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July 1st, 2020

Mainline Named Dell Technologies 2020 Growth Partner of the Year

Mainline Recognized for Growing Dell Technologies Business Faster than the Market

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June 10th, 2020

Mainline Named to CIOReview Most Promising Storage Solution Providers 2020

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, has been named to the CIOReview Most Promising Storage Solution Providers 2020 list.

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May 15th, 2020

Mainline Named to CIOReview Top 20 IBM Solution Provider List

Mainline Recognized for Delivering IT Adaptability, Flexibility and Technical Depth

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May 5th, 2020

Mainline Information Systems Wins IBM Beacon Award for Most Innovative Client Experience on Z

IBM recognizes Mainline for delivering Db2, Blockchain-like solution on IBM Z, satisfying US legislation mandate for the entertainment industry

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April 8th, 2020

Mainline Information Systems Named CRN® 2020 Tech Elite 250 Solution Provider and MSP 500 Elite 150 Managed Services Provider

CRN® Tech Elite 250 are Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications

CRN® MSP 500 Elite 150 Deliver Managed Services Solutions, on-premises and off-premises, resulting in operational efficiencies,
IT system improvements, and a higher rate of return on investments for their customers

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March 23rd, 2020

Message from John McCarthy
President and CEO, Mainline Information Systems

First and foremost, on behalf of our Mainline family, I want to express our concern for you and your family’s wellbeing and safety during this time of global crisis. You have my commitment that we will continue to take all necessary steps to protect the health of our employees and you, our customers, as well as to continue to provide support for your business.

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December 18th, 2019

Mainline Named to “Top 10 SAP Solution Providers – 2019”

Mainline Recognized by CIO Applications for being at the forefront of providing SAP solutions that transform business.

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, has been named by CIO Applications magazine as “Top 10 SAP Solution Providers – 2019”. In the annual CIO Applications – SAP Edition, Mainline was recognized as one of 10 companies leading the forefront of providing SAP solutions that help to transform business.

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December 5th, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Announces Regional Vice President of Sales

Randy Moeller promoted to Regional Vice President of Sales for US Central Region; Greg Schneider to retire as RVP of Sales.

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced the promotion of Randy Moeller to Regional Vice President of Sales for the Company’s US Central Region, reporting directly to Eric Mann, EVP of Sales, Marketing and Corporate Development. Randy will be filling the position vacated by Greg Schneider who has decided to retire at the end of 2019.

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October 15th, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Named to IBM Analytics and Cloud Integration Global Elite Program

Mainline Information Systems, Inc., a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced that the company has been selected to join the IBM Global Elite Program. The IBM Global Elite Program is a holistic program for IBM’s top Analytics and Cloud Integration clients and business partners designed to maximize client success with IBM offerings.

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July 29, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Forms Partnership with HCL Technologies

Mainline Information Systems, Inc., a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced the formation of a new reseller partnership with HCL Technologies, an information technology service and consulting company. With the addition of HCL to its portfolio of technology companies, Mainline will further extend its ability to provide best-fit IT solutions to businesses across the United States.

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June 28, 2019

Mainline Named to “20 Most Promising Enterprise Risk Management Solution Providers – 2019” by CIOReview

Mainline Recognized for Mastering and Delivering ERM Solutions that Bring Security, Visibility and Operational Agility to its Clients

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, has been named by CIOReview as “20 Most Promising Enterprise Risk Management Solution Providers – 2019”. In the annual Enterprise Risk Management Special edition of CIOReview, Mainline was recognized as one of the country’s most prominent organizations that have excelled with their ERM services and product portfolio.

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June 18, 2019

Mainline Information Systems CEO Appointed to Wayside Technology Group
Board of Directors

John McCarthy to assist with execution of strategic growth plan

Mainline Information Systems, Inc., a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced the appointment of John McCarthy, Mainline President and CEO, to Wayside Technology Group, Inc. Board of Directors. John’s executive and operational experience is expected to be of great value to Wayside as they continue to execute their strategic growth plan.

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June 13, 2019

Mainline RTP Named NetApp East Partner of the Year at Third Annual Channel Connect Conference

Mainline RTP Recognized for Driving Innovation and Business Outcomes

Mainline RTP, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has been named NetApp East Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year. NetApp recognized Mainline RTP for its overall FY19 revenue, year over year growth, key account wins, significant focus on NetApp, and participation in regional partnership activities.

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April 5th, 2019

Mainline Named “Company of the Year” by CIOReview

Mainline Recognized for All-Round IT Expertise for 3 Decades

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, has been named by CIOReview as “Company of the Year”. In the annual IBM Special edition of CIOReview, Mainline was recognized as one of the country’s foremost IT solutions and services providers, demonstrating all-round IT expertise for over 30 years.

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April 3rd, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Named to Elite 150 of CRN® 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 List

Mainline Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Mainline, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced it has been named by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed IT services. These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and continuously help them navigate the complexities of IT solutions.

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March 28th, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Named 2019 Tech Elite Solution Provider by CRN®

Tech Elite 250 List Recognizes Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications

Mainline, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Mainline Information Systems to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.

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March 20th, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Acquires RTP Technology Corporation

The acquisition extends Mainline’s reach into the financial sector and New York metropolitan marketplace.

Mainline Information Systems, Inc., a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, today announced their acquisition of RTP Technology Corporation. The acquisition will propel annual revenue of the combined companies to almost $1B and expand Mainline’s footprint in the financial vertical and New York metropolitan area.

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February 25th, 2019

Mainline Information Systems Recognized by IBM as Top Infrastructure Business Partner

Mainline Demonstrates Commitment to Deliver Innovative IBM Solutions to Clients

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, was recognized by IBM at the recent PartnerWorld at Think conference as a Geography Excellence Winner for Top Infrastructure Business Partner.

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January 30, 2019

Mainline Supports Tallahassee Community College Scholarship Fund

Rick Kearney, Chairman and Founder of Mainline, has been an avid supporter of the TCC Foundations for many years. Continuing his partnership with TCC, Rick donated $25,000 to TCC’s Cleaver and Cork event benefitting scholarships, educational programs and learning facilities.

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October 19, 2018

Mainline establishes matching fund to aid Hurricane Michael victims

Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, today committed financial support toward Hurricane Michael relief efforts. A Category 4 Hurricane, with winds of 155 mph, Hurricane Michael devastated both shoreline and inland areas of Florida and Georgia, and was especially hard felt in Mainline’s neighboring, rural communities of the Florida Big Bend area.

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October 8th, 2018

Mainline recognized by CIOReview as 10 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers – 2018

Mainline was recognized by CIOReview for being at the forefront of providing storage solutions and impacting the marketplace.

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March 28th, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Named 2018 Tech Elite Solution Provider by CRN

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications

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March 26th, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Named IBM Beacon Award Finalist for Outstanding Community Service at IBM PartnerWorld 2018

IBM recognizes Mainline for their service in the battle against homelessness

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March 21st, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Wins IBM System Storage Competency Excellence Award at Think 2018

Mainline Demonstrates Commitment to Deliver Innovative IBM Storage Solutions to Clients

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March 20th, 2018

Executive Perspective: John McCarthy, President and CEO, speaks with martinwolf, a global M&A Advisory firm.

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March 15th, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Announces EVP of Sales and Marketing

Eric Mann joins Executive team, leading sales, marketing and corporate development.

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February 26th, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Announces Senior Sales VP Departure

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February 20th, 2018

Mainline Information Systems Named to Elite 150 of CRN’s 2018 Managed Service Provider 500 List

Mainline Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

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October 6th, 2017

Mainline Named to CIOReview Top 20 IBM Solution Provider List

Mainline Information Systems, a leading national provider of IT solutions and services, has been named to CIOReview’s Top 20 Most Promising IBM Solution Provider list. Mainline was recognized by CIOReview for its foundation of groundbreaking, innovative solutions delivering significant value to its customers.

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September 19th, 2017

Mainline establishes fund with Feeding Florida to aid Hurricane Irma victims

Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, today committed financial support toward Hurricane Irma relief efforts. To help those who have been effected by this tragic event, Mainline is contributing an initial $5000 to Feeding Florida, a state network of food banks, and will proudly match employee donations made to the Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Mainline expects matching contributions to be $25 thousand.

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September 1st, 2017

Mainline commits financial support to Houston Food Bank to aid Hurricane Harvey victims

Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, today announced support toward Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. To help those who have been effected by this tragic event, Mainline is contributing an initial $5000 to the Houston Food Bank and will proudly match employee donations made to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Mainline expects matching contributions to be $50 thousand.

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July 12th, 2017

Mainline has achieved Platinum status in Lenovo’s new DCG Partner Program

Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has achieved Platinum status in Lenovo’s new DCG Partner Program redesigned to reward partners who demonstrate commitment to reselling Lenovo data center solutions. By achieving the necessary certifications and qualifications, in conjunction with Mainline’s IT solution experience, the company is uniquely positioned to help their clients excel in the transitioning data center environment.

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June 28th, 2017

Mainline Information Systems Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, announces role changes on the executive leadership team. Rick Kearney as Chairman and Founder will continue to provide strategic input and support for the executive team and Mainline. Kearney will also continue social entrepreneurship endeavors for homeless and disadvantaged people, as well as business interests beyond Mainline including pharma and security. John McCarthy, will assume the President and CEO position, serving as the company’s executive business leader. Formerly, Mr. Kearney served as Chairman and CEO, and Mr. McCarthy served as President and COO.

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May 16th, 2017

Mainline supports student success at Tallahassee Community College (TCC).

Mainline has long been a partner of TCC and already sponsors an endowed scholarship at the college.
This gift to the First Class project further exemplifies Mainline’s commitment to the local community.

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April 13th, 2017

Mainline Recognized as Family Friendly Workplace

TALLAHASSEE, FL Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has been recognized by The Tallahassee Family Friendly Workplace Initiative as one of 10 Tallahassee companies that go above and beyond in appreciation of their employees and their families.

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March 23rd, 2017

Mainline Information Systems Wins IBM Security and Application Integration Awards at IBM Interconnect

Built on IBM Software, Mainline Demonstrates Excellence in Delivering High Value to Clients with IT Security and Application Integration Solutions

TALLAHASSEE, FL Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has been selected as the winner of the IBM Security Outstanding Achievement in North America Award. Presented at IBM Interconnect in Las Vegas, Mainline was selected for this prestigious award for the design and delivery of a security solution built on IBM software that provides intrusion prevention, detection and response at an early stage.

Mainline has invested heavily in an IT security practice to provide business critical solutions to our customers to help them ward off and respond to cyber threats. We are proud to have been chosen for this award above all other IBM partners in North America. It reflects our commitment to our customers to deliver best of breed business solutions”, said John McCarthy, Mainline President and COO.

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February 10th, 2017

Mainline Information Systems Achieves Platinum Status in IBM PartnerWorld Program

IBM Platinum Partner Status Demonstrates Excellence in Delivering High Value Cloud and Cognitive Solutions

TALLAHASSEE, FL Mainline Information Systems, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, has achieved Platinum status in IBM’s new PartnerWorld program redesigned for the Cognitive era. Earning the highest tier within the PartnerWorld program, Platinum Business Partners consistently demonstrate proven capabilities and expertise in IBM technologies to help their clients succeed in their digital transformation.

“We are proud to achieve the IBM Platinum designation, as it reflects our commitment to our customers to deliver best of breed business solutions for the cognitive era”, said John McCarthy, Mainline President and COO. “As an IBM Platinum Business Partner, we will benefit from the highest level of sales and enablement support from IBM, which in turn will enable us to deliver increased value to our customers.”

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December 7, 2016

Mainline Information Systems Awarded 2016 Gaming Market Partner of the Year by Axis Communications

Axis recognized Mainline Information Systems’ performance and collaboration with partner award at ACCC 2016

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – December 7, 2016 – Mainline Information Systems was named 2016 Gaming Market Partner of the Year by Axis Communications at its 11th annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC) held in Tucson, Arizona. This is the third year in a row Mainline has been recognized with this award. Axis, the global leader in network video, presented these annual awards to top channel, software and technology partners.

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November 18, 2016

Rick Kearney ANNOUNCES MAJOR DONATION To Second Harvest OF THE BIG BEND

Combined donation funds will provide 18,000 meals to families in need

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – November 18, 2016 – Mr. Rick Kearney, CEO of Mainline Information Systems, announced today that he is providing a major donation to Second Harvest of the Big Bend in support of the food bank’s mission during the holiday season.

Mr. Kearney is donating $2,500 to Second Harvest under Bank of America’s Give A Meal program, which provides an additional $2,000 in matching funds. This combined donation enables Second Harvest to provide 18,000 meals to families in need.

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May 13, 2016

Mainline Information Systems and IBM Provide POWER8 System to Auburn University’s Cyber Research Center

New Platform Will Advance Cybersecurity Studies Through Cognitive Computing and Deep Analytics 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – April 7, 2016 – Mainline has partnered with IBM to furnish Auburn University with a state-of-the art IBM POWER8 platform to escalate Auburn’s cyber research initiatives. The advanced processor and accelerator capabilities of IBM’s POWER8 system and the POWER8 Linux Server provided by Mainline will support big data and analytics activities necessary to bring Auburn’s cyber research initiatives to the next level.

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April 20, 2016

Mainline Recognized with Centrify Mid-Atlantic Partnership Award

Annual program recognizes Centrify’s top performing channel partners around the world

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – Mainline Information Systems was recognized with the Centrify Mid-Atlantic Partnership Award, naming Hal Connelly, Mainline Account Executive, as Mid-Atlantic Region Partner Representative of the Year. Centrify’s annual program recognizes the top performing channel partners around the world for outstanding delivery and execution on every level of engagement, including customer acquisition and retention, market execution, sales performance and sales effectiveness.

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March 31, 2016

Mainline Named to 2016 List of CRN Tech Elite 250

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – Mainline Information Systems today announced it has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN® Tech Elite 250. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.

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February 16, 2016

Mainline Information Systems Wins 2016 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding IBM Analytics Platform Solution

Consulting Division of Mainline Information Systems Garners IBM Beacon for Big Data Accelerator Categories

TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – Mainline Information Systems was named winner of the 2016 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding IBM Analytics Platform Solution for the Mainline Enterprise Digital Solutions (MEDS) Big Data Innovation Accelerator. In addition, the company was recognized by IBM as a Beacon Award Finalist for its innovative client solutions in the categories of Technical Vitality in Major Markets and Most Innovative Client Experience on z Systems.

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October 27, 2015

Governor Scott Awards Mainline Information Systems With Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized Mainline Information Systems with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for their efforts to create jobs and provide opportunities for Florida families. The award was accepted on behalf of Mainline CEO Rick Kearney by the company’s CFO, Joe Elebash.

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June 8th, 2015

 

CIOReview Selects Mainline Information Systems for 20 Most Promising
Red Hat Solution Providers 2015

Annual list showcases the 20 Most Promising Red Hat Solution Providers 2015. Mainline Information Systems makes it to CIOReview’s top Red Hat Solution Providers list for its expertise in offering comprehensive technology solutions encompassing server, storage, software, application solutions, services, and financing.

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April 7th, 2015

Mainline named Centrify North America Server Suite Partner of the Year

Inaugural Program Recognizes Centrify’s Top Performing Channel Partners for Outstanding Delivery and Execution on Every Level of Engagement Centrify Corporation, the leader in unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data center, today introduced the inaugural Centrify Channel Partner Network Awards Program, and Mainline Information Systems was named North America Server Suite Partner of the Year.

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April 3, 2015

Kearney – A man of vision and action

Rick Kearney, CEO of Mainline Information Systems, made himself comfortable in furnishings more suited for a living room than an office at Mainline Information Systems. As the CEO grew his company from a handful to 550 employees, the 56-year-old wanted his headquarters surrounded by nature. So he built it. He’s a man of action.

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April 6th, 2015

Mainline Information Systems Named to 2015 List of CRN Tech Elite 250

Annual list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications Mainline Information Systems today announced it has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN® Tech Elite 250. This annual list recognizes an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors.

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March 23rd, 2015

Mainline Information Systems and ProSource Solutions form an alliance to increase customer profitability and drive business productivity.

Two technology and innovation leaders, Mainline Information Systems, Inc. (Mainline), a leading provider of IT infrastructure and business solutions and services, and ProSource Solutions, LLC. (ProSource), a leading Microsoft technology consulting firm specializing in cloud strategy, platform and workforce optimization, and application modernization are pleased to announce their affiliation.

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February 17, 2015

Mainline Information Systems Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Mainline Recognized for Exemplary Approach to Delivery of Managed IT Services Mainline, the technology partner for business results, today announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Elite 150.

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November 14th, 2014

IBM and Mainline are proud to be a core partner sponsor of TechSpring, the Baystate Innovation Center.

In Downtown Springfield, Baystate Health’s TechSpring To Ignite Healthcare Innovation, Economic Development Representatives from companies that are developing new products to improve healthcare joined leaders from Baystate Health, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and elected officials today to celebrate the opening of TechSpring, Baystate Health’s technology innovation center based in Springfield’s emerging Innovation District, which will match private enterprises with partners and expertise from Baystate to take on some of healthcare’s most difficult challenges.

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November 13th, 2014

Mainline Information Systems Awarded 2014 Gaming Market Partner of the Year for North America by Axis Communications

Axis recognizes Mainline Information Systems for its continued growth and commitment to bringing IP video surveillance technology to the gaming industry. Mainline was named the 2014 Gaming Market Partner of the Year for North America by Axis Communications, the world leader in network video, during the ninth annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC) held in Miami early this Fall.

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April 22nd, 2014

Mainline Named to CRN’s 2014 List of Tech Elite 250

Mainline today announced it has been named to CRN’s annual list of the Tech Elite 250. These companies represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors.

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March 20th, 2014

Mainline First Partner to Receive Gold Accreditation From IBM

Mainline Information Systems® is the first IBM business partner in the U.S. to receive the IBM Gold Accreditation for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. To qualify for Gold Accreditation Mainline had to demonstrate its technical expertise through certifications and successful implementations.

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March 20th, 2014

Mainline Information Systems Announces Bronze Sponsorship of Red Hat Summit 2014

Industry’s premier open source technology event connects thousands to ecosystem of innovation Mainline Information Systems® announced it will be a bronze sponsor at the Red Hat Summit 2014, the industry’s premier open source technology event.

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March 18th, 2014

Mainline Named Actifio Partner of the Year

Mainline Information Systems® announced today that it has been named Actifio’s North American Partner of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at Actifio’s Worldwide Partner Kickoff event last month in Boston.

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February 24th, 2014

Mainline Named IBM Beacon Award Finalist for Outstanding Community Impact

Mainline Information Systems® announced today that it has been named a finalist for the IBM Beacon Award in the category of “Outstanding Community Impact.” This Beacon Award recognizes IBM Business Partners that combined the resources, skills and talent of its company and people to positively address an issue of significant importance to the community within which it resides and/or does business.

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February 18th, 2014

Mainline Contributes to Employee-led Charitable Organizations

What started out as a fun way to get to know employees better turned into a win-win for employees and the charities they support. Employees were invited to participate in a video contest showcasing their community involvement with winners being announced at Mainline’s recent annual sales meeting.

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February 6th, 2014

Mainline Experts to Present at Premier IBM Pulse Event

Mainline Information Systems® announced today that it will present a technical overview of the IBM Tivoli Common Reporting solution at the IBM Pulse event taking place February 23-26 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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