BINGHAMTON, NY – The SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier (SUNY BEST), along with the STOC (Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition) to host a presentation, titled, “Forecast: TCCS “Cloud” Makes Way for Sunnier Future in Greater Binghamton!,” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in room 220 of the Binghamton University Downtown Center, located at 67 Washington Street in Binghamton. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Speaker Len Santalucia, chief technology officer and business development manager for Vicom Infinity, Inc., an IBM Premier Business Partner, will discuss a business plan developed by Tri-Cities Computing Services (TCCS). The plan incorporates many of Greater Binghamton’s existing strengths including innovation, technology, infrastructure, talent, affordable property, low costs of doing business, academic business cooperation and relationships with the “Who’s Who” of the IT business sector.

Discussion will include TCCS’s plan for supplying the types of information technology services in high demand from chief technology offices worldwide, as well as its plan for responding to customer need for analytics and security.

Pre-registration is required at http://ceo.binghamton.edu/bande/. For additional information, e-mail dhulbert@binghamton.edu. Parking is available in the Susquehanna Street parking lot located behind the Downtown Center, in the Collier Street or Water Street parking ramps, or if available, in the metered parking spots located in front of the building.

SUNY BEST is a volunteer group comprised of senior staff members from key economic and educational institutions in the Southern Tier. The group works to forge strong alliances, strengthen industry specific needs and provide information and outreach for business.