive distribution and easy and impressive demonstration in
- Convenient communication tools and/or
links (email, phone, form and chat) to allow customers to make instant
communication with the merchants, try to click and call IPO2U.COM,
Inc. the company created Mi-Card
- Thousands of 800 numbers are made to be
conveniently callable from PC and web page
- Can include useful applications to
increase even more the utility value of this Mi-Card, for example,
click to get a mortgage interest table or a calendar or an amusing
- Receivers of Mi-Card will save it on
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is the most persistent advertising medium exposed to the users daily
- Unique Internet telephony software
solution can convert any business phone number to a world wide
Internet accessible 800 like phone number for PC to Phone or Web to
Phone application without incurring the cost of a 800 number
- A mini e800 directory can be created for
your company for a particular purpose
7. Product and Service Demo and Order
- Description of Customer Requirements
- Determining Quantities and Cost
- Execute the Order
- After we review your order, the Mi-Card Will Be Sent to You as soon as
- IPO2U i800
Directory Registration Form
- College Planning Mi-Card
Web Site Information Are Hard to Find,
Difficult to Read and Often Poorly Maintained. This Mi-Card
puts a marketing theme together with a TLC (tender loving care) process
and supports marketing and sales with communication and transaction tools
to shorten the business cycle. The information is kept accurate and
current if the Mi-Card sponsor keeps up with updates with linked web
pages. The Mi-Card can be more cost effective than any other marketing
media so long the Mi-Card sponsor does a good job in producing the
The TLC process can only guarantee the
accuracy of the information and contact numbers as maintained by the
sponsor of this Mi-Card. The sponsor can request update of the contact
numbers if they are listed on the e800 Directory by simply sending an
email to IPO2U.COM.
9. Any Questions? Call Us by CodecPhone by Clicking
- Email contact WITC office
- Contact IPO2U.COM concerning Mi-Card
operation or order
10. WITC Officers and
CONTACT INFORMATION WITC
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