DORAL, FL- May 16, 2011 – UDT (UDT), a leading technology solutions provider in the southeastern United States, was recently named a finalist for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 2011 Technology Leaders of the Year Award. The award recognizes individuals and organizations whose management of technological resources and innovations has made outstanding contributions to their organization and the community. The Chamber named the finalists at a luncheon held April 15 at Jungle Island.UDT was recognized in the Technology Entrepreneur category, along with Mobile Insight and Radiation Shield Technologies. Rodney Atkins, Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and Technology presented the keynote address. “We’re proud to be listed among the most innovative and cutting edge companies in the technology industry,” said UDT’s co-founder and CEO, Henry Fleches.
“It’s an honor and another reminder that it pays to put our customers first and conduct business with integrity.” UDT has emerged as a major player in the Information Technology solutions industry in recent years. Under Fleches’ visionary leadership, the company continues to thrive, despite the economic downturn. UDT provides clients in the public and private sector with technological expertise that allows them to accomplish more and add value to their investments. The company recently launched an online marketplace for IT customers to shop, deploy technology and exchange ideas. And it continues to develop strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies to better serve its clients. “We are a company that reduces the risk, cost and complexity of deploying next generation information technology solutions,” said UDT’s co-founder and EVP of Sales and Marketing, Gerard Amaro.
“We cater to our clients’ personalized needs and that sets us apart from our competitors. We thrive on customer satisfaction.” As a company that extends its reach to the Caribbean, UDT also uses its extensive knowledge base to empower other communities. The company recently entered into an alliance with Maison Henri Deschamps (RETEL), the leading publishing company for the education sector in Haiti, which is building a state-of-the-art data center in Port-au-Prince. The company was recently nominated for the chamber’s Good to Great Awards. It was also included on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fastest growing private companies. And Fleches was honored by Business Leader Magazine as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs who made a significant impact on South Florida’s economy in 2010. Fleches launched UDT in 1995 with his longtime friend, Gerard Amaro. The company now has over 100 employees with Florida offices in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, and Tallahassee, as well as Tennessee offices in Nashville and Knoxville. Strategic partners include Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, Citrix VMware and Microsoft. “UDT continues to be the resource of choice for customers looking to maximize their capabilities,” Fleches said. “That’s our brand now and for the future.”
UDT (UDT), named one of the 50 fastest-growing IT firms in the U.S. by Everything Channel, is a leading provider of high-performance technology solutions in the Southeast and Midwest United States. The company is dedicated to helping customers maximize their investments in IT by reducing the risk, cost and complexity of deploying next-generation technology (RC²). UDT partners with top-tier leaders in the industry to provide the latest products, from personal computing, audio visual infrastructure to customized solutions. At UDT, we believe that your IT experience should always help you “accomplish more.” Learn more by visiting www.udtonline.com. UDT (UDT) is a registered trademark and/or trademark of United Data