NEW YORK, and SAN DIEGO, June 1 /CNW/ -- Computer Generated Solutions(R),
Inc. (CGS), a leading provider of software, outsourcing solutions and business
& IT services to organizations worldwide, today announced that Symitar has
selected the company's VirtualEvents365 platform as the framework for its 2009
Educational Conference & Technology Expo. Symitar, a division of Jack Henry &
Associates (Nasdaq: JKHY), is the leading provider of data processing and
technology solutions for credit unions. The event, for users of Symitar's
Episys core processing platform, will be held August 26-27, 2009.
"With money tight and travel budgets slashed, our credit union clients
needed a legitimate alternative to an in-person conference," said Symitar
president Kathy Hooker Burress. "By offering a virtual conference to our
clients, we're saving them both time and money, while delivering the same
great educational opportunity that we have for the past 25 years." Hooker
Burress added that because of the ease of attending a virtual event, she
expects more participants than ever before.
"We knew going into this that the key to success was finding the right
virtual event platform," added Symitar marketing manager John San Filippo.
"The robustness and stability of the VirtualEvents365 system, the expertise
demonstrated by CGS staff, and stellar references all made CGS stand out from
the many vendors we evaluated." San Filippo noted that the virtual event will
include the three key components of Symitar's live events: top-notch
educational sessions, a number of social networking opportunities, and an
impressive exhibit hall filled with different types of vendors.
CGS's VirtualEvents365 provides a web-based environment that enables
organizations to plan, promote, deliver, track and monetize a variety of
events virtually, including user meetings, conferences, job fairs, product
launches and training programs. "Symitar's selection of our platform is a
testament to our strength as the most scalable, robust and flexible framework
for virtual events," commented Michael Wilding, senior vice president of
technology solutions & training at CGS. "Leading companies in technology,
healthcare and financial services, as well as agencies specializing in event
management, have partnered with CGS to make more meaningful connections with
their target constituencies while greatly reducing the cost of engagement."
Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., is the leading
provider of integrated computer systems for credit unions of all sizes.
Symitar currently serves more than 700 credit unions as a single source for
integrated, enterprise-wide automation and as a single point of contact and
support. The company is celebrating its 25th year of serving credit unions.
Additional information is available at www.symitar.com.
About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY) is a leading provider of
computer systems and ATM/debit card/ACH transaction processing services
primarily for financial services organizations. Its technology solutions,
which are now serving more than 8,700 customers nationwide, are marketed and
supported through three primary brands. Jack Henry Banking(TM) supports banks
ranging from de novo to mid-tier institutions with information and transaction
processing solutions. Symitar is the leading provider of information and
transaction processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes.
ProfitStars(R) provides highly specialized products and services that enable
financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate
entities to mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth
opportunities, and contain costs. Additional information is available at
For twenty-five years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional
companies and government agencies to drive groundbreaking performance through
technology. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading
platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT
partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a
wide array of proprietary and third-party applications, including email
archiving, ERP, PLM, BI, supply chain management and shop floor control;
technology and business services, including systems integration, applications
development, training, channel enablement and staffing; outsourced contact
center solutions, including customer care, technical helpdesk and BPO; and
learning & communications platforms, including LMS, virtual events and
mobility. CGS is headquartered in New York City and maintains a worldwide
presence with 20 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more
information please visit www.cgsinc.com.
For further information:
For further information: Mauricio Barberi, Vice President, Worldwide
Marketing, Computer Generated Solutions, Inc., +1-212-261-2074,
firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.cgsinc.com