Brent Summers Joins Technology Associates

Cary, NC, December 12, 2007 --( Eric Hobbs, president of Technology Associates, a full-service technology solutions and support firm, has announced that the firm has hired Brent Summer as a systems engineer. In his new position, Summers will service customer accounts, proactively managing all of their IT needs from network devices, servers, desktops and printers to PDA’s. In addition, Brent will manage customers who are enrolled in Technology Associates’ NetAssure Program, a service which allows for customer support costs to be capped at a monthly fee. Due to the NetAssure Program, Technology Associates is able to proactively monitor and manage a network to prevent problems before they negatively impact a customer’s business.

Summers has worked in various positions in the IT industry since 1997. He received his associate’s degree in computer networking from Wake Technical Community College. A native of Raleigh, he still resides there with his wife, Caryn, and his three children, Audrey, Jacob and Daniel.

"I am excited about Brent joining our firm," said Hobbs. "His experience helping businesses with their technology needs will be a huge benefit to our customers. Our customer base has grown by 30 percent so far this year. This growth necessitated adding someone who understands our support services and the special needs that our customers have. Brent's background supporting small and medium-sized businesses here in North Carolina and his 10 years of experience in the network support field makes him a great fit."

About Technology Associates:
Founded in 1997, Technology Associates is a full-service technology solutions and support firm that specializes in providing network design, implementation, management and support to small- to medium-sized businesses in North Carolina. Technology Associates partners with their clients to manage their technology solutions as a valued business asset and emphasizes proactive solutions to prevent problems before they occur. The firm utilizes scalable technologies which allow business owners to have a technology infrastructure that can grow with their business needs. The combined years of experience for the Technology Associates engineering staff is 63 years, while the average years of experience is 16. Technology Associates prides itself on offering a low engineer-to-customer ratio to ensure timely responsiveness and individual attention for their customers. Technology Associates is a Microsoft® Certified Partner, meaning they possess a high degree of competence and expertise with Microsoft® technologies, as well as a Microsoft® Small Business Specialist. For more information please call 1-919-459-0100 or visit their Web site at

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