Creating Connections through Tech Source
As an established technology resource in the business community, Technology First provides Tech Source – the region’s IT Resource Finder and business-to-business technology referral service.
Technology provides a necessary infrastructure slicing horizontally across all industries. All businesses of any size depend on technology-enabled communications and business processes for such services as infrastructure and networking, managed cloud, cybersecurity, data backup & recovery, software & website development, SaaS, data management, digital transformation, DevOps, staffing, implementation of custom and off-the-shelf systems.
Tech Source provides a business development service for Technology First members and an IT resource guide for the region, and beyond, through:
For IT Suppliers
By completing a company profile of IT capabilities in a web-based system, Tech Source members are included in a database available to all companies that are looking to purchase IT solutions or services.
Membership in Tech Source includes:
Tech Source members complete a profile to be included in the database. The profile includes company statistics, IT capabilities and industries served based on a standard taxonomy. Companies that have completed profiles are receiving leads for new business opportunities from the web, seminars and calls to our office.
For IT Buyers
Companies that are looking to purchase IT solutions or services can anonymously access a web-based technology resource guide and search by keyword to retrieve a list of local providers. Tech Source’s region-wide view of IT capabilities through access to the self-service repository is an additional tool for companies to use to identify providers. IT buyers have access from the Technology First home page by clicking the tab “Tech Source”.